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Millennial Consumers Lead Growth in Green Purchasing

While green products and services continue to be top-of-mind for Americans, Millennials are emerging as some of the most committed purchasers of sustainable products … Continue reading

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National Dairy Council and General Mills Foodservice Kick Off Fuel Up Breakfast Grant Program

General Mills Foodservice and National Dairy Council are partnering once again to help K-12 schools expand their breakfast programs by offering Fuel Up Breakfast … Continue reading

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Produce Industry Races to Sustain Talent at PMA Foodservice Conference

More than 300 produce and floral industry professionals will lace up for the annual PMA Foundation 5K Race for Talent in Monterey this July. … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce Offers Spider-Man 2 Promotion

Potandon Produce is teaming up with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on its upcoming release of the new action adventure, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. On … Continue reading

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Del Monte Launches Complete Meal Salad Bowls

Del Monte Fresh Produce (Del Monte) is expanding its extensive fresh cut fruit and vegetable product offerings to include complete meal-single serve salad bowls … Continue reading

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Safeway Shares its Annual Sustainability Report

Safeway released its sixth annual sustainability report, informed by the Global Reporting Initiative G3 Guidelines. The online report, titled “Heart of Safeway,” highlights progress … Continue reading

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Canadian Government Funds Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Gerry Ritz and Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Michelle Rempel joined Canada Beef Chair Chuck MacLean and … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Industry Champion in Washington

The United Fresh Produce Association will again honor one company as an outstanding advocate for the fresh fruit and vegetable industry this September at … Continue reading

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Texas Firm Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

HEB Meat Processing, a San Antonio, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 75,465 pounds of various fresh beef products because they may be contaminated with … Continue reading

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Chiquita Brands Has an App for That

Chiquita Brands released an expanded consumer loyalty app, Chiquita FanFun. Developed with the help of FunMobility, the leader in mobile web promotion software, the … Continue reading

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Josie’s Organics Takes Home Packaging Design Award

Josie’s Organics romaine hearts packaging is tops – at least according to industry leaders gathered at the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual convention. The … Continue reading

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Tillamook Completes Packaging Redesign

Tillamook, the 105 year old farmer-owned co-op has completed a packaging redesign project for their full line of dairy products including ice cream, cheese, … Continue reading

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USApples Wants Consumers to “Take a Selfie”

U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is encouraging individuals to photograph their favorite summer moments with an apple in hand through its Summer Selfie Social Media … Continue reading

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2014 SIAL Reports Record-Breaking Success

This May the 15th Edition of SIAL CHINA 2014 took place in Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Taking over the 96,200-square-meter exhibition area, 2,385 … Continue reading

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Markets Debuts U.S. Army Branded Paper Towels

Weis Markets today announced it will sell U.S. Army branded paper towels beginning this week in honor of the Fourth of July holiday. A … Continue reading

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Food Flavor Trends Emphasize Fresh, Fast, and Healthy

Key trends and opportunities within the U.S. market for flavors center on ever-changing consumer preferences and recent ongoing and anticipated advances in food flavor … Continue reading

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Consumers Seek Gourmet Flavors and Snackable Indulgences

Few things are more American than baseball, blue jeans and apple pie, just so long as that apple pie isn’t frozen. While total retail … Continue reading

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Duda Farm Fresh Foods Announces Celery Recipe Contest

Although a staple ingredient in most kitchens, celery is rarely used in sweet applications—until now. To celebrate celery and the vegetable’s versatility, Duda Farm … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist Farms Mascot Wins Fan Favorite Contest

Ocean Mist Farms’ mascot, Arti the Artichoke, won the Fan Favorite Contest against other Salinas Valley company mascots in a social media contest conducted … Continue reading

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California Giant Berry Farms Offers Summer Solutions

California Giant Berry Farms has announced its latest consumer co-promotion, the Skinny Summertime Sweepstakes, with fellow fresh brand SUNSET Produce. By capitalizing on the … Continue reading

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Three Roth Cheeses Take Home Awards

Team Emmi Roth USA captured three awards at the Wisconsin State Fair Cheese & Butter Contest – two ribbons in the Smear Ripened category … Continue reading

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PBH Kicks Off Colors of Summer Contest

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) kicked off the Colors of Summer consumer contest this week on the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Facebook page. … Continue reading

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Local Farmers Partner with Giant Food to Expand Local Offerings

In partnership with more than sixty-three local farmers, Giant Food will offer an array of farm fresh produce grown within its store’s local communities. … Continue reading

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N.J. PPC Helps Retailers Promote Peaches

The New Jersey Peach Promotion Council (PPC) has produced an original video, available for the 2014 selling season, for produce retailers, wholesalers, shippers, distributors … Continue reading

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PMA Kicks Off 2014 Foodservice Conference With Field Tours

PMA Foodservice Conference attendees will get a fresh look at leading crops on an exclusive visit to some of Salinas Valley’s fields and facilities … Continue reading

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