Amy Sowder

Amy Sowder

Misionero relaunches salad brand with three new spring mixes

Gonzales, Calif.-based Misionero Vegetables will relaunch the Salade du Soleil salad brand, with three new salad blends: Originale, Verte and Rouge spring mixes.

Going beyond the border for 'local'

We know the term “local” means different things to different people.
Jul 08, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Opinion

Chiquita launches fitness stickers to boost health and wellness

More than 200 million Chiquita bananas will sport a collection of 10 fitness stickers with simple and quick exercise challenges to help promote a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Jul 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Bananas, #Produce Retail

Tasteful Selections launches new theme in Small Bite potato campaign

Tasteful Selections selected “adventure in a small bite” as the next theme of its Small-Bite campaign for the Arvin, Calif.-based company’s bite-sized potatoes.
Jul 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

Crunch Time Apple Growers: SnapDragon had a monster 2018 season

SnapDragon apples experienced a huge 2018-19 season and may have an even better 2019-20 season. 

New Jersey officials kick off National Blueberry Month

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher, and state and local officials, visited Russo’s Fruit and Vegetable Farm this week to highlight National Blueberry Month.

South Mill Champs introduces more Shrooms snacks, plus coffee, tea

NEW YORK — You’ve seen mushrooms transform into chewy jerky and blend with ground beef into burgers, but you might not have seen this yet.

Blended Burgers now on menus in all 50 states

For the first time ever, blended burgers are available on restaurant menus in all 50 U.S. states.

New York Apple Association appoints board members

The Fishers, N.Y.-based New York Apple Association’s board of directors elected officers and welcomed new members.

Women helping women

What can produce women, whatever their positions may be, do now to help make it better for the next generation of women rising up?
Jun 24, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Opinion