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2022-09-21
In recognition of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Trucco announced its Produce for Life 7 initiative, created in collaboration with Medrano to benefit child cancer research at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.
2022-09-21
Gotham Greens expanded its fresh foods portfolio with a brand-new line of plant-based dips in four plant-packed flavors: Green Goddess, Spinach Artichoke, Tzatziki and Green Harissa. Each dip features a variety of fresh greens and herbs to create premium, herbaceous and bold twists on some of the most well-known dip flavors in America. Drawing inspiration from around the globe, Gotham Greens Dips offer distinct flavor profiles that cater to a diverse array of palates, occasions and needs.
2022-09-21
Don Bowden, a pioneer in the food industry and founder of Wholly Guacamole, died Sept. 14 at the age of 90. Mr. Bowden has been credited with leading the growth of the fresh scooped avocado and guacamole industry to where it is today by actively innovating and investing in the process of transforming raw avocados into fresh, packaged guacamole and avocado being sold in foodservice and retail.
2022-09-21
During the first pandemic year of 2020, U.S. consumers increased their per capita consumption of asparagus by 4 percent, with all that increase, and then some, coming from fresh channels. For 2020, the last year for which total consumption statistics are available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, per capita consumption in the United States increased to just shy of two pounds at 1.98 pounds. “Per capita consumption is still increasing,” said Priscilla Lleras, director of the Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association.
2022-09-21
Taylor Farms, North America’s largest producer of healthy fresh foods, partnered with Bloom Energy, Ameresco Inc. and Concept Clean Energy to install a microgrid capable of taking one of its California food processing facilities completely off the traditional energy grid.
2022-09-21
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — From the time he was five years old, Shaun O’Hara had a dream of playing professional football. Yet the path was not easy.
2022-09-21
Market Basket bested Aldi and third-placed Winco as the top-ranked grocer during inflationary times, according to dunnhumby's Retailer Preference Index, a comprehensive nationwide study of the $1 trillion U.S. grocery market. The report examined which grocers are winning customers as the economy falters. Grocery Outlet and Save A Lot rounded out the top five due to their superior ability to save customers money at a time when this matters more than ever.
2022-09-21
There is nothing more frustrating than buying all your groceries for the week only to have something spoil a few days later. Pure Flavor® has taken the guesswork out of it for you and outlines what to look for when you are picking out fresh produce at the store, and how to take care of them when you get them home! That way you can enjoy your fresh fruits and vegetables, longer!
2022-09-21
GrubMarket completed the acquisition of Vernon, CA-based JC Produce, a fresh produce company that sources fruits and vegetables globally, with a focus on South America and Asia. JC Produce sells to hundreds of retail, foodservice and wholesale customers across the U.S. and has a strong reputation as a leader in food-safety practices.
2022-09-20
The Arizona LGMA Food Safety Committee has approved multiple changes to the food-safety standards (also known as metrics) that all Arizona LGMA members must adhere to. The changes went into effect Sept. 16, and Arizona Department of Food & Agriculture auditors will begin verifying compliance in November when harvest starts for the 2022-23 season.
September 30, 2022

Jared Bray, recently hired as a sales professional is looking to lead the company into the organic avocado space.

As a veteran in the produce industry, Bray brings with him expertise in… Read More

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