Heartland Know Your Market


Demand for locally grown in the heartland rises

09/09/2011 2:45:00 PM

OLATHE, Kan. — Produce distributors in Kansas City and Des Moines continue to reap the benefits... Read more.

Fuel prices weigh on distributors

09/09/2011 2:40:00 PM

NORWALK, Iowa — Diesel fuel is a buck higher per gallon this summer, compared to the summer... Read more.

Effects from recession linger in Kansas City, Des Moines

09/09/2011 2:35:00 PM

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Lingering effects from the recession continue to affect Kansas City and... Read more.

Midwest fresh produce markets make some gains

09/09/2011 2:30:00 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa — Produce distributors in the Des Moines and Kansas City areas continue to... Read more.

Capital City Fruit to move in 2012

09/09/2011 2:25:00 PM

NORWALK, Iowa — Capital City Fruit hopes to break ground in late September on a new facility,... Read more.

Loffredo launches fresh-cut line

09/09/2011 2:25:00 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa — Loffredo Fresh Produce Co. has introduced a fresh-cut line and inked a deal... Read more.

Hy-Vee pushes locally grown

09/09/2011 2:15:00 PM

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — With strange weather the rule in much of the U.S. this year, sourcing... Read more.

Lower fuel prices lessen burdens of shipping

09/21/2009 12:42:20 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Last summer, fuel prices peaked at more than $4 per gallon, and the cost of a gallon... Read more.

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