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Price Chopper, Market 32 expand partnership with Instacart
Just in time for the holidays, Price Chopper Supermarkets and Market 32 is expanding its partnership with Instacart to bring same-day home delivery of groceries to Price Chopper customers in Putnam, CT. The service launched on Thursday, Dec. 13. Price Chopper said Instacart’s business model raises the bar for online ordering and home delivery service to customers across Price Chopper/Market 32’s footprint. The app efficiently... Read more

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IPC’s Frank Muir reviews industry progress at Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting
Well into the 2017-18 marketing season, the Idaho potato industry was on track to achieve a projected record revenue off $1.2 billion dollars. “We have surpassed a billion dollars a couple of times, and we were headed toward that… but for whatever reason, prices dropped toward the end of the season. I think we gave up at least $200 million and left it on the... Read more

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New season brings new facility and faces to Snake River Produce
Though it hasn’t been without a learning curve, the 2018-19 shipping season at Snake River Produce in Nyssa, OR, has by and large been positive thus far, according to General Manager Kay Riley. Riley said just prior to Thanksgiving that the new 30,000-square-foot packing/office facility has resulted in increased capacity and efficiency, and with both good volume... Read more

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Pete Pappas & Sons names director of national accounts
Pete Pappas & Sons Inc., a premium wholesale produce company, has hired Jeremy Galfield as its new director of national accounts. Galfield brings 16 years of experience in the produce industry with specialties of strawberries, watermelon, broccoli and potatoes. The company said Galfield is strongly... Read more