Tag Archives: produce

Produce Traceability Initiative Survey Finds Widespread Progress

A recent survey to gauge produce industry members’ adoption of the seven Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) milestones indicates companies are making widespread progress. The … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Named Top Donor by Orange County’s Second Harvest Food Bank and “Shares the Love”

Frieda’s, Inc. was awarded with the Top 20 Community Donor Award of 2011 by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. The second … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit Launched

United Fresh Produce Association announces the publication of the Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit. The just-launched Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit contains valuable marketing strategies and … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

The Superbowl’s Missing Message

Soooo, how about them Giants? Personally, I don’t follow football, but as a New Yorker, I know a lot of people whose moods for the … Continue reading

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CPMA is Sold Out

Having already sold out once and expanded to meet the additional demand, exhibit spaces at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s (CPMA) 87th Annual Convention … Continue reading

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Talking Shop With… Suzanne Wolter

The director of marketing for Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co. says new varieties are juicing up apple sales. Grocery Headquarters: What are the main … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Talking Shop

A produce resolution

Sharing nutritional information and reminding consumers of good eating habits can help shoppers stick to their New Year’s resolutions—and keep sales up. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Q&A with Produce Growers on Supporting Consumers New Year’s Resolutions

With the new year upon us, people are re-committing to eating healthy and getting in shape. Retailers can help shoppers stick to their goals … Continue reading

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San Miguel Cut ‘n Clean Greens Kits

San Miguel Produce has introduced two Cut `n Clean Greens, ready-to-cook “cooking greens kits,” making it easy for home cooks to add southern-style comfort … Continue reading

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The Midwest Produce Conference will debut in Chicago

The Midwest Produce Conference & Expo, a new trade event for the produce industry launched by The Packer, will come to Chicago from August … Continue reading

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Dole’s Garden Kit

Dole Food Company is launching a new DOLE Garden Kit. Just in time for the holidays, the Garden Kit includes 12 seed varieties, including … Continue reading

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Intelleflex Documents the Value of Delivered Freshness for Produce

Intelleflex released the results of its recent pilot program, Delivered Freshness, supporting its ability to help minimize loss and maximize freshness at the point … Continue reading

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A team effort

Some consumers watch the Super Bowl with a small group of family and friends huddled around the TV. For others it has become a much larger event. However fans chose to enjoy the game, one thing is consistent, a lot of food will be consumed. Continue reading

Posted in 2011 12 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sounding Board: Seed money

If you want to know what items will be in the produce department 15 years from now, talk to a genetic scientist today. By … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Columns

Organic Magic

With the organic segment still on the rise, retailers can keep sales blooming with a well-stocked produce aisle. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt Organic foods … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Shaping up

As more consumers try to slim down, savvy retailers are expanding their produce departments. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt If the key to a successful … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

With a cherry on top

Fresh cherries have never been more popular and retailers are preparing for the short, yet profitable season. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt For many people … Continue reading

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A fresh take

United Fresh addresses some of the top issues of concern to the produce industry, including transportation costs, technology and social media. By Deena M. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

North of the border

Produce growers are heading to Canada to celebrate the warm weather and share their latest offerings at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s Annual Convention … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Produce packs a punch

Shoppers looking to eat healthier and cook more meals at home are making the produce department a key stop on their shopping trip. By … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh