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C&S-Instacart partnership helps 3,000 independent grocers
Instacart and C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. have partnered to offer e-commerce and same-day delivery solutions to more than 3,000 C&S independent grocery retailers across... Read more
Sunrise Logistics leveraging technology with new customer portal
Sunrise Logistics has built a successful business on three pillars: people, process and technology. And those three pillars are the basis of a new customer portal the company... Read more
IFCO introduces new RPC Mini Series
IFCO Systems launched a new RPC Mini Series. The Mini Series RPCs are the smallest reusable containers on the market specifically designed for the transportation of fresh... Read more
Hot veg market could be short-circuited by national unrest
Demand exceeded supply for several vegetable commodities during the first week of June, but the protests and national unrest around the country could impact that by creating... Read more
Basciani Foods kicks off USDA Box Program
As fourth-generation mushroom farmers, Basciani Foods has cemented itself as an expert in the category and have established great relationships with its retailer and foodservice... Read more
Mission Produce breaks ground on mega distribution center
Mission Produce Inc. has broken ground on a mega distribution center in Laredo, TX, which will initially create approximately 75 jobs. The 262,000-square-foot capital project... Read more
FiveStar providing much-needed relief to Floridians
FiveStar Gourmet Foods has been crafting delicious, fresh and healthy products since 1999, and for the past four years has operated a state-of-the-art East Coast processing... Read more
SEG says bye-bye to BI-LO banner
Southeastern Grocers Inc., parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie stores, announced today a series of transactions aimed to ensure the company... Read more
Watermelon board pivots to digital strategy
The National Watermelon Promotion Board is realigning resources to adapt to a new climate while focusing on summer sales. Unlike years past when summer months meant in-person... Read more
Superfresh Growers berry season about to begin
Northwest berry season is only a week away, and Superfresh Growers and Norris Farms are excited to deliver premium blueberries and kiwi berries.  These two multi-generation... Read more
Food Lion acquires 62 stores from Southeastern Grocers
Food Lion has entered into a transaction to purchase 62 BI-LO/Harveys Supermarket stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from Southeastern Grocers. The addition... Read more
NEPC announces cancellation of 2020 expo
Locally, nationally and globally, so much has changed in such a short time. The produce industry has been tested in ways that we probably never could have imagined, including... Read more
Oppy skyrockets into cherry season
As the summer beckons, Oppy is excited to bring the highly anticipated Orchard View cherry brand to eager domestic and international markets, with an extraordinary crop this... Read more
Retailer sees familiar faces take leadership roles
The United Family recently announced three people moving into new leadership opportunities. Tony Crumpton was named the chief merchandising officer; Greg Ammons will move... Read more
Strengthening the apple category
If retailers want to provide consumers with healthy, grab-and-go snack options, Stemilt suggests they look no further than its Artisan Organics Lil Snappers apples. Lil Snappers... Read more
PBH pushing Lead the Change Movement
The Produce for Better Health Foundation announced the acceleration of its multi-year, cross-sector Lead The Change Movement. The non-profit’s vision for the future,... Read more
LGMA's plan to make romaine safer
A special new subcommittee has been appointed by the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement to focus on how land adjacent to leafy greens farms may be contributing to... Read more
Food Lion makes changes for pickup, delivery customers
Customers using Food Lion To Go for grocery pickup or delivery can now use digital coupons and redeem their “Shop & Earn” MVP rewards program savings. Customers can also... Read more
USDA restricts PACA violators in Illinois and Texas
As part of its efforts to enforce the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act and ensure fair trading practices within the U.S. produce industry, the Department of Agriculture... Read more
New York Apple Association earns prestigious honor
The New York Apple Association’s series of videos featuring New York apple growers and Kelly Springer, registered dietitian for NYAA, have won two prestigious Telly Awards. "The... Read more

C&S-Instacart partnership helps 3,000 independent grocers
Instacart and C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. have partnered to offer e-commerce and same-day delivery solutions to more than 3,000 C&S independent grocery retailers across the U.S. The new partnership shows both companies’ continued commitment to supporting independent grocers across the country and the diverse communities these Read More ...
Sunrise Logistics leveraging technology with new customer portal
Sunrise Logistics has built a successful business on three pillars: people, process and technology. And those three pillars are the basis of a new customer portal the company is now rolling out. Sunrise, located in Ephrata, PA, and a division of Four Seasons Produce, was established in 2006 and offers comprehensive Read More ...
IFCO introduces new RPC Mini Series
IFCO Systems launched a new RPC Mini Series. The Mini Series RPCs are the smallest reusable containers on the market specifically designed for the transportation of fresh food. The size of the RPCs allows retailers, growers and suppliers to efficiently use the available space when transporting convenience food and fresh, Read More ...
Hot veg market could be short-circuited by national unrest
Demand exceeded supply for several vegetable commodities during the first week of June, but the protests and national unrest around the country could impact that by creating supply chain issues. At least that is the view of veteran Denny Donovan, sales manager of Fresh Kist Produce LLC, based in Santa Maria, CA. “We could Read More ...
Basciani Foods kicks off USDA Box Program
As fourth-generation mushroom farmers, Basciani Foods has cemented itself as an expert in the category and have established great relationships with its retailer and foodservice clients through the years. The Avondale, PA-based company is also known for its giving nature, so it was no surprise when Basciani Foods Read More ...

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