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Packer Insight — PBH, Walmart and what makes a great produce manager

SAN ANTONIO — Editor-in-chief Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss some of the big stories of the week, from news at the PBH Consumer Connection conference to a Walmart report and interviews with execs on what makes a great produce manager.

Panel urges tomato industry to be prepared for disruptions

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Painful changes are coming soon in how Mexican tomatoes are sold to U.S. importers.

USApple awards Baltimore school with Apples4Ed Grant

Robert W. Coleman Elementary as part of its 2019 Apples4Ed program

Organic celery trending

Organic vegetables are hot commodities in supermarket produce departments, and celery, in particular, seems to be a current trendsetter. 

Organic category continues to thrive

Organic produce sales may be no longer be escalating at a double-digit rate, but retailers, foodservice operators and grower-shippers say movement continues to trend upward.

Flavor Tree promotes Amanda Vietti in sales

Flavor Tree Fruit Co. LLC, Hanford, Calif., has promoted Amanda Vietti to a sales position.
Apr 25, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

LGMA partners with PBH, consultant to tell food safety story

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has partnered with the Produce for Better Health Foundation and Dallas-based dietitian consultant Neva Cochran to educate consumers on the food safety steps growers take.

Where shoppers are with plant-based and the opportunity for produce

The produce industry wants in on the plant-based trend, so what follows is a look at which shopper segments are using plant-based protein, followed by a snapshot of how the volume of hashtags related to the plant-based movement compares to those of other food buzzwords, from healthy to organic to local.

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)