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West Pak’s Avo Effect campaign: how avocados influence lives

West Pak Avocado, Murrieta, Calif., has released its latest Avo Effect campaign video, Humanizing Avocado Love.

What do produce customers really want?

As produce retailers, we know what we want to sell to our customers. But what do you suppose they want when they carry their daily basket or steer their weekly shopping cart into the produce aisle?

Superfresh Growers sees ample pear supplies, promo opportunities

Domex Superfresh Growers, Yakima, Wash., is reporting good movement with the Northwest pear crop, with ample supplies to ship well into summer.

Send the message that plant-based is a fun way to eat

This buzzword is everywhere these days. But what does “plant-based” really mean?

Catalytic Generatos promotes conditioned pears at retail

Catalytic Generators, Norfolk, Va., is promoting its ethylene generators as a ripening technology that can help boost sales through a conditioned pears program.

Four new flavors of almonds from Mariani Nut Company

Mariani Nut Co. plans to add four new flavors to its line of all-natural seasoned almonds in February, said Lacey De La Torre, brand sales associate.

Arrive Fresh targets unique needs for shipping perishables

Arrive Logistics, Austin, Texas, has opened a new division, Arrive Fresh, to expand a pilot program focused on perishable shipments, including fresh fruits and vegetables, meats and flowers.

Spring and summer favorites stand out on Produce Market Guide

Pummelos and oranges remained 1-2 on Produce Market Guide the week of Feb. 3, but avocados edged out cucumbers to become No. 3.

Blue Diamond adds new flavor of almonds

Blue Diamond Growers plans to add a new flavor to its Bold line of snack almonds — Spicy Dill Pickle.

BrandStorm covers video, podcasting, crisis management

AUSTIN, Texas — The second day of the United Fresh Produce Association’s BrandStorm conference covered topics from crisis management and sustainable packaging to video and podcasting.