Category Archives: Perishables

Del Monte Fresh Avocado Pulp Wins Superior Taste Award

Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc. has been awarded the Superior Taste Award with the maximum three stars for its fresh Hass Avocado Pulp … Continue reading

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Naturipe Farms Launches New Tool-Rich Website

Naturipe Farms officially launched its refreshed website. The website, www.naturipefarms.com, is designed as an information hub for all things “berry.” Bringing the Naturipe brand … Continue reading

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Gonnella Achieves Global Food Safety Distinction

Gonnella Baking Company is proud to announce its Aurora, Ill. baking facility has earned British Retail Consortium (BRC) Food Safety Certification. The Aurora location … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Celebrates Birthday with a New Website Design

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Frieda’s, Inc. has redesigned its website to be more consumer friendly and in-touch with social media. It includes … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Cooking with Tyson

Lisa, the Deli Meal Blogger, provides reviews of user-submitted recipes. Kitchen Know-How articles provide information on everything from kitchen tools and gadgets to useful … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce is a Finalist for Best New Packaging at United Fresh 2012

Over 25 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations are up for United Fresh Produce Association’s 2012 New Product Awards, including Hollandia Produce for its Live … Continue reading

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Sage Fruit Company is Exclusive Supplier of The Biggest Loser Apples, Pears & Cherries

After a February announcement by Giraffe Interactive regarding bringing the popular health and lifestyle brand, The Biggest Loser, to fresh produce, the organization announces … Continue reading

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Tanimura & Antle Announces New Summer Fun Sweepstakes

Tanimura & Antle announces a summertime consumer sweepstakes promotion starting May 1st and running through July 2012. Kicking off salad season, the Summer Fun Sweepstakes … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist “Take Your Pic” Sweepstakes

Ocean Mist Farms is supporting sales of fresh artichokes this spring peak season with the company’s second consumer sweepstakes.  The Take Your Pic sweepstakes … Continue reading

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New Sausages by Hormel

This April Hormel Foods is introducing two new sausage products to its portfolio—Hormel Natural Choice chicken sausages and Hormel Natural Choice smoked sausages. Hormel … Continue reading

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The Great Big Idaho Potato Truck Embarks on Seven-Month Cross-Country Tour

After months of much anticipation and fanfare, the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck officially set off on its seven-month cross-country journey following a ribbon-cutting … Continue reading

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New Vidalia Onion Icon Hits Georgia Menus

Vidalia onions will soon be popping up on menus across Georgia. While chefs routinely use the famous Vidalia onions raw or cooked in a … Continue reading

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Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation Board Selected

The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation, a Colorado nonprofit corporation, announced today the appointment of their inaugural board of directors for 2012-2013. The Pink Pumpkin … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Named Top Donor by Orange County’s Second Harvest Food Bank and “Shares the Love”

Frieda’s, Inc. was awarded with the Top 20 Community Donor Award of 2011 by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. The second … Continue reading

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Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit Launched

United Fresh Produce Association announces the publication of the Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit. The just-launched Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit contains valuable marketing strategies and … Continue reading

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Sealed Air’s Cryovac Rolls Out New Ovenable Material

The benefits of ovenable material are simplified preparation, faster and unattended cooking and easier cleanup for busy consumers. Featuring exceptional clarity and utilizing the … Continue reading

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Vidalia Onion Committee Honors Grower of the Year and Hall of Fame Recipient

Almost 250 people packed the Vidalia Community Center recently to kick up their heels in celebration of the pioneer of sweet onions at the … Continue reading

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BelGioioso Cheesemakers Bring Home Gold

Young, strong and determined, a new crop of Cheesemakers at BelGioioso Cheese have been learning the art of cheesemaking from a few of the … Continue reading

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Simpli OatShake Introduces New OatShake Coffee

Simpli OatShake (www.livesimpli.com), winner of BevNET Live’s Best New Smoothie award for 2011, is expanding its OatShake family with OatShake Coffee, a silky smooth … Continue reading

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Potandon’s Klondike Family Makes Their Debut

Potandon Produce would like to proudly introduce the Klondike Family in their national debut with their first episode of an online story book that … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Holds Seasonal Display Contest

Reminding retailers and consumers alike that pears are a fresh choice during the winter months, Pear Bureau Northwest is holding a nationwide display contest … Continue reading

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FFR-DSI’s Gravity Feed Merchandiser for Greek Yogurt

FFR-DSI’s new Gravity Feed Merchandise offers an optimal solution for displaying Greek yogurt. It reduces labor and shrink while improving on-shelf presentation for increased … Continue reading

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Just BARE Chicken is American Humane Certified

Retailers will soon see the American Humane Certified (AHC) seal showing up on Just BARE Chicken packages. The decision to become certified was made … Continue reading

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Heritage Reserve Navel Oranges Are Available

LoBue Citrus will begin shipping Heritage Reserve Navel Oranges—a flavor-driven, limited-run navel program—February 22, 2012. Heritage Reserve navels are grown within a unique sub-section … Continue reading

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Land O’Frost Offers Blimpie’s Best Sub

The new Sub Kit by Land O’Frost includes the four signature meats, Prosciutto Cotto Ham, Smoked Ham, Capacola Ham and Salami, of Blimpie’s most … Continue reading

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