Category Archives: Perishables

CMI Expands its HERO Program Domestically

The Washington state apple- pear- and cherry-grower/shipper CMI is expanding its HERO brand apple program to include a series of snack-sized apple pouch bags … Continue reading

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Chabaso Bakery Hosts the Ultimate $andwich Contest

Chabaso Bakery is searching for new sandwich ideas. They are offering cash and other prizes for great new sandwich recipes that use any of … Continue reading

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Blue Hill Launches “Savory” Yogurt

Blue Hill has launched Blue Hill Yogurt, a line of savory yogurts made with milk from 100% grass-fed cows. Inspired by “savory” yogurts made … Continue reading

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Karoun Dairies Wins at American Cheese Society Awards 2013

Karoun Dairies’ exemplary yogurts and cheeses won top prizes at the American Cheese Society (ACS) conference on August 2, 2013 in Madison, Wis. The … Continue reading

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Starfish Presents the Ultimate Shrimp Burger

The food service offering of the Ultimate Shrimp Burger was introduced at this past year’s International Boston Seafood Show and was an immediate hit. … Continue reading

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US Potato Board Launches Recipe Contest with Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien

What is Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien’s favorite way to enjoy potatoes? “Twice-baked, stuffed with light cheese and veggies – YUM!” says the best-selling author, TV … Continue reading

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NMB Announces Mango Mania Display Contest Winners

Winners of the National Mango Board’s (NMB) third Mango Mania Display Contest for Small Retailers with up to 50 stores have been announced and … Continue reading

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Pink Lady Trademark Program Sees Success

After over two years of asking consumers to check Pink Lady Apples for trademark assurance, the association supported by its growers is seeing positive … Continue reading

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Congrats to Torrey Farms

The produce industry congratulates Torrey Farms, recipient of the 2013 Grower Achievement Award, which will be awarded during the 2013 Washington Public Policy Conference … Continue reading

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Mann Packing is Rock ‘n’ Rollin’

Mann Packing is teaming up with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series for a second race season this fall to feature its award-winning Stringless … Continue reading

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PBH Unveils New Fruits & Veggies—More Matter Website

Produce for Better Health Foundation’s consumer website, MoreMatters.org, has a new look, new functionality, added enhancements and enriched navigation to make it easier for … Continue reading

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Fortun Adds a Finishing Touch to Soup

Kevin Fortun, the founder of the former Stockpot Soups, announces the launch of Fortun’s Finishing Touch Soups, a new collection of gourmet ready-to-serve soups … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company is off to see the Wizard

In anticipation of the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, Gourmet Trading Company will feature the iconic film on its tags of Peruvian … Continue reading

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Steve Lutz Joins Columbia Marketing International

Columbia Marketing International, an established grower/shipper of premium quality apples, pears and cherries, has hired Steve Lutz as VP of Marketing.  Steve replaces Bob … Continue reading

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Litehouse Foods Invites Retailers to try Instantly Fresh Herbs

Litehouse Foods Instantly Fresh herbs offer the convenience of dried herbs, but the taste of fresh, say company officials. The herbs are freeze dried … Continue reading

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Express espresso

Starbucks lovers no longer need to wait on long lines to get an iced espresso fix. The brand has launched a line of iced … Continue reading

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Blue Horizon Wild Introduces White Tablecloth Seafood at Home

The sustainably sourced, premium prepared seafood company, Blue Horizon Wild, has announced that it is introducing a line of all natural, seafood entrees using the … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter and Titan Farms Donate More Than 50,000 Pounds of Peaches

Harris Teeter and vendor Titan Farms, donated approximately 57,000 pounds of peaches to the Second Harvest Food Banks in Winston-Salem and Charlotte (NC) this … Continue reading

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Study Looks at Men’s Impact on the Meat Case

Midan Marketing’s newest market research study, Manfluence, reveals that men have changed, and it is time for the meat industry to reevaluate its target … Continue reading

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Dole Hosts World’s Largest Banana Gathering

Thousands of banana lovers gathered in Latrobe, Pa., on National Banana Split Day for the world’s largest banana gathering and banana split bar. The … Continue reading

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Verlasso Receives ‘Good Alternative’ Ranking

Verlasso salmon became the first and only ocean-raised farmed Atlantic salmon to receive the “Good Alternative” buy ranking from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood … Continue reading

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Organics Unlimited is “Growing” Awareness

September is GROW Month for Organics Unlimited. Retailers carrying GROW label bananas by Organics Unlimited are supporting the non-profit brand by increasing consumer awareness … Continue reading

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Fresh Solutions Network Announces New Website

Fresh Solutions Network has launched its new website, freshsolutionsnet.com. Developed in conjunction with Atlanta, Ga.-based agency Hothouse, the website is a B2B resource that … Continue reading

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Milk Fights Back

Almost two-thirds (57%) of Americans say they’re trying to get more protein in their diet, but most people underestimate the importance of both getting … Continue reading

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Healthy Kids Concepts And Pink Lady America To Collaborate

With a generation of young people facing shorter life spans because of obesity, Healthy Kids Concepts (HKC) and Pink Lady America (PLA) are going … Continue reading

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