Ashley Nickle

Ashley Nickle

Bolthouse launching more than two dozen new products at Fresh Summit

Only a few months removed from its acquisition this summer, Bolthouse Farms plans to debut more than two dozen new products at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Fresh Summit New Product Preview — More salads!

The Packer's copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle test out new products coming to Fresh Summit, with this segment focusing mainly on salad kits.

Wonderful debuts bin for holiday season

Los Angeles-based The Wonderful Co. plans to showcase new holiday bins for its pistachios at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Fresh Summit New Product Preview — Brussels sprouts, dips and more

Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle and The Packer's designer and copy editor Amelia Freidline review new products ahead of Fresh Summit, from Brussels sprouts to baby food to plant-based dips.

Church Brothers to debut several retail products at Fresh Summit

Church Brothers Farms plans to launch retail products including Tuscan Baby Romaine; ready-to-use bunched cilantro and parsley; and a 1-pound clamshell salad line at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Fresh Summit New Product Preview — Snacks Edition

Ashley Nickle and Amelia Freidline tested out more than a dozen new products that will be featured at Fresh Summit, and this report focuses on three items that can be used as snacks.

Frieda’s brings trade show survival kit for Fresh Summit attendees

Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Frieda’s Specialty Produce plans to offer a little something extra this year for attendees of the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Pacific Organic to highlight organic mangoes, oranges at Fresh Summit

San Francisco-based Pacific Organic Produce plans to feature its organic mango, orange and vegetable programs at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit expo, Oct. 18-19 in Anaheim, Calif.

Sam’s Club CEO John Furner chosen as new Walmart U.S. CEO

John Furner, who has been the CEO for Sam’s Club since 2017, has been selected as the new president and CEO for Walmart U.S.

Five buyers form Leafy Greens Safety Coalition

Walmart, Kroger, Costco, Wegmans and Yum! Brands have formed the Leafy Greens Safety Coalition to encourage efforts on improving prevention and traceability.