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2021-02-22
RIDGEWOOD, NJ – Green Way Market opened its first location in New Jersey on Friday, Feb. 19, with the goal of meeting the increasing demand for organic and natural foods in this upscale enclave in the northern part of the state. The retailer currently operates one additional store in Cross River, NY, in Westchester County.
2021-02-22
CMI Orchards has something new to inform shoppers and boost retail apple sales in 2021. Apples have traditionally been presented to consumers in relatively simple terms, but with so many new varieties on the market a more robust vernacular has been overdue. “We’ve taken what has historically been a one dimensional approach and increased the breadth and depth with which we describe and compare apple varieties,” said Rochelle Bohm, brand manager for CMI Orchards.
2021-02-22
This 30-Minute Sheet Pan Pineapple Chicken is a crowd (and family) pleasing dish!
2021-02-19
Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, announces the launch of its seventh location in Salinas, CA.
2021-02-19
Hy-Vee Inc. was announced the winner of Iowa's 2021 Healthiest State Large Workplace Award in a virtual ceremony this week. The award recognizes Hy-Vee for efforts to improve the physical, social and emotional well-being of its employees. “We are proud to recognize Hy-Vee with this award,” said Jami Haberl, executive director of the Healthiest State Initiative. “Hy-Vee achieves their high level of workplace wellness through corporate programming, incentives and amenities to engage employees.”
2021-02-19
Kreher Family Farms and W.D. Henry & Sons Inc. have entered into a strategic alliance, combining Kreher’s ability to provide value-added products and services with Henry’s premium-quality fresh produce and floral products.
2021-02-19
Food trends come and go, but Brussels sprouts are here to stay. Not only do these cruciferous vegetables play nice with other tasty foods, but they are low in calories and full of health benefits. Brussels sprouts are rich in antioxidants and high in fiber and vitamins, especially vitamins K and C.
2021-02-19
When Paige Huntington of the East Texas town of Jefferson and a graduate student at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, was crowned National Watermelon Queen at the National Watermelon Convention in February 2020 after a year as Texas Watermelon Queen, it was with the expectation that she would, like her predecessors, spend the year making personal appearances across the country promoting watermelons.
2021-02-19
Meijer is on track to complete implementation of the Flashfood food waste reduction program this year. While also cutting down on in-store food waste, the initiative allows customers to purchase food nearing its sell-by date – like meat, produce, seafood, deli and bakery products – at up to 50 percent off on the Flashfood app, and then pick them up at Meijer stores.
2021-02-19
Wider COVID-19 vaccine distribution should be well-timed with the oncoming Mexican spring vegetable deal, in the view of Ryan Jacobsen, sales manager of Coast Produce Co. Inc., in Nogales.