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Figs No. 1 on Produce Market Guide, but plums get plenty of love

After a couple of weeks of inching toward No. 1, figs secured the ranking of most searched item on Produce Market Guide during the week of July 1, switching places with cucumbers.

Duda, Good Foods partner in summer sweepstakes

Duda Farm Fresh Foods, through its Dandy brand, is partnering with Good Foods for the Good & Dandy Sweepstakes, giving consumers the chance to win a Weber grill and other prizes.

Misionero relaunches salad brand with three new spring mixes

Gonzales, Calif.-based Misionero Vegetables will relaunch the Salade du Soleil salad brand, with three new salad blends: Originale, Verte and Rouge spring mixes.

Growing America’s Farmers partners with Jewel-Osco

Vidalia onion grower-shipper G&R Farms, through its Growing America’s Farmers program, is supporting agriculture education with a promotion at Chicago Jewel-Osco stores.

Thomcord marketer Fruit World: ‘Love these grapes? Text me.’

Fruit WorldCo. co-founder CJ Buxman ended the 2018 season with more than 1,800 digital “pen pals,” and he’s looking to add to that this season

FDA names Cavi brand papayas involved in salmonella outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration has named Cavi brand whole fresh maradol papayas distributed by Agroson’s LLC, Bronx, N.Y., as the likely source of 71 cases of Salmonella Uganda.

Everything old is new again

I was positioning the little American flag on my desk when Russ T. Blade peeked from behind Old Glory.

Millennials Eat — Special 4th of July Edition!

Copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline and staff writer Ashley Nickle host a special Fourth of July edition of Millennials Eat that focuses on uses for cherries, which are in season now.

Chiquita launches fitness stickers to boost health and wellness

More than 200 million Chiquita bananas will sport a collection of 10 fitness stickers with simple and quick exercise challenges to help promote a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Jul 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Bananas, #Produce Retail

Tasteful Selections launches new theme in Small Bite potato campaign

Tasteful Selections selected “adventure in a small bite” as the next theme of its Small-Bite campaign for the Arvin, Calif.-based company’s bite-sized potatoes.
Jul 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Retail, #Potatoes