Tag Archives: produce

Clear Lam Packaging Wins 2013 PMA Impact Award

For the second time in three years, Clear Lam Packaging has been awarded a PMA Impact Award for Excellence in Packaging. Clear Lam collaborated … Continue reading

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It’sFresh! Named Best First-time Exhibitor

The company was showcasing its unique ethylene removal technology, which extends the shelf life and quality of produce by as many as three days … 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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Mandatory Packing Date Announced for Vidalia Onions in 2014

The year 2014 signals a new beginning for the Georgia-grown Vidalia sweet onion, the state’s official vegetable. With the support of Commissioner of Agriculture … 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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Marvel and Crunch Pak Team up for Healthy Snacking

Marvel Entertainment and Crunch Pak are launching a new assortment of products featuring Marvel Super Heroes.  Coming in 2014, Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man and Marvel’s … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month C.H. Robinson continues to support breast cancer awareness efforts and promote a sweet way to stay healthy through … 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

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Whole Foods Market announces enhanced standards for fresh produce and flowers

In fall 2014, Whole Foods Market will launch a comprehensive rating system for produce and flowers sold in its stores to help shoppers make … Continue reading

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Co-Sales Expands Fresh Division

Co-Sales has announced that Cashman-Edwards has merged its business with Co-Sales Company. Andrew B. Cashman and staff will join our management team to expand … Continue reading

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Mann Packing is Rock ‘n’ Rollin’

Mann Packing is teaming up with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series for a second race season this fall to feature its award-winning Stringless … Continue reading

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Fresh Produce Sales Up Again for Second Quarter of 2013

For the second quarter this year, fresh produce sales are up compared to last year’s figures. Organic fruits and vegetables lead the pack in … Continue reading

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United Fresh Names 2013 Family Business Scholarship Recipients

The United Fresh Foundation is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2013 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships. Now in its thirteenth … Continue reading

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Steve Lutz Joins Columbia Marketing International

Columbia Marketing International, an established grower/shipper of premium quality apples, pears and cherries, has hired Steve Lutz as VP of Marketing.  Steve replaces Bob … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Onions

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

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

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PMA Announces New FSMA Webinars

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is releasing new resources to help the global fresh produce industry understand the U.S. government’s latest proposed rules to implement … Continue reading

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Renewable Resources Group Acquires Sun World International

Renewable Resources Group (RRG), a California-based asset management firm with a focus on agriculture and other sustainable resources, has purchased Sun World International, the … 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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Center for Produce Safety Research Findings Now Online

New resources translating current research from the Center for Produce Safety (CPS) into practical applications for individual food safety programs are now online and … Continue reading

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Clicking on all cylinders

By focusing on fresh offerings, online grocers are setting the stage for the future of the industry. It is up to brick-and-mortar retailers to keep pace. 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

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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

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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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