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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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Consumers’ Demand for Premium Produce Offerings Spur Increase in Sales

Supermarket produce dollar sales rose nearly six percent since this time last year, driven by higher average retail prices.  The increase in dollar sales … Continue reading

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United Fresh is Accepting Nominations for Produce Awards

The United Fresh Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2012 United Fresh Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. The program will honor 25 outstanding … Continue reading

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