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California Giant Berries Proud to Wear Pink

California Giant Berry Farms’ packaging will again take on a new color during the month of October to convey their commitment to breast cancer … Continue reading

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Produce Suppliers and Retailers Expand Partnership during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Ribbon Produce, a unique retail program committed to the fight against breast cancer, will return this October to more than 500 Harris Teeter, … Continue reading

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New Apple Variety from FirstFruits of Washington

The intensely sweet and crunchy new apple variety Sweetie, from FirstFruits of Washington, will be making an appearance at retail this September. First planted … Continue reading

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Fresh Express Announces Limited-in-Scope Recall

Fresh Express Incorporated is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 9-oz. Leafy Green Romaine Salad with the expired use-by date of September 16 as … Continue reading

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Sunlight International is Ready for Halloween

Sunlight International has Halloween all wrapped up with its new box packaging, which holds the company’s stand-up colander bags filled with fresh Harvest Hobgoblin … Continue reading

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Safefruitsandveggies.com Provides Science Based Safety Information For Consumers

A recent Stanford University nutritional comparison study has generated intense consumer interest about the differences between conventionally and organically grown fruits and vegetables. But, … Continue reading

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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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