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FMI Connect 2014

Thousands of supermarket executives, retail buyers, consultants and other industry officials descended upon Chicago for the FMI/United Fresh/Inter-Bev convention. Continue reading

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Mann Packing Introduces Snap Pea Sensations Kits

Mann Packing is launching Snap Pea Sensations – a proprietary vegetable kit developed in response to the popularity of complete kits, and the expediential … 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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United Fresh Announces New Product Award Winners

Attendees to the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual convention and expo in Chicago cast their votes throughout the show for fresh produce innovation and … 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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Hollandia Produce Donates Salad Bars to Conejeo Valley Schools

As supporters of the United Fresh Foundation’s “Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools” campaign, Hollandia Produce formally presented its donation of two new … Continue reading

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United Fresh Focuses on Employer Responsibilities Under the Affordable Care Act

United Fresh is offering a webinar to help produce industry employers prepare for compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The … Continue reading

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United Fresh Launches Spring Fresh Impact Tour

United Fresh will kick off its 2014 “Now Boarding for Chicago” Spring Fresh Impact Tour with town halls and member visits in 10 states … Continue reading

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United Fresh Offers In-plant HACCP Program

This month, United Fresh is partnering with The University of Georgia on the GAPs/HACCP/HARPC workshop designed to establish an in-plant HACCP program for the … Continue reading

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United’s New Quarterly Report Offers Latest Trends in Fresh Produce for Foodservice

United Fresh is proud to launch Fresh Insights for Foodservice, a new quarterly report showcasing the latest trends in fresh produce use in foodservice … Continue reading

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Nominations a Chef for the 2014 Foodservice Awards Program

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program, sponsored by PRO*ACT, a distributor of fresh … Continue reading

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United Fresh Kicks Off its 2014 Webinar Series

United Fresh’s 2014 Webinar Series begins this month. The first topic of the series is Strategies for Limiting Your Legal Exposure in Recalls, taking … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces Second Retail Produce Marketing & Merchandising Conference

United Fresh announced that its second annual Retail Produce Marketing & Merchandising Conference will be held in Chicago on June 12-13, 2014, immediately following … Continue reading

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United Fresh Honors Del Monte Fresh Produce

The United Fresh Produce Association honored Del Monte Fresh Produce as the Produce Industry Advocate of the Year last week at the Washington Public … Continue reading

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Steve Lutz Joins Columbia Marketing International

Columbia Marketing International, an established grower/shipper of premium quality apples, pears and cherries, has hired Steve Lutz as VP of Marketing.  Steve replaces Bob … Continue reading

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Fresh Produce Sales, Volume Up in Q1 FreshFacts on Retail

Fresh produce saw positive dollar and volume sales in the first quarter of 2013, a strong start to the year. Organic fruits and vegetables … Continue reading

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United Fresh Welcomes School Snacks Standards

United Fresh applauds USDA’s Smart Snacks in School standards to improve the nutritional quality of foods and beverages offered for sale to students in … Continue reading

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Farm Bill Defeated in the House

The House of Representatives rejected the 2013 Farm Bill with a vote of 195-234. The defeat of the $940 billion bill raises questions about … Continue reading

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United Fresh Expands Recall Ready Program Offerings

United Fresh is proud to announce the expansion of its Recall Ready Program services with the addition of new training and education opportunities that leverage the … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2013 Donates More than 32,000 Pounds of Produce

After this year’s United Fresh show in San Diego, more than 30 volunteers helped collect donations from the convention floor to benefit those in … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2013 Attendees Honor Best New Products

Attendees to the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual convention and expo in San Diego cast their votes Wednesday and recognized this year’s New Product … Continue reading

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United Fresh Introduces Class 19 of the Produce Industry Leadership Program

The United Fresh Foundation is announcing the 12 members of the 2013-2014 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program. Presented through the Foundation’s Center for … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces New Recall Ready Program

United Fresh is announcing the launch of the new Recall Ready Program to help produce industry companies prepare for recalls as well as provide … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce Donates Three Salad Bars to Santa Barbara Area High Schools

In cooperation with The United Fresh Foundation’s Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools campaign to donate salad bars to 350 California schools at … Continue reading

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GFSI Recognizes GLOBALG.A.P.’s Integrated Farm Assurance and Produce Safety Standard

GLOBALG.A.P. North America has announced that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has recognized its Integrated Farm Assurance and Produce Safety Standard, according to … Continue reading

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