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Stemilt to host Virtual Cherry College webinar
Stemilt is bringing its in-person cherry education experience to the computer screen for the inaugural Stemilt U: Virtual Cherry College webinar. The 60-minute webinar will be held on Wednesday, July 22 at 2 p.m. EST. Led by Tate Mathison, Stemilt director of sales, the webinar will take attendees through the cherry Read More ...
Fresh Thyme partnership brings same-day delivery to the Midwest
Specialty retailer Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is partnering with Shipt, making it more convenient to conquer healthy living goals. Customers in 30 metro areas across the Midwest region will have access to this new offering from Shipt and Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, giving more than 10 million households this option for Read More ...
A bridge too Pharr: $3.7M of meth found in produce
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted $3.7 million worth of alleged methamphetamine that was hidden within a commercial shipment of fresh produce. “Our officers at the cargo facility are committed to upholding our border security mission Read More ...
Albertsons' Jim Donald: Organics a driver for continued retail growth
Blockbuster sales of organic fresh produce and a spike of in-home eating will continue to propel strong retail growth over the next 18 months, according  to Jim Donald, Albertsons’ Cos. co-chairman, in an exclusive virtual presentation for the Organic Produce Summit. As part of  wide-ranging interview with Kevin Coupe of Read More ...
Target adds a fast and safe way to get groceries
Target shoppers can now purchase fresh and frozen grocery items via its Order Pickup and Drive Up services at more than 400 stores. The expansion of the enhanced service to hundreds of stores across the Midwest is the first step in the company's plan to offer fresh and frozen grocery items for Order Pickup and Drive Up at Read More ...
Three sales veterans join Generation Farms
Generation Farms has expanded its sales team. Randy Bolhuis, Steven Johnson and James Towell all joined the leading grower shipper of organic and conventional onions, watermelon, and other fresh fruits and vegetables as Sales & Procurement Associates. "We couldn’t be more excited," said Brian Stanley, director of sales Read More ...
Bushwick Commission mourns industry veteran David Gray
Produce industry veteran David Gray of Bushwick Commission Co. Inc. died Friday, July 3 in Delray Beach, FL, after battling cancer. Mr. Gray was 81 years old. The passionate produce advocate was the co-president of Bushwick Commission Co. Inc. and a potato industry veteran for over 60 years. Mr. Gray began his career in Read More ...

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