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How's your food safety focus?

The Center for Produce Safety recently had its 10th symposium, so this is a timely question: Is your company investing enough time, money and other resources in food safety?

CPS shares research relevant for produce at 10th symposium

AUSTIN, Texas — Scientists presented research on animal intrusion, water treatment, buffer zones and much more at the 10th Center for Produce Safety Symposium June 18-19.

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market fills two executive roles

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market has promoted Dean Little to chief operating officer and has hired Tod Pepin as chief merchandising officer.

Cucumbers dethrone watermelon on Produce Market Guide

After a hot streak as the No. 1 most searched commodity on Produce Market Guide, summertime favorite watermelon yielded the title to cucumbers.

World's largest pineapple display coming soon to Schnucks

Schnucks has partnered with Fyffes to create the world's largest pineapple display in one of its stores June 28.

Retailers give insight on trends in webinar today

The Packer is hosting a webinar June 26 about trends in the fresh produce industry, and three retailers will be discussing what they're seeing related to these trends in their stores.

Supreme Court rules for retailers in SNAP data case

A years-long legal fight ended June 24 when the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to prevent the release of store-level data related to the Supplemental National Assistance Program.

Your department's stock conditions condition customers

How is the produce department similar to soda, to chips, to beer?

Misionero rebrands fresh-cut Green Wave Farms brand

Organic grower-shipper Misionero Vegetables, Gonzales, Calif., is rebranding Green Wave Farms, its fresh-cut vegetable line.

Western Costcos to promote Equitable Food Initiative produce

The Equitable Food Initiative is partnering with Costco Wholesale in California, Oregon and Washington to boost consumer awareness and sales of EFI-certified fruits and vegetables.