Tag Archives: produce

Produce Suppliers Team Up for Cause Marketing Campaign

Grimmway Farms, Cal-Organic Farms and other leading produce growers are teaming up with Sony Pictures Animation and Feeding America for a groundbreaking campaign in … 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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More Than 6,000 Stores Displaying Mango Board’s Bins

Brand new for 2013, the National Mango Board (NMB) produced high graphic, freestanding Mango Display Bins to be placed in participating retail stores nationally. … Continue reading

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Walmart Launches Fresh Produce Guarantee

Walmart announced new efforts that will ensure the quality and freshness of the fruits and vegetables that it offers customers. The retailer is standing … 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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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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HarvestMark Goes Mobile with ShopWell

YottaMark announced today that it has acquired substantially all the assets of ShopWell Solutions (ShopWell), the personalized food information company. YottaMark will integrate the … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2013 Donates More than 32,000 Pounds of Produce

After this year’s United Fresh show in San Diego, more than 30 volunteers helped collect donations from the convention floor to benefit those in … 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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United Fresh Announces New Recall Ready Program

United Fresh is announcing the launch of the new Recall Ready Program to help produce industry companies prepare for recalls as well as provide … 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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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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2013 CPMA Convention and Trade Show Breaks Record

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s (CPMA) 88th Annual Convention and Trade Show was the largest to date with 524 (10ft x 10ft) exhibit spaces. … Continue reading

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“Dirty Dozen” List Coverage Declines to Negligible Levels

Science-based information and the clear and concise food safety statements from the Obama Administration resulted in a significant decrease in media coverage of this … 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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PMA Applauds USDA Proposal Promoting Students’ Development of Healthful Eating Habits

Commending US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) steps to encourage students’ greater consumption of fruits, vegetables and other nutrient-dense foods, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) submitted … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company’s Grower Awarded Washington Person of the Year

Gourmet Trading Company,  a supplier of fresh asparagus in North America, announced that their Washington Grower Field Representative, Phil Clouse, was awarded Washington Asparagus … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Lisa McNeece at 2013 Reception

Lisa McNeece, vice president, Foodservice and Industrial Sales, of Grimmway Enterprises, will be the guest speaker at the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual Reception … Continue reading

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Getting on board

Working with commodity boards can go a long way toward helping retailers boost sales.  Produce sales are strong in the spring and summer, and … Continue reading

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The lulla-buy of Broadway

Mountains of fresh produce, competitively priced groceries and show-stopping prepared foods ensure Westside Market NYC will be a long-running smash hit. Click here for … Continue reading

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Produce’s fresh outlook

Marketing the health benefits of fruits and vegetables and convenient snack options have helped boost sales in the produce department. Continue reading

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Westside Market NYC

Richard Turcsik, Grocery Headquarters executive editor, visited Westside Market NYC, right in GHQ’s backyard. The chain’s newest store on Broadway in Upper Manhattan offers … Continue reading

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