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Blueberry Birthday Celebrations Crop Up Across the Nation

With July 1 marking the start of National Blueberry Month, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council kicks off a year-long effort commemorating the first commercial crop … Continue reading

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Oliver Products Announces New President of Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company

Oliver Products has announced the appointment of Kenneth B. Goodwin as the new president of Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company. Ken will have overall … Continue reading

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Avocados From Peru Make Monumental Debut on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

The Smithsonian’s 49th Annual Folklife Festival opened this week and for 10 days the rich Peruvian culture will be celebrated on the National Mall … Continue reading

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Cameron Skeen Joins Murakami Produce Co. Operations and Business Development Team

Murakami Produce Company announced that industry professional Cameron Skeen has joined the company as a member of the Operations and Business Development team.  In … Continue reading

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Northwest Cherry Season is Ramping Up

Early rains and hot weather have made for an unexpectedly erratic start to the Northwest cherry season for many Washington shippers. That could change … Continue reading

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Stemilt introduces Skylar Rae cherry

Stemilt Growers is introducing the Skylar Rae cherry, and a third SKU to the cherry category, with the launch of Skylar Rae brand Tip … Continue reading

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Goetze’s Candy Co. launches three New Items at Sweets & Snacks Expo

Goetze’s Candy Co. announces three new items at the 2015 Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago: Caramel Creams Pop, Caramel Creams Crispy Rice & … Continue reading

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Frieda’s premieres 2015 YouTube season with Angelcot 101

Frieda’s Specialty Produce premieres its 2015 YouTube video series with “Specialty Produce 101: Angelcot”— just in time to kick off the season for Frieda’s … Continue reading

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Most Reputable Companies List Announced: Kellogg No. 2

Consumers are at the heart of all Kellogg does as a company. They trust Kellogg to deliver great-tasting and wholesome foods they are proud to            eat, serve and … Continue reading

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Dole Expanded 2015 Tour Challenges North Americans to Get Happy, Healthy

Dole is convinced that the secret to a happier, healthier world is increased fruit and vegetable consumption so it is hitting the road this … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Announces the Return of its Just Picked Promise Program

Kings Food Markets will bring back its exclusive 24 Hour Just Picked Promise this summer, beginning on Friday, May 22. The program is designed to bring … Continue reading

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Sauza Tequila Undergoes Largest Rebranding in History and Unveils New Premium Packaging

Sauza Tequila, the flagship brand of Casa Sauza, will debut a new premium look in June 2015. The refreshed brand identity highlights the Sauza … Continue reading

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Consumers Can Experience Organic Foxy Broccoleaf During Live In Store Demos

The Nunes Company is showcasing its organic, non-GMO vegetable the Foxy BroccoLeaf during live in-store demos in more 100 stores around the nation this summer. America’s new … Continue reading

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Superfresh Apricots Two Weeks Early This Season

Domex Superfresh Growers of Yakima, Wash. is looking forward to a sweet Washington State Apricot crop this season. Weather has been ideal for growing … Continue reading

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SeaPak Celebrates America’s Favorite Seafood On May 10–National Shrimp Day

National Shrimp Day is Sunday, May 10, and SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. is ready to celebrate America’s favorite seafood. Leading up to National … Continue reading

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Josie’s Organics Kicks Off Mother’s Day, Graduation and Grilling Season with New Recipes

With Mother’s Day, graduation and grilling season just ahead, Josie’s Organics knows exactly what’s running through the minds of moms across the country: What to … Continue reading

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Sausage Recall

Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk Co., a Fresno, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 159,291 pounds of sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, … Continue reading

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Wishing Well(ness)

The dietary supplement category has some challenges, but consumers are still trying new products. Nutritional supplement users are not going to let some bad … Continue reading

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PMA joins together with 21 organizations in a joint letter to Congress, express support for FDA’s $109.5 million FSMA funding request

In a joint letter sent to Congressional leaders, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has voiced their support for increasing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s … 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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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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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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Sweet Ticket Promotion Offers Fans the Chance to Win a Decorating Experience with Cake Boss Buddy Valastro in New Jersey

Buddy Valastro, star of TLC’s hit TV series, Cake Boss, is offering a chance for fans to win a trip to decorate cakes with … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung at Tastykake

New flavors are in bloom at Tastykake as the Philadelphia-based division of Flowers Foods has introduced several limited edition spring offerings. Strawberry Mini Donuts, … Continue reading

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Freska Mangos Kicks Off the Season with Disney Designs

Freska Produce International launches fresh mangos featuring Disney characters on display-ready boxes, stickers and in a Mango Recipe and Activity eBook. Four varieties of … Continue reading

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