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2024-07-04
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, BJ’s Wholesale Club announced Give 40 for 40, which will award a total of $1 million in grants to local charities. BJ’s team members will nominate the organizations, and grants will be awarded by the BJ’s Charitable Foundation. BJ’s Wholesale Club invited its 34,000 team members to recommend charities they care most about, in areas of hunger relief, education and health and wellness. Selected charities will receive grants of up to $50,000, supporting BJ’s purpose of “taking care of the families who depend on us.”
2024-07-03
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association 2025 Annual Convention & Trade Show is 90 percent sold out and the remaining exhibit space is now on sale on a first-come, first-served basis. CPMA 2025 Fresh Week will take place April 8-10, 2025, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, in Montreal, QC. The upcoming event will feature over 650 booths representing more than 300 companies from around the world including major growers, importers and exporters, and more.
2024-07-03
Dandy Produce partnered with The Produce Moms to bring back nostalgic summer salads with fresh-cut celery as the star ingredient. Dandy and The Produce Moms teamed up to offer consumers easy and delicious classic salad recipes to enjoy this summer with a focus on nostalgia, including this Old Fashioned Potato Salad and an infographic for easy referencing.
2024-07-03
Frieda's Branded Produce, renowned for its vibrant and delicious offerings, is excited to celebrate the summer season with a unique campaign featuring their popular French-style crêpes. These ready-to-eat crepes are light and delicate, making them the perfect addition to any sweet or savory summer spread. “Designed to appeal to national and regional retailers, buyers, merchandisers, and produce department professionals, these crêpes promise to bring a taste of France to consumers across the country,” said Alex Jackson, vice president of sales and procurement at Frieda’s.
2024-07-03
U.S. Customs & Border Protection officers at Pharr International Bridge seized more than $5.16 million of methamphetamine contained in shipment of cucumbers and Bell peppers.
2024-07-03
The heat is on, from the lower Mississippi Valley and the Gulf Coast to California and the Southwest. Temperatures are forecast to soar into the upper 90s to low 100s across the lower Mississippi Valley through midweek. When combined with elevated humidity levels, heat indices are expected to rise into the 110s across the region, including the Gulf Coast.
2024-07-03
Yes! Apples offers more than 20 apple varieties cultivated, harvested and packaged throughout New York state. This includes classics like Honeycrisp and Fuji, newer varieties such as EverCrisp and SweeTango, and New York exclusives like SnapDragon and RubyFrost.
2024-07-03
Fresh Solutions Network will showcase its Side Delights organic potatoes and onions at the Organic Produce Summit trade show in booth No. 811 on July 11 in Monterey, CA. FSN partners Basin Gold Cooperative of Pasco, WA, and the Masser Family of Cos. of Sacramento, PA, will represent the network at the show.
2024-07-03
Be the first to discover the latest new products in the newly released 2025 Ball FloraPlant catalog. The 170-page resource presents an array of vegetative annuals, all available as high-quality unrooted cuttings or liners from top-rated North American suppliers.
2024-07-03
Divine Flavor grows crops both conventionally and organically, but at its core it is an organics first operation. The Nogales, AZ-based company, which has deep roots in Mexico, has been paying close attention to its growing methods since it began farming in the state of Sonora 35 years ago. It has long worked toward improving the soil and farming in the most efficient and ethical way for the land and its workers.