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2021-10-11
The National Watermelon Promotion Board has named winners in its annual Retail Merchandising Contest, which garnered more than 150 entries from various retail chains, independent retailers and commissaries throughout the U.S. and Canada. This year’s contest — the 13th since its inception —  continued to support mixed media marketing efforts in addition to in-store displays.
2021-10-11
Avocados From Mexico is kicking off a new national shopper marketing campaign featuring former New Orleans star quarterback and football legend Drew Brees to get fans ready for the ultimate “Guac Zone.” Because nothing pairs better than guac and the big game, Avocados From Mexico is launching its biggest and boldest
2021-10-11
AeroFarms is expanding its distribution of leafy greens to more than 350 Stop & Shop Stores across the Northeast and New England regions, including New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
2021-10-11
Jordan Fideler, a recent graduate from California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo with a degree in agricultural business, spent her summer in a 12-week sales internship at West Pak Avocado. During that time, she set out to learn about and work on all aspects of West Pak’s sales processes and gained exposure to the company’s sales and marketing efforts.
2021-10-11
Today, Yes! Apples, a fresh, consumer-first apple brand, announced the launch of an online store where consumers can buy its apples to be shipped directly to their door.
2021-10-11
The Kroger Co. is holding its second nationwide hybrid hiring event, including virtual and on-site interviews, this Wednesday, Oct. 13. The organization's mission is to hire 20,000 associates by finding talent for retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, supply chain, merchandising, logistics, corporate, and pharmacy and healthcare roles.
2021-10-11
Over its 10-year history, foodservice specialist Mr. Greens Produce Inc. has moved four times in South Florida to accommodate the tremendous growth it has realized.
2021-10-11
The success of Red Sun Farms, headquartered in Kingsville, ON, was built on a shared vision and passion of a team in Mexico and Canada.
2021-10-08
For 25 years, Lakeside Organic Gardens has been one of California’s pioneers in organic vegetable production with leafy greens and various lettuce varieties leading the charge.
2021-10-08
Christopher Shinn Gardella, who spent more than 50 years working in the produce industry, died in Oxnard, CA, Monday, Sept. 13. He was 68. Mr. Gardella began his esteemed 44-year produce career in 1977 in Philadelphia, where he learned the agribusiness of deciduous fruits from the ground up. His work spanned the globe and often took him to Chile.