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Season of hope

Dec 24, 2018 by The Packer staff
This is the season of dark, cold and drabness in much of the country. But it also is the season of hope, renewal and joy.
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Year in Produce No. 3 — Supplier acquisitions

Dec 22, 2018 by Tom Karst
Consolidation on the supply side of fresh produce marketers was a theme for 2018, headlined by the Fresh Del Monte Produce purchase of Mann Packing and the 45% stake in Dole Food acquired by Ireland-based Total Produce.
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Biotech food label disclosure set

Dec 21, 2018 by Tom Karst
Drawing praise from some quarters and criticism from others, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has published the disclosure standard for bioengineered foods.