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New Hunts Point Produce Market logo points to fresh vision

The Hunts Point Produce Market has a bright new logo to go along with a new era of leadership and fresh outlook of its place in the marketplace.

No PLUs necessary with this retail check-out system

RealEats America, a meal kit company focused on healthy foods, received the $1 million top prize in the inaugural Grow-NY competition.

Companies plan ‘aggressive’ watercress campaign

United Kingdom-based The Watercress Co. and Newburgh, N.Y.-based leafy greens supplier Solata Foods have plans to elevate watercress in the U.S. with retail and foodservice products.

NY Apple Association sponsors NYC marathon

The New York Apple Association, Fishers, is again a sponsor of the TSC New York City Marathon, handing out more than 58,000 apples at the finish line.

New York Apple Sales to launch Yes! Apples brand at Fresh Summit

Glenmont, N.Y.-based New York Apple Sales Inc. will launch its new consumer brand of Yes! Apples at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Oct. 18-19 in Anaheim, Calif.

NY offers farm-to-school programs $1.5 million

New York school districts can apply for $1.5 million for Farm-to-School programs.

SnapDragon apple partners with children’s game for promotion

Crunch Time Apple Growers and PlayMonster 5-Second Rule Jr. Games created a promotion to drive in-store traffic and build excitement for SnapDragon apples and the children’s PlayMonster game. 

Why the middleman still matters

Farm to table is the ethos of the last decade’s food culture, or in our industry’s case, it’s often farm to store shelf.

Talking tropicals with E. Armata at Hunts Point Produce Market

NEW YORK CITY — E. Armata Fruit & Produce Inc. had to meet Hispanic demand by building up its tropical department, said company members during a visit with The Packer at Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx.

U.S. senator asks USDA to investigate grower price disparity

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate why produce-grower prices have stayed stagnant or declined while prices have increased along the supply chain.