Tag Archives: fruits

A fresh connection

United Fresh 2014 focuses on meeting consumer demand, transportation and food safety. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Ready Pac Welcomes Chapman University Graduate Students

Ready Pac Foods welcomed Chapman University graduate students to their facilities last month. The educational group participated in an insightful tour of Ready Pac’s … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Can You Tell Me How to Get… Kids to Eat Their Fruits and Vegetables

In her time as First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama has made fitness and health a major priority, so it was no … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Off the Shelves, Perishables, Web-Exclusive Content, What's New

A healthy resolve

Each New Year consumers focus on healthy eating. Retailers would be wise to capitalize on this trend by recommitting to the produce department. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

WhiteWave Foods Acquires Earthbound Farm

The WhiteWave Foods Co. of Denver, Colo., has agreed to acquire Earthbound Farm, a major organic food brands. for approximately $600 million. Earthbound Farm … Continue reading

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Pink Ribbon Produce Honors Retailer & Produce Partners

Pink Ribbon Produce, a breast cancer prevention and fundraising program lead by advertising agency AugustineIdeas, honored retail and produce partners for their donations and … Continue reading

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PMA Passion

Whoa! The past ten days have been a whirl. After a three days in Atlanta for the NACS show and a couple days in … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Launches Contest to Encourage Healthy Choices

Ready Pac Foods is leveraging their tech-savvy consumer base to promote usage of its Bistro Bowl Salad line this fall. A consumer social media … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, Promotions, What's New

PBH Unveils New Fruits & Veggies—More Matter Website

Produce for Better Health Foundation’s consumer website, MoreMatters.org, has a new look, new functionality, added enhancements and enriched navigation to make it easier for … Continue reading

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Organic grows up

Consumers want to know where and how their produce is grown. The expanding organic segment is increasingly quelling their concerns—and boosting store sales. Everyday … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Harris Teeter and Titan Farms Donate More Than 50,000 Pounds of Peaches

Harris Teeter and vendor Titan Farms, donated approximately 57,000 pounds of peaches to the Second Harvest Food Banks in Winston-Salem and Charlotte (NC) this … Continue reading

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Eyeing apples

Apples are a core fruit within the produce section and sales are on the rise. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Honing in on healthy snacks

With innovations in flavor, packaging and brand appeal, produce companies are winning over the snacking category. It seems almost weekly a new snack item … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Twenty-seven Schools Receive Salad Bars

Thousands of students in 27 schools in four states will have more opportunities to eat fresh fruits and vegetables each day when they return … Continue reading

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Incentives Lead to Increased Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the results of USDA’s Healthy Incentives Pilot (HIP) and discussed additional steps USDA and its partners are taking to … Continue reading

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“Disease or not a disease…”

… that is the question currently being debated in response to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) decision to classify obesity as a disease. Yes, … Continue reading

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Freshway Foods Goes Local

Freshway Foods announced that the company has introduced new products featuring locally grown produce from the Great Lakes region. Fruits and vegetables available through … Continue reading

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Dole Inspires Salad Fans with New Website

Dole Fresh Vegetables has launched an inspirational new website reflecting the growing culinary evolution of salad and the DOLE Salads brand of prepackaged salad blends and all-natural … Continue reading

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Turbana Partners with Price Choppers to Kick Off PFK Spring Campaign

Turbana announced its partnership with one of its longstanding retailers, Price Chopper, to kick off the Produce for Kids 2013 campaign entitled “Get Healthy, Give … Continue reading

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Dole is Sponsoring a Health Symposium

With a strong commitment to health and wellness, Dole Food Company, is the host sponsor of the fifth biennial International Berry Health Benefits Symposium, June 18-20, 2013, … Continue reading

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United Fresh Releases Sustainability Guide

To assist producers and partners in developing, assessing and communicating their sustainability programs, United Fresh Produce Association has launched its Sustainability Guide and Self-Assessment … Continue reading

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My Confession

Dear Grocery Retailers, Please forgive me, I have been unfaithful. For years, I have always turned to your supermarkets for my produce. I selected … Continue reading

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Fruit Center Marketplace

Suburban Boston is a competitive hot spot when it comes to supermarkets, with Stop & Shop, Shaw’s/Star Market, Market Basket and Roche Bros. duking … Continue reading

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Dole was a Gold Sponsor of Big Sur

Dole sponsored one of the world’s top destination races in its own backyard, the Big Sur International Marathon. Dole, including Dole Fresh Vegetables of … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Cherries

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews