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Southeastern Grocers celebrates season of giving
To celebrate the season of giving, Southeastern Grocers Inc., parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, together with the SEG Gives Foundation, has launched a holiday hunger relief program to help fight hunger and provide meals for people in need this holiday season. Now through Dec. 24, customers can join in the spirit of giving by purchasing a $5 prepared bag of non-perishable... Read more

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Trucco expecting lower volumes, higher quality of fresh Italian chestnuts
For many Americans it’s difficult to imagine a winter holiday season without fresh chestnuts. Trucco, headquartered at the Hunts Point Produce Market in Bronx, NY, has been the leading importer of fresh Italian chestnuts since it was founded in 1937 by now retired Salvatore Vacca. Today, the company is led by President and Chief Executive Officer Nick Pacia.... Read more

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Maine Farmers Exchange touts flavor of state’s potatoes
The Maine Farmers Exchange is located in the potato and broccoli growing areas of Northern Maine and Western New Brunswick. For more than five decades it has provided full-service sourcing for tablestock, seed and processing potatoes. “We were founded in 1958 and I have been here since 1977, so I’ve seen my way through more than a few potato crops,” said Bob... Read more

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G&R Farms announces new operations manager
Michael Sutton, who has more than 40 years of experience in the produce industry, has been named operations manager of G&R Farms, one of Georgia’s oldest growers of Vidalia sweet onions. During an impressive career with Georgia’s Federal State Inspection Service, Sutton earned certification as a... Read more