Tag Archives: vegetables

PMA Fresh Summit 2014

The 2014 PMA Fresh Summit was a record-breaking show, according to PMA officials. Taking place in Anaheim from October 17-19, the produce industry was … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Announces New Marketing Competition

As seen in supermarkets, hospitals and schools across the nation, the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters brand logo helps Americans make healthy choices in every … Continue reading

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A seasonless selection of produce

By bringing together growing regions around the world, the produce industry is able to offer shoppers a wide range of fruits and vegetables—even those … Continue reading

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A Fresh Summit Summary

It is that time of year. The leaves are changing; and there is a chill in the air…. it is time for PMA’s Fresh Summit show. … Continue reading

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PMA Fresh Summit Exhibitors Donate to Orange County

Exhibitors from the PMA Fresh Summit donated 217,667 pounds of produce to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County at the end of … Continue reading

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Optimizing organics

It is time for retailers to prime their produce departments for serious organic sales. Most politicians would kill to have the approval rating that … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

A fresh connection

United Fresh 2014 focuses on meeting consumer demand, transportation and food safety. Continue reading

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AirFlo Introduces Pull Out Bulk Bin Display

Carlson AirFlo announces the launch and manufacturing of its Premier Pull Out Bulk Bin Display. The display is an outstanding solution in response to … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Welcomes Chapman University Graduate Students

Ready Pac Foods welcomed Chapman University graduate students to their facilities last month. The educational group participated in an insightful tour of Ready Pac’s … Continue reading

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The expanding world of organics

Consumers continue to ask about organics. Growers are answering them, while leading shoppers to the category. Is organic produce healthier than conventional? Do the … Continue reading

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Can You Tell Me How to Get… Kids to Eat Their Fruits and Vegetables

In her time as First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama has made fitness and health a major priority, so it was no … Continue reading

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Bargain Boxing: NOLA’s Local Produce Package

Farmer’s Markets have proven to be tough competition for supermarkets in some cities, but here is an idea retailers can introduce in their store. Continue reading

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Juicing: A New Year’s Experiment

This week my S.O. and I were visiting a professional foodie friend in New Orleans who has the fast track to all of the … Continue reading

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A healthy resolve

Each New Year consumers focus on healthy eating. Retailers would be wise to capitalize on this trend by recommitting to the produce department. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

WhiteWave Foods Acquires Earthbound Farm

The WhiteWave Foods Co. of Denver, Colo., has agreed to acquire Earthbound Farm, a major organic food brands. for approximately $600 million. Earthbound Farm … Continue reading

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Pink Ribbon Produce Honors Retailer & Produce Partners

Pink Ribbon Produce, a breast cancer prevention and fundraising program lead by advertising agency AugustineIdeas, honored retail and produce partners for their donations and … Continue reading

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PMA Passion

Whoa! The past ten days have been a whirl. After a three days in Atlanta for the NACS show and a couple days in … Continue reading

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PMA: Fresh Fruit Cuts Sliced Peaches and Nectarines Make the Finals

After 7 years of R&D and just a few short months in market, Woot Froot sliced peaches and nectarines have been named a finalist … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Launches Contest to Encourage Healthy Choices

Ready Pac Foods is leveraging their tech-savvy consumer base to promote usage of its Bistro Bowl Salad line this fall. A consumer social media … Continue reading

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Mann Packing is Rock ‘n’ Rollin’

Mann Packing is teaming up with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series for a second race season this fall to feature its award-winning Stringless … Continue reading

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Organic grows up

Consumers want to know where and how their produce is grown. The expanding organic segment is increasingly quelling their concerns—and boosting store sales. Everyday … Continue reading

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Honing in on healthy snacks

With innovations in flavor, packaging and brand appeal, produce companies are winning over the snacking category. It seems almost weekly a new snack item … Continue reading

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Twenty-seven Schools Receive Salad Bars

Thousands of students in 27 schools in four states will have more opportunities to eat fresh fruits and vegetables each day when they return … Continue reading

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Incentives Lead to Increased Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the results of USDA’s Healthy Incentives Pilot (HIP) and discussed additional steps USDA and its partners are taking to … Continue reading

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Mobile Recipe Planner Helps Vegetable Shoppers Decide What’s For Dinner

Allens has launched a new, consumer-friendly mobile recipe planning tool geared toward meeting the needs of on-the-go families. New content, search options, recipes and … Continue reading

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