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  1. Low March market picks up in AprilRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Packer

    Plentiful supplies out of Mexico and a rapidly ramping up deal in California, combined with weather-slowed shipments to markets in the East Coast markets, have asparagus growers and shippers concerned about sagging prices.

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  2. Promotional price point boosts asparagus salesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Packer

    Asparagus marketers are voicing concerns about record or near-record lows the asparagus market reached in winter, but they are not complaining about their retail customers' ability to move the product.

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  3. Foodservice demand starts to pick up steamRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Packer

    A higher price point sometimes has held asparagus back in the restaurant sector, but the vegetable is popping up in more menus at new venues, marketers say.

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  4. Lighter volumes at start of Mexican mango dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Packer

    Lighter volumes were reported early in the Mexican mango deal, and production in the north also could be down this year.

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  5. USDA cites firms for PACA violationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Packer

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cited two produce companies for violations of the Perishble Agricultural Commodities Act, according to a USDA release.

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  6. Sessions to help with customer meetings, social media useRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | Packer

    This year's Southern Exposure educational sessions are designed to help industry leaders learn how they can better interact with their customers.

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  7. Markets strong for Peruvian mangoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | Packer

    Peruvian mango markets strengthened considerably beginning in late January, said Sabine Henry, saleswoman for Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Central American Produce.

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  8. Demand for import melons strengthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | Packer

    After a somewhat rocky start to its import melon deals, by January it was smooth sailing for Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Ayco Farms Inc., said Lou Kertesz, melon category manager.

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  9. Maxsun Produce, 3 others named in PACA casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | Packer

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative action against bankrupt Maxsun Produce Corp., alleging the company failed to pay 23 produce sellers more than $1 million under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

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  10. USDA files PACA action against Big Bear Storage and Packing Inc.Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | Packer

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative action under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act against Big Bear Storage and Packing Inc. The Pompano Beach, Fla.-based company allegedly failed to make payment to 31 produce sellers in the amount of $1,24 million from December 2011 through June 2013, according to a news ... (more)

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  11. Southern Specialties launches Fair Trade French beansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2014 | Packer

    Packed under the company's Today's Gourmet label, the 1-pound bags feature the Fair Trade Certified logo and text is in English and French.

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  12. International destinations are attractive to growersRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2013 | Packer

    Some U.S. importers see increased competition from Europe and other international destinations for Central American fruits and vegetables, but others don't.

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  13. Squash, tomato production upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2013 | Packer

    French beans grow under protection in a Guatemalan field for Southern Specialties.

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  14. U.S. fruit importers expect strong volumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2013 | Packer

    Mangoes shipping from Guatemala and Nicaragua this spring will peak in March and April, according to the Orlando, Fla.-based National Mango Board.

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  15. USDA restricts Sergio Felipe Produce, Big Bear StorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2013 | Packer

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned two produce businesses for failing to pay Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation awards.

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  16. Large mangoes scarce as Peruvian deal nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | Packer

    Ronnie Cohen , vice president of sales for Vision Import Group, River Edge, N.J., and Bill Vogel, president of Los Angeles-based Vision Produce Co., visited Peru recently to inspect mangoes.

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  17. Large mangoes scarce as Peruvian deal nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | Packer

    Ronnie Cohen , vice president of sales for Vision Import Group, River Edge, N.J., and Bill Vogel, president of Los Angeles-based Vision Produce Co., visited Peru recently to inspect mangoes.

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  18. Rains cut into papaya productionRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2013 | Packer

    Papaya volumes will likely be lower than normal for the foreseeable future thanks to heavy rains in Central America, importers said.

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  19. Asparagus prices fall, should rise again after ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2013 | Packer

    Volumes of Peruvian asparagus that were much larger than expected sent markets plummeting in late October, said Peter Warren, marketing and sales director for Pompano Beach-based Ayco Farms Inc. Mexico also is shipping more than expected, Warren said.

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  20. From the show floor: Fresh Summit 2013 booths No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2013 | Packer

    NEW ORLEANS - The Packer staffers Dan Galbraith, Tom Karst, Pamela Riemenschneider, Doug Ohlemeier, Vicky Boyd and Coral Beach collected these news items on the expo floor at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit 2013 Oct. 19-20 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

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