Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Oppy adds Southern Hemisphere grapes to Ocean Spray program

The Oppenheimer Group is expanding its Ocean Spray branded grape program, adding Southern Hemisphere fruit to expand to year-round availability with the label.

Display contest: Say it loud, say it proud, ‘Aisle of Red Pears!’

The Pear Bureau Northwest is asking retailers to show their love of red pears with a display contest.

Avocados from Mexico invites Super Bowl fans to virtual stadium

Avocados from Mexico has created The Virtual Guac Bowl Stadium for its annual Super Bowl promotion, with prize packages that include avocado gear, weekly $1,000 giveaways and the chance to win $1 million.

Fresh potato sales hit record as 2020 ends

Retail fresh potato sales saw record growth of 12% in dollar sales and 8.2% in volume during the October-December quarter, according to Potatoes USA.

Dole recalls Sesame Asian Chopped Salad Kits due to allergen

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling Sesame Asian Chopped Salad Kits in nine states after the wrong salad and topping pack was included in the kits.

Vegetable trays recalled after labeling mistake due to allergen

A mislabeled vegetable tray with ranch dip has led to a recall in Florida because it contains eggs, which are considered as an allergan that must be identified on the product.

Blueberry council launches Grab a Boost of Blue campaign

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council has launched Grab a Boost of Blue, a strategic positioning and call to action backed by new tools and consumer research for retailers.

FiveStar Gourmet debuts taco salad with Beyond Meat crumbles

FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Ontario, Calif., is offering a new vegetarian taco salad with Beyond Meat protein, and the company has plans for more products with the plant-based protein.

Pete’s introduces Greenhouse Fresh salads with a sustainability focus

Hydroponic living lettuce grower Pete’s, Carpinteria, Calif., is launching Greenhouse Fresh, a line of packaged salads that highlights sustainability practices at the company.

Good Foods adds Spinach Artichoke Parmesan to dip line

Good Foods has rebranded its dairy dip line, and added Spinach Artichoke Parmesan.