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Whole Foods Market Appoints Christina Minardi Executive Vice President of Operations

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AUSTIN, TX - Whole Foods has welcomed a new leader to its executive team, moving up its own Christina Minardi. Effective immediately, she resides in a newly-created...

Retailers to Pilot New Tesla Electric Semi

8 hours 1 min ago
LOS ANGELES, CA - We’re off to the races with new production under way on electric semi-trucks. Stepping into the delivery ring is Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk, whose previous car and SUV models...

Organic Produce Summit Opens Up Retailer and Buying Registration

8 hours 1 min ago
SALINAS, CA – The Organic Produce Summit (OPS) has announced registration dates for the third annual OPS. Retailer and buying organization registration for OPS 2018 will begin November 20 on the OPS...

Freska Produce Partner Jesus Loza Discusses Assistance in Mexicos Recovery and Rebuilding Efforts Post Summer Earthquake

8 hours 1 min ago
OAXACA, MEXICO - When natural disasters hit, those affected can sometimes sadly be left with few places to turn to for assistance. After the earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico, this fall, Freska Produce...

Driscolls Ian Justus Trimbles Matt Denninger and Pacific Ag Rentals Bart Walker to Discuss Precision Ag at Organic Grower Summit Mediated by ANUKs Robert Lambert

November 16, 2017 - 9:54pm
MONTEREY, CA - From robots and autonomous technologies, to virtual and augmented realities, the industry has always had a keen interest in cutting-edge methods to help it grow and improve. Now, you...

JJ Family of Farms Appoints Mark Konstan As Director of Grower Development Western Division

November 16, 2017 - 9:54pm
WESTLAKE, FL – Looking to grow its western footprint, J&J Family of Farms has hired Mark Konstan. A proven leader in the produce industry and recent hire, Konstan will take on...

Allrecipes Parters with AmazonFresh for Easier Online Order and Home Delivery Options

November 16, 2017 - 9:54pm
SEATTLE, WA – Have you ever helped a customer looking for ingredients to a recipe they found online? Well, a new alliance has been set between Allrecipes and AmazonFresh to eliminate the confusion or...

Jeff Oberman Talks United Freshs 2018 Retail Produce Manager Awards

November 16, 2017 - 9:54pm
CHICAGO, IL - North American retailers, it’s that time again! As we look ahead to the 2018 Retail Produce Manager Awards program, United Fresh has opened up the nomination process to recognize some...

Albertsons Invests in TexasBased El Rancho Supermercado Bob Miller Comments

November 16, 2017 - 9:54pm
BOISE, ID – Albertsons is making strides to expand its presence in Texas and further engage Latino shoppers; the major retailer announced an investment in El Rancho Supermercado this week."El Rancho...

Stemilt Food Safety Manager Eva Lauve Receives SQFI Distinguished Service Award

November 16, 2017 - 1:28pm
WENATCHEE, WA – After a 40-year career with Stemilt, Eva Lauve, Food Safety and Scheduling Manager, was recognized by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) with their Quality Achievement Award....

Love Zest Founder and Dietitian Kristina Larue Showcases Village Farms Lorabella Blossom

November 16, 2017 - 1:28pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Browsing the showfloor at this year’s PMA Fresh Summit conference, I noticed that ‘versatile’ was a big focus for many high-traffic booths. And one of the more versatile...

HyVee Announces Nearly 300000 Square Feet of Facilities Expansion Projects

November 16, 2017 - 1:28pm
WEST DES MOINES, IA – Just a week after news broke that Midwest-based retailer Hy-Vee had plans to introduce three new fulfillment centers, the company has announced a slate of expansions to its...

Fall into Autumn with Ready Pac Foods New Limited Edition Bistro Bowl

November 16, 2017 - 1:28pm
IRWINDALE, CA – As the leaves fall with temperatures, and with holiday decorations appearing on stoops, Ready Pac Foods is leaning into fall with the launch of its latest limited edition, seasonal...

Walmart Sees Success with Q3 2017 Financial Report

November 16, 2017 - 1:28pm
BENTONVILLE, AR - Walmart’s third quarter looks to be a success story. The company’s third quarter comps grew 2.7 percent, while its U.S. e-commerce sales climbed a staggering 50 percent. It also...

United Freshs 3rd Annual BrandStorm Doubles Attendance Connects Marketers

November 15, 2017 - 9:54pm
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - It’s a wrap for United Fresh’s 3rd annual BrandStorm, and another great year it was! With over 225 attendees–nearly doubling the attendance since its first year in 2015–produce...

Vegan and PlantBased Trend Rising in Fast Food

November 15, 2017 - 9:54pm
OCEAN BEACH, CA - We have seen McDonald’s dabbling in more produce offerings, and even a vegan burger or two, but what if this is just the beginning of an overall shift in fast food?While we might be...

LGS Specialty Sales Announces New Tiny Tims Mini Avocado

November 15, 2017 - 9:54pm
NEW ROCHELLE, NY – Citrus and avocado importer and distributor LGS Specialty Sales has announced a new addition to the company’s product line. LGS is launching mini avocados under the Tiny Tim’s...

Honeybear Brands Don Roper Discusses Pazazz and Key Messaging

November 15, 2017 - 9:54pm
ELGIN, MN - When I think of apples, there is rarely any one single season or occasion anymore, that comes to mind. They have essentially made their way into every holiday spread, every lunchbox,...

Amazon Announces New Whole Foods Savings for Prime Members

November 15, 2017 - 9:54pm
AUSTEN, TX, AND SEATTLE, WA - Some customers will be walking out of Whole Foods this holiday season celebrating more than just the holidays. Amazon announced that AmazonPrime members will be eligable...

Walmart Offers 375000 Grant to The Sustainability Consortium for AgTech Innovations

November 15, 2017 - 12:27pm
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Walmart is taking a stand to help foster AgTech improvements that would enhance communication between the farmer and the retailer. In collaboration with The Sustainability Consortium...