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Sysco Corp. officials say the Federal Trade Commission will not prevail in its complaint that its planned acquisition of US Foods would violate federal anti-trust laws.
Sue Johnson-Langdon, the longtime head of the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission, plans to leave the group after 25 years.
In an e-mail to Savings Catcher program participants, Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it is discontinuing certain items, including produce, effective immediately.
Tyler, Texas-based Brookshire Grocery Co. named Marc Green of G-MC Produce as its 2015 Grower of the year.
Sixteen town hall meetings in eight U.S. states and in Ontario, Canada have been scheduled between February and September as part of the United Fresh 2015 Fresh Impact Tours.
Gila Bend, about 69 miles from Phoenix, has become the first site in Arizona’s Maricopa County to come under quarantine for Asian citrus psyllid.
After nine consecutive quarters of decreases in store traffic, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported an increase in the fourth quarter of its 2015 fiscal year and acknowledged there is still work to be done, particularly with fresh produce.
For the second year, 4Earth Farms has received the highest level of Safe Quality Food certification.
Australian mangoes are now in U.S. grocery stores for the first time.
Georgia and Florida blueberry grower-shippers are assessing possible damage as consecutive nights of freezing temperatures endangered fruit while other freeze warnings could affect central and south Florida crops.
SALINAS, Calif. — Broccoli rabe and fennel from D’Arrigo Bros. of California were on the menu for a cooking competition at the National Steinbeck Center won by Monterey chef Todd Fisher.
Dole is promoting increased fresh produce consumption with a new initiative — Get Up and Grow! — whose features include an interactive online pledge consumers can take to move toward a plant-based diet
Federal judges have set a trial date for Steve Finberg, former chief operating officer of Adams Produce Co., and delayed sentencing for the defunct company’s chief financial officer John Alexander, pending his anticipated testimony against Finberg.
Another layer of confusion was added to the immigration reform debate after a Texas federal judge put on hold the Obama Administration’s three-month old policy of allowing four million undocumented immigrants to remain in the country legally and qualify for benefits.
Homegrown Organic Farms plans to grow and distribute a proprietary line of premium stone fruit owned by The Giumarra Cos.
Lipman promotes potatoes and tomatoes through a “Taters and Maters” campaign.
Blueberry grower-shippers are preparing crops the evenings of Feb. 18-19, with hard freezes forecast for Georgia and Florida.
Sunkist Growers revenue surpassed $1 billion in 2014 for the fifth straight year and grower payments hit $1.1 billion, up from $873 million the year before.
Timothy Spann has rejoined the California Avocado Commission as research program director.
A big mismatch in weather patterns between where lettuce is grown and where most of it is consumed sent iceberg shipping prices tumbling to $5.50-7.25 for film-lined 24s.