Tag Archives: vegetables

Fruit Center Marketplace

Suburban Boston is a competitive hot spot when it comes to supermarkets, with Stop & Shop, Shaw’s/Star Market, Market Basket and Roche Bros. duking … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Kicks Off its Get Healthy, Give Hope Campaign

Gearing up for its annual Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign, Produce for Kids has partnered with 13 supermarket grocery store chains across the country … Continue reading

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PMA Applauds USDA Proposal Promoting Students’ Development of Healthful Eating Habits

Commending US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) steps to encourage students’ greater consumption of fruits, vegetables and other nutrient-dense foods, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) submitted … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company’s Grower Awarded Washington Person of the Year

Gourmet Trading Company,  a supplier of fresh asparagus in North America, announced that their Washington Grower Field Representative, Phil Clouse, was awarded Washington Asparagus … 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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Produce’s fresh outlook

Marketing the health benefits of fruits and vegetables and convenient snack options have helped boost sales in the produce department. Continue reading

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Happy Family Goes Greek with New Pouches for Babies and Toddlers

Happy Family, an organic food brand privately owned and operated by moms, has introduced a line of organic Greek yogurt, fruit and veggie combination … Continue reading

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Hold the pesticides

Organic produce sales continue to climb. Their benefits may be up for dispute, but its clear consumers recognize organics exist. Continue reading

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Produce(ing) a new start

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions, often creating opportunities for retailers to promote fresh fruits and vegetables. After indulging in delectable treats … Continue reading

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Teaching an old dog new tricks

On the heels of my last blog supporting the value of organics, an ironic thing happened along the way—my own family became believers in … Continue reading

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The Produce Mom’s School Foodservice Program to Launch in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Fruit’s The Produce Mom has partnered with Indiana Celebrities & Heroes to inspire healthy eating amongst children via their school foodservice program, Find … Continue reading

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Crunch Pak is Goin’ Country

Crunch Pak has been once again asked to donate product to a televised award show – this time for the American Country Awards that … Continue reading

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PMA 2012 Fresh Summit

The 2012 PMA Fresh Summit show was packed with new innovations and ideas — and it had record attendance. Continue reading

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Why I love the produce industry… and a big THANKS!

Two weeks ago growers, manufacturers, buyers, sellers, marketers and associations converged on the Anaheim, California convention center to talk—and taste—produce. The new format of … Continue reading

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PBH To Host Supermarket Dietitians at Fresh Summit

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) will host 20 supermarket dietitians for a 3-day educational session to be held during PMA’s Fresh Summit in … Continue reading

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Grimmway Farms is Helping People Lose

Grimmway Farms announced a partnership with Giraffe Interactive as the exclusive carrot supplier of The Biggest Loser consumer brand and plans an early November … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids and Sunset Park Elementary School Students Celebrate New Salad Bar

On Tuesday, October 16, Produce for Kids and Sunset Park Elementary School held an event in Miami, Fla., to celebrate the new salad bar … Continue reading

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Study Shows Even Small Increase in Fruit and Veggie Consumption can Improve Health

An estimated 20,000 cancers could be prevented if half of all Americans simply increased their consumption of fruits and vegetables by a single serving … Continue reading

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CPS Research Grants and PMA Food Safety Forums Serve Global Audience

The newly announced $1.8 million Center for Produce Safety (CPS) research grant awards combined with two other Produce Marketing Association (PMA) events offer significant … Continue reading

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Produce Powerhouse

PMA Fresh Summit is fast approaching. The industry is poised to put its best foot forward. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Safefruitsandveggies.com Provides Science Based Safety Information For Consumers

A recent Stanford University nutritional comparison study has generated intense consumer interest about the differences between conventionally and organically grown fruits and vegetables. But, … Continue reading

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Mann Packing is Teaming Up with Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series

Mann Packing is teaming up with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series to feature its award-winning Stringless Sugar Snap Peas at two major race … Continue reading

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Bayer CropScience Acquires US-based Biological Company AgraQuest

Bayer CropScience announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase AgraQuest, Inc. for a purchase price of US$ 425 million (approximately EUR 340 … Continue reading

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Fruits And Vegetables Included In Plan To Improve Our Nation’s Health

Yesterday a bipartisan group of former cabinet secretaries released a comprehensive and actionable plan to improve America’s physical and fiscal crises, driven by the … 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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