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2021-05-13
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on Fresh Produce Inc. in Dallas for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act. Fresh Produce failed to pay $374,069 to 15 sellers for produce that was purchased, received and accepted in interstate and foreign commerce from May 2018 to August 2019. This is in violation of the PACA.
2021-05-13
Awe Sum Organics is proud to offer its organic and Fair Trade USA Certified fruit. "We feel it is important to give back to the local communities that are involved in growing, harvesting, packing, and shipping our Awe Sum organic fruit," said David Posner, president, CEO and founder of Awe Sum Organics. "Since 2015, through the sale of our Awe Sum Organic Fair Trade and Fair for Life Certified fruit, over $1.4 million U.S. dollars have been collected by Awe Sum Organics and distributed back to the local communities where our organic fruit is produced.”
2021-05-12
The Kroger Co. announced the Go Fresh & Local Supplier Accelerator, a new partnership program inviting American growers and producers to apply for the opportunity to work with the retailer. The program, sponsored by Gourmet Foods International, will enable Kroger to discover new suppliers to support the continued expansion of its fresh departments — including produce, deli, bakery, meat, seafood, dairy, specialty cheeses, and floral — and its commitment to being Fresh for Everyone.
2021-05-12
South Carolina is well-known as a powerhouse for peach production. It consistently ranks as the second largest peach-producing state in the country. “When you support your local agricultural community, you’re not only investing in the future but providing yourself with nutritious food,” said LauraKate McAllister, executive director of the South Carolina Specialty Crop Growers Association.
2021-05-12
The Produce News is proud to present the produce industry’s first ever Concours d' Fresh. We asked to see  your wheels — and you didn’t disappoint. This virtual car show features classic cars from the 50s, modern day race cars, old-school produce wagons — anything on wheels worth seeing.
2021-05-12
The California Strawberry Commission has launched a campaign to connect the heart of strawberries with the heart of people. Throughout peak strawberry season 2021, consumers will have access to real farmer and farmworker stories through a #StoryBehindtheBerry webisode series shared across Facebook, Instagram and www.californiastrawberries.com.
2021-05-12
The first cherries from Katco Packing, the new partnership that brings the popular Brookside and Katicich brands under the same roof in Stockton, CA, are shipping now from Oppy.
2021-05-12
Bobalu Berry Farms is celebrating the success of its weekly e-news titled the “10 o’clock Walk” due to the increase in the number of buyer subscribers. This weekly bulletin summarizes what the team sees in the fields each week specific to volume, quality, and weather, as well as the current outlook ahead for the fields in production.   
2021-05-12
Sobeys parent company Empire Co. Ltd.
2021-05-12
Cooking meals from scratch can be a rewarding and fun experience...