Tag Archives: Washington

Haggen Throws an 80th Birthday Celebration

This month, Haggen is celebrating its birthday and 80 great years of serving communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. To mark this momentous anniversary, the … Continue reading

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CMI Expands its HERO Program Domestically

The Washington state apple- pear- and cherry-grower/shipper CMI is expanding its HERO brand apple program to include a series of snack-sized apple pouch bags … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Helps Serve the Hungry

United Supermarkets (United) helped serve the hungry in local communities for the second year in a row by making a donation of 40,000 pounds … Continue reading

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Stemilt Receives Community Collaboration Award

Washington state’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs (CHA) recently honored Stemilt Growers with a Community Collaboration Award. Stemilt president West Mathison and his wife, Courtney, … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Awarded 2012 Specialty Crop Block Grant

Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce that the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has awarded the organization $75,000 in specialty crop grant … Continue reading

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New Apple Variety from FirstFruits of Washington

The intensely sweet and crunchy new apple variety Sweetie, from FirstFruits of Washington, will be making an appearance at retail this September. First planted … Continue reading

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The best from the Northwest

The distinctive climate of the Northwest makes for some of the most well-received produce and seafood in the country. The Northwest region of the … Continue reading

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Stemilt set to begin apricot harvest in Washington

Stemilt Growers, Washington’s largest apricot grower/shipper is set to begin harvest on its 2012 apricot crop later this month in central Washington. According to … Continue reading

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