Category Archives: Perishables

U.S. Imports of Chilean Cherries to Nearly Double

The Chilean Cherry Committee, an entity associated with the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX), expects total exports of fresh cherries from Chile to reach … Continue reading

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Avocados from Mexico Finds Football Success

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) has declared its “Hungry for Football” promotion a success. The campaign launched on Sept. 8, 2014 and within the first five weeks … Continue reading

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Social Media Contest Helps CMI Understand Buying Trends

Columbia Marketing International (CMI) gained insight into consumer buying trends through a social media contest it conducted through a Facebook page created for Ambrosia apples. … Continue reading

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Golden Sun Marketing Celebrates 10 Years

Golden Sun Marketing, a consultancy serving the fresh produce industry, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this month. Founded by Don Goodwin in 2004, … Continue reading

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Beaver Street Fisheries Launches Grillman’s Franks

Beaver Street Fisheries, a Florida-based wholesale and retail seafood and meat supplier with more than 60 years in the food-service industry, is launching a … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce Sponsors Race to Feed the Hungry

The Idaho Falls Race to Feed the Hungry is celebrating its tenth anniversary. As the largest monetary contributor to the Idaho Falls Community Food … Continue reading

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Lipman’s Crimson Queen and Ripe Bites Tomato Varieties Return

Lipman, open field tomato growers, has started harvesting its Ripe Bites grape tomatoes and will start harvesting its Crimson Queen round tomatoes after the … Continue reading

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MountainKing Butter Russets Expected to Spark Sales

MountainKing has introduced Butter Russets, the company’s newest potato variety with a natural, buttery taste designed to appeal to the growing wave of consumers … Continue reading

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Eat Smart Innovates with Pre-Cooked Vegetables in their Superfood Salad Kits

Eat Smart is bringing something new to the salad kit category in North America. Apio, a wholly owned subsidiary of Landec Corporation and a … Continue reading

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Smithfield Farmland Launches Premium All Natural Fresh Pork Line

Smithfield Farmland is introducing PRIME, a premium, All Natural Fresh Pork line that raises the bar for fresh pork under both their Smithfield and … Continue reading

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Snake River Farms Introduces Classic Thick-Cut Steaks to the Double R Ranch Line

Snake River Farms is introducing thick-cut versions of classic steaks as part of their Double R Ranch line of premium Northwest beef. The new … Continue reading

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Salad Savoy Partners with The Produce Mom

Salad Savoy is the latest company to partner with The Produce Mom as a trusted partner. The company grows a variety of unique and … Continue reading

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NatureSweet Wants Shoppers to Take a Santa Selfie

NatureSweet Tomatoes wants to spread holiday cheer by giving customers a chance to win some extra spending money – first, they have to take a Santa Selfie. … Continue reading

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Pacific Foods Adds Two Flavors of Hearty Soups

Pacific Foods added two flavors to its line of hearty soups. Organic Vegetable Quinoa and New England Clam Chowder are made with good-for-you ingredients, like … Continue reading

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Snack it Forward Launches Sunkist Fruit 2.0

Snack it Forward announces the launch of Sunkist Fruit 2.0, a line of natural and healthy freeze-dried fruit. Made with 100% real fruit and no … Continue reading

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Duda Farm Fresh Kicks Off Cali Citrus Season

Duda Farm Fresh Foods marks the start of the California-grown citrus season with a large variety of items available now in promotable volumes. Supplies … Continue reading

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IPC Brings Consumers Holiday Potato Recipes

The Idaho Potato Commission is bringing inspiration to consumers with a collection of holiday potato recipes on its website, www.idahopotato.com, created for holiday meals and gatherings. The IPC’s … Continue reading

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Blue Isle Introduces Mediterranean Yogurt Spreads

Keeping up with the demand and offering a healthy solution for cream cheese lovers with the added benefit of probiotics, Blue Isle’s Mediterranean Yogurt Spreads (BlueIsleSpread.com) is … Continue reading

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Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Make a Sweet Arrival

The makers of Wonderful Pistachios, POM Wonderful and Wonderful Halos are bringing its newest and sweetest sensation  to produce aisles nationwide: Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas … Continue reading

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JMB Adds Packaged Sweet Corn to Portfolio

Jacobs, Malcolm & Burtt (JMB) is bringing sweet corn back. Available in four and eight packs, JMB’s packaged sweet corn has been added to … Continue reading

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Turkey Producers Remove Growth-Promoting Antibiotics

In time for Thanksgiving, Shady Brook Farms and Honeysuckle White are offering fresh, whole turkeys and fresh, bone-in turkey breasts raised without growth-promoting antibiotics. By working … Continue reading

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LoBue Citrus Supports Cara Cara Pink Navel Program

LoBue Citrus will be supporting the Cara Cara pink navel program this year with a new merchandising program aimed at increasing retail sales. The … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Introduces “Festive Flavors”

Produce for Kids is giving the holidays a makeover with the Festive Flavors: 12 Fresh Takes on Holiday Favorites e-cookbook. The e-cookbook contains 12 … Continue reading

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Southwind Farms Announces Fingerling Recipe Contest

Chefs can win big with a special occasion-themed recipe using fingerling potatoes in Southwind Farms’ Fingerlicious recipe contest for foodservice and retail foodservice. Whether … Continue reading

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GO Veggie! Campaign Addresses Lactose Intolerance

GO Veggie! is launching a new campaign: Lactose Intolerants Anonymous. A “fun way to talk about a very real, very gassy, very uncomfortable problem,” … Continue reading

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