Category Archives: Perishables

Avocados from Mexico is Hosting a Guac Fiesta In-store

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) is partnering with Old El Paso during the prime football season and leading up to the Big Game with their … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Receives Driscoll’s U.S. Carrier of the Year Award

C.H. Robinson was named Driscoll’s 2014 U.S. Carrier of the Year during their first annual carrier recognition event in Watsonville, Calif. During the event, … Continue reading

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U.S. Apple Association Unites Industry to Grow Sales

This holiday season, U.S. Apple Association (USApple) and participating members are working in strategic harmony to support apple sales by conducting joint retail communications … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Updates Website

Baloian Farms has launched a new website as part of its mission to grow the company and solidify their position as a category leader … Continue reading

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Clear Lam Packaging to Open Co-Packing Facility

In spring 2015, Clear Lam Packaging will open a 25,000-square-foot co-packing facility and innovation center at its Elk Grove Village manufacturing operation. Clear Lam … Continue reading

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WP Rawl Celebrates 90 Years

The company plans to commemorate the anniversary by hosting a reception for the fresh produce industry at Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure in February. … Continue reading

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Complete Salad Kits from Ready Pac New for the Holidays

This holiday season Ready Pac Foods has launched a series of innovative solutions for the dinner table to share with the people who matter … Continue reading

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Cargill Enters Agreement to Develop Beef Sustainability Assessment

Cargill Cattle Feeders, the cattle supply arm of the company’s U.S. beef business, has entered into an agreement with Wichita-based consultancy Kennedy and Coe, … Continue reading

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Cuties California Clementines available in McDonald’s Happy Meals

Sweet, easy-to-peel Cuties from Sun Pacific, the family-owned fruit grower, are back in stores and this December, rolling into McDonald’s Happy Meals, Mighty Kids … Continue reading

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U.S. Imports of Chilean Cherries to Nearly Double

The Chilean Cherry Committee, an entity associated with the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX), expects total exports of fresh cherries from Chile to reach … Continue reading

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Avocados from Mexico Finds Football Success

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) has declared its “Hungry for Football” promotion a success. The campaign launched on Sept. 8, 2014 and within the first five weeks … Continue reading

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Social Media Contest Helps CMI Understand Buying Trends

Columbia Marketing International (CMI) gained insight into consumer buying trends through a social media contest it conducted through a Facebook page created for Ambrosia apples. … Continue reading

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Golden Sun Marketing Celebrates 10 Years

Golden Sun Marketing, a consultancy serving the fresh produce industry, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this month. Founded by Don Goodwin in 2004, … Continue reading

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Beaver Street Fisheries Launches Grillman’s Franks

Beaver Street Fisheries, a Florida-based wholesale and retail seafood and meat supplier with more than 60 years in the food-service industry, is launching a … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce Sponsors Race to Feed the Hungry

The Idaho Falls Race to Feed the Hungry is celebrating its tenth anniversary. As the largest monetary contributor to the Idaho Falls Community Food … Continue reading

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Lipman’s Crimson Queen and Ripe Bites Tomato Varieties Return

Lipman, open field tomato growers, has started harvesting its Ripe Bites grape tomatoes and will start harvesting its Crimson Queen round tomatoes after the … Continue reading

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MountainKing Butter Russets Expected to Spark Sales

MountainKing has introduced Butter Russets, the company’s newest potato variety with a natural, buttery taste designed to appeal to the growing wave of consumers … Continue reading

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Eat Smart Innovates with Pre-Cooked Vegetables in their Superfood Salad Kits

Eat Smart is bringing something new to the salad kit category in North America. Apio, a wholly owned subsidiary of Landec Corporation and a … Continue reading

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Smithfield Farmland Launches Premium All Natural Fresh Pork Line

Smithfield Farmland is introducing PRIME, a premium, All Natural Fresh Pork line that raises the bar for fresh pork under both their Smithfield and … Continue reading

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Snake River Farms Introduces Classic Thick-Cut Steaks to the Double R Ranch Line

Snake River Farms is introducing thick-cut versions of classic steaks as part of their Double R Ranch line of premium Northwest beef. The new … Continue reading

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Salad Savoy Partners with The Produce Mom

Salad Savoy is the latest company to partner with The Produce Mom as a trusted partner. The company grows a variety of unique and … Continue reading

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NatureSweet Wants Shoppers to Take a Santa Selfie

NatureSweet Tomatoes wants to spread holiday cheer by giving customers a chance to win some extra spending money – first, they have to take a Santa Selfie. … Continue reading

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Pacific Foods Adds Two Flavors of Hearty Soups

Pacific Foods added two flavors to its line of hearty soups. Organic Vegetable Quinoa and New England Clam Chowder are made with good-for-you ingredients, like … Continue reading

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Snack it Forward Launches Sunkist Fruit 2.0

Snack it Forward announces the launch of Sunkist Fruit 2.0, a line of natural and healthy freeze-dried fruit. Made with 100% real fruit and no … Continue reading

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Duda Farm Fresh Kicks Off Cali Citrus Season

Duda Farm Fresh Foods marks the start of the California-grown citrus season with a large variety of items available now in promotable volumes. Supplies … Continue reading

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