Category Archives: Perishables

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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Lower Sodium Bacon

In an effort to fulfill demand for lower sodium products, John Morrell added a lower-sodium bacon to its line of naturally smoked bacon. “With … Continue reading

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Chicken Sausage from Gold’n Plump

There is a new sausage in town. Gold’n Plump has launched its first line of chicken sausages, brats and breakfast links. There are four … Continue reading

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NPB is Holding a Love Me Tenderloin Sweepstakes

In honor of receiving the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Heart-Check Mark certification for pork tenderloin, the National Pork Board is hosting a Love Me … Continue reading

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Smithfield Launches On-package Bacon Loyalty Program

Consumers who purchase specially-marked packages of Smithfield Bacon now through April 1, 2012 are eligible to win one of many prizes, including a $10,000 … Continue reading

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Simply Potatoes Introduces Steamables

Simply Potatoes is introducing a line of fresh, never frozen, steam-in-the-bag potatoes. Steamables offer a method of cooking that keeps in nutrients while maintaining a fresh … Continue reading

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Tillamook launches new line of yogurt

Tillamook is releasing a line of light yogurt, naturally sweetened with Truvia sweetener. The recipe has no artificial growth hormones, no artificial flavors, no … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Instant Oatmeal

The oatmeal is made with whole grains, including certified gluten-free oats, amaranth and quinoa plus chia and flax. It is high in fiber, non-GMO, … Continue reading

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All-Natural, Lower Sodium Dinner Ham

Dietz & Watson is introducing an all-natural, uncured dinner ham without nitrates and with less sodium than most other dinner hams. At about six … Continue reading

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Fully DNA-Traceable Premium Alberta Pork

Fully DNA-traceable fresh premium Alberta pork from Sturgeon Valley Pork, an Alberta, Canada, pork processor, has been introduced at all 15 Freson Bros. grocery stores in Alberta. … Continue reading

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Herbed and seasoned deli meats

Sara Lee, based in Downers Grove, Ill., is offering retailers new flavors to spice up their deli case. The new Deli Herbed & Seasoned … Continue reading

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