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Allen Lund Company Welcomes Another Year of Giving with Navidad en el Barrio

10 hours 11 min ago
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, CA - Since 2004, the Allen Lund Company (ALC) has participated in Navidad en el Barrio, a charity through which over 75,000 people are served annually. "It is overwhelming to...

Simon Powell Dale Long Dante Galeazzi and Cathy Burns Discuss the Collaborative for Fresh Produce

10 hours 11 min ago
DALLAS, TX - Barely halfway into its first year, Collaborative for Fresh Produce™ (CFP) is a program rapidly gaining traction. Founded to ensure fresh produce gets to those who need it most no matter...

Horst Leitner Steps in as CEO of Aldi SOUTH

10 hours 11 min ago
GERMANY - Effective December 1, Aldi SOUTH will have a new CEO: Horst Leitner. Leitner will be stepping in for Günther Helm, who led the retailer as its CEO for the past eight years.Leitner began his...

Walmart Excels in ECommerce and Sales

10 hours 11 min ago
BENTONVILLE, AR - Retail grocery behemoth Walmart is showing no signs of weakness as it heads into the busy holiday season. This week, the retail giant announced it was raising its guidance for the...

Grimmway Farms Welcomes USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach for Tour and Board Meeting

November 14, 2018 - 8:58pm
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Grimmway Farms welcomed United States Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach to its Arvin, CA, headquarters last week,...

Avocado Growers End Strike Mission Produces Patrick Cortes and Denise Junqueiro Comment

November 14, 2018 - 8:58pm
MICHOACÁN, MEXICO - After much back-and-forth in local and national news, it seems a recent avocado strike in Mexico has ended. Brian Denton of Colorful Plates Podcast, powered by Pro*Act, recently...

Sun Pacifics Kate Reeb Bee Sweet Citrus Monique Bienvenue and Sunkist Growers Christina Ward Talks Holiday Citrus

November 14, 2018 - 8:58pm
CALIFORNIA - Citrus-fueled drinks, desserts, and more will be among the needs of consumers as the holiday festivities begin. With demand for the category on the rise, I checked in with the experts to...

TG Globals Brock Nemecek Discusses Marketing Plans for JAZZ Envy and Pacific Rose

November 14, 2018 - 8:58pm
ORLANDO, CA - This fall, temperatures might be cooling in North America, but marketing is reaching a torrid pace for T&G Global.I had the opportunity to speak with Brock Nemecek, Regional...

Reports Sysco To Expand Des Plaines Facility

November 14, 2018 - 8:58pm
HOUSTON, TX - Foodservice distribution titan Sysco Corporation is reportedly planning a $15 million expansion to its Des Plaines, Illinois, refrigerated facility, according to local news source...

The Nunes Company039s Doug Classen Discusses Yuma Transition Foxy Produce Offerings

November 14, 2018 - 11:57am
YUMA, AZ - It’s that time of year again when many of California’s major produce growers head south for the winter. Right on target and gearing up for this annual transition from Salinas to Yuma,...

Tour de Fresh Opens Sponsorship for 2019 Ride

November 14, 2018 - 11:57am
WATSONVILLE, CA - The time to get in on one of the produce industry’s premier events is now! Tour de Fresh is now accepting sponsorship opportunities for its sixth annual ride—and it’ll be one to...

Blue Apron Announces Restructuring Strategy Will Cut Workforce by 4

November 14, 2018 - 11:57am
NEW YORK, NY - Blue Apron is taking the new year, new you philosophy to heart. In a bid to to accelerate its path to profitability, the meal kit company has released its plans to restructure its...

Walmart Partners with Ford Postmates for New Autonomous Grocery Delivery Pilot

November 14, 2018 - 11:57am
MIAMI, FL - We’ve been watching with bated breath as retailers scramble to catch a corner of the emerging grocery delivery market. Any competitive edge could signal a sea change, and this week,...

Kroger Introduces New OptUp App

November 14, 2018 - 11:57am
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Food is life, and life is food! Across the world, holidays, traditions, and milestones are celebrated with feasts of some sort, and even the mundane day-to-day starts and ends with...

SUNSET Produce Culinart Roger Mooking Discusses SHAZAM Shishito Peppers

November 13, 2018 - 9:55pm
ORLANDO, FL - Hotness isn’t the only quality that consumers look for in a pepper. Sometimes just the right amount of kick can carry a dish, and a subtle spiciness is preferable to a full-fledged kick...

Zespri Extends SunGold Kiwifruit Season with ItalianGrown Product

November 13, 2018 - 9:55pm
ORANGE COUNTY, CA - How do you bring a fruit to life? Why, with Zespri’s consumer campaign of course. The campaign, titled “A Real Snack, for Real Life” was also a consumer sweepstake that brought...

Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal Departs Following Walmart Investment

November 13, 2018 - 9:55pm
BENTONVILLE, AR - Just six months after Walmart topped rival retailer Amazon with a bid to invest $16 billion in Indian online retailer Flipkart, Binny Bansal is stepping down from his role as...

Good Foods Promotes Danyel OConnor and Juan Larios to Executive Team

November 13, 2018 - 9:55pm
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI - Good Foods recently announced the promotions of two members to the company’s executive team. Danyel O’Connor will be the Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing and...

Retailer Launches HEB GO App in 7 AustinArea Locations

November 13, 2018 - 9:55pm
AUSTIN, TX - Is waiting in line at the grocery store a thing of the past? For H-E-B shoppers, it might be soon. The Texas-based retailer is bringing a new scan-and-go grocery app aptly dubbed “H-E-B...

Allen Lund Company039s Tracey Lewin Discusses Logistics LA Office and Produce Focus

November 13, 2018 - 10:54am
ORLANDO, FL - When I think of produce and logistics, I think of the Allen Lund Company. Allen Lund has been servicing the produce industry for more than 40 years, and its unique spot at the crux...