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For food companies, now is the time to be there for the consumers you’ve worked to earn relationships with while they are at home, cooking and spending a significant amount of time on their phones.
Apr 03, 2020 by Megan Zweig
With plummeting foodservice sales across the country, Pro*Act’s distributors and their restaurant customers are delivering boxes containing a week’s worth of produce directly to consumers.
Apr 01, 2020 by Tom Karst
The Packer’s Tom Karst spoke on March 30 with Craig Carlson, CEO of Chicago-based Carlson Produce Consulting, LLC.
Mar 31, 2020 by Tom Karst
To help alleviate the backlog of foodservice produce inventory and the strain on local retailers and community, the Southeast Produce Council distributed free produce to people in the Jenkins County area of Georgia.
Mar 27, 2020 by Amy Sowder
The Packer’s Tom Karst talks on March 26 with Jason Resnick, vice president and general counsel for Western Growers, about the current foodservice crisis tied to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
Mar 26, 2020 by Tom Karst
The fresh produce industry is facing unprecedented losses with the COVID-19 pandemic according to Western Growers, which is asking the USDA to cover all PACA claims to ensure produce sellers are fully protected.
Mar 26, 2020 by Chris Koger
The National Grocers Association and the United Fresh Produce Association are working together to connect produce distributors and independent supermarkets.
Mar 25, 2020 by Ashley Nickle