Ashley Nickle

Ashley Nickle

Jeff Huckaby receives The Packer’s Produce Man of the Year award

CHICAGO — Jeff Huckaby, president of Bakersfield, Calif.-based Grimmway Farms, received The Packer’s Produce Man of the Year award June 10 at the United Fresh Produce Association conference and expo.

Wonderful launches lemon brand at United Fresh

Los Angeles-based The Wonderful Co. has added a new produce brand to its portfolio — Wonderful Seedless Lemons.

Longtime owner of Connecticut ShopRite stores dies

Rocco Cingari, who led Grade A Market for nearly 40 years, died June 3 at the age of 89.

Walmart launching in-home grocery delivery this fall

Shoppers in three cities will soon have the option to try out Walmart’s new InHome Delivery service.

PBH bringing influencers to United Fresh

The Produce for Better Health Foundation will host 10 influencers at the upcoming United Fresh convention and expo.

Cece’s Veggie Co. finalist for innovation award at United

Austin, Texas-based Cece’s Veggie Co. will be sampling its Organic Butternut Shells & Cheese product at the United Fresh expo June 11-12.

Publix launches summer Produce for Kids campaign

New Produce for Kids campaign signage has made its debut in Publix produce departments.

Analysis — Four questions retailers should be asking

International Data Corporation recently surveyed 4,000 consumers about their expectations for the grocery shopping experience, and the results bring to mind several questions that retailers should be considering.

United Natural Foods continues integration of Supervalu

Providence, R.I.-based United Natural Foods has reported net sales of $5.96 billion — including $3.24 billion from Supervalu — for the third quarter of the fiscal year.

Plant-based dips among United Fresh award finalists

Pleasant Prairie, Wis.-based Good Foods plans to feature its plant-based dips at the United Fresh Produce Association expo June 11-12.