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    Shorter, More Frequent Grocery Trips Favor Fresh Produce Sales

    Consumer trends are ever-evolving when it comes to food purchasing preferences. In an era of sky-high inflation and post-pandemic shifts in food […]

    November 15, 2023
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    NASA Grows Chili Peppers for Space in Successful Trial

    NASA scientists are currently working to produce fresh vegetables in space. “Thrive in Space” trials began in 2016 and are getting closer […]

    January 12, 2023
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    U.S. Trade Representative Strikes Down Florida Trade Protection

    U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai rejected a petition that called for the protection of Florida growers from unfair trade practices. The petition, […]

    November 16, 2022
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    Fresh Produce Price Inflation Declines in September

    Produce prices are deflating, much to the relief of U.S. consumers’ wallets. And a decline in fresh fruit and vegetable prices is […]

    October 14, 2022
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    Mexico Border Backlog Delays Fresh Produce Supply Chain

    Fresh produce continues to experience a huge backlog at the Mexico-Texas border after truckers in Mexico began a blockade. The blockade ended […]

    April 18, 2022
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    Trends Report Finds Midwestern Consumers Most Likely to Regularly Purchase Bananas

    According to the 2022 Fresh Trends report from The Packer, bananas remain the top fresh commodity purchased by U.S. consumers. Bananas remain […]

    March 30, 2022
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    Fresh Produce Inflation Rises to Double Digits

    Inflation is impacting every sector of the American economy, and the produce industry is no exception. Fresh produce prices are up across […]

    March 23, 2022
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    Walmart Announces $400 Million Investment in California Vertical Farm

    Retail giant Walmart announced this week a first-of-its-kind investment in an indoor vertical farm. The Series E investment of $400 million is […]

    January 27, 2022
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    Fresh Produce Exports Increase Modestly in 2021

    U.S. exports of fresh fruits and vegetables increased slightly over the last year according to government trade data. Data covering November 2020 […]

    December 9, 2021
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    Imports from Mexico Continue Pressure on U.S. Tomato Growers

    Tomato imports from Mexico have increased by 60% in the last decade and that trend is projected to continue, according to a […]

    September 28, 2021