Tag Archives: fruit

Sales Review: Grapes

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

The expanding world of organics

Consumers continue to ask about organics. Growers are answering them, while leading shoppers to the category. Is organic produce healthier than conventional? Do the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Bargain Boxing: NOLA’s Local Produce Package

Farmer’s Markets have proven to be tough competition for supermarkets in some cities, but here is an idea retailers can introduce in their store. Continue reading

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Juicing: A New Year’s Experiment

This week my S.O. and I were visiting a professional foodie friend in New Orleans who has the fast track to all of the … Continue reading

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Ambrosia Apple Sales Jumped in October

Performance results for U.S. supermarkets released this week by Nielsen Perishables Group show a strong start for the Ambrosia variety. For the month of … Continue reading

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A Perfect Pear-ing

December is National Pear Month and Pear Bureau Northwest is celebrating by inviting top chefs to showcase the fruit throughout December. Restaurants in Portland … Continue reading

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Eating More Fruit? Survey says, you are not alone!

BLOG: Nothing beats a piece of fruit – other than a sandwich, of course. The number two food is gaining popularity for its convenience. Continue reading

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Limoneira Acquires 760 Acres of Agriculture Property

Limoneira Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of approximately 760 acres of agricultural property in the town of Porterville in Tulare county, … Continue reading

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CMI Expands its HERO Program Domestically

The Washington state apple- pear- and cherry-grower/shipper CMI is expanding its HERO brand apple program to include a series of snack-sized apple pouch bags … Continue reading

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Organics Unlimited is “Growing” Awareness

September is GROW Month for Organics Unlimited. Retailers carrying GROW label bananas by Organics Unlimited are supporting the non-profit brand by increasing consumer awareness … Continue reading

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Sunkist Expands its Fresh Citrus Program to Florida

Sunkist Growers and Greene River Marketing are teaming up to sell Florida citrus under the Sunkist brand in markets across the globe beginning in … Continue reading

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New Apple Varieties Get a Name

After years of development and consumer testing as NY1 and NY2, Cornell University and New York Apple Growers have given the hottest new apples … Continue reading

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The Smurfs 2 Sweepstakes Continues into British Columbia Season

North American distributor of Fresh Asparagus and Blueberries, Gourmet Trading Company continues its The Smurfs 2 Sweepstakes through the British Columbia blueberry season. “This … Continue reading

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Well-Pict Berries Launches New Website

Well-Pict Berries, known for innovation in growing methods and crop varieties, is continuing the forward-thinking theme with the launch of their new website. Rolled … Continue reading

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Dole’s Banana Food Truck Sets Off on 4,800-Mile Tour

The Peel the Love Summer Food Truck Tour has hit the road in on a 4,800-mile summer quest to reacquaint Americans with the fun, … Continue reading

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Georgia Blueberry Commission Debuts Recipe Contest

The Georgia Blueberry Commission will host its first-ever “Sweet Georgia Blues Recipe Contest” throughout the month of June in celebration of Georgia Blueberry Month. … Continue reading

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Naturipe Farms “Makes Way For Strawberries”

Naturipe Farms officially launches its first Make Way for Strawberries Recipe Spring Cleaning Challenge, continuing through June 20th. The international, grower-owned, producer and marketer … Continue reading

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Del Monte Finds its Final Inner Chef

Del Monte Fresh Produce announces its final of four weekly aspiring chef winners for its Find Your Inner Chef online contest. The fourth and … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Kicks Off its Get Healthy, Give Hope Campaign

Gearing up for its annual Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign, Produce for Kids has partnered with 13 supermarket grocery store chains across the country … Continue reading

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Study Shows Mango Buyers Purchase More

The National Mango Board (NMB) has published the Mango FreshFacts Shopper Insights report, which shows that mango buyers spend 40% more per grocery basket than … Continue reading

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YumEarth Says “You’ll Go Bananas” for New Fruit Snacks

YumEarth, the organic candy company, is launching YumEarth Organics Fruit Snacks, 100% vegan fruit snacks that contain no artificial colors or flavors, no high-fructose … Continue reading

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National Mango Board to Host Ripening Webinar

The National Mango Board (NMB), in conjunction with the University of California, Davis (Department of Plant Science) and the University of Florida (IFAS Center … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Achieves Social Media Milestone

Consumers, Public Health Communities and the Fruit and Vegetable Industry continue to respond very favorably to the Fruits & Veggies–More Matters national health campaign … Continue reading

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Dole Food Company Rings in New Year with Website Refresh

Dole Food Company unveiled the new face of dole.com. The website establishes the Dole brand online, with a simple and clean design that is … Continue reading

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United Fresh Forms Agriculture Workforce Coalition

United Fresh has joined with organizations representing a broad cross-section of agricultural employers today in the newly-formed Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC). As the unified … Continue reading

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