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Is growing consumption easier than we think?

TUCSON, Ariz. — Even small steps in the right direction are steps in the right direction.

Jalapeño joins Shenandoah Growers line of organic purées

Shenandoah Growers, Rockingham, Va., has a spicy addition to its That’s Tasty brand line of organic stir-in purées — jalapeño pepper.

Hass Avocado Board designs tool to identify opportunities

The Hass Avocado Board, Mission Viejo, Calif., has developed a tool designed to help identify potential opportunities to boost sales.

Jazz apple promo set to Energize consumers

A Jazz apple promotion starting the week of Jan. 20 seeks to Energize consumers throughout North America.

Frieda Caplan: A legacy of so much more than kiwifruit

The produce world was saddened last week to learn of the passing of Frieda Rapaport Caplan, founder of Frieda’s Inc., Los Alamitos, Calif.

'She made something from nothing' — Industry remembers Frieda

Not many people can say they’ve changed the way a nation eats. Fewer still have also changed the face of an entire industry. Frieda Rapaport Caplan did both.

Crisp debuts AI-driven forecasting platform

New York-based Crisp has introduced a food demand forecasting platform for suppliers, distributors and retailers.

MightyVine claims trademark infringement by Mastronardi Produce

MightyVine, a Chicago-area grower of greenhouse tomatoes, has filed a lawsuit to stop Mastronardi Produce from calling its Sprinkles tomatoes “Tiny Mighty Tomatoes,” claiming trademark infringement.

Lucky’s Market closures part of ‘restructuring efforts’

Two days after news broke that Niwot, Colo.-based Lucky’s Market planned to shutter 32 of its 39 stores, the company has confirmed the closures and described them as “part of its restructuring efforts.”

PBH announces new awards to showcase produce consumption efforts

The Produce for Better Health Foundation has new awards to honor industry leaders, dieticians, influencers and promoters of the group’s new Have a Plant consumptions campaign.
Jan 22, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #PBH, #Awards, #People