Vidalia Onions Kick Off Season On the Official Kentucky Derby Menu

April 13, 2022 Vidalia Onion Committee

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) today welcomed the 2022 season by announcing the sweet onions are again included on the official menu of the Kentucky Derby. Featured in the Kentucky Derby’s on-site and At Home menus, Vidalia onions add in the sweet and versatile flavor they’re known for to a variety of Derby-worthy dishes.  

McLain Farms, Bob Meyer Honored at Vidalia Onion Awards Banquet

March 28, 2022 Vidalia® Onion Committee

McLain Farms, was named the 2021 “Grower of the Year” and long-time Director of Markets for the Georgia Department of Agriculture Bob Meyer, was inducted into the Vidalia Onion Hall of Fame during the Vidalia Onion Committee 2021 awards banquet.

Vidalia Onions Ship To Shelves April 12th

Mark your calendars, Vidalia® onion lovers, because America’s favorite sweet onion is set to ship this next month. The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee announced April  12th  as the official pack date for the 2022 Vidalia onion season.

Vidalia Onions On The Official Menu at the 2021 Kentucky Derby

March 31, 2021 Vidalia® Onion Committee

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) announced that Vidalia onions are on the official menu for the 2021 Kentucky Derby and will be featured in several dishes served to patrons of the Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.

John Shuman Named Vidalia Onion Grower of the Year

March 10, 2021 Vidalia® Onion Committee

John Shuman, president and CEO of Shuman Farms, Cobbtown, Ga., has been named the 2020 Grower of the Year by the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) in recognition of Shuman’s contributions to the industry for more than 25 years.