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Ahold, Delhaize complete merger

The merger between Ahold and Delhaize Group has received approval from the Federal Trade Commission and is in effect, with the company now trading on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels.

Colorado association releases first video recipe in series

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association and Chef Jason Morse of 5280 Culinary are collaborating in the release of several produce-focused video recipes. The first of these recipes, braised Colorado cabbage, was released July 20, according to a press release from the association.

Frieda’s to showcase yellow dragon fruit at PMA expo

Frieda’s Speciality Produce will be attending the PMA Foodservice Conference this year, where it will showcase the arrival of new product yellow pitahaya, commonly called yellow dragon fruit.

Midwest Produce Expo headed to The Packer’s hometown

The Packer will host its fifth annual Midwest Produce Conference & Expo in its hometown of Kansas City.

GloriAnn, Five Crowns launch donation campaign

GloriAnn Farms and Five Crowns Marketing plan their fifth “Support our Troops” campaign, with the donations going to nonprofit organization Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.

AgroFresh hires new CEO

Jordi Ferre will join AgroFresh Solutions Inc. as the company’s new CEO.

Potatoes USA hires new global marketing manager

Potatoes USA hired Rachael Lynch as its new global marketing manager for institutional foodservice markets.

Produce Alliance makes two strategic hires

Produce Alliance LLC has hired Kirk Massey senior business development director and Dan Baker, who will focus on national foodservice business, specializing in processed items.

Mushroom Council, Cabot Creamery announce partnership

The Mushroom Council and Montpelier, Vt.-based Cabot Creamery Cooperative are entering into a co-marketing partnership.

FPFC honors California retail veteran

ANAHEIM, Calif. — About 2,000 attendees, largely store-level employees from supermarkets throughout Southern California, turned out July 19 to help honor a produce industry veteran, hear an inspirational story from a celebrity chef and get a glimpse of some new products during the Southern California Expo hosted by the Anaheim-based Fresh Produce & Floral Council.

Total Quality Logistics opens first Utah office

Total Quality Logistics plans to open a new sales office in Salt Lake City in early August.

IGM on-line courses to begin in August

Idea Garden Marketing will offer its second annual series of digital marketing courses specific to the produce industry beginning in August.

Fusion Marketing and The NPD Group expand alliance

Fusion Marketing and global information company The NPD Group are expanding their alliance to focus on consumer consumption, shopping behavior, and market trends.

Tanimura & Antle completes housing for employees

Tanimura & Antle, Salinas, Calif., had a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to celebrate the completion of an employee housing project, Spreckels Crossing.

Vision Cos. promote two in Arizona

The Vision Cos. promoted Lance Nichols to director of sales and operations at the Phoenix Branch, and John Caldwell to vice president and general manager, Arizona. "John and Lance will elevate our strategy in Arizona. Their experience...Show More Summary

Quebec Produce Marketing Association hosts golf tourney

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association is sponsoring its annual golf tournament July 22.

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