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Green Giant completes national network of fresh herb facilities
Green Giant Fresh has completed its national network of fresh herb packing facilities. These locations extend the company's ability to deliver premium fresh herbs around the country from certified local and regional farms. “These strategic locations mean better efficiencies and shorter lead times, adding to the products’ shelf life, retailer profits and consumer satisfaction,” Jamie Strachan, Green Giant Fresh chief executive... Read more

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Nature Fresh Farms joins PMA’s eatbrighter! campaign
Nature Fresh Farms, headquartered in Leamington, ON, has recently signed on to the Produce Marketing Association eatbrighter! campaign in association with “Sesame Street.” The company will be developing strategic packaging with key “Sesame Street” characters to encourage kids of all ages to make healthier choices and to #eatbrighter. A formal announcement... Read more

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Village Farms expands existing line with ‘True Rebel’ tomato mix
There is always a lot going on at Village Farms LP. The Heathrow, FL-based company recently expanded its “Olde World Flavor” collection with “True Rebel Mix,” a unique combination of four to six different flavorful plump tomato varieties. “Each variety has a distinct shape and flavor,” Douglas Kling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, said. “The... Read more

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Braga Fresh adds Greg McAlister to sales team
Braga Fresh Family Farms has hired Greg McAlister as its vice president of retail accounts. In his new position McAlister will be responsible for developing key customer relationships with a focus on continuing to expand distribution of the Josie’s Organics line of fresh organic vegetables into major... Read more

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Close to 300 duffers churned up the Reunion Resort golf courses Feb. 26 for the Southeast Produce Council’s annual Tom Page Golf Classic at the Southern Exposure trades how and expo in Orlando, FL. What did we learn? There’s a reason most of these folks are in the produce business. Read more