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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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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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