Where Are Mexico’s Strawberries Going to Go?

June 1, 2020 Gro Intelligence

The wholesale price of strawberries in Mexico, for instance, has climbed sharply this spring, but it started rising in February, well before the coronavirus really became a major issue in the country.

In Mexico, Avocados Bring Income — and Threats From Cartels

October 25, 2019 Associated Press

The region’s avocado boom, fueled by soaring U.S. consumption, has raised parts of western Mexico out of poverty in just 10 years. But the scent of money has drawn gangs and hyper-violent cartels that have hung bodies from bridges and cowed police forces, and the rising violence is threatening the newfound prosperity.

Mexico Drought is Taking its Toll On Limes

August 27, 2019 Maglio Companies

Mexico is experiencing a drought that is lasting longer than most expected it and it is causing long term effects on trees and lime supply. Currently, 70% of the harvest is being dumped because the limes are damaged, turning brown and are strong quality.

Rubio Looks Forward to Conclusion of Antidumping Investigation on Fresh Tomatoes From Mexico

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today released a statement in response to increasingly provocative comments from Mexican officials regarding the ongoing antidumping investigation on fresh tomatoes from Mexico.

Equitable Food Initiative Receives Walmart Foundation Grant to Promote Responsible Labor Practices in Mexico

quitable Food Initiative has received a $1.2 million grant from Walmart Foundation to advance responsible labor practices through workforce development programs on fresh produce farms in Mexico. The grant runs through the end of 2020.