Industry Resources

Commodity Pricing

National FOB Review
USDA Mostly Markets




United Fresh
United Fresh Produce Association is a fresh produce industry trade association committed to driving the growth and success of produce companies and their partners. United Fresh represents the interests of member companies throughout the global, fresh produce supply chain, including family-owned, private and publicly traded businesses as well as regional, national and international companies.


Produce Marketing Association
Produce Marketing Association The Produce Marketing Association, founded in 1949, is a not-for-profit global trade association serving more than 2,400 members who market fresh fruits, vegetables, and related products worldwide. Its members are involved in the production, distribution, retail, and foodservice sectors of the industry.


The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) was founded in 1964 and is based in Madison, Wisconsin. It has evolved over the years to reflect the changing scope of member needs in the dairy, deli, bakery and related industries.


Southeast Produce Council
The Southeast Produce Council is focused on providing education, networking and community outreach in the Southeast region, while offering a platform for building professional relationships based on trust, integrity and passion.


Eastern Produce Council
The Eastern Produce Council is focused on providing its membership with multiple networking opportunities in the produce industry, advancing the sales and awareness of fresh fruits and vegetables, and providing membership with the most relevant, up-to-date information available.

School Nutrition Association
School Nutrition Association is a national, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 55,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country.

National Restaurant Association
The National Restaurant Association is the leading business association for the restaurant industry. Together with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, the Association’s mission is to represent, educate and promote a rapidly growing industry that is comprised of 870,000 restaurant and foodservice outlets employing 11.7 million people.


National Health Campaigns


Fruits & Veggies – More Matters
Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® is a national public health initiative created to encourage Americans to eat more fruits and vegetables—fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice.


Choose My Plate
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.


Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools
Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools is a comprehensive grassroots public health effort to mobilize and engage stakeholders at the local, state and national level to support salad bars in schools. Our vision is to significantly increase salad bars in schools across the country until every child has the choice of healthy fruits and vegetables every day at school.


Trade Publications

The Produce News
National weekly fresh produce industry newspaper.

The Packer
National weekly fresh produce industry newspaper.

And Now U Know
The latest retail news, market conditions, grower/shipper updates and more.

Produce Business
National monthly fresh produce industry magazine.

Nation’s Restaurant News
The newsweekly of the foodservice industry.

Perishable Pundit
A produce industry blog.

The Shelby Report
Publication for the food and grocery industry, delivering the latest regional and national supermarket news.

Deli Business
The latest news on products for high-volume retail delis.


Government Programs

Food Safety and Inspection Service for the United States Department of Agriculture.

Child Nutrition Programs
The Food and Nutrition Service administers several programs that provide healthy food to children including the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the Summer Food Service Program, the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, and the Special Milk Program.


Other Resources

Public Health
Public Health Nutrition Resources offers free, online resources for healthcare professionals and others interested in nutrition research and information.