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.

Amela wins the FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award

April 8, 2022 FRUIT LOGISTICA

Trade visitors at the leading trade fair for the global fruit trade chose the new tomato variety by Granada La Palma from Spain as the innovation of the year.

Lipman Celebrates Eighth Annual 5K and Local Community

April 6, 2022 Lipman Family Farms

Lipman Family Farms, North America’s largest field tomato grower based in Immokalee, FL, honored its commitment to creating a lasting impact within the community by hosting the eighth annual 5K Run for Backpacks as a hybrid event this weekend.

Wholesum Springs Into Tomato Goodness with Seasonal Organic Tomato Pack

March 14, 2022 Wholesum

Wholesum, Fair Trade Certified growers and shippers of organic fresh produce, is announcing the launch of a Spring-themed sustainable pack of organic, Fair Trade Certified tomatoes on the vine.  The pack will hit retail shelves just in time for April (Earth month) and will be available through the Spring season, bringing the social and environmental components of sustainability to the forefront for consumers.

Mapping Tomato Flavor Preferred by Consumers

Using genetic mapping and metabolomics analysis, Vineland and collaborators at Laval University, Quebec, Canada the University of Florida, USA and McMaster University, Ontario, Canada have identified the gene responsible for producing several important aroma chemicals, including the familiar tomato vine aroma associated with fresh tomatoes.