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DJ Forry Adds New DJ Label to Expand Grape Line

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REEDLY, CA - DJ Forry has announced that it’s adding a new grape label to its DJ Forry brand just in time to start in the Delano growing areas—the DJ’s label grape.Capitalizing on the success of its...

Zespri Kiwifruit Promotes its Brand and Retailers with Online Photo Contest

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NEW YORK, NY - Zespri has kicked off a new campaign in an effort to boost kiwifruit sales and brand awareness.The social media campaign, which started on August 3rd and will last through...

Record Hailstorm Hits Michigan

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NORTHERN MICHIGAN - It has been a record-setting year in the weather department all over the U.S., and the Midwest is no exception. Northern Michigan saw record-breaking hail the size of your average...

24 Carrot Liqueur brings Produce to Happy Hour

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NETHERLANDS - No longer are veggies to be drank exclusively in smoothies and juices. Produce is quickly making a name for itself in bars around the world, not as a garnish or even a mixer, but as the...

Meijer Opens Two More Wisconsin Stores

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MILWAUKEE, WI - In the next step of its estimated $750 million investment in Wisconsin, Meijer has officially opened two more stores in Wauwatosa and Oak Creek."Since opening our first two...

Village Farms Qualifies for OTCQX Best Market Trading

August 3, 2015 - 10:22pm
NEW YORK CITY, NY - Village Farms International, Inc. will be able to expand its U.S. shareholder base here in the States, having just started trading on the OTCQX® Best Market as of yesterday,...

New York Apple Growers Changes Name to Crunch Time Apple Growers

August 3, 2015 - 10:22pm
WOLCOTT, NY - New York Apple Growers (NYAG) is no more. On paper that is.Newly-named Crunch Time Apple Growers, the 145 grower member organization stated in a press release that the success of...

Kingdom Fresh Farms Expands its Mexico Greenhouse Operations

August 3, 2015 - 10:22pm
DONNA, TX - Kingdom Fresh Farms plans to more than double its production capabilities by adding approximately 62 acres of hydroponic greenhouses in Tehuacan, central Mexico.This is Phase 1 of a...

Olympian Usain Bolt Ditches Nuggets for Veggies

August 3, 2015 - 10:22pm
JAMAICA - Six Olympic Gold Medal holder and fastest man on earth, Usain Bolt, owes a lot to chicken nuggets. In fact, during his 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, 1,000 of the McDonald’s staples fueled...

JJ Family of Farms Appoints Tom Travers as COO

August 3, 2015 - 1:21pm
LOXAHATCHEE, FL - In the next step to expand the company’s leadership team, J&J Family of Farms has appointed industry veteran Tom Travers as its new Chief Operating Officer. Appointed on June 15...

McDonalds Australias New Gourmet Breakfast Menu Features Produce

August 3, 2015 - 1:21pm
AUSTRALIA - McDonald’s Australia has turned out a few new breakfast items for an introductory Gourmet Breakfast Menu, with produce receiving a notable place on the plate.According to a 9 News report...

DiMare Indio Adds McAllen TX Shipping Point

August 3, 2015 - 1:21pm
INDIO, CA - DiMare Indio has announced it has taken an important step towards a year-round lemon program, now shipping lemons from Mexico through its McAllen, TX service center.“McAllen is...

The National Watermelon Association Touts Maglios AwardWinning Watermelon Packaging Solution

August 3, 2015 - 1:21pm
MILWAUKEE, WI - Maglio Companies has announced its excitement to have the endorsement of the National Watermelon Association (NWA) for its latest technology/pouch for the ¼ sliced watermelon program...

Publix Reports Q2 2015 Financial Results

August 3, 2015 - 1:21pm
LAKELAND, FL - Publix has once again reported an increase in sales and net earnings, marking another positive quarter in 2015.In the second quarter, Publix reported that its sales increased 6...

Nielsen Data Shows Ambrosia and Honeycrisp Lead Top 10 Apples in Sales Dollars

August 2, 2015 - 10:22pm
WENATCHEE, WA - Ambrosia™ and Honeycrisp are continuing to prove their worth in the produce department.New data from Nielsen Perishables Group revealed that Ambrosia™ and Honeycrisp were the...

Senator Dianne Feinstein Proposes Over 1 Billion in Drought Relief for California

August 2, 2015 - 10:22pm
LOS ANGELES, CA - The agricultural wing of the produce industry is rejoicing at this latest move to give California a margin of relief while waiting for the record dry spell to break.California...

Former Monterey Mushrooms Grower Lindsey Roberts Rejoins as Marketing Coordinator

August 2, 2015 - 10:22pm
WATSONVILLE, CA - Monterey Mushrooms is welcoming Lindsey Roberts back into its fold as its new Marketing Coordinator.Roberts will be responsible for print and website layout and design, content...

Fresh Easy Closes 14 Locations in California Arizona and Nevada

August 2, 2015 - 10:22pm
EL SEGUNDO, CA - Fresh & Easy has confirmed plans to close 14 more locations in the latest effort to remove underperforming stores from its roster.Four of the closing locations will be in...

California Giant Berry Farms Adds Riders John Knappe and Serjio Sanchez for 2015 Tour de Fresh

August 2, 2015 - 10:22pm
WATSONVILLE, CA - Tour de Fresh's 2nd annual ride is fast approaching, and come October, California Giant will have two new riders, John Knappe and Serjio Sanchez, on its roster of over 50 produce...