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Mastronardi Produce is the new sponsor of the Leamington Tomato Festival in Ontario, succeeding H.J. Heinz Co. which closed its local plant in late June.
Ready Pac Foods Inc. has started a contest promotion, Elite Eats, that gives consumers a chance to win a vacation at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix.
Crunch Pak plans to feature multiple cuts and package sizes of sliced apples at the Produce Marketing Association Foodservice Conference and Expo in Monterey, Calif.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide disaster relief for fruit growers hit hard by freezes in 2012.
Organic specialist Bridges Produce has partnered with a cranberry packer.
A new requirement from the CanadaGAP program shouldn’t be a significant burden on industry and should provide another layer of food safety protection, according to the Canadian Produce Marketing Association.
The New York Apple Association has launched a newly-updated website with a friendly new look and more pictures and videos.
California galas are off to their earliest start in years for some growers.
D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California is shipping a new retail pack of iceless broccoli rabe, modifying a previous offering to extend shelf life, among other features.
F&S Produce Co. Inc. is rolling out its new salsa to all of its customers.
Procacci Bros. Sales Corp. recently hosted 24 college students from Cameroon.
The Produce Mom and Sage Fruit Co. are hosting the Very Cherry Pinspiration Contest from July 21 to July 31.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When life gives Chef Jasper lemons, he makes limoncello. And locally grown sweet corn.
Sweet potato prices should stay high until September, when new-crop volume shipments begin.
Cutchogue, N.Y.-based Koppert Cress USA has introduced red-veined sorrel as a microgreen produced in its Long Island, N.Y., greenhouse.
A new line of pomegranate aril snacks from Ruby Fresh is scheduled to debut at the Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference & Expo in Monterey, Calif., July 25-27.
As it prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary, Basciani Mushroom Farms, Avondale, Pa., is diversifying, adding blueberries to its offerings.
Taylor Farms Retail is a partner in a national promotion of Green Giant Fresh cut vegetables that offers consumers instant coupons for $0.55, plus a sweepstakes accessible through quick-response codes.
Just in time to catch the back-to-school wave, Bolthouse Farms plans to launch in August a line of seven new products called Bolthouse Farms Kids line.
Setton Pistachio is partnering with Stafford’s Famous Chocolates to create a gourmet pistachio gift box.