G&R Farms Invests in Tech Advancements with Upgraded Equipment

January 10, 2023 G&R Farms

G&R Farms, premier Vidalia Onion grower, is excited to announce the upgrade and installation of a new, high-tech grading and packing line. The massive project has been in the works for 8 years and is expected to be in full operation in March of 2023.

A&M Farms Initiates a Recall Of Specific Little Bear Brand Whole Vidalia Onions Sold by the Pound at Retail Because of Possible Health Risk

July 5, 2022 FDA

A&M Farms of Lyons, Georgia, is voluntarily recalling select whole Vidalia onions packed on one pack line between June 20 – June 23, 2022, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Organic Vidalias and Full Line of Onions on the Way from Morning Kiss Organic

April 20, 2022 Morning Kiss Organic

This spring, Morning Kiss Organic will offer organic Vidalia onions, along with organic Eastern grown red, yellow, and white onions. The onions will join a full line up of organic summer vegetables – peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, eggplants, and red and green cabbages.

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.