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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

Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos

06/09/2013 11:37:00 PM
Capitalizing on retailers’ and consumers’ familiarity with Wonderful Brands, Paramount Citrus will market its California-grown clementines and mandarins as Wonderful Halos beginning this fall.

A subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Roll Global LLC, Paramount is relying on Roll’s portfolio of Wonderful Brands to help it maintain its position in the California mandarin deal after selling the Cuties clementine brand to former partner Sun Pacific Cos., Pasadena, Calif. ... Full story

Millennials open more doors for produce

12/18/2014 2:26:00 PM
Millennials continue to garner attention from retailers as they become an increasingly larger portion of the population. To capitalize on this market, companies continue to focus on innovative ideas that provide quality produce at affordable prices. ... Full story

Lower fuel prices leave consumers more jingle

12/17/2014 3:58:00 PM
Given the free fall in the price of fuel prices, produce distributors should offer their customers a fuel rebate. I kid, of course, but it is remarkable to observe the decline in fuel prices in recent weeks. ... Full story

Younger generation sparks positive change in industry

12/19/2014 9:53:00 AM
In order to write my final column in this series, I reflected on all of the material I’ve studied while writing about millennials for the past year. ... Full story

USDA expands organic assessment exemption

12/16/2014 1:52:00 PM
The exemption for organic commodities from assessments in promotion programs and marketing orders is being expanded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ... Full story

California storms speed crop growth

12/18/2014 3:40:00 PM
A week of storms that swept through California in mid-December came nowhere close to ending the state’s drought. But with continued warm weather forecast, conditions are ripe for rapid crop growth — and possible winter supply gaps. ... Full story

Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

12/19/2014 1:33:00 PM
Caramel apples have been linked to a listeria outbreak that has killed five people and sickened 28. ... Full story

NiceLabel noted for supporting the global food chain

12/19/2014 12:15:00 PM
NiceLabel was recently included in Food Logistics magazine’s eleventh annual FL 100+ list of the top 100-plus software and technology providers to the food and beverage industry. ... Full story

L.A. Times begins series on farmworker conditions in Mexico

12/08/2014 3:20:00 PM
Typical news about the weather and start dates for the just-beginning winter vegetable season in Mexico has been pushed aside by a Los Angeles Times investigative report charging that some Mexican vegetable growers have violated basic worker protection standards and U.S. companies have done little to hold them accountable. ... Full story
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