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Exhibitors bring out their best at United Fresh

WondertfulCHICAGO Produce companies took advantage of the United Fresh convention, here, to debut new items and promote existing brands and products. The trade show floor also included a number of learning sessions and a food court that leaned heavily to plant-based choices provided by exhibiting companies.

 

Fresh Prep announces new brand, Fair Earth Farms, with home compostable packaging
Fresh Prep, a division of Boskovich Fresh Food Group, announced the launch of its new retail salad line, under the Fair Earth Farms brand. The Fair Earth Farms value added product line will feature both single serve and bagged salad kits with restaurant inspired recipes. They will be the first salad line to be introduced in Read More ...
Bad apples spoil produce shipment with $19M of meth
U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility hit it out of the park again with the seizure of another huge load of alleged methamphetamine worth $19.8 million discovered in a commercial produce shipment arriving from Mexico. “This is another Read More ...
Oppy presents unique Italian-style prune plums
Oppy is welcoming the late-summer season with its Blue Goose prune plum brand, which has enjoyed a loyal fanbase for decades thanks to its consistently high quality. As a leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world for over 160 years, Oppy has a long history of seamlessly bringing Read More ...
Giumarra's new approach elevates retailer's peaches
The Giumarra Cos. recently completed a test flight shipment to deliver peaches grown in the San Joaquin Valley to Southern California-based grocery retailer Gelson’s. The test included Cessna aircraft loaded with freshly harvested Henry III variety peaches at Reedley Municipal Airport on the morning of Aug. 7. The Read More ...
Whole Foods offering modernized lessons in #adulting
Whole Foods Market launches Home Ec 365, a digital curriculum designed to modernize the fundamentals of home economics and put a brilliant twist on the basics. Through a series of virtual classes, each with a contemporary take on mastering everyday home tasks and need-to-know life skills, “students” will learn everything from Read More ...

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