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Del Rey Avocado receives supplier award from Whole Foods

Fallbrook, Calif.-based Del Rey Avocado has been recognized by Whole Foods for its service and partnership.

Lessons from Lucky's

To understand what a great company culture looks like, scroll through LinkedIn and see what Lucky’s Market employees were saying in the wake of the news that the grocer planned to close 80% of its stores.

California Giant invites retail and foodservice chefs to compete

Expect a new theme, new location and new guidelines at the 3rd Annual Chef Invitational July 19-22, hosted by California Giant Berry Farms, Watsonville, Calif.

Organic green onion purchases in 2019

More than one-quarter of green onion buyers (26%) said they selected organic product at least some of the time, a number up six percentage points from Organic Fresh Trends 2019.

Walmart exec: ‘I love what I’m seeing in produce’

Walmart executives discussed numerous facets of their business at an investor conference Feb. 18, and Walmart U.S. president John Furner listed produce as one of several bright spots.

The Coastal Cos. acquires Lancaster Foods

The Coastal Cos., Laurel, Md., has acquired Lancaster Foods, a Jessup, Md.-based retail produce distributor and fresh-cut processor.

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?