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Organic Produce Summit reveals retail roundtable

Executives from Wegmans, Costco and Sprouts will participate in the retail roundtable presentation at the Organic Produce Summit in July. Executives from Wegmans, Costco and Sprouts will participate in the retail roundtable presentation at the Organic Produce Summit in July.

Limoneira expands citrus holdings in Chile

Santa Paula, Calif.-based Limoneira has purchased the majority of Chilean citrus grower Pan de Azucar, which owns more than 200 acres of lemon and orange orchards. Santa Paula, Calif.-based Limoneira has purchased the majority of Chilean citrus grower Pan de Azucar, which owns more than 200 acres of lemon and orange orchards.

Produce for Kids campaign raises funds for meals

Orlando, Fla.-based Produce For Kids' first winter healthy eating campaign raised funds for 235,334 meals to families in need through Feeding America programs. Orlando, Fla.-based Produce For Kids' first winter healthy eating campaign raised funds for 235,334 meals to families in need through Feeding America programs.

TW Ippolito Fruit & Produce hires director of sales

Ippolito Fruit and Produce has hired Sean McCauley as its director of sales. Ippolito Fruit and Produce has hired Sean McCauley as its director of sales.

Oscar nominees receive Opal apples

At the 2017 Oscars night Feb. 26, Opal apples were included in the “Everyone Wins” Nominee Gift Bags, given to Oscar nominees in the major acting and directing categories. At the 2017 Oscars night Feb. 26, Opal apples were included in the “Everyone Wins” Nominee Gift Bags, given to Oscar nominees in the major acting and directing categories.

Monterey Mushrooms partners with The Produce Mom

Monterey Mushrooms has partnered with The Produce Mom, the first mushroom grower to do so. Monterey Mushrooms has partnered with The Produce Mom, the first mushroom grower to do so.

Watermelon industry crowns 2017 national queen

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The watermelon industry crowned its 2017 National Watermelon Queen and passed the leadership baton of the National Watermelon Association at its 103rd annual conference Feb. 22-25 at snowy Lake Tahoe. INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. Show More Summary

ASOEX joins Northgate Gonzalez Markets at 5K

The Chilean Fresh Fruit Exporters Association offered samples of Chilean blueberries and grapes at the annual 5K Run/Walk and Children’s 1K in Bell, Calif. The Chilean Fresh Fruit Exporters Association offered samples of Chilean blueberries and grapes at the annual 5K Run/Walk and Children’s 1K in Bell, Calif.

James Beard Foundation launches mushroom burger blend contest

Restaurants nationwide can register to take part in JBF’s summer competition to blend mushrooms with meat for burgers. Restaurants nationwide can register to take part in JBF’s summer competition to blend mushrooms with meat for burgers.

Produce For Kids thanks companies with reception

Produce For Kids is hosting a reception at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure show in Orlando. Produce For Kids is hosting a reception at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure show in Orlando.

Fresno Food Expo launches business seminar

The Fresno Food Expo has invited award-winning author Gregg Lederman to kick off its annual program. The Fresno Food Expo has invited award-winning author Gregg Lederman to kick off its annual program.

AIB International launches online course

Manhattan, Kan.-based AIB International has launched the Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls Online course. Manhattan, Kan.-based AIB International has launched the Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls Online course.

Michigan blueberry growers wary of warm weather

Michigan blueberry growers have been watching the weather closely, hoping warm days don’t lead to early blooming and later losses due to freezing. Michigan blueberry growers have been watching the weather closely, hoping warm days don’t lead to early blooming and later losses due to freezing.

Bonduelle agrees to acquire Ready Pac

French vegetable company Bonduelle has agreed to acquire Irwindale, Calif.-based Ready Pac Foods. French vegetable company Bonduelle has agreed to acquire Irwindale, Calif.-based Ready Pac Foods.

Familiar face will give keynote at Viva Fresh

David and Catherine Katz, known for their work in preventative medicine and nutrition, are keynote speakers at the 2017 Viva Fresh Expo. David and Catherine Katz, known for their work in preventative medicine and nutrition, are keynote speakers at the 2017 Viva Fresh Expo.

Ready Pac recalls chicken salads due to possible listeria contamination

Irwindale, Calif.-based Ready Pac Foods Inc. has recalled nearly 60,000 pounds of Puro Picante Blazin’ Hot chicken salads with use-by dates of Jan. 31-March 4. Irwindale, Calif.-based Ready Pac Foods Inc. has recalled nearly 60,000 pounds of Puro Picante Blazin’ Hot chicken salads with use-by dates of Jan. 31-March 4.

Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference looking to inspire

The Center for Growing Talent by the Produce Marketing Association is celebrating their five-year anniversary with the Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference. The Center for Growing Talent by the Produce Marketing Association is celebrating their five-year anniversary with the Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference.

Avocados from Mexico partner with Canadian dietitians

In March, Avocados From Mexico is joining dietitians in Canada to promote healthy eating during Nutrition Month. In March, Avocados From Mexico is joining dietitians in Canada to promote healthy eating during Nutrition Month.

Nielsen: Multicultural consumers key for fresh sales

A recently released Nielsen report tells retailers strategizing about their fresh offerings to carefully consider multicultural consumers. A recently released Nielsen report tells retailers strategizing about their fresh offerings to carefully consider multicultural consumers.

QPMA and Chilean fruit group create food guide

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association, in partnership with the Chilean Fresh Fruit Association, has created a consumer food guide about produce from Chile. The Quebec Produce Marketing Association, in partnership with the Chilean Fresh Fruit Association, has created a consumer food guide about produce from Chile.

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