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United Fresh engages with school foodservice professionals

07/17/2014 3:41:03 PM

School foodservice officials asked to serve more fresh produce to their students found willing allies... Read more.


Loblaw shakes up management

07/17/2014 3:07:39 PM

Galen Weston, executive chairman of Brampton, Ontario-based Loblaw Companies Ltd. is the new company president. The... Read more.


$13 million in farm bill for organic certification reimbursements

07/17/2014 1:17:10 PM

Producers and handlers can now access $13 million in farm bill funds to help offset the costs of organic... Watch Video.



Papaya, banana growers sue Hawaii County over GMO ban

07/17/2014 9:54:16 AM

Hawaiian papaya and banana growers have joined cattlemen and floral producers to fight a ban on open-air... Watch Video.


Wind storms to affect banana supplies

07/17/2014 9:18:08 AM

Strong winds in South America and Central America will likely affect banana shipments to the U.S. Wind... Read more.


Earl’s Organic adds to sales staff

07/17/2014 9:14:17 AM

Earl’s Organic Produce, San Francisco, hired Mary Rendon as a sales associate June 1. Rendon has... Read more.


Retailers glean farmers market insight

07/17/2014 9:02:37 AM

Variety, freshness, entertainment and local fare are among the primary draws of major farmers markets... Read more.



Washington potato director denies wrongdoing in political race

07/17/2014 8:06:56 AM

Chris Voigt, executive director of the Washington State Potato Commission, Moses Lake, is the focal... Read more.


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