Tag Archives: produce

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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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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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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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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United Fresh Names Honorees in 2013 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

Exceptional produce managers representing 21 different supermarket chains, commissaries and independent retail stores in 16 states and Canada will be the honored guests at … Continue reading

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United Fresh Tour in Action

United Fresh continues the California Fresh Impact Tour this week with town halls and member visits in Sacramento, San Francisco, Salinas and Santa Maria. … Continue reading

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National Mango Board to Host Ripening Webinar

The National Mango Board (NMB), in conjunction with the University of California, Davis (Department of Plant Science) and the University of Florida (IFAS Center … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Delivers at Annual Conference

Produce for Better Health Foundation’s annual conference, The Consumer Connection, held March 13-15, 2013 in San Francisco delivered a strong informational program, notable speakers, … Continue reading

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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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