These handy lettuce blends make life easier for more than half of all consumers. The likelihood of a salad mix purchase fell six percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012, however, the mixes were the No. 1 produce item that consumers said they were buying now that they did not buy previously.
Several fresh produce items are among more than 130 products under recall by SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro, N.C., because of possible listeria contamination.
Chiquita Brands International has named Craig Stephen senior vice president of sales and marketing for Fresh Express.
As part of its 30th birthday celebration, San Juan Bautista, Calif.-based Earthbound Farm will unveil its redesigned booth featuring a café theme at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit, Oct. 17-19, in Anaheim, Calif.
Earthbound Farm is celebrating its 30th anniversary with an online quiz and contest.
Dole Fresh Vegetables expects nationwide distribution of its Salad Companions, launched in June, by October.More Packer Stories for Salad Mix