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Kid-friendly? How about EVERYBODY-friendly?

Sep 08, 2016 by The Packer
Thank you, Giant Food for making fresh fruit samples for kids an official policy.

The Landover, Md.-based retailer launched a program to offer a complimentary banana or easy-peel to kids in all 169 stores as of Sept. 8.
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Another bad California law

Sep 02, 2016 by The Packer
California fresh fruit and vegetable producers have overcome their legislators' economic ignorance before, and they're going to have to do it again.
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When the market doesn't work

Aug 19, 2016 by The Packer
If you have the idea that some invisible hand of the market place is somehow guiding consumers and retailers to where they need to be, recent news out of the United Kingdom is a little unsettling.
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Trump's ag advisers

Aug 19, 2016 by The Packer
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has appointed a group of agricultural advisers, and that fact alone is worthy of praise.
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On-farm visits helpful

Aug 11, 2016 by The Packer
In the kind of outreach that should happen more often, senior staff with the Food and Drug Administration toured two produce farms Aug. 5.