How Corrugated is Made

By Fruit Growers Supply News / May 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

For more than 100 years now, corrugated boxes have reigned as the go-to method of transport packaging. Corrugated materials are everywhere around us. They’re used to display, promote and package just about every product you see and buy on earth. Whether it’s food, toys, office supplies, computers, clothes, furniture or […]

How Does Produce Get to the Grocery Store?

By Fruit Growers Supply News / May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ever wondered how fruit and vegetables arrive from the farm to the grocery store? The food shipping process is a lot more complicated than you think, and it involves several supply chains and lots of different equipment, including corrugated boxes and pallets. Here’s everything you need to know about how […]

The Benefits of Pesticide Use in Agriculture

By Fruit Growers Supply News / May 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

The point of pesticides is to protect plants from pests, weeds and diseases that have the power to destroy entire crops. Currently, up to 40% of the world’s potential crops are destroyed every year due to these threats. Without the use of pesticides, this percentage could quickly double. For this […]

Tackling Irrigation Challenges for California Growers

By Fruit Growers Supply News / April 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

As a California grower, you know better than anyone how challenging and taxing your occupation can be — especially when faced with so many unique issues and regulations. Whether you’re aiming to best address challenging restrictions or combat issues surrounding drought using water conservation systems, it’s imperative that you take […]

The American Heart Association Recommends Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

By Fruit Growers Supply News / April 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

According to the American Heart Association, eating fresh fruits and vegetables is part of a healthy diet that can help to keep heart disease at bay. It is so beneficial that they have actually deemed the month of June to be National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. The AHA has […]

How to Create Your Own Pallet Garden

By Fruit Growers Supply News / April 17, 2019 / 1 Comment

In urban spaces like New York City and Boston, space is at a premium, and more people than ever are choosing downtown apartments over suburban homes. The problem is, many of these apartments lack back yards, leaving tenants and homeowners with nowhere to plant fresh fruit and vegetables. It’s not […]

Choosing the Safest Pallets for Your Products

By Fruit Growers Supply News / April 15, 2019 / 2 Comments

Pallets are usually taken for granted, used and cast aside. However, these silent workhorses are indispensable in moving goods. They are an easy and efficient method to ship commercial goods across the globe. It’s not surprising that the global pallet market was at a volume of 6.8 billion units in […]

The Importance Of Using Chemical Fertilizers

By Fruit Growers Supply News / April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a way to improve your crop yield, chemical fertilizers are a fantastic option. Fertilizers provide plants the nutrients they need to grow and do so immediately — there’s no need to wait to see improvements. Used properly, chemical fertilizers represent one of the most cost-effective ways […]

Why Fruit Wax is so Important When Selling Your Fruit

By Fruit Growers Supply News / February 22, 2019 / 2 Comments
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According to scientists undertaking research in the topic of edible coatings, “the use of invisible, colorless, odorless, tasteless coatings” are considered one of the most important advances in today’s agricultural industry as it is used to keep foods fresh, safe and tasty for extended periods of time. This is no […]

5 Tips For Selling Your Fruit, For The Novice Orchard Owner

By Fruit Growers Supply News / February 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
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So you’ve bought yourself an orchard, hired a great staff and harvested a bumper crop. The challenge now becomes how to sell your fruit and make a good profit. There are several key steps you should take. First you have to identify lucrative markets for your large crop of fruit […]