Bonnie Lundblad Elected New Chair of New Jersey Peach Promotion Council

Bonnie Lundblad was recently elected chair of the 70-year-old New Jersey Peach Promotion Council, replacing Santo John Maccherone long time chair who stepped back and was elected vice chairmen.

Peach Growers Prepare for a Challenging Harvest Season

With a good crop of peaches being thinned for size and quality, New Jersey growers like most farmers are working under new protocols to protect farm workers’ health during the virus pandemic while using stringent food safety regulations.

Merchandising Jersey Peaches With Tempting Accompaniments

With Jersey peaches now being shipped to retail markets, the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council is encouraging merchants to enhance their Jersey peach bins with a few products that pair nicely with this glorious summer fruit and can potentially add to sales.

Special ‘Jersey Peach’ Days Help Drive Peach and Nectarine Sales at Retail Markets

The New Jersey Peach Promotion Council is in its seventh year sponsoring “Peach Party” days focusing on Jersey peaches at farmers markets, farms, restaurants and supermarkets. Often combined with amateur pie-baking competitions, these days have been heightening consumer awareness of the superiority of the locally grown fruit, according to the PPC.

New Jersey Peach Promotion Council Season Outlook: ‘Peachy’

A glowing crop projection for the 2019 peach marketing season came from the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council (PPC) during a recent Demarest Farms annual ‘cookout bash for food retailers, distributors and other purveyors of Jersey Fresh produce.