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BrightFarms delivers greenhouse tours with in-store virtual reality

Irvington, N.Y.-based BrightFarms has gotten creative in granting consumer requests to tour its greenhouses.

The art of being relevant

At Golin, we believe that being relevant isn’t the only measure of success, but it’s the most important.

Peruvian asparagus group releases category plan

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association has completed its Fresh Asparagus Category Statistics and Trends document.

Kristi Harris to oversee Pazazz apple marketing

In a nod to the apple’s rapid growth, Pazazz has a new brand manager at Honeybear Brands, Kristi Harris.

Aug 09, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples, #People

Dole recalls Canadian salad blend in Canada

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. has recalled containers of Baby Spinach with Tender Reds in five Canadian provinces due to a positive Listeria monocytogenes test, but the product could have been distributed nationally.

Campbell Soup’s Trish Zecca begins role as PBH chairwoman

Patricia “Trish” Zecca is the new chairwoman for The Produce for Better Health Foundation.
Aug 07, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #People, #PBH

Canadian grower recalls retail slaw products

A Nova Scotia farm has recalled its brand of coleslaw products after testing raised concerns of Listeria monocytogenes.

Millennials Eat — Avocados!

Copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss millennial purchasing habits as they relate to avocados as well as the prevalence of a certain avocado dish on menus.

Packer Insight — Leafy greens task force and China tariffs

Editor Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss the big stories of the week, including recommendations from the Leafy Greens Food Safety Task Force and the latest back-and-forth with China on trade.

Albertsons, investment firm partner to fund new grocery tech

Albertsons Cos. and venture capitalist Greycroft have created a fund that could put as much as $50 million toward developing technologies for the grocery space.