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2021-07-20
Once the North American blueberry season wanes, Peru’s long growing season, steady climate and greenhouse-like growing conditions will provide retailers and consumers with a trustworthy and constant volume of high-quality blueberries. "We continue to have new acreage in play, and the crop-set looks heavier, and earlier, than last year," said Michael Osumi, Berry People's chief operating officer. "We are expecting to begin shipping in August, a couple of weeks early, with peak arrivals planned for October through mid-December."
2021-07-20
Hy-Vee Inc. will host its third “Best of Local Brands” summit in September to expand and enhance the product offerings at its more than 280 retail stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The second quarterly summit was held in May where 28 new brands were selected to become available to Hy-Vee customers in the coming months.
2021-07-20
After holding executive responsibility for over half of Oppy’s departments the last few years, Doug Grant will say farewell on July 31 to the grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce he’s called home since 1995.
2021-07-20
As foodservice operations get back up and running, consumers are eager to dine out. More than 3.7 million consumers visited a restaurant via Yelp in May 2021, a record high for the app. In response to foodservice demand surpassing pre-pandemic levels, coupled with the desire to innovate and promote labor efficiencies, Lipman Family Farms will showcase its growing fresh-cut line at the upcoming PMA Foodservice conference.
2021-07-20
Nature Fresh Farms will join YTV’s Kid Food Nation: The Show to educate children on greenhouse growing and fresh vegetable production.
2021-07-20
Uber Technologies Inc.'s on-demand and scheduled grocery delivery is now available to Uber and Uber Eats customers in over 400 cities and towns across the U.S., including major markets like San Francisco, New York City, and Washington, DC. This marks Uber’s first major grocery expansion in the U.S., more than doubling the availability of the offering this week, and accelerating its grocery rollout this year with a 1,200-store partnership with Albertsons Cos. Inc.
2021-07-20
People who visit booth No. 107 during the PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo in Monterey, CA, will have the opportunity to learn about I Love Produce’s offerings, as well as how the company creates productive partnerships that result in success.
2021-07-20
Nash Produce will be exhibiting at booth No. 202 at this year’s PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo, and those coming to visit can expect to learn about the company’s array of impressive facility capabilities such as electronic sizing, multiple packaging opportunities, various sweet potato variety options and logistics resources.
2021-07-20
The World Avocado Organization and the historic San Diego Yacht Club will host the second edition of the World Avocado Cup Regatta July 31-Aug. 1.  The regatta is co-sponsored by the Peruvian Avocado Commission and the California Avocado Commission.
2021-07-19
Tanimura & Antle announced strategic changes, additions and promotions within its sales team to position itself for strategic growth.  The company has hired new key sales team members, reorganized existing sales staff and promoted vital sales team members.