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Giant Food to pilot Produce Rx program

Medicaid beneficiaries with diet-related chronic illnesses can receive prescriptions and coupons for fresh produce as a part of a pilot with a Giant Food store in Washington D.C.

Some Florida Citrus Seeing Recovery from Greening

Florida citrus is slowly trying to fight its way through the devastation of Citrus Greening and some ideas are working.
Apr 20, 2019 by AgDay TV #Video, #Citrus, #Produce (General)

Jeep giveaway leaves apple fans Jazz’d up

About 550 cartons of Jazz apples from the orchards of New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay flew to Tokyo for Japan’s annual springtime holiday, Golden Week.

Weighing the balance of fresh vegetable trade - and more of the "100"

How do exports of U.S. fresh vegetables compare with imports?

Singh talks FreshPACKmoves, sustainability in packaging

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited with Jay Singh on April 17, previewing the upcoming freshPACKmoves 2019 conference and also talking about sustainability in packaging.

Fyffes donates bananas to NYC fundraiser

Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fyffes Inc. donated 2,500 bananas to participants at PurpleStride New York City.

Smurfit Kappa eyes sustainability in packaging

German Pulido, director of innovation for Smurfit Kappa, said counting the cost of packaging goes beyond dollars and cents.

PMA CEO urges industry to get produce in the plant-based conversation

PHILADELPHIA — The growing interest in plant-based diets is an opportunity the produce industry needs to seize, PMA CEO Cathy Burns said April 11 during her address at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Connections Retail event.

Consumer Reports ranks best grocery stores for produce quality, variety

Central Market, Wegmans, Heinen’s, Gelson’s, Trader Joe’s and Market Basket scored highest in customer satisfaction in the latest ranking of grocery stores by Consumer Reports.

FiveStar hires Kate Brooks as VP of Eastern sales

FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Ontario, Calif., has hired Kate Brooks as vice president of sales-East.