Tag Archives: California

Ocean Mist Farms Sponsors Artichoke Festival

Ocean Mist Farms will sponsor the Castroville Artichoke Food and Wine Festival as it returns to the Monterey County Fairgrounds May 30–31 to celebrate … Continue reading

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California Celebrates 30 Days of Dairy

June is National Dairy Month – a celebration of the diversity of dairy foods and the farmers who produce the bounty. In California, June is … Continue reading

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436 Schools Receive Salad Bars from Let’s Move Salad Bars

The United Fresh Produce Association announced a landmark donation of salad bars to 436 California schools. The donation will benefit 300,000 California students who … Continue reading

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Save Mart CARES Donates Salad Bars in California

The United Fresh Foundation is pleased to announce a generous grant from the Save Mart CARES charitable organization to support Let’s Move Salad Bars … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Lisa McNeece at 2013 Reception

Lisa McNeece, vice president, Foodservice and Industrial Sales, of Grimmway Enterprises, will be the guest speaker at the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual Reception … Continue reading

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Back to nature

The demand for natural and organic products is still on the rise. So is consumer skepticism. Retailers have to be picky with their offerings to stay ahead of the game. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Wonderful Pomegranate Harvest is Underway

Early season Pomegranate varieties have moved smoothly into the distribution channels and now the Wonderful, the principal pomegranate variety is starting to ship. “Continued … Continue reading

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Fresh Summit Education Highlights Include “communities of interest”

Attendees of the 2012 Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition will see key changes to the convention’s educational programming when they gather in California … Continue reading

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Shanley Farms Now Shipping Morro Bay Avocados

Shanley Farms is now shipping Morro Bay Avocados which are solely grown in San Luis Obispo County, the northernmost avocado growing region in California. … Continue reading

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Almond Water Continues to Expand

Victoria’s Kitchen, the makers of Almond Water, is planning a rapid expansion into key and core markets. Beginning August, 2012, consumers will enjoy finding … Continue reading

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L.A. law

Plastic grocery bags get the death penalty. By Tom Weir If you belong to the Baby Boom generation or the one before it, you … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Columns

Banner Mountain Sprouts Voluntarily Recalls Organic Sprouts

As a precautionary measure, Banner Mountain Sprouts is voluntarily recalling organic sprouts under the following names: 4-oz. zesty greens, 5-oz. sprout salad, 4-oz. clover, … Continue reading

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Natural Delights Medjool Dates Gears Up for Ramadan

Growers of Bard Valley Natural Delights, the country’s top-selling Medjool date brand, are gearing up for Ramadan 2012, the yearly month-long Muslim observance. Ramadan … Continue reading

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The First Family of wine

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Draeger’s has been in the wine business for nearly 90 years and remains a top shop for everyone from everyday consumers and oenophiles to … Continue reading

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Struggling in the golden state

California is considered a trendsetter. It would be wise for retailers in the other 49 states to pay close attention. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Shining Bright in the Golden State

A smart and steady approach to growth not only kept Save Mart in the game through periods of economic turbulence, it helped earn it the title of Grocery Headquarters’ 2012 Independent Retailer of the Year. Continue reading

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