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FPAAs Annual Meeting Sees New ChairmanElect Board Members Selected

7 hours 50 min ago
NOGALES, AZ - The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) hosted its annual meeting this month, voting on board members to fill terms that ended this May.At the May 15th meeting Chairman,...

Daves Specialty Imports Appoints Tom Rawles to Operations Manager

7 hours 50 min ago
MIAMI, FL - While Dave’s Specialty Imports has been in the imported berry business for 26 years, the company has doubled down on its own farming operations, domestic partnerships, and organics over...

Albertsons Appoints Gautam Kotwal to Newly Created Role EVP Chief Data and Analytics Officer

7 hours 50 min ago
BOISE, ID - As Albertsons Companies competes with Amazon-Go technology, the company is doubling its efforts to design personalized shopping experiences. Enter Guatam Kotwal, whose breadth of...

HyVee CEO Randy Edeker on Expansion of Grocery Stores and Wahlburgers

7 hours 50 min ago
MIDWEST, USA - Hy-Vee is expanding both its store reach and its newly-formed partnership with Wahlburgers. Coming off the announcement late last year that the retailer would halt expansion efforts,...

Sakatas Dale Palmer Discusses Infinite Gold Cantaloupe Season

May 21, 2018 - 10:28pm
MORGAN HILL, CA - Sweet summer treats inherently include melons, and as the Infinite Gold cantaloupe season approaches, Sakata Seed is anticipating a strong one to help retailers keep lasting,...

Ahold USA Introduces Peapod Digital Labs Names JJ Fleeman as President of Peapod Digital Labs and Chief eCommerce Officer

May 21, 2018 - 10:28pm
QUINCY, MA and SALISBURY, NC - All is not quiet on the Ahold Delhaize USA front. The company is launching a new entity, Peapod Digital Labs, which endeavors to drive digital and e-commerce innovation...

Sysco Celebrates its FreshPoint Central Florida Facility Expansion

May 21, 2018 - 10:28pm
ORLAND, FL - Sysco is expanding its fresh produce operations after revealing plans to double its FreshPoint Central Florida Facility in Orlando by adding 75,000 square feet to the original 76,000...

Oppy Promotes Audrey Desnoyers to Seattle Office Sales Manager

May 21, 2018 - 10:28pm
SEATTLE, WA - Audrey Desnoyers’ produce career began in 1998, when she took to the streets in a lime green bug, offering samples of Zespri®’s kiwifruit to the public. This passion and dedication to...

Sunions Celebrates Successful Inaugural Season

May 21, 2018 - 12:25pm
PARMA, ID - And they’re off to the races! Tearless and sweet onions by Sunions™ are stepping out of retail locations and into consumers’ baskets, as the company makes headway into this inaugural...

Albertsons Tests Amazon GoLike Technology

May 21, 2018 - 12:25pm
BOISE, ID - Amazon made headlines earlier this year after launching the first cashierless convenience store. And, despite a few blips in the system, fellow grocery retailer Albertsons is eyeing...

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Florida and Illinois from Operating in the Produce Industry

May 21, 2018 - 12:25pm
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has imposed sanctions on two produce businesses for failure to pay reparation awards issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities...

West Pak Avocado Notes Retail Excitement for I Love Avocados Brand and SingleServing Avocados

May 21, 2018 - 12:25pm
MURRIETTA, CA - West Pak Avocado has people talking about California avocados. According to the company, the latest buzz in small fruits and vegetables has increased the conversation about the Golden...

Banana Truck Overturns Causing Traffic Delays

May 20, 2018 - 10:24pm
STEVENVILLE, MD - You might have muttered to yourself “this is bananas” if you had to endure hours of traffic because of a toppled tractor trailer carrying actual bananas. That’s precisely what...

Friedas Specialty Produce Supports LA Food Bowls Plant Power The No Beast Feast Event

May 20, 2018 - 10:24pm
LOS ALAMITOS, CA - Lending its specialty food cred and exceptional specialty produce to a perennially popular event, Frieda’s Specialty Food has partnered with the Los Angeles Food Bowl to provide...

Raleys New Banner Market 5ONE5 Provides Organic Nutrition and Education Options for Urban Consumers General Manager Levi Wingo Tells All

May 20, 2018 - 10:24pm
SACRAMENTO, CA - The first of anything is always really exciting—the first time going to a restaurant, creating a new dish, visiting a new country… the list goes on and on. West Sacramento-based...

Crunch Time Apple Growers Featured on the Lifetime Networks Morning Program The Balancing Act

May 20, 2018 - 10:24pm
WOLCOTT, NY - Crunch Time Apple Growers (CTAG) announced that its newest apple varieties to come out of New York State, SnapDragon® and RubyFrost®, were featured on the Lifetime® Network’s morning...

Blackwells Capital Pushes Supervalu to Oust Board of Directors

May 20, 2018 - 10:24pm
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Since insisting on more control of SuperValu’s Board back in February, Blackwells Capital, one of SuperValu’s largest shareholders, has been biding its time, waiting for the perfect...