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VIDEO — New products at Southern Innovations

NASHVILLE — Check out a few of the new organic products companies displayed at the Southeast Produce Council's Southern Innovations conference and expo. 

Ocean Mist adds Destini Store Locator to website

Castroville, Calif.-based Ocean Mist Farms has launched the Destini Store Locator platform to the brand’s official website.

California Avocado Commission to showcase plans at Fresh Summit

With an early prediction of a larger 2020 crop, the California Avocado Commission is working on promotions to build consumer anticipation.

Groceryshop panelists share insight on maximizing data

LAS VEGAS — Companies wanting to drive their businesses forward with data need to consider culture as much as technology, panelists at a Groceryshop session said Sept. 17.

Mandarins, asparagus, Brussels sprouts among high-growth organic items

NASHVILLE — Seven organic produce items have seen sales grow 25% or more in the last year, according to a presentation at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Innovations event.

Rainier Fruit begins second Pears for Pairs campaign

Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co. is kicking off its annual holiday program “Pears for Pairs.”

Kroger expands Apeel avocado program, adds limes, asparagus

Kroger is rolling out avocados with Apeel Sciences’ shelf-life extender in 1,100 stores, and plans to stock Apeel limes and asparagus in Cincinnati stores this fall.

Fresh Express rolls out ‘restaurant-inspired’ salad bowls

Fresh Express, Orlando, Fla., has six new Gourmet Kits Salads Bowls launching in select markets.

Ocean Spray has new packaging for cranberry season

Ocean Spray cranberries will have new packaging this season, with berries shipping around the last week of September.

Attendees praise Southern Innovations for networking, expo

NASHVILLE – Exhibitors gave high marks to the Southeast Produce Council’s foodservice and organics conference Southern Innovations both for the show itself and the connections it facilitated.