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Dino melon makes successful debut at PMA Fresh Summit
ANAHEIM, CA — A new supersweet melon from Brazil made a successful U.S. debut at the recent PMA Fresh Summit convention and exposition, here. The Dino melon, so named due to the green stripes that give it the appearance of a dinosaur egg, is a white honeydew-type of melon grown in Brazil by Agricola Famosa. Dino has a Brix content that ranges from 12 to 16, making it one of the sweetest melons on the market, according to... Read more

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Sunions growers announce record crop
Sunions will return later this fall and with more reasons not to cry than ever before. The game-changing onion will have four times the crop this year than last, making the sweet onion’s third season the strongest yet. “With the success of last year, our growers made a significant expansion of acreage this year,” said Crop Sales Manager Lyndon Johnson. “With... Read more

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Joining more than 175 brand owners and retailers that have added the How2Recycle label program to their products, Oppy aims to inspire families everywhere to recycle its produce packaging and make it easier to do so. How2Recycle is a standardized on-package label program dedicated to reducing confusion over a product’s recyclability. Each label is unique in... Read more

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The 2019-20 Produce Marketing Association board of directors took office Oct. 17 during PMA’s 2019 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo in Anaheim, CA. New Chair Joe Don Zetzsche, director of floral and BLOOMS for H-E-B, is joined on the board by six other officers and 32 directors. “I am excited for... Read more