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C.H. Robinson sliced apples use regional sourcing

10/06/2009 2:56:00 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Striving to provide a snacking option that is not only quick and convenient, Minneapolis-based C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s new sliced apples combine regional sourcing and the trusted Mott’s brand. ... Full story

Chiquita reportedly now open to sale

09/08/2014 9:57:00 AM
Reversing an earlier decision, Chiquita Brands International will discuss a possible sale of the company to two Brazilian firms. ... Full story

Yuma grower to receive Award of Honor

09/09/2014 10:55:00 AM
Gary Pasquinelli, chief executive officer and co-owner of Pasquinelli Produce Co., will be the Award of Honor recipient Nov. 4 at the Western Growers Association annual meeting in Las Vegas. ... Full story

Chinese expected to remove ban on certain U.S. apples

12/27/2013 12:20:00 PM
Federal and state officials report that progress during recent trade negotiations with China could mean U.S. apple growers will again be able to export red and golden delicious varieties to the country in early 2014. ... Full story

Wal-Mart plans to rebrand Express format

09/09/2014 12:15:00 PM
After several years trialing the banner, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to convert its existing Express stores to Neighborhood Markets. ... Full story

Calavo posts record quarterly profit; launches FreshRealm

09/11/2014 9:41:00 AM
Four days after launching the FreshRealm LLC on-demand delivery platform, Calavo Growers Inc. posted record profits for the second consecutive quarter. ... Full story

Fire up the roasters, it's Hatch season

09/10/2014 1:57:00 PM
GRETNA, La. — I stopped by the newest location of Thibodaux-based Rouses Supermarkets last week and had the pleasure of spending some time with produce clerk Nicolle as we roasted some Hatch peppers. ... Full story

California navel estimate could be off

09/11/2014 3:24:00 PM
A U.S. Department of Agriculture California navel volume forecast is likely skewed too high, according to a leading industry group. ... Full story

Former Kroger vice president dies

09/08/2014 4:15:00 PM
Claude Moldenhauer, former vice president of produce and floral for The Kroger Co., died Sept. 6 at age 76. Moldenhauer, who spent 38 years at the Cincinnati-based company, was named the 1997 Produce Retailer of the Year. He retired from Kroger in 1999. ... Full story

Consumer acceptance of biotech produce growing

09/10/2014 10:16:00 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fighting GMO labeling initiatives on a state-by-state basis is unsustainable, but Cathleen Enright believes consumer-facing, genetically engineered fruits and vegetables could help the technology find popular acceptance. ... Full story
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