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The decade of fruits and vegetables

Undoubtedly, COVID-19 will rank through the ages as one of the largest single global change elements in human history. With that in mind, what changes will affect the fresh produce industry?

California grape group’s health messages to air on radio stations

The California Table Grape Commission, Fresno, and the Radio Health Journal network have developed a series of messages about the health benefits of eating grapes

Wonderful Pistachios promotes plant-based proteins to dietitians

Wonderful Pistachios, Los Angeles, is presenting a web seminar to promote plant-based protein.

Oprah’s online magazine gives kudos to Jazz apples

OprahMag.com, the online home of O! The Oprah Magazine, has praized Jazz apples, calling them “irresistibly crisp and juicy.”

Power Your Lunchbox is back, with COVID-19 in mind

Power Your Lunchbox has launched as it does every year in preparation for the back-to-school time frame, but the message is different.

Brighter Bites, 99 Cents Only launch produce coupon program in Texas

Produce-focused nonprofit Brighter Bites has partnered with 99 Cents Only Stores on a produce coupon program to help families in need in Mesquite, Texas.

Why produce needs to market to millennial parents of babies

I never thought I’d be the kind of parent who would purée whole, fresh vegetables and fruits for my baby’s first solid foods. That’s a rosy ideal relegated to those super-granola, Earth Mother types.

Don’t count salad bars out

As disastrous as we all know COVID-19 has been to our nation and to the fresh produce industry, the collateral damage still brings me up short.

National Mango Board tackles topics at United Fresh LIVE!

The National Mango Board has a full schedule of activities for its virtual booth at the United Fresh LIVE! Expo June 15-18.

School association and United Fresh to help students get produce

The School Nutrition Association and United Fresh are partnering to connect produce distributors to school foodservice directors looking for single-serve, wrapped produce as part of meal distributions.