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Dole’s slaw kit celebrates 100-plus years of Hawaiian pineapples

CORRECTED: Dole Food Co. is honoring nearly 120 years of growing pineapples on Oahu, Hawaii, with the Hawaiian Slawsome! Kit.

Pixar, Disney characters provide inspiration for Dole promotion

Dole Food Co., Charlotte, N.C., is kicking off an eight-month campaign celebrating healthy living with a focus on the “epic storytelling of Pixar Animation Studios” as inspiration.

Port Manatee frees space to expedite produce transfers

Port Manatee, Palmetto, Fla., has a new facility that helps move imported fresh fruit to retailers and foodservice operators faster.

2019 pineapple purchase demographics

Fresh trends data and research on a variety of pineapple purchase demographics, such as; region, ethnicity, household size and income.

Fyffes pineapple farm is Rainforest Alliance sustainability certified

Fyffes Anexco pineapple farm in Costa Rica earned Sustainable Agriculture Standard certification by Rainforest Alliance.

Fresh cut sales help buoy Fresh Del Monte earnings

Fresh Del Monte officials say 2019’s increase in earnings reflects the company’s diversification into fresh-cut and value-added, a move the company began with the purchase of Mann Packing two years ago.

Salmonella outbreak from Tailor Cut Produce fruit over

An outbreak of Salmonella Javiana traced to a fresh-cut fruit salad from Tailor Cut Produce is over, according to agencies investigating the outbreak

Crunchies offers freeze-dried line of fruits

Crunchies Natural Food Co., offers a line of freeze-dried fruits, including strawberries, mixed fruit, strawberry-banana, pineapple, mango and cinnamon apple, said Shaby Fisher, senior marketing specialist.

Pineapple organization’s conference covers global issues

The International Pineapple Organization's first-quarter Global Pineapple Conference has a busy schedule, with a day-long series of conference sessions and a tour of Port Everglades.

Del Monte pineapple tags highlight sustainability projects

Del Monte Fresh Produce North America Inc., Coral Gables, is introducing pineapple tags to highlight sustainability efforts.