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Nuro driverless vehicle hits the road for Fry’s grocery deliveries

An unmanned vehicle is now delivering groceries from Fry’s Food Stores in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Salad restaurant Chop Stop planning 16 new locations in 2019

California-based salad chain Chop Stop has signed agreements for 16 new locations in three states for 2019.

Wonderful partners with kid-focused YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview

Wonderful partners with popular kid-focused YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview

Fair Trade USA revokes certification of Suragroh melon farm

Fair Trade USA has decertified Suragroh melon farm, a Honduran division of Fyffes.

Jeremy Galfield joins Pete Pappas & Sons

Wholesaler Pete Pappas & Sons Inc., Jessup, Md., has hired Jeremy Galfield as director of national accounts.

FDA finds E. coli in irrigation reservoir, narrows romaine advisory

The FDA has named Adam Bros. Farm in Santa Barbara County as one source of the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine — but it cautions that the finding does not explain all the illnesses in the outbreak.

Fresh apple holdings down sharply

U.S. fresh-market apple holdings on Dec. 1 were off 16% from year-ago levels, according to a new report from the U.S. Apple Association.
Dec 10, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

Agrow Fresh rolls out products

Chicago-based Agrow Fresh Produce Co. is introducing a new steam bag for petite potatoes, said Ed Romanelli, vice president of sales and marketing.

Chicago retailers vie for online consumers

Competing for online  grocery shoppers is a dominant trend for leading Chicago retailers.

Sunrise Fresh doubles cooler space at Mississippi facility

Sunrise Fresh Produce, Jackson, Miss., has doubled its cooler space to 66,000 square feet at its headquarters.