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Changes on horizon for United Fresh in 2020

Building off the successful new events introduced this past June at United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo, United Fresh Produce Association is doubling down in 2020 as it prepares to begin a new decade of... more »

Fresh Summit exhibitors donate 228,400 pounds of produce

More than 250,000 hungry children, seniors and families helped each month by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County will share in an enormous bounty of healthy, fresh fruits and vegetables gifted by the... more »

Study: Mobile produce, farmers’ markets boost healthy eating

Smaller purveyors of produce such as mobile and farmers' markets are the cream of the crop when it comes to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in low-income communities. Opening new supermarkets, however, has not been... more »

New York-grown apples handpicked for TCS New York City Marathon

The TCS New York City Marathon will again partner with New York Apple Association (NYAA) as this year’s official sponsor to provide New York state-grown apples at the finish line, at several related events, and... more »

Embracing sustainable practices would help some winery tasting rooms

Wineries in the Mid-Atlantic region should consider recycling and encouraging their customers to bring bottles to their tasting rooms for refilling to distinguish their businesses from so many others, according to a team of wine-marketing... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest names Harris Teeter Retailer of the Year

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) presented the award for 2019 Pear Retailer of the Year to Harris Teeter. Presented on the show floor of the 2019 PMA Fresh Summit, the award is based upon tactics devoted to... more »

Nominations open for 2020 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

United Fresh is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. This program recognizes 25 outstanding retail produce managers for their innovative merchandising, produce-related community outreach, increased store sales and recognition among... more »

Labor, trade issues continue to hurt Washington state farmers

While trade disputes and labor costs continue to affect Washington agriculture, Wenatchee-based McDougall & Sons co-owner Scott McDougall said the situation could get worse. At a Farm Hall hosted by the Washington Policy Center, McDougall said that annual increases in... more »


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