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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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Two Councils to Launch at United Fresh 2013

Two new United Fresh councils will convene for the first time at United Fresh 2013 in San Diego, May 14-16. The Produce Marketing & … Continue reading

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Fresh, fun and in the sun

United Fresh 2013 is gearing up for an event full of education and networking. Continue reading

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United Fresh 2013 New Product Award Finalists Announced

More than 30 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations are up for United Fresh Produce Association’s 2013 New Product Awards. This year’s finalists will compete … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Lisa McNeece at 2013 Reception

Lisa McNeece, vice president, Foodservice and Industrial Sales, of Grimmway Enterprises, will be the guest speaker at the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual Reception … Continue reading

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Top Chefs Earn Top Honors at United Fresh 2013

Six of the country’s most exciting chefs and foodservice professionals representing an array of culinary styles and backgrounds will be honored this May as … Continue reading

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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program: Increases Children’s Consumption

United Fresh welcomes the evaluation of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), which clearly demonstrates that it increases children’s consumption of fresh fruits … Continue reading

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United Fresh Tour in Action

United Fresh continues the California Fresh Impact Tour this week with town halls and member visits in Sacramento, San Francisco, Salinas and Santa Maria. … Continue reading

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Fruit, Organics Post Strong Performance in Q4

Fresh produce made strong gains in Q4 of 2012 compared to the previous year, according to the latest edition of FreshFacts on Retail, the … Continue reading

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Retailers Partner with United Fresh to Explore FSMA Impact

United Fresh and the California Grocers Association Education Foundation are presenting a webinar outlining the potential impact of the proposed Produce Safety Rule on … Continue reading

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United Fresh Voices Concern for Small Farm Exemptions

United Fresh members and staff are participating in the first public hearings organized by FDA to hear feedback on the draft Produce Rule and … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Offer Networking Reception for Wholesalers and Distributors

Produce wholesalers and distributors will find extra value at this year’s United Fresh Convention in San Diego with a new reception designed exclusively for … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Women in the Produce Industry

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

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe Duo to Speak at United Fresh 2013

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, will deliver their signature off-the-cuff commentary at the Thursday General Session of United Fresh … Continue reading

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PMA Commits $100,000 to Support Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools

Produce Marketing Association (PMA), as a member of the National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance (NFVA), has committed $100,000 in support of the Let’s Move … Continue reading

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United Fresh Forms Agriculture Workforce Coalition

United Fresh has joined with organizations representing a broad cross-section of agricultural employers today in the newly-formed Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC). As the unified … Continue reading

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United Fresh Begins Review of Proposed Food Safety Rules for Produce

With the FDA’s release of its proposed Produce Safety rule and Preventive Controls for Human Food rule under the Food Safety and Modernization Act … Continue reading

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