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PMA Fresh Connections 2015 World Tour Announced

Several thousand fresh produce and floral industry professionals are expected to gather around the world during the 2015 PMA Fresh Connections World Tour, which … Continue reading

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Del Monte Foods Purchases Sager Creek

Del Monte Foods, producer of branded and private label canned fruit, vegetable, and tomato products, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the … Continue reading

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Datepac Welcomes CPG Industry Leader John Haydock

Former vice president of global sales John Haydock has been named CEO of Datepac, the largest Medjool date packing facility in the U.S. Prior … Continue reading

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Food Retailers Identified as Wellness Destination

For the third year, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) surveyed food retailers on how they are meeting the needs of shoppers who are seeking healthier … Continue reading

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Consumers Want More Personalized Retail Experience

U.S. consumers want a more personalized retail experience but are divided on retailers’ tactics and the types of personal information they feel comfortable disclosing, … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces Five Super Session Topics

The United Fresh 2015 Convention education line-up will feature five issue specific super session topics being offered on Wednesday, June 10 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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United Fresh Launches 2015 Compensation Survey

The United Fresh Produce Association has launched its 2015 Compensation Survey for the fresh produce industry. The data collected will be published in an … Continue reading

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HEINEKEN USA Awards Dallas’ Andrews Distributing Company of North Texas with Eighth Annual 1864 Award for Responsibility

HEINEKEN USA announces that Andrews Distributing Company of North Texas has been selected as this year’s recipient of the company’s 1864 Award for Responsibility. … Continue reading

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United Fresh Honors Women in Produce

The United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Women in Produce honoree to speak at the annual Reception Honoring Women … Continue reading

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EDEN wins Two 2015 ‘Clean Choice Awards’

Organic EDEN Sauerkraut and EDEN Grape Butter were honored by Clean Eating magazine’s 2015 annual ‘Clean Choice Award’ issue this March. EDEN Sauerkraut was named … Continue reading

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FoodChain ID Announces 30-Day Guarantee and Simplified Pricing

FoodChain ID announced  a new 30-day guarantee for Non-GMO Project verification of low-GMO risk products. The program is offered at no extra charge and … Continue reading

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2015 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

The 12 finalists for the 2015 Seafood Excellence Awards, the new products competition held in conjunction with Seafood Expo North America, have been announced. Winners … Continue reading

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Yummy.com Launches Mobile-Friendly Website

Yummy.com has launched a mobile-friendly website to enhance the customer experience. In addition to becoming more intuitive and simpler, much like the Yummy.com service, the … Continue reading

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AWMA Launches State Government Affairs Initiative

The American Wholesale Marketers Association (AWMA) has launched an initiative to provide members with information and the ability to take action on state governmental … Continue reading

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Haggen Outlines Plans to Convert 146 Stores in Five Months

Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen announced that it has begun the process of acquiring 146 stores as part of the divestment process brought about … Continue reading

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Publix, Aldi, and H-E-B Earn Top Customer Experience Ratings

Temkin Group announces the publication of the 2015 Temkin Experience Ratings, the fifth year that the company has published its benchmark of customer experience … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s Teams With Jimmy Butler & Quvenzhane Wallis to Fight Childhood Hunger

Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, but nearly one-in-five kids nationwide struggles with hunger and may go without it every … Continue reading

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United Fresh Unveils 2014 FreshFacts on Retail

The 2014 Year in Review edition of the FreshFacts on Retail report is now available. The report, which annually examines overall retail trends in … Continue reading

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2015 Seafood Expo North America Will Be Largest Show Yet

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, formerly the International Boston Seafood Show/Seafood Processing America,  expanded significantly to strengthen its position as the largest … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids and Feeding America Team Up

Produce for Kids announced its primary children’s charity for 2015 and beyond as Feeding America, the nation’s leading hunger-relief organization. In addition, Produce for … Continue reading

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PHA Launches FNV Fruit and Vegetable Brand

The Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) launched FNV — a brand focused on increasing consumption and sales of fruits and vegetables among teens and moms … Continue reading

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Annual Meat Conference Exhibitors Donate More Than 5,000 Pounds of Meat and Poultry Products to Nashville Food Project

Exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference (AMC), hosted by the North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) this week in Nashville, … Continue reading

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Attune Foods Commits to USDA Organic Certification and/or Non-GMO Project Verification On All Brands by 2017

Attune Foods, makers of granola, cereal and snacks, announces that all of the products sold under its umbrella of brands will be Non-GMO Project Verified … Continue reading

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Mi Pueblo Announces Launch of Scholarship Program

The San Jose-based Hispanic grocery chain in Northern California demonstrates its commitment to education and helping the community prepare for a brighter future with … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces 2015 Fresh Impact Tours

United Fresh President & CEO Tom Stenzel and members of the association’s executive team will host a series of town hall meetings and visit … Continue reading

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