Tag Archives: Rainier Fruit Co

Spotlight on: Rainier Fruit Co.

Experience, pride and the conviction to try new things contribute to success of the Rainier Fruit Co. Consistency. That is the most important thing … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Spotlight

Snacktime’s sweetheart

Cherries fill a void as consumers look for fresh healthy snack options during the hot days of summer. Cherries have always had a place … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Northern exposure

Produce exhibitors at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association annual event had lots to show attendees.  Eager to bring their products to a growing and … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Produce’s big top performance

This year’s Southern Exposure event promises to be  “the greatest produce show on earth.” No longer is an apple just an apple or a … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

A healthy resolve

Each New Year consumers focus on healthy eating. Retailers would be wise to capitalize on this trend by recommitting to the produce department. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Scaling the summit

Produce insiders are packing their Mardi Gras masks and heading to The Big Easy for the industry’s “big show”—the annual PMA Fresh Summit. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Leaders of the Pac Northwest

The fresh foods produced and the companies producing them help the Pacific Northwest region thrive. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Northward bound

Produce growers and companies are geared up for CPMA with promotions and products for the Canadian market. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Produce(ing) a new start

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions, often creating opportunities for retailers to promote fresh fruits and vegetables. After indulging in delectable treats … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Produce Powerhouse

PMA Fresh Summit is fast approaching. The industry is poised to put its best foot forward. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Organic opportunities

Increased availability, improved product appearance and unique offerings are creating new sales options for organic produce. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

The best from the Northwest

The distinctive climate of the Northwest makes for some of the most well-received produce and seafood in the country. The Northwest region of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

An after school’s [out] snack

As manufacturers continue to grow their small-size produce offerings, it is up to retailers to make the connection with parents and kids in store. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Hitting the jackpot

Nutritional benefits and an extended selling season have made cherries a hot item in the produce section. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

A Spring Showcase

Retailers are looking north to see what is blooming for spring produce. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

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