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Meijer expanding program that cuts fresh food waste

Meijer plans to expand its partnership with Flashfood to all 246 of its stores by the end of the year following a pilot program that cut in-store food waste by 10%.

Eight organizations receive grants from United Fresh Start Foundation

The United Fresh Start Foundation has awarded a total of $53,000 to eight organizations through its 2020 Community Innovation Grants Program.

Malanga makes the top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Pummelos and oranges maintained their lead on Produce Market Guide for the third week in a row.

Molly Ringwald promotes Avocados From Mexico during Super Bowl

Avocados from  Mexico is offering a sneak peak of its Super Bowl commercial, featuring avocado fan Molly Ringwald.

Global Cleantech list names sustainable ag companies

The 2020 Global Cleantech 100 list is recognizing two indoor leafy greens growers, a produce shelf life extension technology and a company that’s placing “farms” in stores and restaurants.

MountainKing Potato promotes red, gold and medley baby potatoes

MountainKing Potato, Houston, is implementing an aggressive retail program to promote smaller potatoes.
Jan 21, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

Packer Insight — Potato Expo, FreshStart and Frieda

Catch up on the biggest stories of the week with Packer Insight, this week featuring coverage of the Potato Expo in Las Vegas, the FreshStart Conference in Tucson, Ariz., and the passing of industry legend Frieda Caplan.

Millennials Eat — Super Bowl Edition

The Kansas City Chiefs are in the Super Bowl, and to celebrate, we're bringing you another special edition of Millennials Eat!

Fyffes promotes ‘The Masked Singer’ with banana stickers

There’s a new competitor on the upcoming season of “The Masked Singer” that will have fans wondering if he/she has what it takes to be the top banana

How to earn that produce aisle promotion

Whenever someone in the retail produce business asks what it takes to get promoted, I always say, “That depends.”