Category Archives: Perishables

National Kale Day Grows from Grassroots Effort

Kale continues to make starring appearances on menus, farmers markets and retail shelves, and now a grassroots effort has put the spotlight on kale for … Continue reading

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PAC Launches Retail-Focused Radio Campaigns

This summer, the Peruvian Avocado Commission (PAC) launched its first multi-faceted marketing program and its unique radio strategy is proving itself on every level. … Continue reading

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The Fresh Food Industry’s Leading Brands Join Forces

Tour de Fresh, a collaborative event to bring together fresh produce brands, industry influencers and their bicycles, is ‘gearing up’ their fundraising efforts in … Continue reading

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Fresh Solutions Launches Side Delights Brand

Fresh Solutions Network announced the Side Delights brand as a new full-line player in the fresh potato category. As a result, Fresh Solutions Network … Continue reading

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Blount Fine Foods Launches Namesake Organic Soups

Blount Fine Foods has debuted a namesake line of soups. Sold under the Blount brand, the line of 16-ounce organic soups represents not only … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Took Home People’s Choice Award

Baloian Farms was named the winner of the People’s Choice Award at the 4th Annual Fresno Food Expo for their squash with seasoning kits. … Continue reading

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U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Launches Redesigned Website

Consumer interests and industry needs were the driving forces behind the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council’s (USHBC) recent website overhaul and launch. A fresh design, … Continue reading

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Duda Farm Fresh Foods Wins Chef Demo Competition

Duda Farm Fresh Foods won the chef demo competition at the PMA Foodservice Conference with a recipe that featured the company’s value-added fresh celery … Continue reading

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PBH Wraps Up Colors of Summer Contest

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) wrapped up the Colors of Summer consumer contest this week on the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Facebook page. … Continue reading

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Stonyfield Strays from Greek Yogurt

Petite Crème is the latest launch from Stonyfield. Modeled after fromage blanc, a sweet, fresh cheese that is popular in France and eaten like … Continue reading

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Snowdonia Cheese Co. Unveiled to US Market

This summer Snowdonia Cheese Company, launched its range of Welsh cheeses to consumers in the U.S. market. Through an exclusive partnership, Atalanta Corporation will … Continue reading

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New Method Packaging Introduces First Full Line Catalog

New Method Packaging announces its first full-line catalog, with 20 full-color pages detailing the company’s food packaging products for commercial bakeries and pizzerias. Among … Continue reading

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ZONE 8 Beverages Launches Better-for-you Tea and Juice Blends

Leveraging history, heritage and family recipes to deliver authentic flavor profiles, Zone 8 Beverages was is launching a line of better-for-you tea and juice … Continue reading

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Sunlight Intl is On the Road With Pretty Lady

Sunlight International will be traveling North-bound, on Highway 99 with its Pretty Lady for the Summer POS campaign and Green Emerald seedless grapes. Their … Continue reading

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Hershey’s Creamery Co. Offers Shake Shop Express

The Hershey Creamery Co. has served real, premium milkshakes since the 1930’s. Now Hershey’s Ice Cream is making their milkshakes and smoothies more accessible … Continue reading

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New York’s Apple Group Launches Consumer Website

With start of the 2014 New York state apple harvest just weeks away, New York state apple fans have a great new source for … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Celebrates Wrap Kits with a Vacation Giveaway

Ready Pac Foods launched its latest contest promotion, Elite Eats. This promo gives contestants the chance to win an ELITE spa vacation for two … Continue reading

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Naturipe Builds Berry Processing Facility in Southeast

The Blueberry People held a grand opening ceremony for its Fresh and Value-Added Blueberry facility on July 16th in Alma, Georgia. There were over … Continue reading

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Starbucks Brings Iced Coffee Beverages to the Grocery Store

The new Starbucks Iced Coffee – Brewed to Personalize beverages are customizable so customers can enjoy iced coffee at home just the way they … Continue reading

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F&S Produce Launches Sam’s Fresh Salsa

F&S Produce Co., a manufacturer and marketer of fresh-cut produce and other refrigerated value-added products in the Northeast United States, is introducing Sam’s Fresh … Continue reading

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Azteca Foods Heads Toward a Healthier Platform

Azteca Foods has announced the launch of a new product platform featuring a “healthier for you” assortment, anchored by four No Preservative flour options. … Continue reading

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Seminole Pride Noble Launches “Pure” Marketing Campaign

The Seminole Tribe of Florida and W.G. Roe & Sons have launched a “Pure” marketing campaign, the first under their combined Seminole Pride Noble … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Introduces the Baby Kale European Salad Blend

Ready Pac Foods have welcomed the resilient superfood Kale into its progressive portfolio of fresh-cut solutions with the release of the Ready Pac Baby … Continue reading

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Growers Express Opens Green Giant Fresh Consolidation Center

Growers Express is opening a 70,000-square-foot Green Giant Fresh cooler, consolidation and distribution facility in Gonzales, Calif. Advantages to choosing Gonzales include proximity to … Continue reading

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Buddy Fruits Launches Fruit Pouches for Adults

Buddy Fruits is launching FruitBreak, a line of products for teens and adults. This grown-up version of the popular blended fruit products has demonstrated … Continue reading

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