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Wild Violet, a purple and white sweet corn, available this spring

Crookham Co., Caldwell, Idaho, is introducing a purple and white sweet corn variety, Wild Violet, this spring.

Produce manager tip: Take action on those stocking disasters

My store’s produce department seems to get worse all the time. The place was a shambles again today. It was nearly midday and the crew was just starting to get caught up.

Zespri unveils kiwifruit rebrand with focus on values

Zespri, the New Zealand-based marketer of kiwifruit, has a new logo and refreshed brand, the first in its 22-year history.

Wonderful Pistachios launches plant-based protein campaign

Wonderful Pistachios is launching a multimillion-dollar campaign, The Original Plant-Based Protein.

Global campaign spreads California walnuts nutrition message

The California Walnut Commission, Folsom, has a new global marketing campaign, The Power of 3, that has a simple message: three handfuls of walnuts a week can help improve nutrition.

Millennials Eat — Valentine's Day Special

The Packer's Amelia Freidline and Produce Retailer's Ashley Nickle talk produce-themed Valentine's Day dishes on this latest episode of Millennials Eat. 

Organic artichoke purchasing trends

The organic version of this spiky vegetable found favor in households with children, according to Organic Fresh Trends 2020.

Packer Insight — Trade payments, Earth Fare, berry packaging, Amazon

The Packer's Tom Karst and Produce Retailer's Ashley Nickle discuss a few of the top stories of the week, from trade payments to Earth Fare closing its stores to a collaborative effort by the berry industry.

Prices around the nation: Red onions

Red onions averaged a price of $1.33 per pound around the country on Jan. 29, according to U.S. Marketing Services.

Eat Smart salad kits touch on diet, flavor trends

Curation Foods believes the salad kit space at retail is a key location to benefit from the plant-centered diet trend, and the company’s Eat Smart salad kits can capitalize on the trend.