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Produc(ing) Excellen…
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This year’s PMA Fresh Summit is guaranteed to impress as growers demonstrate to the industry that there is still plenty of room for innovation.

Produc(ing) Excellence
Capturing the Hispan…
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This quickly growing demographic shows no signs of slowing—now is the time for retailers to take note.

Capturing the Hispanic consumer
The Lone Ranger
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In a Birmingham, Ala. market dominated by chains, Western Market sets itself apart with a format focusing on fresh, local, different and friendly service.

The Lone Ranger
Food fare with flair
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Outstanding service, product selection, happy customers and weekly individual store sales of well more than $1 million a week make Wegmans Food Markets the envy of many.

Food fare with flair
INDUSTRY NEWS
Hunt Shipman and Cornerstone Government Affairs to represent PMA on Issues Leadership
Posted on Oct 20, 2014 by

During the annual State of the Industry Address at Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit in Anaheim, California, the association’s President Cathy Burns announced … Continue reading

Produce for Kids Reaches $5 Million In Donations
Posted on Oct 20, 2014 by

After the close of the 2014 Produce for Kids campaigns, the organization reached a milestone donation of more than $5 million raised to support … Continue reading

PMA hosts largest gathering of fresh produce and floral industry in Western Hemisphere
Posted on Oct 20, 2014 by

2014 brought a record year on multiple records for the annual Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit with 1,090 exhibiting companies occupying 265,300 net … Continue reading

Record-breaking year for PMA Fresh Summit
Posted on Oct 20, 2014 by

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) exposition floor opened on Saturday, October 18 with a record number of 1,090 exhibitors occupying 265,300 net square feet, … Continue reading

Massachusetts Firm Recalls Chicken Products Due to Possible Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
Posted on Oct 17, 2014 by

Shop Packaging, a New Bedford, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 115,505 pounds of chicken wing products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the … Continue reading

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Mrs. Green’s Announces “Shop Free For a Year” Sweepstakes

Mrs. Green’s Natural Market, an industry leader in organic, all-natural foods and healthy living products, announced its first annual “Shop Free for a Year” … Continue reading

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Disney Consumer Products to Showcase Frozen and Spider-Man-Branded Bagged Apples at PMA

Disney Consumer Products (DCP) continues to introduce new “better for you” foods featuring some of its most popular characters to inspire kids worldwide to eat … Continue reading

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House Foods Introduces Tofu with DHA Omega-3

House Foods, a premium tofu purveyor since 1983, is pleased to introduce House Foods Tofu with DHA Omega-3. Available this fall, House Foods representatives state that … Continue reading

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Naturipe Farms Expands its Fresh Fruit Snack Packs

Naturipe Farms is adding to its Ready to Eat fresh fruit snack pack line. With re-designed packaging to include more product visibility and clear messaging … Continue reading

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State Garden Introduces Line of Conventional Cooking Greens

State Garden, a leading supplier of organic and conventional tender leaf greens, spinach and celery hearts, announced that it recently launched a new line … Continue reading


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Simply the Best… Commercial
Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by

Capitalizing on the internet’s obsession with the personification of animals is a very clever marketing tactic. The only thing internet viewers may like better … Continue reading

Cheese From Spain + Murray’s Cheese = Pure Joy
Posted on Oct 13, 2014 by

Last week Cheese From Spain hosted a media cheese tasting at Murray’s Cheese Bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Unable to attend, my colleague forwarded … Continue reading

A Real Glass Act
Posted on Oct 7, 2014 by

One often hears of manufacturers switching packaging from glass to plastic because of environmental benefits.” Plastic is unbreakable and because it is lighter it reduces … Continue reading

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