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D’Arrigo Bros. of California, Salinas, which has donated more than $2 million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, is again featuring its pink-themed packaging for the Andy Boy brand during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) has raised more than $400 million for breast cancer research worldwide. D’Arrigo’s goal is to “grow” prevention through education, according...

A traveling pop-up grocery store will bring its roster of consumer brands, including Yes! Apples, to the trendy Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.From Oct. 2 to Nov. 1, Pop Up Grocer will showcase more than 150 brands vetted by founder Emily Schildt and her team, according to a news release.Yes! Apples is the only fresh-produce brand, Tenley Fitzgerald, vice president of marketing for Glenmont, N.Y.-bas...

This bonus episode of Tip of the Iceberg Podcast, brought to you by The Packer and PMG, features an interview with Mike Browne, chief operating officer of Oxnard, Calif.-based Mission Produce, about the company going public.Browne discusses the process of going public, the reasoning for making the big move, some of the company's strengths and goals, and what's ahead.After filing its S-1 document with the Securit...

Onion grower-shipper Shuman Farms, Reidsville, Ga., is embracing the virtual platform that’s presenting the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.The virtual event, Oct. 13-15, will allow the company to showcase its seed-to-shelf story at the Fresh Express Marketplace, according to a news release. Shuman Farms will also share content for the fall and winter that features RealSweet brand ambassador, the Food Ne...

Editor-in-chief Tom Karst, Northeast editor Amy Sowder and retail editor Ashley Nickle cover the news of the week, including new proposed import requirements for romaine entering Canada that have caught the industry off guard.For more details on that topic and others, check out the following articles.Surprise Canadian plan on romaine import requirements raises alarm — Proposed regulations that would impose testi...





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