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The Peach Truck Taste Test

- Produce with Pamela
When I picked up my peaches from The Peach Truck on a Wednesday, I imagined a pleasant waft of ripe peaches permeating my car. What I got was a cold box of hard-as-a-rock peaches from a reefer truck.

Can direct-to-consumer deliver a perfect peach?

- Produce with Pamela
I love peaches. I love all stone fruit. I've worked in produce, specifically covering the retail supply chain, for 15 years and I still can't consistently pick a perfect peach at retail.

Mangos have no chill when it comes to the wrong temperature

- Produce with Pamela
What would you do with 35 mangos?

Consumers don’t trust produce online? Think again.

- Produce with Pamela
No online shopper can pick just the right watermelon, or avocado, or banana -- or can they? 

This corny Korn-themed sweet corn display is *chef’s kiss* perfection

- Produce with Pamela
I came across this flippin’ sweet corn display at H-E-B’s Central Market over the weekend and couldn’t resist snapping a photo.

Not your average apple: Okanagan Specialty Fruit celebrates 25 years

- General News
Would it surprise you to know that the world’s first bioengineered apple is more than 20 years old?

A Plant-Based kick in the teeth

- Produce with Pamela
My inbox is overloaded with keyword news alerts. The amount of “plant based” news that has little to do with fruits and vegetables is astounding – and, frankly, kind of depressing sometimes.

PHOTOS: Walmart refreshes produce department

- Produce with Pamela
Gone are the citrus fruits and purple organics signage along the wet rack, replaced with the signature Walmart blue denoting “Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Local, Organic.”

What MrBeast burger taught me about ghost kitchens

- Produce with Pamela
Ghost kitchens are great for expanding concepts, but not so great for an immersive experience.

A bouquet of cheese: For Mother’s Day

- Produce with Pamela
Over the past few years, I’ve seen a lot of different categories wedge their way into the holiday bouquet business, like candy bars, beef jerky, and now cheese.