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G&R Farms brings Season of Giving to Costco, Schnucks

In an effort to give back during the holiday season, G&R Farms has partnered with Costco and Schnucks Supermarkets in a new annual promotion entitled “Season of Giving.”

Eagle Eye puts spotlight on growers

Idaho Falls, Idaho-based Eagle Eye Produce is “putting a bigger focus on building our brand and promoting the people behind the brand," said Joe Ange, director of business development.

Bland Farms updates packing sheds

Glennville, Ga.-based Bland Farms plans to have a revamped packing shed operational by the first of the year, said Delbert Bland, president.

Specialty offerings expand reach of potatoes and onions

Specialty varieties play a central role in marketing potatoes and onions, marketers say.

Pandemic alters some potato, onion marketing tactics

Potato and onion marketers say COVID-19 has forced them to alter plans in certain channels, but the pandemic hasn’t stopped them.

Packer 25 2020 — Shay Myers

It wasn’t a given 15 years ago that Shay Myers would come back to run the family business after graduating college.

Bland Farms Vidalia onion/SpongeBob displays engage shoppers

Produce departments featured sweet displays promoting Bland Farms Vidalia onions in connection with its promotion with “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.”

FDA: Red onion salmonella outbreak over; investigation isn’t

The Food and Drug Administration has declared the Salmonella Newport outbreak that was likely caused by red onions from Thomson International Inc. is over.

Generation Farms redesigns website with eye on the future

Generation Farms, Vidalia, Ga., has redesigned its website, generationfarms.com, focusing on the company’s vision for the future.

Canada closes investigation into salmonella from red onions

The Public Health Agency of Canada has closed its investigation into a Salmonella Newport outbreak that was traced to red onions from Thomson International Inc., Bakersfield, Calif.