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United Fresh Announces Fresh Tech and Fresh Marketplace Learning Center Session Topics

The United Fresh 2015 Convention education line-up will feature 18 issue specific Learning Center sessions on the United Fresh 2015 expo floor June 9-10 … Continue reading

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Eckrich Surprises Military Family with One Year of Free Groceries

Joining the armed forces isn’t a decision to be taken lightly, and veteran Marine Corps Corporal Chloe Mondesir certainly understood her commitment to her country and … Continue reading

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Mondelez International Becomes Official Snack Provider for Major League Soccer

Mondelēz International, the maker of Oreo, Ritz, Trident, Honey Maid, and Sour Patch Kids, announced a multi-year deal to become the Official Snacks of MLS. The … Continue reading

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Arctic Apples and Innate Potatoes Safe for Consumption—FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration completed its evaluation for two varieties of apples genetically engineered by Okanagan Specialty Fruits, Inc., and for six … Continue reading

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Viva Fresh Expo Boasts Local Flair and Flavor

The VIVA Fresh Produce Expo kicks off next week with a sold out show that is embracing the sights, sounds and electric buzz of … Continue reading

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Coleman Partners with CPMA for Half Your Plate

Coleman will partner with the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) to celebrate its recent promotion called “Half Your Plate.” Consumers are invited to attend and learn … Continue reading

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Consumers Concerned About Negative Health Effects of GMOs and Pesticides

Healthline.com, a source of timely health information, news and resources, released findings from a new survey examining consumer attitudes towards the various foods they … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s University One of the Best Graduate Schools for 2016

Saint Joseph’s University announces that the new US News and World Report rankings for Best Graduate Schools for 2016, recognize Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub … Continue reading

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Giant Launches Own Line of Internationally Inspired Foods

Giant Food is inviting customers to bring tastes from around the world to their dinner tables in just minutes with the launch of its … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Releases New Consumer Report

Every five years, Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) releases its updated State of the Plate report, a study on America’s Consumption of Fruit … Continue reading

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Top retailers to head Hub Live Symposium in NYC

Five top retailers will share how they make the shopping experience come to life at Hub Live: The Retail Experience Symposium, April 23, 2015 in New … Continue reading

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Coborn’s recognized for ending hunger efforts

Coborn’s, Inc. is one of six companies in Minnesota to be recognized for its exceptional efforts to end hunger in its community by participating … Continue reading

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Italy Signs on as Partner Country Sponsor of Summer Fancy Food Show

Italian food is the most popular international cuisine in the U.S. This summer, Italy will bring its best in classic specialty food and on-trend … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Donates $29 Million In 2014

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced its charitable donations made in 2014 totaled more than $29 million in combined cash and product contributions … Continue reading

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Feds to Crack Down on Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing

The United States federal government announced its final plans to crack down on seafood fraud and illegal fishing at Seafood Expo North America in … Continue reading

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Cargill Beef Plant Named 2015 State Water Conservation Winner

Texas Water Foundation, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to optimizing water use throughout the state, will convey its annual Blue Legacy Award for manufacturing … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Foundation Supports Twin Cities Nonprofit Organizations

The C.H. Robinson Foundation recognizes its most recent grant recipients as a part of C.H. Robinson’s commitment to support local nonprofit organizations. The following … Continue reading

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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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