Vidalia Onions Headed for Shelves April 17

The start of Vidalia onion season is almost here, with the official pack date announced by the Georgia Agriculture Commissioner and Vidalia Onion Committee today. Vidalia onion fans across the country can mark their calendars for April 17, when the sweet onions are set to ship to grocery stores across the country.  

Vidalia Onion Committee Announces Grower of the Year Award Recipient

March 14, 2023 Vidalia Onion Committee

B&H Farms was named the 2022 “Grower of the Year” by the Vidalia Onion Committee during its 2022 awards banquet.  

Vidalia Onion Committee Announces Retirement of Manager, Executive Director Opening

March 10, 2023 Vidalia Onion Committee

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) announced today that its long-time Manager, Bob Stafford, has officially retired. His last day as the Executive Director of the Vidalia Onion Committee (Committee) was January 1, 2023, after working with the Vidalia Onion Committee and the Vidalia Onion Business Council for 29 years. The Committee will now be looking to fill his position with a new Executive Director. 

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.