Category Archives: What’s New

Crown Equipment Introduces a 4,000-Pound Capacity Walkie Straddle Stacker

Crown Equipment Corporation, a material handling company, has expanded the capacity range of its Crown SX 3000 Series stacker. Available in North America and … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce Donates Salad Bars to Conejeo Valley Schools

As supporters of the United Fresh Foundation’s “Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools” campaign, Hollandia Produce formally presented its donation of two new … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Launches a Fresh Brand

In an effort to raise its visibility and provide a clear identity within the fresh product categories, C.H. Robinson has launched the global business … Continue reading

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Planters Gives Peanut Lovers Four New Flavors

Planters and the iconic Mr. Peanut have introduced four peanut flavors including Salted Caramel, Cocoa, Chipotle and Smoked. Planters, known for its more than … Continue reading

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CMI Identifies Key Retail Opportunities for Cherry Sales

A CMI (Columbia Marketing International) report identifies key differences between top and bottom performing retailers in U.S. markets, revealing strategies leading supermarket chains use … Continue reading

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Naturipe’s “The Very Berry Month of May”

Naturipe Farms has launched “The Very Berry Month of May” promotion and sweepstakes that will continue through May 31st. Each week will be dedicated … Continue reading

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Litehouse Introduces Feta Cheese into Produce

Consumers will now be able to pick up all their salad ingredients – from greens and tomatoes to dressing and feta crumbles – in … Continue reading

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Tribe Hummus Breaks Bread With Limited Batch Flavor, Rosemary Focaccia

Pairing its chickpea-based hummus with an Italian import, Tribe rolls out its latest Limited Batch flavor, Rosemary Focaccia, a zesty, tasty and fragrant spread that … Continue reading

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S&F Foods Introduces Certified Gluten-Free Delights Stuffed Sandwiches

Recognizing and catering to the 18 million Americans that are on a gluten-free diet, and seeking gluten-free food options, S&F Foods has introduced a … Continue reading

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StorOx 2.0 Now Registered in California

BioSafe Systems announces that StorOx 2.0, a bactericide/fungicide, is now registered for use in California. StorOx 2.0 is a versatile post-harvest tool that extends … Continue reading

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IPC Concludes its 2014 Potato Lover’s Month Contest

More than 5,000 supermarket chains and independent retailers showcased spuds for the annual Potato Lover’s Month retail display promotion in February, the most ever … Continue reading

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Ian’s Commemorates Celiac Awareness with over 30 Gluten-Free Foods

Ian’s, makers of allergy friendly/gluten-free foods, includes over 30 gluten-free foods in its family of products – something worthy of celebrating during May, which … Continue reading

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Castello Innovates with Burger Blue Cheese Slices

Blue cheese burgers are gaining ground with consumers since they started popping up on restaurant menus nationwide. Castello, makers of craft cheeses since 1893, … Continue reading

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HEINEKEN USA Introduces Desperados

HEINEKEN USA announces the arrival of Desperados, a beer blended with tequila barrel-aged lager. This distinct Latin-inspired European import beer will launch this month … Continue reading

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Hain Celestial Expands Portfolio with Acquisition of Rudi’s Organic Bakery

The Hain Celestial Group has announced the acquisition of Rudi’s Organic Bakery, (“Rudi’s”), an organic and gluten-free company with facilities in Boulder, Colo.  Under … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Recevies Product of the Year Award

Alto-Shaam has received the Product of the Year Award by Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI). The award is for the innovative technology in the … Continue reading

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BARO North America’s Alpha H2 LED Fixtures

BARO North America introduced its next generation Alpha H2 LED family of fixtures during this year’s National Grocers Association show in Las Vegas. According … Continue reading

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Wish Farms Now Offers Organic Berries Year-round

Wish Farms is now offering a year-round supply of conventional and organic strawberries and blueberries. With the Florida strawberry season completed, the company’s focus … Continue reading

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Stoneridge Orchards Launches Value-Added Dried Whole Fruit Products

Stoneridge Orchards announces a variety of new products, ranging from dried fruits lightly dipped in dark chocolate or Greek yogurt, to the company’s signature … Continue reading

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Organics Unlimited Adds 370 Acres

Organics Unlimited has added 370 acres of certified organic banana production in Michoacan, Mexico, to increase its supply of bananas. This new acreage will … Continue reading

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National Pork Board Launches “Grill it like a Steak”

This summer grilling season, the National Pork Board is getting consumers to cook their favorite pork chops and ribs on the grill. The “Grill … Continue reading

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Cracker Barrel Wins at World Championship

A group of Kraft brands were acknowledged among the best at the recent biannual World Championship Cheese Contest. Kraft took home three medals, including … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist Farms Adds Baby Broccoli

Ocean Mist Farms welcomes a new commodity to its family of more than 30 fresh vegetables: Baby Broccoli. The company is offering a year-round … Continue reading

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Hillshire Brands Acquires Van’s Natural Foods for $165 Million

The Hillshire Brands Company and Catterton Partners, the consumer-focused private equity firm, announced that Hillshire Brands has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Catterton … Continue reading

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Chilean Honeycrisp Ready for Spring Sales

Key retailers have a first chance to get their hands on the Chilean Honeycrisp apple. Available the last week of April from Honeybear Marketing, … Continue reading

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