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Ark Foods offers purple bell peppers

Ark Foods has set out to challenge what grocery shoppers think when they hear "bell peppers."

Education on recyclable packaging remains priority

The packaging industry has an important teaching mission, in terms of recycling its products, marketers say.

Sustainability remains priority for produce packaging

Produce suppliers are working with packaging manufacturers to limit the excess materials that wind up in the waste stream.

Good Foods launches guacamole holiday promotion

Good Foods, a category leader of plant based dips and good-for-you products, is promoting guacamole this holiday with in-store discounts and new recipes and serving inspiration for shoppers to celebrate the season. 

Online, schmomline.....

This is the moment in time when nearly everyone “cares” about marketing produce/groceries online. Will it last?
Dec 09, 2020 by Tom Karst #Fresh Talk, #Produce Retail

Citrus interest big on PMG

Organic pears maintained the top spot on PMG the week of Nov. 30, but citrus showed strong interest overall, taking six of the top 20 spots.

SweeTango demand boosts apple's sales

A coordinated strategy of aggressive retail push and consumer pull activities has already driven sales of 2020-crop SweeTango® apples to the top of the charts this season, growers of the managed variety report.

New FreshFacts on Retail report shows comeback for value-added produce

The newest FreshFacts on Retail report from United Fresh shows that value-added fruits and vegetables saw gains in the third quarter of 2020, reversing a trend of recent declines for value-added fruit.

Progressive Produce expands organic heirloom navel program

Los Angeles-based grower/packer/shipper Progressive Produce will see an expanded organic Heirloom Navel orange program towards the end of the year and into the first quarter of 2021.

NatureSweet shares holiday recipes

NatureSweet® is the single source solution for greenhouse grown vegetables. With the holiday season in full swing, NatureSweet® is excited to share its favorite holiday recipes with its fellow tomato lovers.