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Stop & Shop to acquire 32 King Kullen stores

Stop & Shop, the parent company of which is Ahold Delhaize, has agreed to purchase King Kullen Grocery Co., which includes 32 King Kullen stores and five Wild by Nature stores.

UF pest management workshop

Having difficulties with Asian citrus psyllids? 
Dec 18, 2018 by Brooke Park #Produce Crops, #PRODUCE

Romaine industry adopts new labels, product to return to stores

​​​​​​​The FDA says romaine lettuce is now safe to eat following the “purge” of product on the market, and grower-shippers agreed to new labeling standards that will include where the lettuce is grown.

All in for 10 a day?

It’s not news that Americans are woefully behind on their produce consumption.

Big volume gains seen by Calavo

Fueled by a nearly 20% gain in avocado volumes sold, Santa Paula, Calif.-based Calavo Growers Inc. reports a big rise in operating income and gross profit in the most recent quarter.
Sep 05, 2018 by Tom Karst #PRODUCE, #Avocados

Could virtual reality play a role at retail?

Your typical grocery shopper probably doesn’t know all that much about the fruits and vegetables that stock the produce displays at their local store — at least in terms of what grows where, when.