Category Archives: Perishables

Dole Goes Bananas for Release of Dreamworks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

As part of its ongoing goal to make bananas an even bigger part of America’s everyday routine, Dole is helping Alex the Lion and … Continue reading

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Stemilt set to begin apricot harvest in Washington

Stemilt Growers, Washington’s largest apricot grower/shipper is set to begin harvest on its 2012 apricot crop later this month in central Washington. According to … Continue reading

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Mann Packing Changes Fresh-Cut Sweet Potatoes

Mann Packing’s new and improved sweet potatoes are now crinkle-cut, making them look more like sweet potatoes look more like French fries. This change … Continue reading

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NFRA and Twentieth Century Fox Prepares for June Dairy Month 2012

Consumers can expect “mammoth” promotions in the refrigerated dairy aisles this June as the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) celebrates the 10thannual … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist Farms Announces Four Artichoke Sweepstakes Winners

Ocean Mist Farms’ spring promotion, the Take Your Pic sweepstakes, engaged shoppers nationwide and increased membership in Ocean Mist Farms’ Artichoke Aficionados club. The … Continue reading

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New N.J. Peach Buyers Guide Dedicated to Al Caggiano

The 2012 New Jersey Peach Buyers Guide is now available to all interested in the New Jersey Peach industry and those buying New Jersey … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce and Johnny’s Fine Foods Kick Off Their 2012 Midwest Johnny’s Be Good Road Tour

Potandon Produce L.L.C. is going on tour with Johnny’s Fine Foods.  The companies have teamed up to sample each company’s unique products and seasonings … Continue reading

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The Cheese Importers Association of America Announces New Retailer Trip to the Sial Trade Show

The Cheese Importers Association of America is excited to announce an opportunity for U.S. based retailers of cheese to join them for an all … Continue reading

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A Pak with a View

Fold-Pak has added a window to their unique Bio-Pak and Bio-Plus Earth food containers. The new Bio-Pak View and Bio-Plus View containers allow consumers … Continue reading

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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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