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The Evolving Landscape of the U.S. Fresh Foods Market

Even as inflationary pressures nag at consumers wallets, fresh foods remain a healthy part of the American diet. In fact, consumers in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Freshway Foods Celebrates 25 Years

Freshway Foods celebrates their 25th anniversary with tremendous growth, positive change and a long-standing commitment to creating a clear value proposition. Started by co-owners … Continue reading

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Consumers and the Growing Quest for Fresh

U.S. consumers are on the hunt to put more greens on their tables at meal time—even if it means spending a little more cabbage. … Continue reading

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Fruit, Organics Post Strong Performance in Q4

Fresh produce made strong gains in Q4 of 2012 compared to the previous year, according to the latest edition of FreshFacts on Retail, the … Continue reading

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United Launches 2013 Produce Industry Compensation Survey

The United Fresh Foundation, through its Center for Leadership Excellence, has launched its 2013 compensation survey for the fresh produce industry. The data collected … Continue reading

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United Fresh Voices Concern for Small Farm Exemptions

United Fresh members and staff are participating in the first public hearings organized by FDA to hear feedback on the draft Produce Rule and … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Offer Networking Reception for Wholesalers and Distributors

Produce wholesalers and distributors will find extra value at this year’s United Fresh Convention in San Diego with a new reception designed exclusively for … Continue reading

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Grocery Headquarters 2012 Consumer Perishables Databook

Download the 2012 Grocery Headquarters Consumer Perishables Databook for an in-depth statistical look at sales in the bakery, meat, deli, seafood and produce departments.  … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Women in the Produce Industry

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations to help select an honoree to speak at the annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce, Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Hosts New Jersey Healthy School Lunch Event

Last month Ready Pac hosted a Salad Day at Osage Elementary School in Voorhees County, New Jersey. The event helped raise awareness of New … Continue reading

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe Duo to Speak at United Fresh 2013

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, will deliver their signature off-the-cuff commentary at the Thursday General Session of United Fresh … Continue reading

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Beating the odds

Roundy’s hard work and success has earned the 2013 Grocery Headquarters Independent Retailer of the Year honor. Continue reading

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Hold the pesticides

Organic produce sales continue to climb. Their benefits may be up for dispute, but its clear consumers recognize organics exist. Continue reading

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Hollandia pays tribute to California TV personality

Hollandia Produce makes a tribute to television personality who connected with California produce. Vincent E. Choate, director of marketing for Hollandia, announced the company’s … Continue reading

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Pink Lady America Makes Apples a Family Affair

Pink Lady America (PLA) is starting the new year with a program designed to focus on those families at the orchard level doing the … Continue reading

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Dole Food Company Rings in New Year with Website Refresh

Dole Food Company unveiled the new face of dole.com. The website establishes the Dole brand online, with a simple and clean design that is … Continue reading

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United Fresh Forms Agriculture Workforce Coalition

United Fresh has joined with organizations representing a broad cross-section of agricultural employers today in the newly-formed Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC). As the unified … Continue reading

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KIKU Apple Pouch Bags Now Available

CMI is partnering with retailers to take apple sales to the next level with its high-graphic KIKU shippers. Available in both a five-box euro … Continue reading

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United Fresh Begins Review of Proposed Food Safety Rules for Produce

With the FDA’s release of its proposed Produce Safety rule and Preventive Controls for Human Food rule under the Food Safety and Modernization Act … Continue reading

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Produce(ing) a new start

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions, often creating opportunities for retailers to promote fresh fruits and vegetables. After indulging in delectable treats … Continue reading

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Utah State University Aggies Take Home The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Trophy

“The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl belongs to the Aggies” said Coach Gary Andersen as he accepted the trophy, a crystal bowl loaded with Idaho … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Offers Clients Improved 2013 Promotional Planning Calendar

Frieda’s annual Promotional Planning Calendar has received an exciting redesign with a new poster format.  Included is a chart of best sellers by specialty … Continue reading

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Stemilt Growers Receives Governor’s Award for Energy Performance

Washington state Governor Chris Gregoire recognized Stemilt Growers with a Governor’s Award for Leadership in Energy Performance. Stemilt received the award for greatly reducing … Continue reading

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Elden’s Fresh Foods

According to Elden’s Fresh Foods’ customers say there is no comparison to the thriving one-unit independent from the northern Minnesota lake resort community of … Continue reading

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Stockholders Approve Sale of Dole’s Worldwide Packaged Foods and Asia Fresh Businesses

Dole Food Company, Inc. announced that it has moved much closer to completing the sale of its worldwide packaged foods and Asia fresh businesses … Continue reading

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