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Availability of low-fat herb dips increases children’s consumption of vegetables, according to a study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
A simmering court dispute reveals that final versions of new produce safety rules might not arrive until mid-2015.
Fresh produce and local food demand will continue to ride a hot streak at U.S. restaurants through 2020.
Blue Diamond Growers opened a 200,000 square-foot almond plant in Turlock, Calif.
Produce company executives received an average salary increase of 2.9% in the current fiscal year, according to the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2013 Produce Industry Compensation & Benefits Report.
Wenatchee-based Washington Apple Education Foundation raised about $50,000 for scholarships and educational programs to benefit tree fruit industry members and their families at its June 4 golf tournament.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture cited Worldwide Produce & Groceries Inc., Miami, for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act by failing to pay $274,441 to 11 sellers for 91 lots of produce.
The South Texas Onion Committee is seeking new members.
Bolthouse Farms has introduced three juices containing produce — Daily Greens, Multi-V Goodness Smoothie and Mango Ginger + Carrot.
Legion Logistics LLC, Florence, Ky., won the 2013 Cincinnati Business Courier’s Fast 55 Award in the $10.1 million-to-$50-million category.
AMC Air Marine Cargo Inc. is the newest member office to join the Perishable Logistics Specialists Network.
Paul Maglio joined Glendale, Wis.-based Maglio & Co. as a buyer on June 3.
Pure Hot House Foods Inc. recently sponsored a triathlon to encourage healthy eating.
SALINAS, Calif. — Monterey County crop values hit a record $4.14 billion in 2012, led by leaf lettuce at about $794 million. “We have 10 crops that exceed $100 million in production value, and 27 crops that exceed $10 million,” Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner Eric Lauritzen said as he released the annual crop report in Salinas.
Grand Forks, N.D.-based Black Gold Farms has joined spice company McCormick & Co. to offer easy-to-prepare red potato side dishes in three flavors.
Plastic pallet company Intelligent Global Pooling Systems LLC is selling most of its assets as it reorganizes under bankruptcy protection.
Several grower-packers have teamed with Sony Pictures Animation on a campaign that benefits a national hunger-relief charity and coincides with the filmmaker’s launch of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.”
Rigby, Idaho-based Broulim’s Supermarkets, Salt Lake City-based Associated Food Stores and Wenatchee, Wash.-based Oneonta Starr Ranch partnered to raise money for a seven year old with a heart condition.
Illinois produce is getting an in-state boost.
The Peruvian Asparagus Importer’s Association has released a marketing plan to help retailers move this year’s and next year’s crops.