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Research Shows Fresh Avocado Enhances Absorption of Fat Soluble Nutrients

Recent research published in The Journal of Nutrition, says that consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots … Continue reading

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Study Reveals Importance of Vidalia Onions

Recent sales data research by the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) indicates that sweet onions lead the onion category with the largest dollar sales (35%) … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Surpasses 2013 Goals

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) reported performance results against their 2013 year-end goals. Overall, the year-end results of the annual business plan exceeded … Continue reading

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Spending to Increase During Super Bowl

NFL teams are not the only ones competing to participate in the Super Bowl; a variety of industries compete for business on Super Bowl … Continue reading

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Survey Shows Consumers Prefer Fresh to Local

“Local” and “seasonal” have become menu buzzwords, but a new study shows that consumers value freshness first. The quantitative study undertaken by research firm … Continue reading

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“What America (Tw)eats” Study Sheds Light on Breakfast Habits

A study conducted by the National “got milk?” Milk Mustache Campaign, in conjunction with the social media analytics firm Crimson Hexagon, found that many … Continue reading

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Study Shows Eating Half an Avocado Decreases Hunger

The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) has announced publication of a study that suggests adding one-half of a fresh avocado to a lunch may have … Continue reading

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Research Shows Apple Category Volume Growth

Supermarket performance data for November released this week shows apple volume in supermarkets increased by 2.5%. Volume gains were supported by falling retail prices, … Continue reading

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Eating More Fruit? Survey says, you are not alone!

BLOG: Nothing beats a piece of fruit – other than a sandwich, of course. The number two food is gaining popularity for its convenience. Continue reading

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Study Shows Reduction in Environmental Impact from Egg Production

The  Egg Industry Center released a landmark study that shows that while the U.S. egg production has increased over the past 50 years, the … Continue reading

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PMA: Fresh Fruit Cuts Sliced Peaches and Nectarines Make the Finals

After 7 years of R&D and just a few short months in market, Woot Froot sliced peaches and nectarines have been named a finalist … Continue reading

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Interactive 3D Product Imagery May Help Online Grocery Experience

As tech-savvy consumers download coupons and compare prices at retail by using their smartphones, there are many other consumers less inclined to use technology … Continue reading

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Center for Produce Safety Research Findings Now Online

New resources translating current research from the Center for Produce Safety (CPS) into practical applications for individual food safety programs are now online and … Continue reading

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NPB Views the Meat Case Through Shoppers’ Eyes

What do consumers really look at when shopping the meat case? What kind of signage does the best job of engaging and inspiring them? … Continue reading

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Dole is Sponsoring a Health Symposium

With a strong commitment to health and wellness, Dole Food Company, is the host sponsor of the fifth biennial International Berry Health Benefits Symposium, June 18-20, 2013, … Continue reading

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FMI Offers Webinar Series on Food Retailing 2013 Research

The Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) research on Tomorrow’s Trends uncovered cornerstone changes that will shape the grocery retailing industry over the coming years. On … Continue reading

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Research shows US consumers have an appetite for high protein food

According to the latest research from Mintel, introductions of foods and drinks making a high protein claim are almost three times higher in the … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Delivers Against Business Plan

More does matter not only when it comes to eating more fruits and vegetables, but also when strong results are achieved. The year-end program … Continue reading

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Future Forces: Have you called your call center lately?

In a demanding environment, the challenges of exemplary service and growth require a view from outside of your retail window. By Patrick Kiernan Certainly, … Continue reading

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