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Better same-store sales compared helped boost the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index to a four-month high in October.
Kroger Co. posted a 3.5% increase in same store sales in the third quarter of 2013, capping off 40 consecutive quarters of positive sales growth for the Cincinnati-based retailer. “It is not simply the scorecard that makes this meaningful,...Show More Summary
Criminal charges against a Colorado cantaloupe grower implicated in a 2011 listeria outbreak should cause all fresh produce shippers to take note, according to a recent Web seminar.
A new retail produce department sales report shows big double-digit gains for fresh organic fruits and vegetables in the third quarter compared with a year ago.
The Institute of Food Technologists will host two traceability Web seminars in December.
New research on mangos shows the fruit possesses more than only benefits from vitamins and minerals.
Proposed legislation to cut federal mandates on school lunch standards is expected, but the implications for fruit and vegetable requirements in school meals are unclear.
Two longtime Potandon employees advanced to senior positions after more than a decade with the Idaho Falls-based potato and onion marketing company.
Seven new salad bars in Washington, D.C., elementary schools will bring more fruits and vegetables to 2,300 students.
Barney Evans, owner and vice president of sales for Pasadena, Calif.-based Sun Pacific – which packs under Cuties label – said the mandarins look intact after two cold nights, but the worst might not be over.
Port Miami ushered in its first ever shipment of Peruvian grapes Nov. 18. American importer Alpine Fresh Inc. and Peruvian grower Complejo Beta were the first team to bring the grapes directly to Southeastern states.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The locally grown produce business is booming for wholesaler C&C Produce Co., and the company wants it to boom even louder.
Michigan fruit growers are considering creation of a state-level commission.
PLANT CITY, Fla. — Florida strawberry shipments are starting a little earlier than usual, making Christmas promotions possible.
The public comment period on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposal the genetically modified Arctic apple has been extended.
CERRITOS, Calif. — The Fresh Produce & Floral Council, La Mirada, Calif., raised more than $116,000 for a local charity during its annual holiday luncheon and charity auction.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has terminated the proposed National Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, drawing mixed responses from the produce industry.
WENATCHEE, Wash. — Macro Plastics used the Northwest Horticultural Expo to introduce the Hybrid 44 bin that combines the best attributes of wood and plastic.
A group of scientists has published the genome and accompanying sequence data for the spotted wing drosophila, a serious pest of berries and soft fruit.
WENATCHEE, Wash. — Plans to consolidate four Washington state tree fruit trade groups into one are moving forward, with the hopes of having a new organization in place by the start of the 2014 harvest.