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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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    California Winter Vegetable Shortage to Impact Thanksgiving Season

    Your Thanksgiving dinner might contain fewer greens this season. California winter vegetables such as lettuce, celery, cauliflower and broccoli could be slim […]

    November 14, 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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    USDA Food Price Report Details Levels of Produce Inflation

    A recent USDA Food Price report is indicating that retail inflation for fruits and vegetables is set to double over 2021. The […]

    May 31, 2022
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    New Data Shows Decline in 2021 Fresh Vegetables Sales, Expected to Continue in 2022

    Most fresh vegetable retail sales dipped in 2021, including fresh peppers. Data from IRI OmniMarket Integrated Fresh says fresh pepper retail sales […]

    May 27, 2022
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    Driving the Change for Increased Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in America

    The Produce for Better Health (PBH) foundation is spearheading a campaign to help make fruit and vegetable consumption a national priority in […]

    April 22, 2022
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    Evaluation of Federally-Funded Produce Programs Yields Positive Results

    A recent evaluation found positive results for federally-funded programs that have been implemented to encourage low-income people to consume more fresh produce. […]

    January 20, 2022
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    Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting Set for Feb 1.

    Fruit and vegetable producers interested in learning more about issues affecting the industry have the opportunity to virtually attend the upcoming U.S. […]

    January 3, 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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    Bill Aims to Expand USDA Fresh Produce Purchases

    In a 10-page bill, House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro announced Tuesday new legislation aimed at ramping up USDA’s procurement of fresh […]

    September 23, 2021