Tag Archives: produce

Idaho Potato Commission Gears Up for Football Season

For the third consecutive year, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) will sponsor the Boise State University (BSU) and University of Idaho (U of I) football teams. … Continue reading

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GloriAnn Farms Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

GloriAnn Farms, and its partner Five Crowns Marketing announces Corn for the Cause promotion for National Breast Cancer Awareness month. During the month of … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Launches Disney-themed Cool Cuts Salads and Mini-Meals

Back-to-school lunches and snacks just got more fun—and nutritious—with the help of Ready Pac Foods’ new line of Disney-themed Ready Pac Cool Cuts salads … Continue reading

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Kiwifruit for Kids 2012 Launches for Back-to-School

ZESPRI Kiwifruit announced today it will be launching its second annual Kiwifruit for Kids campaign. The campaign, which enjoyed huge success last year, has … Continue reading

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Supply chain-wide alliance hosts food safety training for Hawaii produce growers

When growers gather for two food safety workshops to be held in Hawaii later this month, surely the scenery will be exceptional – and … Continue reading

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Shanley Farms Now Shipping Morro Bay Avocados

Shanley Farms is now shipping Morro Bay Avocados which are solely grown in San Luis Obispo County, the northernmost avocado growing region in California. … Continue reading

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Nielsen Perishables Group creates syndicated reports for all fresh departments

A total-store perspective is essential to understand and manage complementary and competitive fresh products, and to identify opportunities for growth and innovation. The Nielsen … Continue reading

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Mann Packing is Teaming Up with Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series

Mann Packing is teaming up with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series to feature its award-winning Stringless Sugar Snap Peas at two major race … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Partners with Grocery Stores and Sprouts to Encourage Healthy Eating

This fall, Produce for Kids and select grocery stores will be launching the Healthy Schools, Healthy Minds campaign to raise money for local health and nutrition-based … Continue reading

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Tanimura & Antle Voluntarily Recalls Single Lot of Romaine Lettuce

Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling a single lot of romaine lettuce because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. … Continue reading

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YottaMark Receives Funding for Leading Food Traceability Solution

YottaMark Inc., provider of HarvestMark, the industry-leading fresh food traceability and insights platform, has announced the closing of a $24 million Series D growth … Continue reading

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Stemilt Celebrates Back to School with Bartlett pears, Lil Snappers

Stemilt Growers is celebrating Back to School month by adding a new item to its line of kid-sized apples and pears, Lil Snappers. Bartlett … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Packaged Salads

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Culinary Cathedral

With its outstanding made-from-scratch prepared foods; local produce, meats and specialty foods; plus traditional and gourmet groceries, Harmons City Creek has created a religious … Continue reading

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Natural Delights Introduces Country’s First Pitted Medjool Dates

Bard Valley Natural Delights is offering consumers a convenient new way to enjoy the lusciousness and all-around snackability of Medjools with the introduction of … Continue reading

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Stemilt presents $12,000 check to the Washington Apple Education Foundation

Stemilt Growers presented Washington Apple Education Foundation with a check for $12,000 last week. The funds for the check came from the proceeds of … Continue reading

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The Panama Canal Expansion

I want you to keep one particular year in mind—2014! Given the state of the economy here and abroad it may be difficult for … Continue reading

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Q&A with Ed Beckman, Certified Greenhouse Farmers

Ed Beckman, the president of Certified Greenhouse Farmers talks to Grocery Headquarters about greenhouse-grown produce and why the industry needs a standard definition for … Continue reading

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PMA’s new guide offers blueprint for standardizing fresh produce EDI

A new guide created by Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Supply Chain Efficiencies Committee is designed specifically to help companies in the fresh produce industry … Continue reading

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Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers Welcomes Paul Newman

Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers located in Wenatchee, WA., announced today that industry veteran Paul Newman is joining the sales team as the Organic Category … Continue reading

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Dole Promotes the Banana as Nature’s Original Energy Bar

A summer-long national marketing campaign that challenges summer fitness fans and recreational enthusiasts to consider the banana as one of nature’s best energy sources … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Barry Goldsher, Growers Supply

The president and chief executive officer of Growers Supply says that hydroponics is the best way to achieve greater production as demand for locally … Continue reading

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Banner Mountain Sprouts Voluntarily Recalls Organic Sprouts

As a precautionary measure, Banner Mountain Sprouts is voluntarily recalling organic sprouts under the following names: 4-oz. zesty greens, 5-oz. sprout salad, 4-oz. clover, … Continue reading

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Sales Reviews: Tomatoes

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PMA Applauds Efforts of the Alliance for Food and Farming

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the release of the Environmental Working Group’s … Continue reading

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