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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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FMI and United Fresh to Co-Locate 2014 Tradeshows

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association are proud to announce the co-location of their 2014 conventions, June 10-13 in Chicago. … Continue reading

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New England Produce Council Donates Salad Bar

The New England Produce Council, Inc. donated a salad bar to the East Boston High School on Thursday at a dedication ceremony held at … Continue reading

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Upward Growth for Fresh Produce Continues in Q2 FreshFacts on Retail

Fresh produce dollar and volume sales saw larger increases in the second quarter of 2012 than the first, though average retail prices continued to … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Move Forward as Merger Talks End

Statement from David Krause, Chairman of the Board, and Ron Midyett, Chairman-Elect: “Based on input from many of our members, the United Fresh Board … Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables Advance in Senate Farm Bill

United Fresh congratulates the Senate on the passage of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 with a vote of 64-35. The … Continue reading

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Fluctuating Prices Have Varied Effects in Q1 FreshFacts on Retail

Fresh produce retail prices fluctuated in the first quarter of 2012, though fruit categories managed to remain steady while the majority of vegetable products … Continue reading

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Retailers Happy with FMI2012

A survey of retailers attending the just-concluded FMI2012, the Food Retail Show in Dallas last week found a growing interest in an annual trade … Continue reading

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FMI Food Retail Show 2012

The Food Marketing Institute’s Food Retail Show 2012 was a hit. It was packed with food, equipment and packaging manufacturers, all featuring something hot … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2012 Attendees Honor Best New Products

United Fresh, AMI and FMI attendees chose this year’s New Product Award winners from 27 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations in the categories of … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce is a Finalist for Best New Packaging at United Fresh 2012

Over 25 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations are up for United Fresh Produce Association’s 2012 New Product Awards, including Hollandia Produce for its Live … Continue reading

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Celebrate the 5th Annual Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Winners at United Fresh 2012

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

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Government and University Research Experts’ Solutions in the United Fresh FreshTech Learning Center

The annual S-294 poster session at United Fresh, May 1-3 in Dallas, features cutting-edge research on food safety and quality aspects of fresh and … Continue reading

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2012 Retail Produce Manager Award Winners Announced

Outstanding produce managers representing 21 different supermarket chains, commissaries and independent retail stores in 15 states and Canada will be the honored guests at … Continue reading

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Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit Launched

United Fresh Produce Association announces the publication of the Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit. The just-launched Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit contains valuable marketing strategies and … Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables Star in USDA’s New School Meal Standards

The United Fresh Produce Association applauds the release of new nutrition standards for school meals. First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Agriculture Tom … Continue reading

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