Tag Archives: produce

Packaged Goods Up Against Eating Good

Last week the Wall Street Journal reported on the decline a number of the national brand packaged goods companies experienced in their 2014 year-end earnings. Reported by Sarah Halzack, … Continue reading

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Avocados’ “First Super Bowl Commercial Ever”

Everyone loves Super Bowl commercials… even those viewers who don’t like the Super Bowl. This year was no different as everyone gathered around to see … Continue reading

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Sales review: Onions and garlic

Posted in 2015 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Georgia Growers Association Relaunches Food Safety Program

The Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is relaunching its longstanding, leading initiative for the statewide produce industry that creates, updates and implements … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Produce shopper support

New Year’s resolutions are in full swing. Retailers that help consumers stay on track will win their loyalty year-round. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

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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Canadian Produce Industry has successful meetings on Parliament Hill

On November 18 and 19, industry leaders representing the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) met with over 40 Parliamentarians … Continue reading

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PMA Fresh Summit 2014

The 2014 PMA Fresh Summit was a record-breaking show, according to PMA officials. Taking place in Anaheim from October 17-19, the produce industry was … Continue reading

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A seasonless selection of produce

By bringing together growing regions around the world, the produce industry is able to offer shoppers a wide range of fruits and vegetables—even those … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 11 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

A Fresh Summit Summary

It is that time of year. The leaves are changing; and there is a chill in the air…. it is time for PMA’s Fresh Summit show. … Continue reading

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PMA Fresh Summit Exhibitors Donate to Orange County

Exhibitors from the PMA Fresh Summit donated 217,667 pounds of produce to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County at the end of … Continue reading

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Canadian Produce Industry Could Lose Preferential Status U.S. Markets

Canadian fresh fruit and vegetables suppliers will soon lose preferential status when exporting to the United States, if the Canadian government fails to follow … Continue reading

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Optimizing organics

It is time for retailers to prime their produce departments for serious organic sales. Most politicians would kill to have the approval rating that … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Back to snack season

With kids heading back to the classroom, the industry teams up to keep offering healthy snacks. “A nation of snackers.” That is the general … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Talk of the Northwest

The Pacific Northwest has a plethora of produce in the ground, fish in the sea and products made from local ingredients. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Tomatoes

As consumers look to eat healthier between meals, sales of snacking tomatoes continue to increase. By Haley Hastings Tomatoes accounted for 5.4% of produce … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Produce’s big players

Knowing where shoppers are placing their dollars can be the difference between full shelves or full carts. Imagine creating a large display of soup … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 04 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

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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

United’s New Quarterly Report Offers Latest Trends in Fresh Produce for Foodservice

United Fresh is proud to launch Fresh Insights for Foodservice, a new quarterly report showcasing the latest trends in fresh produce use in foodservice … Continue reading

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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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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

Mann Packing Launches Seasonal Party Trays

Mann Packing Company is launching seasonal fresh vegetable trays to meet consumer demand for convenient entertaining products during the holidays and on through Super … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Dried fruit & snack mixes

Posted in 2013 12 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews