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United Natural Foods, Inc. Reveals Climate Goals as Part of Reduction Strategy; Sandy Douglas and Alisha Real Detail
PROVIDENCE, RI - When working toward a long-term goal, validation that you are on the right path is essential. United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) has received such confirmation, as the Science Based...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 14:34
Instacart Utilizes Shoppable Videos in Brand Growth Strategy; Ali Miller Comments
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Instacart is further proving why it is a valuable partner in the grocery space through its latest strategy. The retail ally recently unveiled two new advertising solutions to...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 14:31
Fresh Avenue Announces Keep it Fresh Webinar; Mark Vaughan Shares
SANTA MARIA, CA - As inflationary pressures continue to mount, the team at Fresh Avenue has joined with Modern Restaurant Management to host its Keep it Fresh Webinar. Taking place on June 9, the...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 14:30
Strella Biotechnology Provides Insights and Prevents Shrink; Co-Founders Katherine Sizov and Jay Jordan Discuss
EWING, NJ - As opportunities in cost saving aligned with growth become increasingly crucial, an innovative company is delivering a technology to enable smarter inventory decisions, reduce shrink, and...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 14:30
Good Foods Kicks Off Multi-City Dip Into Summer Tour; Danyel O’Connor Details
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI - Dip your toes into a cold body of water and watch the summer stressors melt away. You may not even need a body of water, for taking a dip in Good Foods’ dressings and spreads...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 14:29
Homegrown Organic Farms Announces Regenerative Organic Certified™ Stonefruit Program; Stephen Paul Comments
PORTERVILLE, CA - Homegrown Organic Farms is adding another certification to its belt with the introduction of its Regenerative Organic Certified™ (ROC™) stonefruit program. As a part of the company’...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 14:27
The GIANT Company Appoints Jennifer Heinzen Krueger as Vice President, Team Experience; Nicholas Bertram Comments
CARLISLE, PA - Putting the experience of its workforce front and center, the GIANT Company has announced that it recently appointed Jennifer Heinzen Krueger as its Vice President, Team Experience,...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 08:54
Divine Flavor's Michael DuPuis and Carlos Bon Discuss Late Season Mexican Table Grape Availability
SONORA, MEXICO - As growers and suppliers lock their sights on innovative, flavorful, new produce offerings, consumers are evolving their taste buds right along with them. With summer fast...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 08:51
International Fresh Produce Association Launches Southern Hemisphere Commodity Working Group; Natalia Gamarra Shares
WASHINGTON, DC & NEWARK, DE - In an effort to establish global supply chain relationships and understanding, the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) revealed the launch of its new...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 08:51
Revenue Officers in Ireland Uncover Over $3 Million Worth of Cannabis Hidden in Vegetable Shipment
IRELAND - A ploy to utilize fresh produce to smuggle drugs has once again been foiled, this time at Rosslare Europort in County Wexford, Ireland. Revenue officers recently uncovered an estimated...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 08:50
Hollabaugh Bros. Expands Partnership With Hazel Technologies After Successful 2021 Season; Joe Parker and Wayne Hollabaugh Discuss
CHICAGO, IL - Hazel Technologies is not slowing down its mission of optimizing quality across the fresh produce sector, as the industry innovator has revealed a second-year collaboration with...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 08:47
Yerecic Label Joins U.S. Plastics Pact and Commits to Circular Economy Goals by 2025; Elizabeth Yerecic and Emily Tipaldo Discuss
NEW KENSINGTON, PA - The U.S. Plastics Pact is pushing toward ambitious sustainability goals here in the United States, setting targets to drive change and work toward a circular economy for plastics...
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 08:46
Organic Produce Summit Reveals Final OPS 2022 Ed Session; Susan Canales Shares
MONTEREY, CA - With sustainability and environmental health at the forefront of consumers’ minds and suppliers’ growth strategies, the Organic Produce Summit (OPS) has unveiled its latest education...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 15:09
Kroger Expands Fulfillment Network to Central Ohio; Gabriel Arreaga Shares
CINCINNATI, OH - Kroger's consumer reach continues to spread as the company undergoes strategic geographical expansions to bolster its network. Most recently, the retailer announced the expansion of...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 14:38
US Foods Announces Nationwide Customer Engagement Events; Diane Hund Discusses
ROSEMONT, IL - Foodservice operators will soon be getting an inside look at the inner workings of US Foods, as the company announced plans to host a series of more than 70 customer engagement events...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 14:37
Grow Farms Texas Adds Norma McClain to Sales Team; Chuck Ciruli III and Tommy Wilkins Comment
MCALLEN, TX - Grow Farms Texas is putting a little growing action into bolstering its sales and marketing team. Recently, the Texan grower expanded its workforce with the addition of Norma McClain as...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 14:35
Produce for Better Health Foundation and Nutrition on Demand Announce Comprehensive Gap Analysis; Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak and Shelley Maniscalco Comment
BRENTWOOD, MO - In its mission to advocate for the increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) recently released a comprehensive research assessment...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 14:33
Veggies From Mexico Spotlights Women in Produce; Clara Yazmin Parra Lopez and Yolanda Rodríguez Rodriguez Comment
CULIACÁN, SINALOA, MEXICO - Priding itself on placing its grower partners and employees at the forefront of its commitments, Veggies From Mexico (VFM) recently turned its spotlight on the women in...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 08:56
Bolthouse Farms Acquires Evolution Farms; Jeff Dunn, Hans Melotte, and Bill Levisay Comment
SEATTLE, WA - Bolthouse Farms has entered a strategic agreement with Starbucks. The fresh purveyor will be acquiring the brand and business of Evolution Fresh from the foodservice behemoth, and all...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 08:55
Oishii Announces Cutting-Edge New Farm and Expansion Into Whole Foods Market; Hiroki Koga and Chris Manca Share
JERSEY CITY, NJ - A consumer’s call is hard to deny. Answering the rising demand for its beloved Omakase Berries, vertical farming expert Oishii has pulled back the curtain on its largest and most...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 08:54
Tive's Jim Waters Discusses In-Transit Visibility and Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges
BOSTON, MA - As key challenges within the fresh grocery supply chain persist, many fresh produce companies are looking to strategic partnerships, better positioning themselves to mitigate these...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 08:53
West Coast Ports Report Increased Congestion Amid China's COVID Lockdowns; Gene Seroka Shares
CHINA & CALIFORNIA - We reported just yesterday that the Port of Oakland in California was experiencing a drastic decline in total cargo volume due primarily to COVID-related lockdowns in China....
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 08:52
Zespri Global Operating Revenue Exceeds $2.5 Billion; Dan Mathieson and Bruce Cameron Comment
NEW ZEALAND - Zespri is making company history as it recently announced that its global revenue for the 2021/22 season exceeded $4 billion NZD ($2.58 billion USD) for the first time. Despite ongoing...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 08:50
Sunkist Grower's Christina Ward Details Summer Citrus Program
VALENCIA, CA - Lemons, grapefruit, and oranges, oh my! Shoppers will be skipping through the produce aisle singing this phrase, because Sunkist’s summer citrus program has arrived. The cooperative is...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 08:31
GEM-Pack Berries' Michelle Deleissegues and Craig Casca Discuss Current Raspberry Market
IRVINE, CA - The joy that the category brings my household alone is enough to have me raving on about raspberries all day long. With a versatile flavor and health benefits that would attract any...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 14:40
Walmart Expands Delivery Operations With DroneUp Partnership; David Guggina Details
BENTONVILLE, AR - Back in November, Walmart announced an innovative partnership set to elevate its delivery operations through the use of DroneUp’s technology, allowing the retailer to deliver...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 14:39
Sprouts Farmers Market Names Hari Avula as New Board Member; Jack Sinclair Comments
PHOENIX, AZ - Hari Avula is lending his over two decades of experience to Sprouts Farmers Market as he takes a spot on its Board of Directors.“I am thrilled and humbled to join the Sprouts Board,”...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 14:39
Soli Organic™ Indoor Grown Offers Indolce Basil in Thousands of Mid-Atlantic Retailers; Matt Ryan Comments
ROCKINGHAM, VA - Nothing beats a bright caprese salad or margherita pizza topped with fresh basil. For many home cooks, a new basil offering will soon be hitting store shelves, as Soli Organic™ has...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 14:38
Driscoll's Reveals Newest Berry Innovations, Tropical Bliss™ and Berry Patch Sensory Wheels™; Henry Yeung and Philip Stewart Discuss
WATSONVILLE, CA - Berry lovers will rejoice as the latest news from Driscoll’s hits the wires. The berry supplier just launched its newest innovation, Tropical Bliss™, further boosting its high-...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 10:05
United States Department of Agriculture Cites G & K Citrus in Florida for PACA Violations
WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently revealed that it has imposed sanctions on G & K Citrus for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 08:53
Volume Declines at Port of Oakland Amidst China COVID Shutdowns
OAKLAND, CA - Crucial updates on the global supply chain have been brought to light as officials with the Port of Oakland have reported a 7 percent decline in total cargo volume through April 2022....
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 08:51
Southeast Produce Council Announces Recipients of the 2022 SEPC Member Scholarship
MILLEN, GA - The Southeast Produce Council (SEPC) is harnessing the power of its dedicated members to create paths to new opportunities for the future generation. The trade association recently...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 08:50
GrubMarket Unveils Acquisition of Produce Connection and Spring Valley; Mike Xu and John Meena Detail
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - GrubMarket is a company that seemingly never sleeps, as it has announced the acquisition of McAllen, Texas-based Spring Valley and its affiliate Nogales, Arizona-based Produce...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 08:46
Monterey Mushrooms Promotes Leslie Harden to Eastern Region Sales Director; Mike O’Brien Comments
WATSONVILLE, CA - As mushroom supplier Monterey Mushrooms continues to expand, the company is making some shifts in its leadership to accommodate future growth. Recently, the grower announced that it...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 08:46
Produce for Better Health Foundation Names Emily Holdorf and Nicole Farris to New Roles; Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak Comments
BRENTWOOD, MO - The Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is backing its mission through the growth of its leadership team, bringing on vital food and nutrition expertise and strengthening its...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 14:35
Grocery Outlet Announces Partnership With Uber; RJ Sheedy and Oskar Hjertonsson Discuss
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Grocery Outlet has been making headlines as of late, as we reported on the company's first quarter 2022 results just last week. Now, the retailer is making waves once more as it...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 14:35
Side Delights® Offers Solutions for Summer Grilling Season; Kathleen Triou and Dustin Green Discuss
NEWPORT BEACH, CA - With summer holidays like Memorial Day and Fourth of July approaching, consumers are stocking up on propane and charcoal to keep their grills running all season. Encouraging...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 14:35
California Giant Berry Farms Launches 4th Annual Chef Invitational; Tom Smith Shares
WATSONVILLE, CA - Calling all chefs, creators, and culinarians! The time to prove your cooking skills is nigh. California Giant Berry Farms is launching its 4th annual California Giant Chef...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 14:34
Welcome to the AndNowUKnow Social Media Section; Introduction and Highlights
CYBER SPACE - Ours is a social industry, where the people matter as much as the produce they provide. As we look to keep you up to date on all the latest in our business, this most recent launch...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 08:58
Powerful Winds and Rain Impact Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA - Recent weather updates revealed that a line of intense thunderstorms has brought strong winds and rain across the Ottawa region of Ontario, Canada, this weekend, leaving...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 08:58
Golbon Expands Network by Signing Agreement With Tropical Foods; Rick Weis and Daren Primoli Share
BOISE, IDAHO - Shortly after the appointment of multiple new leaders to steer its growth in category management, development, convenience, and retail, Golbon is revealing additional growth for the...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 08:58
Find the ANUK Apple Logo on the Cover of the May 2022, Snack Magazine for a Chance to Win $100
NORTH AMERICA - If you haven’t already gotten the memo, the month of May is for mothers, as deemed by the latest issue of The Snack Magazine. Our intricate cover design contains a secret as well, for...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 08:55
Hazel Technologies Preps for Apple Quality Summit; Mario Cervantes and Desmond O’Rourke Comment
CHICAGO, IL - Apple quality in the United States just keeps getting better, and that is due in part to the shelf-life extending technology brought to market by solutions providers like Hazel...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 08:54
FullTilt Marketing Reveals Produce Trends State by State; Melinda Goodman Shares
MINOT, ND - Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching, and the produce aisle is ready to turn red, white, and blue. Berries will be holding their weight for this food-centric holiday, as FullTilt...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 08:51
US Foods Partners With Kalera® to Expand Sustainable Fresh Produce Portfolio; Josh Waters and Curtis McWilliams Share
ROSEMONT, IL - A strategic partnership was struck between US Foods and Kalera®, a hydroponic indoor vertical farming company. This partnership marks US Foods’ largest vertical farming relationship to...
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 14:39
Ahold Delhaize's ADUSA Supply Chain Transitions Automation-Filled Distribution Center to Self-Distributed Network; Bob L’Heureux Comments
YORK, PA - Three years ago, the ADUSA Supply Chain network that supports Ahold Delhaize USA’s brands began its conversion of a 1.2 million-square-foot automation-filled distribution center in York,...
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 14:37
Bobalu Reveals Update to Strawberry Season
SANTA MARIA, CA – With its Oxnard, California, operation shifted to processing, Bobalu has turned its focus to the Santa Maria, California, region where the grower is getting ready to hit peak season...
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 14:34
POM Wonderful Transitions to 100 Percent Recycled Plastic and 90 Percent Renewable Energy; Derrick Miller Comments
LOS ANGELES, CA - A company's values are often demonstrated by its internal strategies, and POM Wonderful is establishing sustainability as a prime focus for its operation. As of this month, the...
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 12:09
Red Sun Farms Named Windsor Essex Large Company of the Year; Carlos Visconti Discusses
KINGSVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA - Red Sun Farms is on a winning streak, clearing more room in its already decorated trophy case. For the second time, the purveyor has been named as the Windsor Essex...
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 11:47
Reports: Higher Tomato Pricing in Play Due to Higher Demand and Lower Volumes
UNITED STATES & MEXICO - As reports of high pricing across tomato varieties hit the newswires, AndNowUKnow reached out to industry members to get a better read on the situation.Tony Incaviglia,...
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 08:59