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Millennials Eat — Mocktails (Part 2)

We reported on the mocktail trend and how produce departments can leverage it, and then we tried the new mocktail slushes from Sonic. Finally, we're making our own versions of the Sonic slushes, heavy on real fruit.

Third Kroger automated fulfillment center coming to Georgia

Kroger has announced that Forest Park, Ga., will be the location of its third automated online order fulfillment center.

H-E-B to pilot delivery service using automated vehicle

H-E-B plans to test later this year delivery by a vehicle with self-driving technology.

Packer Insight — Outbreak, retail insight and Northeast update

Retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder run down the news of the week, from a salmonella outbreak linked to papayas to legislation in New York to a pair of great columns from retail veterans.

Monterey Mushrooms meets organic demand

Monterey Mushrooms has expanded organic production to meet demand.

Idaho Potato Commission awards culinary educators

At Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, N.C., three culinary instructors won a 2019 Idaho Potato Commission Leadership Innovation Award for Excellence in Foodservice Education.

Mushroom Council, Bon Appétit award $25,000 for blended burger

Rachel Johnson of Austin, Texas, created a $25,000 burger — using a patty of minced mushrooms and pork.

San Miguel hires John Killeen as VP and GM

San Miguel Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif., has hired John Killeen as vice president and general manager.

Jodi Martin joins Western Growers Insurance Services

Western Growers Insurance Services, Irvine, Calif., has hired Jodi Martin as director of employee benefits account management.

Cal Poly Strawberry Center to host annual field day

The Cal Poly Strawberry Center is inviting strawberry industry participation at its annual industry field day on July 18.