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2021-07-13
The Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is looking ahead to September to ensure its third annual National Fruits & Veggies Month celebration is poised for success. Last year, PBH unveiled its dynamic online National Fruits and Veggies Month Toolkit, filled with turn-key resources industry partners and produce pros can use to help spread the Have A Plant® Movement and elevate fruit and vegetable consumption to a national priority.
2021-07-13
Westmoreland/Topline Farms is excited to announce their latest 25-acre expansion at their Flavor Fresh Farms greenhouse, located in Leamington, Ontario.  Flavor Fresh began production in June 2021, helping Westmoreland/Topline meet the growing demand for greenhouse-grown produce. 
2021-07-13
GR Fresh, a major grower-packer-importer of fresh Mexican vegetables, will begin a new deal, shipping colored Bell peppers from a new region in Jalisco. Tony Incaviglia, the firm’s vice president sales and marketing, said this is an entrée to shipping colored Bells 12 months a year. “We always have been, and we always are looking toward handling something new,” said Incaviglia, who works from the weeks-old GR Fresh cold warehouse and office facility in McAllen, TX.
2021-07-12
Jim Donald, Albertson’s Co-Chairman and one of most admired CEOs in the world, will be a featured keynote presenter at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), joining retail industry veteran Kevin Coupe for a provocative and engaging conversation about the future of the food industry,  and the role organics will play for consumers and the retail community.
2021-07-12
Oscar Fernandez, director of sales for Equiflor-Rio Roses in Miami, FL, has been named SAF’s next president-elect.
2021-07-12
Produce Marketing Association and strategic partner,  Brighter Bites, have announced that all attendees registered to attend the PMA Foodservice Conference can also sign up to help give back to local families in a special Brighter Bites networking and volunteer experience. Brighter Bites is a non-profit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables to families while helping to instill long lasting healthy habits through fun and education. 
2021-07-12
Le Gris Stuff a la LumiereDole Food Company continues its
2021-07-12
It’s time to get those napkins out because Stemilt’s Artisan Organics peaches and nectarines are now in season. Stemilt’s 100-percent certified organic peaches and nectarines made their grand debut late last week, with good sizing and spectacular color.
2021-07-12
Tracy Shaw has been named the new digital marketing manager at Healthy Family Project and will oversee content strategy, website SEO as well as digital partnerships and email marketing. With over 15 years of digital marketing experience Tracy brings a wealth of health-conscious food brand partnership knowledge, content development and promotion from her experience as the author of FoodWineSunshine.com. 
2021-07-12
Grocery stores are under pressure to offer sustainable solutions to their customers. One reason is because of increased state legislation around single-use plastic bags, while another is stricter sustainability goals being set by store owners. There is also pressure coming from the public. From water bottles to bags, customers are looking for more sustainable solutions.