Maui Fresh International Prepares for Summer to Ensure Partners Have Access to Quality Produce

Maui Fresh International, a wholesaler and distributor of fruits and vegetables for local and national customers since 2004, today announced its plans for summer to ensure it has access to the quantity and quality produce needed to fulfill customer demands. Maui Fresh’s connections with growers across the globe position it well to maintain a steady supply despite higher costs and tight labor markets impacting growers.

University of Arizona Publishes U.S. Cucumber Supply Report

The University of Arizona (UA), College of Agriculture & Life Sciences recently published a report about the supply trends for cucumbers in the U.S. The report was created Daniel Scheitrum, Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Arizona. The report explores various contributing factors to U.S. cucumber supply including, origins of product, pricing, variety, and trade. 

ITC Reports Confirm Mexican Imports Needed to Meet Increased U.S. Consumer Demand for Cucumbers and Squash

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) recently issued reports summarizing its findings from its investigations on the U.S. cucumber and squash industries and the effect that imports had on seasonal growers.  The ITC’s reports provided a comprehensive review of the U.S. and Mexican cucumber and squash industries and a thorough analysis of the key competitive market conditions.

Hazel Tech Honeydew Quality Solutions Continue to Strengthen Grower Alliance, LLC’s Premium Melon Program

September 8, 2021 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies, a USDA-funded company providing new technologies to extend the quality shelf life of produce and fight food waste, continues to ensure optimal honeydew shelf-life at AZ- based produce distributor, Grower Alliance LLC. The company is one of the largest exclusively owned produce distributors of wholesale fruits and vegetables in North America. Grower Alliance specializes in honeydew, table grapes, cantaloupe, mini and regular watermelon, multiple varieties of peppers and cucumbers, green beans, tomatoes, and squash.

Nature Fresh Farms Introduces New Program for their Imperfect Produce

April 14, 2021 Nature Fresh Farms

The Waste Me Nots program was recently created to leverage Nature Fresh Farms Tomatoes, Peppers, and Cucumbers that do not meet the criteria of their Quality Control team.