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United Fresh to Honor Industry Champion in Washington

The United Fresh Produce Association will again honor one company as an outstanding advocate for the fresh fruit and vegetable industry this September at … Continue reading

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Josie’s Organics Takes Home Packaging Design Award

Josie’s Organics romaine hearts packaging is tops – at least according to industry leaders gathered at the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual convention. The … Continue reading

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United Fresh and NACS Announce Partnership

United Fresh Produce Association and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) have announced a new partnership to significantly increase the sales of fresh … Continue reading

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A fresh connection

United Fresh 2014 focuses on meeting consumer demand, transportation and food safety. Continue reading

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United Fresh 2014 New Product Award Finalists Announced

United Fresh announced a record 40 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2014 New Product Awards. This … Continue reading

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United Fresh Names Honorees in 2014 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

Marking its 10th year of recognizing exceptional retail produce managers, United Fresh announced the honorees of its 2014 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. The … Continue reading

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United Fresh Now Accepting “Women in Produce” Nominations

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations to help select an honoree to speak at the annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce, Thursday, … Continue reading

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United Fresh is Accepting Applications for 20th Leadership Program

The application period is now open for the 20th class of the United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program. Thanks to the generous support of … Continue reading

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Retail Stars to be Honored at United Fresh 2014

The United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 United Fresh Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. The program will honor 25 … Continue reading

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Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Post Gains for the Third Quarter of 2013

Fruits and vegetables posted gains in dollar sales this quarter compared to last year’s figures. The majority of fruit and vegetable categories also maintained … Continue reading

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FMI and United Fresh Forge Three-Year Commitment for Chicago Trade Events

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) have announced a three-year agreement to co-locate the organizations’ respective trade shows: … Continue reading

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Fresh Produce Sales Up Again for Second Quarter of 2013

For the second quarter this year, fresh produce sales are up compared to last year’s figures. Organic fruits and vegetables lead the pack in … Continue reading

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436 Schools Receive Salad Bars from Let’s Move Salad Bars

The United Fresh Produce Association announced a landmark donation of salad bars to 436 California schools. The donation will benefit 300,000 California students who … Continue reading

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FPFC Members Choose School Districts for Salad Bar Donations

Late last year, the Fresh Produce & Floral Council (FPFC) Board of Directors made a decision to donate nine salad bars to California schools … Continue reading

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Industry Publishes New Cantaloupe Guidance

A new resource, The National Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for Cantaloupes and Netted Melons, is now available to help companies that grow, harvest, sort, … Continue reading

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PTI Comments on Food and Drug Administration’s Product Tracing Pilot

The Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), designed to help the produce industry maximize the effectiveness of current trac back procedures, is currently developing a response … Continue reading

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A vision for 2020

Food retailing continues to undergo major changes. Some of the industry’s top executives offer insights and opportunities. Continue reading

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Frieda Caplan To Be Honored with United Fresh Lifetime Achievement Award

The United Fresh Produce Association will honor Frieda Rapoport Caplan with its Lifetime Achievement Award during its 2013 Winter Leadership Meetings this January in … Continue reading

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PMA Statement Regarding the PMA and UFPA merger

Mike O’Brien, co-chair of the joint task force leading Produce Marketing Association’s and United Fresh Produce Association’s merger discussions, today issued the following statement: … Continue reading

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United Fresh Joins with FMI for Exclusive Independent Operator Opportunities

United Fresh Produce Association is joining forces with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Independent Operators Committee to deliver increased value to independent supermarkets at … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Women in the Produce Industry

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for an honoree to speak at the 15th annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce held Wednesday, … Continue reading

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United Fresh is Going on Tour

The United Fresh Produce Association is launching a month-long member outreach tour. Beginning February 8th with the United Fresh Impact Forum in Berlin, Germany, … Continue reading

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Former First Lady Laura Bush, FMI Chairman and Harris Teeter President Fred Morganthall to Headline United Fresh 2012

United Fresh Produce Association has announced the line-up of headline speakers for United Fresh 2012 to be held in Dallas, May 1-3.  Former First … 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

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