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Produce Importers Get Recall Ready

United Fresh Produce Association is offering a new Recall Ready Seminar designed specifically for U.S. importers of fresh fruits and vegetables. During this full-day … Continue reading

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Millennials Don’t Like Interacting With Cashiers During Checkout

Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting more than 3.5 million shoppers with their favorite major retailers locally, announced the results of a new commissioned … Continue reading

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Breakfast Cereal Fighting to Reclaim Place in America’s Morning Ritual

A perfect storm of cultural, culinary and demographic trends has led to a stubborn weakness in the breakfast cereal market.  As all-day snacking replaces … Continue reading

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dunnhumby and Kroger Announce New Relationship

dunnhumbyUSA joint venture partners dunnhumby Ltd and The Kroger Co. announced a new chapter in their alliance that will provide greater flexibility for both … Continue reading

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Lund Food Holdings Merging Lunds and Byerly’s Banners

Lund Food Holdings, Inc. is combining its separate Lunds and Byerly’s store brands under one unified name: Lunds & Byerlys. The rebranding will begin … Continue reading

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Inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo

The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) announce the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo, to be held in … Continue reading

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Big Y Donates to Wounded Warrior Believe in Heroes Campaign

Big Y Foods, Inc. announced their donation of $30,000 to the national Wounded Warrior Project 2014 Believe in Heroes campaign. Wounded Warriors of Jacksonville, … Continue reading

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Clear Springs Foods names VP of Marketing

    Clear Springs Foods, Inc. announces that Kurt Myers has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing effective April 20, 2015. President … Continue reading

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United Fresh Start Foundation to host golf tournament

For the 2nd consecutive year, the United Fresh Start Foundation will host the 2015 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament, Monday, August 17, 2015, at … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Celebrates 4th Annual Love Your Produce Manager Day With a Donation to ‘Let’s Move Salad Bars to School’

More than 40 produce organizations and registered dietitian nutritionists joined Frieda’s Specialty Produce on social media to celebrate the national Love Your Produce Manager Day on … Continue reading

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Rich’s Opens Innovation Center

Global food giant Rich Products Corporation has ramped up its mission to provide new, innovative, on-trend products and solutions to customers, with the opening … Continue reading

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Thomas’ English Muffins 135th Birthday

It was 135 years ago on April 23, 1880 that Mr. Thomas packed up his bake shop and moved to America. And to celebrate … Continue reading

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2015 Marked the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s Largest Trade Show to Date

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Trade Show in Montreal was a great success, with 3500 representatives from across the fresh … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce Expands Global Environmental Sustainability Programs

Del Monte Fresh Produce announces that the Del Monte banana operations in Costa Rica (33 farms and 41 packing houses, totaling 10.653 hectares/26,324 acres) … Continue reading

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SkinnyPop Popcorn Acquires Paqui Brand of Tortilla Chips and Tortillas

SkinnyPop Popcorn LLC has acquired the Paqui brand of “better-for-you” tortilla chips and tortillas. Paqui will immediately become a sibling brand to SkinnyPop in … Continue reading

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Local Foods Trend Naturally Close To Consumers’ Purchase Preferences

Will local foods overtake organic foods in popularity? Some members of the food industry think so based in part on consumer demand now at … Continue reading

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Meijer Jumps with Jill

The world’s only rock & roll nutrition show Jump with Jill is currently rocking schoolsacross the Midwest thanks to the fall 2014 Produce for Kids campaign that … Continue reading

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National Restaurant Association Names 2015 FABI Award Winners

The National Restaurant Association has named the recipients of the Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards, which recognize progressive food and beverage products that will … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Announces Second Annual Formula 5 Marketing Competition

As seen in supermarkets, hospitals and schools across the nation, the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters brand logo helps Americans make healthy choices in every … Continue reading

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CLARK Expands Apex Material Handling Into Bartonville Market

CLARK Material Handling Company announced it has expanded Apex Material Handling an authorized distributor of CLARK products into the Bartonville, Ill. APR. Apex, a full … Continue reading

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Setton Farms Announces Official Sponsorship of Philabundance

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella–pistachio processor and maker of Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites, based in California’s Central Valley–is an official sponsor of the … Continue reading

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Five Ways Giant/Martin’s Goes Green Earth Day and Every Day

As a company, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets has a strong focus on greener efforts from reducing impact of its own operations … Continue reading

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Fifteen Grocery Store Chefs Named Finalists in 2015 Supermarket Chef Showdown

Fifteen top grocery store chefs from around the country have been named finalists in the 2015 Supermarket Chef Showdown. Next, they compete for the … Continue reading

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Military Family Honored by Eckrich, Dollar General and NASCAR Stars Richard Petty and Aric Almirola

Eckrich, makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, honored military veteran Marine Corps Sgt. Robert Bogus and his family with help … Continue reading

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CLARK Announces Endowment Fund for the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business

CLARK Material Handling Company and the University of Kentucky announce the reestablishment of a $250,000 endowment fund to be called the “Clark Material Handling … Continue reading

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