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Costco receiving shipments of EFI-certified produce from Windset Farms
The Equitable Food Initiative, a nonprofit that brings together workers, growers and retailers to produce safer, more responsibly grown fruits and vegetables, announced that fresh fruits and vegetables labeled “Responsibly Grown. Farmworker Assured.” from Windset Farms are now available at select Costco locations in the northwest United States. “At Windset Farms, we’re committed to providing consumers with the highest quality... Read more

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Baldor’s Local Pledge helping to build a stronger food system
TJ Murphy, owner and chief executive officer of Baldor Specialty Foods, headquartered in the Bronx, NY, knows that navigating the local season is a challenge and it requires extra work to transition purchasing habits. In response, he issued a pledge challenge on April 12. “Baldor’s Pledge Local removes the burden by allowing our team to guide our customers’... Read more

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In an effort to lengthen and widen its California stone fruit season, PureFresh Sales Inc., headquartered in Selma, CA, is continuing to experiment with new varieties, especially those with late season capabilities or other targeted traits. Last year, the company began offering more black plums and this year it has increased its late season varieties in apricots... Read more

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New generation of D’Arrigo Bros.; a perfect trifecta
It’s always exciting when a new generation member joins a family-owned company, but three coming on board within a few years is really something to applaud. That is exactly what has happened at D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of New York Inc., located at the Hunts Point Produce Market. Next generation members... Read more