Ivory Coast's banana output is expected to nearly double within two years thanks to the recent arrival of two large producers and initiatives to promote local farmers and regional trade, an industry official said on Thursday.
Celery is “a little crazy right now” according to Gary Atkison of Greenfield Fresh. Between a bit of a peak for St. Patrick’s Day (as part of their corned beef celebratory meals) and the upcoming Easter pull, supply is low but demand is high.
The mighty mushroom is not only healthy on the plate, it’s also gentle on the planet – according to a new study measuring the water, energy and carbon emissions required to grow and harvest fresh mushrooms in the United States.
"In China, lettuce is produced in the central and northern regions, and the production period is from January to April each year. According to the different sowing dates, lettuce is divided into spring lettuce, summer lettuce, autumn lettuce and winter le
Avocado supply in Europe is mainly from Spain and Israel at the moment. Supply has generally been better so far this year than the previous year according to Mark Everett, Business Unit Manager - Avocados at Worldwidefruit in the UK.
“The carrots this season are fabulous,” says Nir Dahan - product manager at Yapro Ltd, a leading Israeli export company, specializing in root vegetables (potatoes, sweet potatoes and carrots) plus exotics.
Researchers from Valencia and Murcia, working together with the agrarian organization La Unió de Llauradors, are involved in a pioneering project to obtain traditional tomato and pepper varieties adapted to drought and high salinity conditions.
A unique vegetable breeding program at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde could bring improved onion, watermelon, tomato and black-eyed pea varieties to producers in South and Central Texas.
During 2016, the coastal area of Baja California produced 83,721 tons of berries (blueberry, raspberry, strawberry, and blackberry) in 2,576 hectares, stated the state's Delegate of the Ministry of Agriculture,