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Rainier Fruit Launches Pears for Pairs Holiday Charitable Giving Campaign

8 hours 16 min ago
SELAH, WA - Staying true to its Wholesome to the Core mission, Rainier Fruit recently announced its latest holiday marketing program: Pears for Pairs. This campaign launches in stores in October, and...

Del Monte Fresh Produce Announces Six New Energy Efficient Container Vessels for Central America US Shipping Services

8 hours 16 min ago
CORAL GABLES, FL - Del Monte Fresh Produce is helping to make the high seas green after entering a definitive agreement to build six energy efficient container ships to replace its current U.S. East...

Mac Riggan Cindy Jewell and Brock Nemecek Discuss United Freshs Washington Conference

8 hours 16 min ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. - With a number of policy questions in the air that carry weight in the produce industry’s future, all eyes are on this year’s Washington Conference and what we all hope produce...

Wegmans Location Draws Big Crowd to Opening Day

8 hours 16 min ago
LANCASTER, PA - Strengthening its position in the Northeast grocery market, Wegmans Food Markets debuted its 98th store this week—a 120,000-square-foot property at the corner of Harrisburg Pike and...

Donated Bananas Include Alleged Drugs Worth 18 Million

8 hours 16 min ago
FREEPORT, TX - It’s usually the thought that counts, but sometimes, it could be your undoing. I don’t mean that in a spooky Halloween way—I mean that in a, “Oh no! Someone just donated a box of...

Grimmway Farms Welcomes Dana Culhane as Director of Corporate and Government Affairs

18 hours 17 min ago
BAKERSFIELD, CA - A big congratulations are in order for Grimmway Farms! The company appointed Dana Culhane Brennan as Director of Corporate and Government Affairs, where she will be made responsible...

California Table Grape Commission Launches New HealthConscious Campaign

18 hours 17 min ago
FRESNO, CA - In an effort to showcase the benefits of consuming normal amounts of grapes each day—including long-term health for hearts, brains, and colons—the California Table Grape Commission is...

Dot Foods Names Site of 12th Distribution Center

18 hours 17 min ago
BEAR, DE - Food industry redistributor Dot Foods is expanding its Northeastern distribution network, announcing it is setting up shop in Bear, Delaware, later this year. The new $36 million facility...

Walmart Puts Food Products on Blockchain Hopes to Track Leafy Greens

18 hours 17 min ago
BENTONVILLE, AR - Walmart and its subsidiary Sam’s Club is taking a big stance on food safety—specifically food safety surrounding leafy greens. Following this year's earlier E.coli outbreak, the...

NatureFresh Farms Mike Mendez and Topco Associates Brandi McGuireSisco Win September Snack Cover Contest

18 hours 17 min ago
SACRAMENTO, CA - I know it was hard to get your eyes off that ripe and juicy, perfectly green pear, but two industry leaders were able to pull it off somehow while on their quest to find the ANUK...

Del Monte Fresh Partners with Rene Produce for Joint Tomato Venture

September 24, 2018 - 12:13pm
CORAL GABLES, FL - Del Monte Fresh Produce recently announced that it has signed an agreement with RENE Produce to form a joint venture. The two companies will sell and market tomatoes and other...

USDA Restricts PACA Violators in California New York and Texas from Operating in the Produce Industry

September 24, 2018 - 12:13pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has imposed sanctions on three produce businesses for failure to pay reparation awards issued under the Perishable Agricultural...

Crunch Pak Hones in on Honeycrisp Apples This Season

September 24, 2018 - 12:13pm
CASHMERE, WA - It’s that time of the year where it seems like the only thing on everyone’s mind is apples, apples, apples! While harvest is kicking off left and right in some of the best growing...

The Nunes Companys Doug Classen and John Amaral Discuss Transition to Yuma

September 24, 2018 - 12:13pm
SALINAS, CA - The annual produce transition from Salinas, CA, to Yuma, AZ, is on the horizon and signs are pointing positively according to The Nunes Company. I recently checked in with Sales Manager...

Sobeys Parent Empire Company to Acquire Farm Boy Valued at 800 Million Canadian Dollars

September 24, 2018 - 12:13pm
STELLARTON, CANADA - Rocking the industry this a.m. is Empire Co Ltd.’s announcement that the Sobeys-parent-company will be acquiring privately-held and Ottawa-based grocer Farm Boy Inc., which is...

Find the ANUK Apple Logo on the Cover of the September 2018 Snack Magazine

September 24, 2018 - 12:13pm
SACRAMENTO, CA - Hello again! It’s us, The Snack Magazine, with another round of our Find the Apple contest! So, get those fingers a-going and send us a photo of yourself pointing out the AndNowUKnow...

Western VegPro Introduces Short N Sweet Market Updates

September 23, 2018 - 9:12pm
BAKERSFIELD, CA - When it comes to fresh produce, keeping it short and sweet is always best. Matching the namesake of its label and the industry’s need to get to the point, Western-Veg Pro has...

Ahold Delhaize Debuts New Delhaize Store Format Focused on Convenience and Inspiration

September 23, 2018 - 9:12pm
ZAANDAM, THE NETHERLANDS - Ahold Delhaize introduced a new store concept last week. The Delhaize banner opened the first iteration of a new convenience-focused supermarket based on the brand’s...

Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements CEO Will Offer Input about Food Safety on Dr Oz

September 23, 2018 - 9:12pm
SACRAMENTO, CA - Today, over 1 million viewers of the Dr. Oz show will hear from several members of our industry in a special segment dedicated to produce. The show is titled, "Is Salad Safe to Eat...

Del Monte Foods Launches New Brand Campaign Growers of Good Shines Light on Growers and Communities

September 23, 2018 - 9:12pm
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - For the first time since 2012, Del Monte Foods is undergoing a massive rebranding initiative that shines a light on its relationship with growers, health, and produce.The move was...