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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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National Mango Board Announces Mango Retailer of the Year

The National Mango Board (NMB) honored four retailers for being the “best of the best” in mango retailing and providing outstanding support and promotion … Continue reading

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Stemilt Receives Community Collaboration Award

Washington state’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs (CHA) recently honored Stemilt Growers with a Community Collaboration Award. Stemilt president West Mathison and his wife, Courtney, … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Hydroponic growing gains momentum

When consumers purchase produce, they are spending more money on the fuel and transportation costs it took to get it to the supermarket than … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Dips

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Gourmet Trading Company is Now Importing Peruvian Blueberries

North American distributor of fresh asparagus, blueberries and blackberries, Gourmet Trading Company, announced it has received its first shipment of Peruvian Blueberries. Gourmet Trading … Continue reading

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The Produce Mom’s School Foodservice Program to Launch in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Fruit’s The Produce Mom has partnered with Indiana Celebrities & Heroes to inspire healthy eating amongst children via their school foodservice program, Find … Continue reading

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Crunch Pak is Goin’ Country

Crunch Pak has been once again asked to donate product to a televised award show – this time for the American Country Awards that … Continue reading

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Frieda Caplan To Be Honored with United Fresh Lifetime Achievement Award

The United Fresh Produce Association will honor Frieda Rapoport Caplan with its Lifetime Achievement Award during its 2013 Winter Leadership Meetings this January in … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Adds Mexican Hothouse Program

Baloian Farms added a Mexican hot house program in November of 2012 with availability through May of 2013. A new partnership with Cueto Produce … Continue reading

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CMI’s New Apple Packing Line Keeps Prices Down

CMI and McDougall and Sons (CMI’s largest growing entity and one of their founding owners) has improved their packing operation — amidst a hail … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Cool Cuts Social Media Campaign Helps Fight Hunger

Ready Pac Foods, Inc. has announced a partnership with Feeding America, the Nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, for a Facebook campaign focused on their … Continue reading

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Leadership Symposium Scheduled For January

Senior executives from all segments of the global supply chain who want to recharge their batteries for the new year, strengthen leadership capabilities and … Continue reading

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Limoneira Pairs With Experts to Unleash the Power of Lemons

After launching its new marketing campaign, Unleash the Power of Lemons, earlier this year, Limoneira Company, a leading agribusiness, today announced its pairing with five Los … Continue reading

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PMA 2012 Fresh Summit

The 2012 PMA Fresh Summit show was packed with new innovations and ideas — and it had record attendance. Continue reading

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Chile Blueberry Season Begins

It is the beginning of the Gourmet Trading Company’s , announced the beginning of its Chile blueberry season today. As the company’s Argentina blueberry … Continue reading

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Why I love the produce industry… and a big THANKS!

Two weeks ago growers, manufacturers, buyers, sellers, marketers and associations converged on the Anaheim, California convention center to talk—and taste—produce. The new format of … Continue reading

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Pure Hot House Foods Launches Fresh Kits

Pure Hot House Foods recently launched its Pure Flavor Fresh Kits. Designed to be convenient and affordable, Salsa, Caprese and Guacamole are the first … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company Honors Former CEO and President

“We felt that the internet was a good avenue to reach all the people who Chris had an impact on throughout the world. The … Continue reading

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Package Containers, Inc. Donates 25,000 Box Tops for Education to Chicago Suburban Middle School

When Mary Pytko’s name was read over the convention center sound system at the 2011 PMA Fresh Summit Trade Show as the winner of … Continue reading

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Fresh Blueberries from Chile Projected to Set New Record

Export of fresh Blueberries from Chile is projected to continue the upward momentum this 2012-13 season, forecasted to rise by 21% over the prior … Continue reading

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Sunny forecast

IBM has developed Deep Thunder, a weather-modeling service that, according to officials with the Armonk, N.Y.-based company, can help farmers dramatically reduce the amount … Continue reading

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Green Giant Fresh Upgrades Packaging

Green Giant Fresh announces today the launch of their new consumer-friendly smart packaging design. Products that were previously sold in clamshells have been transitioned … Continue reading

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PBH To Host Supermarket Dietitians at Fresh Summit

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) will host 20 supermarket dietitians for a 3-day educational session to be held during PMA’s Fresh Summit in … Continue reading

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Grimmway Farms is Helping People Lose

Grimmway Farms announced a partnership with Giraffe Interactive as the exclusive carrot supplier of The Biggest Loser consumer brand and plans an early November … Continue reading

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