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3/2/2015 12:00:00 AM
Nixa, Missouri-based Market Fresh Produce is introducing Tomato Tots, a branded grape tomato snack pack. Find out more on the product from this Packer story.

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2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Farms in Miami-Dade and Broward counties reported little damage to their crops after a cold chill consumed South Florida starting February 18th. Find out more on the damage from this WSVN.com report.

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2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
The first two decades of NAFTA has had a huge impact on the fresh produce industry, with Americans now consuming twice the fruit and three times the vegetables from Mexico and Canada as they did before 1994. Read more on the results of the report from this Packer article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Media coverage of the Environmental Working Group's annual "Dirty Dozen" list of produce to avoid because of pesticide residues has become much more balanced over the last five years, according to a study from the Alliance for Food and Farming. Read more on these findings from this Packer story.

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2/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Georgia and Florida blueberry grower-shippers are assessing possible damage as consecutive nights of freezing temperatures endangered fruit while other freeze warnings could affect central and south Florida crops. Read more on the damage from this Packer article.

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2/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Round, Roma, Plum, and Grape: Cooler weather in Florida and a seasonal decline had reduced yields in Florida on rounds, romas and grapes. We will likely see a reduced supply in the next ten days. Rounds and romas out of Mexico have been hindered due to rain. Expect to see shorter supplies and some quality defects.

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2/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Production of U.S. melons and 24 top vegetables was down 1% in 2014. The overall value of those crops also fell last year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Read more on production from this Packer article.

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2/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
With new acreage, Oakes Farms Inc., is expanding its presence in south Florida's fall, winter and spring vegetable deals. Find out more on their expansion from this Packer article and video.

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2/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
The value of production for the non-citrus fruit crops totaled $16.2 billion in 2014, up 1 percent from 2013. Read more on the value of crops in California from this Western Farm Press article.

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2/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Supermarkets are stealing some local food demand from farmers markets, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report indicates. Read more on the demand from this Packer article.

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