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7Elevens Senior Director of Fresh Food Innovation Anne Readhimer Talks Expanding on Fresh

February 21, 2017 - 9:54pm
DALLAS, TX - When you think of 7-Eleven—be honest—you’re thinking hot dogs and Slurpees. And with our nation’s current food trends leaning towards freshness and high quality ingredients, it’s no...

Florida to See Helpful Rains in Drought and FireRisk Conditions

February 21, 2017 - 9:54pm
FLORIDA - It looks like Florida’s dry streak will see some reprieve in the days to come, with experts predicting beneficial rains to help ease brush fire danger across the state.“Rain amounts in most...

California Giant Appoints Tom Smith as New Director of Foodservice

February 21, 2017 - 9:54pm
WATSONVILLE, CA – With a focus on future success, California Giant Berry Farms has a new leadership role to add to its lineup, with a pointed focus on the possibilities of foodservice. The company...

Fox Packaging Announces Capital Investment to Upgrade Facilities

February 21, 2017 - 9:54pm
MCALLEN, TX - Fox Packaging™ has announced a capital investment to upgrade its facility by June 2017 to enhance its customer service. The second-generation, family-owned company aims to meet evolving...

Del Monte Fresh Announces Q4 and Full Year Results

February 21, 2017 - 9:54pm
CORAL GABLES, FL – Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results this Tuesday, February 21. The company noted positive overall performance and growth from...

Dayka Hackett to Release Minion Mandarins with Universal and Illumination

February 21, 2017 - 12:27pm
REEDLEY, CA - Mandarins are about to get just a bit more mischievous, thanks to a new packaging partnership with Dayka & Hackett LLC. The fresh fruit grower, importer, and shipper is teaming up...

Lake Berryessas Glory Hole Spillway Overflows in California

February 21, 2017 - 12:27pm
NAPA COUNTY, CA – As California calibrates after its last round of storms, with parts of the state still experiencing water fall, the state’s reservoirs are also feeling the impact of this wet...

Walmart Reveals Q4 FY17 Financial Report US Stores See Biggest Sales Increase Since 2012

February 21, 2017 - 12:27pm
BENTONVILLE, AR – After an eventful year of acquisitions, restructuring, and shifting priorities, Walmart has announced strong fourth quarter earnings and robust growth—particularly in e-commerce.“We...

Taylor Farms Chris Rotticci and Christina Barnard Discuss Second Season of Labor of Love

February 21, 2017 - 12:27pm
YUMA, AZ - Taylor Farms is celebrating its second season teaming up with Yuma, Arizona-based Labor of Love to show appreciation for workers.The company gave thanks to two automated harvesting crews...

Brianna Shales Discusses Peak Season Heightened Demand and Merchandising Solutions for Piata Apples from Stemilt

February 21, 2017 - 12:27pm
WENATCHEE, WA - It is peak season for Piñata® Apples from Stemilt, and as we move through February, this signature variety is bringing flavor, differentiation, and a tropical twist to produce...

Chilean Fresh Fruit Association and Quebec Produce Marketing Association Team up to Deliver New Food Guide

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
MONTREAL, QUEBEC - The Chilean Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA) has partnered up with the Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) to release a new food guide featuring fresh flavors from the farms...

Thieves Attempt to Nab 10000 in Garlic and Onions from Truck

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
UJJAIN, INDIA – Thieves in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India tried to make off with Rs 7 lakh (roughly $10,000 USD) worth of onions and garlic—but were thwarted thanks to the efforts of concerned...

Educational Workshop Speaker David Sax Talks Upcoming Southern Exposure Conference

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
ORLANDO, FL – Friends throughout the industry are preparing to flock to Florida and forget the winter blues with a few days of sun. As Southern Exposure approaches, the Southeast Produce Council (...

Publix Distribution Center Set to Open in Alabama

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
MCCALLA, AL - A 638,000-square-foot Publix distribution center announced in August of 2015 is slated to open doors for business in Alabama this week.The project, initially estimated to cost $34...

Monterey Mushrooms is Demonstrating the Magic of Produce at SEPC 2017

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
WATSONVILLE, CA – Premier mushroom provider Monterey Mushrooms has announced that it plans to participate in the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure conference held March 9-10 in Orlando,...

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in California Illinois and Mississippi from Operating in the Produce Industry

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has imposed sanctions on three produce businesses for failure to pay reparation awards issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities...

US Foods Beats Expectations for Q4 and Fiscal 2016 Report

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
ROSEMONT, IL – US Foods’ fiscal year for 2016 has come to a close with its latest Q4, bringing with it five acquistions throughout the year, and reportings for the company’s first year after becoming...

CMI Orchards Announces Spring Retail Promotion for Club Apples

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
WENATCHEE, WA – With spring fast approaching, CMI Orchards has announced its latest retail promotions—featuring some of the freshest apple varieties on the market.CMI’s Season of Flavor program...

National Mango Board Offers Mango Display Bins to Shippers

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
ORLANDO, FL - Those looking to boost mango sales in stores need look no further. The National Mango Board has announced it is offering 1,000 display bins to U.S. mango shippers on a first come, first...

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in California Florida and Minnesota from Operating in the Produce Industry

February 20, 2017 - 9:54pm
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has imposed sanctions on four produce businesses for failure to pay reparation awards issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities...