Category Archives: Perishables

USApple Celebrates “28 Days of Apples” for American Heart Month

USApple Association, its members and industry supporters are once again partnering to engage with consumers on social media each day during February’s American Heart Month … Continue reading

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Stemilt Apples are for Lovers

Stemilt Growers is helping retailers tie into the color of hearts and roses with exciting promotion opportunities around its Red Delicious apples. Stemilt is … Continue reading

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Ambrosia Apples go to the Oscars

The countdown to the 87th Annual Oscars is in full swing. This year, Ambrosia Apples will be joining the ranks of products featured in the … Continue reading

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PBH Congratulates Dietitians and Excellence Award Honorees

To continue its longstanding history of identifying and honoring the hard work of industry members, apart from their company, who have gone ‘above and … Continue reading

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Pioneer of Açaí Unveils First-of-its-Kind Line of Superfood Juices: Sambazon 100

Sambazon, the pioneer of açaí, announced the launch of new Sambazon 100 Juices, the first 100% juice line with 100 calories or less per … Continue reading

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Sakata Offers a Full Spectrum of Beet Varieties

Sakata Seed America is introducing a top-quality line of beet varieties. Due to the company’s official merge with Chriseed in 2014, Sakata now offers 16 unique … Continue reading

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PBH Foundation Announces Industry Honorees

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is announcing the 91 Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Industry Role Models and Champions for 2014; 62 Role Models … Continue reading

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Tradewinds Debuts New Flavors of Unsweetened Real Brewed Tea

Tradewinds, a company known for its real-brewed tea, is unveiling a new guilt-free way for tea-lovers to enjoy its favorite beverages by expanding their … Continue reading

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Church Brothers Gives Salads a Red Touch for V-Day

Church Brothers is getting foodservice operators to add red to their salads for Valentine’s Day as the company ships its Heirloom red spinach to … Continue reading

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The Dannon Co. Announces Fellowship Grant Winner

The Dannon Co. announces Amanda Ford from the University of Florida as the winner of the 2014-2015 Dannon Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant. Ford’s … Continue reading

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Emmi Roth USA Earns FSSC 22000 Certification

After many months of preparation, Emmi Roth USA announces its 77,000-square-foot specialty cheese plant in Platteville, Wis., has received FSSC 22000 Certification by the … Continue reading

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Titan Farms Upgrades Peach Packing Facility

Titan Farms, a grower, packer and shipper of peaches and vegetables in the Southeast, has completed an upgrade and expansion to its packing facility. Including the installation … Continue reading

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The Happy Egg Co. Receives AHA Certification

The happy egg co. has been granted humane certification from American Humane Association (AHA) in the category “Layer Hens: Free-Range and Pasture-raised.” It is the first … Continue reading

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Saxon Brings Home Award for Asiago Fresca

Saxon Creamery’s Asiago Fresca with Rosemary took 3rd place in the flavored open class in the 2014 World Championship Contest. Made with whole cows … Continue reading

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Pure Hothouse Foods Expands in Texas

Pure Hothouse Foods recently broke ground on a brand new state-of-the-art distribution center in San Antonio, Texas. This facility will encompass 60,000 square feet … Continue reading

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Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites Sponsors Griffith Park Run

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, the maker of Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites, is excited to be an official sponsor of the first annual … Continue reading

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WP Rawl Expands its Greens Production Lines

WP Rawl, in a continued commitment to growing the leafy greens category, is upgrading its greens’ production lines at its Pelion, S.C. headquarters. The updates … Continue reading

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Heritage Reserve Navel Oranges Return in February

LoBue Citrus’ Heritage Reserve Navel Oranges will return in February for a limited time. “The flavor of Heritage Reserve Navel Oranges is unsurpassed by … Continue reading

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Avocados from Mexico Keeps Momentum with Fanwich

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) aims to keep avocado consumption strong following the Big Game with its Fanwich campaign. Launching nationwide and running from Feb. 2 … Continue reading

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Grillman’s Partners with Florida State Seminoles

Grillman’s has announced a partnership with Florida State University. The partnership begins with the 2015 baseball season and lasts for three years. Grillman’s is the newest … Continue reading

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Opal Apples Launch to the International Space Station

The Opal apple had the honor of being sent up to the International Space Station. The news came last fall when The Johnson Space … Continue reading

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Georgia Growers Association Relaunches Food Safety Program

The Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is relaunching its longstanding, leading initiative for the statewide produce industry that creates, updates and implements … Continue reading

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BelGioioso Offers a Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Snack

BelGioioso launched a new cheesey snack – Fresh Mozzarella Snacking Cheese. At only 70 calories, the individual packages of award winning cheese are described … Continue reading

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Earthbound Farm Launches Magazine-Style Website

The organic produce company Earthbound Farm launched a redesigned, food-forward website with original photography and a rigorous publishing schedule optimized for all viewing devices. The site features … Continue reading

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New Vegetable & Fruit Juice Blends from V8

V8 has introduced four Vegetable & Fruit Juice Beverages. With an 80-year history, V8 has mastered the art of blending vegetables, and the new … Continue reading

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