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First Lady Michelle Obama Shares Personal Message with the Produce Industry

During the annual State of the Industry presentation, PMA CEO Bryan Silbermann and PMA president Cathy Burns touched on a number of trends that … Continue reading

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Q2 5% sales increase reported by long-term eat brighter! participants

Quarterly research surveys administered by Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Research Center show positive results for eat brighter! sales in Q2, including a 3% average increase … Continue reading

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Let’s Move 4,000 Salad Bars

Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools (LMSB2S) has granted its 4,000th school salad bar. This represents an investment of over $10 million by the … 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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Sesame Street’s Elmo and Rosita to Join the First Lady for Announcement

On Wednesday, October 30 at 2:40 PM ET, First Lady Michelle Obama will join Sesame Street’s Elmo and Rosita, the Produce Marketing Association and … Continue reading

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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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Food and Beverage Companies Surpass 2015 Goal of Reducing Calories in the U.S.

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced that America’s top food and beverage companies have exceeded their goal of reducing 1.5 trillion calories … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Promotes Healthy Meal Choices

In support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, Goya Foods is committing resources to promote the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate, or … Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables Star in USDA’s New School Meal Standards

The United Fresh Produce Association applauds the release of new nutrition standards for school meals. First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Agriculture Tom … Continue reading

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