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Petes Living Greens Baltazar Garcia Discusses East Coast Distribution and Salicornia Offering

2 hours 39 min ago
CARPINTERIA, CA - There’s a big push in grocery for local these days, and Pete’s Living Greens is making sure its customers and consumers on both coasts are feeling the love and have access to the...

New Zealand Farmer Loses 100000 Worth of Avocados to Thieves

4 hours 39 min ago
NEW ZEALAND - News surrounding avocados is predominantly happy. Unfortunately, this time around, the report from the Daily Mail is a somber one. A New Zealand man recently lost $100,000 worth of...

Castle Rock Vineyards Laura Berryessa Discusses Grape Season

4 hours 39 min ago
DELANO, CA - California grape season is heating up, and Castle Rock Vineyards' harvest season on several key varieties is off to a booming start—with several key varieties already in-store and a...

Giorgio Foods Announces BLENDABELLA Summer Blogger Recipe Challenge

4 hours 39 min ago
BLANDON, PA - Taking the blog space by storm is Giorgio® Foods with its BLENDABELLA™ Portabella mushroom blends. The company is inviting bloggers to bring their A-game to its inaugural BLENDABELLA...

Walmart Acquires Perimercados Super Compro and Saretto Stores from Gessa Corportate Group

4 hours 39 min ago
SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA - Walmart de México y Centroamérica is expanding its reach, agreeing to acquire supermarkets from Gessa Corportate Group in Costa Rica, which owns Perimercardos, Super Compro,...

2018 North American Smitten Production Increases Volume Organic Offerings Coming 2018

July 19, 2018 - 10:43pm
WENATCHEE, WA - The Smitten™ Apple is back in force, with North America license-holder Pegasus LLC recently outlining not only increasing volume for the variety, but new organic production.“It’s a...

Grimmway FarmsCalOrganics Lisa McNeece Discusses Organic Offerings OPS Success

July 19, 2018 - 10:43pm
BAKERSFIELD, CA - With organic demand showing no signs of slowing, yet presenting a number of needs to meet soil requirements, resources are key. Grimmway-owned Cal-Organic has this in spades, as VP...

Associated Wholesale Grocers Promotes Scott Welman and Stephanie Becker to New Positions

July 19, 2018 - 10:43pm
KANSAS CITY, KS - Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) has promoted two long-time leaders within the company to Vice President roles. Scott Welman is now Executive Vice President and Chief Development...

Mann Packing Introduces Caulilini Sweetstem Cauliflower Kale Cabbage Blend and Sweet Potato Fettuccine for Foodservice

July 19, 2018 - 10:43pm
SALINAS, CA - Adding fresh and innovative offerings to its foodservice line, Mann Packing Company has announced the addition of three new products; the company is introducing a proprietary Caulilini...

King Kullen Announces Executive Promotions

July 19, 2018 - 10:43pm
BETHPAGE, NY - One executive hire is exciting, but five?! Now we’re really talking. King Kullen has released an announcement for five executive promotions.Smithtown, New York, resident Richard Conger...

Publix Appoints New Vice Presidents

July 19, 2018 - 11:41am
LAKELAND, FL - Publix is bolstering its executive team after announcing the appointments of Marcy Benton and John Provenzano to the Vice President of Human Resources and Vice President of Public...

USDA Lifts Employment Sanctions Against Yuqing Henry Wang in New York

July 19, 2018 - 11:41am
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has lifted employment sanctions against Yuqing (Henry) Wang of Flushing, N.Y.According to a press release, USDA and Yuqing (Henry) Wang...

Walmart FactoryMade and James Beard Recognized Chefs Innovative Marketing Initiatives to Support Local Farm to Table Movement

July 19, 2018 - 11:41am
SANTA MONICA, CA - It’s always exciting when companies decide to partner up for a fresh approach to business. FactoryMade, a Hollywood boutique incubator for television and lifestyle and consumer...

Bab Farms Matt Hiltner Discusses Consumer Engagement Through Social Media Highlights French Violet Radish

July 19, 2018 - 11:41am
SANTA MARIA, CA - One of the best aspects of the produce industry—in my humble opinion—is how naturally gorgeous the products are. As Instagram continues to dominate the social media landscape, so...

Stemilt Growers Skeena Cherries Bring Prestige to Kyles Pick Program

July 18, 2018 - 10:39pm
WENATCHEE, WA - The main contributor to one of Stemilt’s most premium cherry programs, Kyle’s Pick®, is harvesting now and gearing up to land in consumer carts everywhere. Skeena cherries, a variety...

Jon Zaninovich of Jasmine Vineyards Discusses New Varieties and Merchandising Tools

July 18, 2018 - 10:39pm
DELANO, CA - Can summer officially start without table grapes? In my opinion, California’s grape season sets off summer perfectly, with the promise of new varieties and dazzling retail displays that...

JewelOsco Names Paul Gossett as President

July 18, 2018 - 10:39pm
CHICAGO AREA, IL - A new President has been named to Jewel-Osco after the recent passing of Doug Cygan on July 5th: Paul Gossett. He previously led Shaw’s and Star Market, which, likeJewel-Osco...

Triple Digit Heat Descends on California

July 18, 2018 - 10:39pm
SACRAMENTO, CA - The AndNowUKnow team and our fellow Sacramentans were treated to triple-digit temperatures this week, with the National Weather Service (NWS) issuing several Excessive Heat Warnings...

Cindy Jewell Hilary Long Reflect on Impact of Tour de Fresh

July 18, 2018 - 12:37pm
WATSONVILLE, CA - Tour de Fresh is almost upon us, and before looking forward to the 2018 event, the produce industry is looking back on all the successes they have achieved hand in hand in bringing...

Produce Marketing Association Announces Speakers and Topics for Fresh Summit

July 18, 2018 - 10:37am
NEWARK, DE - The Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit Convention & Expo has announced that participants at this year’s event will enjoy big timers at four Forums of the Future...