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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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Hunt Shipman and Cornerstone Government Affairs to represent PMA on Issues Leadership

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

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Produce for Kids Reaches $5 Million In Donations

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

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PMA hosts largest gathering of fresh produce and floral industry in Western Hemisphere

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

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Record-breaking Year for PMA Fresh Summit

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

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Massachusetts Firm Recalls Chicken Products Due to Possible Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

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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Anuga FoodTec 2015: The Largest Global Food Manufacturing Forum

The Anuga FoodTec fair reinforces its status as the cross-industry expo for specialists and suppliers for all areas of the processing and manufacture of … Continue reading

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Healthy Ones Supports The Breast Cancer Research Foundation in October

For the fourth consecutive year, Healthy Ones, the deli and lunchmeat brand, is partnering with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) in support of … Continue reading

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Tour de Fresh Exceeds Fundraising Goal of $120,000

Tour de Fresh, the first collaborative event to bring together leading fresh produce brands and industry influencers to benefit the United Fresh Start Foundation’s Let’s Move Salad … Continue reading

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Heineken Announces Deal to Become Official Beer of Major League Soccer

Heineken announced a landmark, long-term partnership agreement with Major League Soccer (MLS) to become the Official Beer of MLS.  The partnership, which commences in … Continue reading

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DecoPac Announces Distribution Agreement with Keeplastics AB

DecoPac, a cake decoration supplier and marketer, announced the signing of a Distribution Agreement with Keeplastics AB for pastry bags used in food decorating, including HygoTM, … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Italian Style Wedding Soup Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Fresh Food Manufacturing, a Freedom, Pa., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,008 pounds of Italian Style Wedding Soup due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the … Continue reading

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American Shoppers Willing to Spend 31% More Per Week On Responsibly Produced Food

On average, Americans are willing to spend 31% more per week on grocery food produced in ways that uphold the principles of corporate social … Continue reading

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California Olive And Vine Recalls Pumpkin Seed Pesto

California Olive and Vine of Sutter, Calif. is taking precautionary measures and voluntarily recalling Pumpkin Seed Pesto because of irregular lab results. The company … Continue reading

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Mrs. Green’s Offers English as a Second Language Classes

Mrs. Green’s Natural Market announced it is offering English as a Second Language classes for associates across Westchester County as part of a larger … Continue reading

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Dieters Striking Balance Between Snacking and Effective Weight Management

Nearly 100 million Americans are watching their diet to lose weight or to maintain their current weight. The eating habits of these calorically-conscientious consumers … Continue reading

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California Firm Expands Recall of Beef Products

Galant Food Co, a San Leandro, Calif. establishment, has announced a recall of an additional 130 pounds of beef products because the meat filling … Continue reading

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Ventura County Sustainability Exchange Hosts Exclusive Event

In conjunction with this year’s PMA Fresh Summit, the growers and distributors of Ventura County are inviting fresh produce industry members into their backyards for the … Continue reading

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Giant Eagle Brings Market District to Cleveland’s West Side

Giant Eagle celebrates the grand opening of its newest Market District in Strongsville, Ohio. Serving the west side of Cleveland, the 107,000-square-foot Market District is … Continue reading

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NGA and PBH Partner to Educate Supermarket Dietitians

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) are announcing a partnership focused on the continuing education of supermarket dietitians … Continue reading

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Dole, Caito Foods and Martin’s Supermarkets Donate Salad Bars to School

Committed to increasing healthier options for students, Dole Food Company, grocery retailer Martin’s Supermarkets and wholesale foods supplier Caito Foods have partnered to donate … Continue reading

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Honeybear Brands Brings a Little Pazazz to PMA

Honeybear Brands returns to PMA 2014 with big news for retailers and their customers alike. They will be introducing Pazazz, their latest apple creation … Continue reading

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Fresh Summit Sensory Experience Contest puts spotlight on healthy eating for kids

Students from the Walker Junior High School in LA Palma, California will tackle healthy eating when they put 10 produce-centric recipes to the test … Continue reading

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Pan-Oston Completes National Rollout at Dollar Retailer

Pan-Oston has recently completed another successful national rollout with a leading dollar retailer. With over 45 years of experience providing merchandising solutions to retailers, … Continue reading

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Brookshire Grocery Co. Recognized for Wellness Initiatives

The American Heart Association recently recognized Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) as a gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksite for promoting a culture of health and wellness at the … Continue reading

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