WeighPack Systems Inc., Montreal, has designed the new Swifty Bagger, a machine made to handle a broad range of pre-made bags, including pillow, stand-up, carry handle, and center/corner capping. The Swifty Bagger autom
Though a tiny fraction of the Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based retailer's 9,800-store empire, the Dollar General Market concept is set to expand in 2012.
Dollar General Corp. said in its third-quarter earnings meeting Dec. 5
The traditional California kiwifruit harvest began in late September, but Morro Bay-based Shanley Farms delayed San Joaquin Valley kiwifruit picking for two months.The result is very sweet fruit with brix levels as high
Exporters of fresh produce and other commodities will soon pay more to ship refrigerated containers to Asia.
Ten member carriers in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement are raising rates by $300 per 40-foo
Oasis is to sandy desert as Dollar General is to food desert. At least, that is the way some coverage of the company is viewing the retailer's ambition to add a broader mix of food to its stores and expand its "Market"
As if Florida vegetable growers don't already have a full plate of plant diseases, a new virus is slowly spreading through South Florida, causing sporadic infections in tomato, pepper, eggplant and tomatillo along the w
Avocado consumption in the U.S. went from 550 million pounds in 2006 to 1.35 billion pounds in 2010.
Marketers are here with merchandising and inventory management strategies to help retailers keep up with that consumer