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News For Week of May 18, 2015

WATERMELON SEASON (Monday, May 18): Hey, the National Geographic finals are going on right now in Washington D.C., so it got me thinking about geography and one of my favorite summertime fruits, Watermelon. Where do some of the best Watermelon ‑‑ these are New‑Crop Watermelon, and I am very pleased to talk about New‑Crop Watermelon. So where do you grow the best Watermelon? Well, you ‑‑ in order to know where the best Watermelon is grown, you have to know where Watermelon originated. So where do you think it originated? No, it wa

News For Week of May 11, 2015

WE LOVE SUMMER SWEET CORN (Monday, May 11): Hey, this is National Etiquette Week, so I thought it would be really fun to talk about Corn. What better thing to talk about, etiquette and Corn because you got to use your hands with Corn. It gets all over your mouth. The butter gets all over your mouth. So why not during National Etiquette Week we spend the entire week talking about Corn. And this is new‑crop Summer Sweet Corn. I know. We are still officially six weeks away from the official first day of summer. But here we ar

News For Week of May 4, 2015

HASS AVOCADOS FOR CINCO DE MAYO (Monday, May 4): Well, do you have some? Some Avocados?   You better have. Tomorrow's Cinco de Mayo. It's the number one day for Avocado consumption in the United States.

News For Week of April 27, 2015

NEW-CROP BLUEBERRIES (Monday, April 27): Oh, I've been waiting to get these to you. Take a look at this. These are about three weeks earlier than normal because California had some very very warm temperatures. Take a look at those. New‑Crop Blueberries are in. Florida has started. They are going to be moving up Florida into North Carolina, South Carolina. But, these are California, which they have really come on strong. Several thousand acres. And first thing I want to look for. Take a look at these right here. Do

News For Week of April 20, 2015

NEW CROP APPLES TASTE FRESH (Monday, April 20):  We are getting New‑Crop Apples.  That is unbelievable.  You know, the world is actually so much smaller right now, and it's ‑‑ well, it's the same size it always has been.  But, when I first started in the produce industry over 30 years ago, it would take 21 days from a ship from Chile

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