Marketing

Wish Farms set to reveal consumer focused technology

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, has always prided itself on being an innovator in the produce industry. Continuing that tradition, they are pleased to announce a preview... more »

Webinar eyes fruit, veg requirements for foodservice, USDA DoD Fresh Program

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. EST, the United Fresh Start Foundation will host a webinar, Selling to Schools: Understanding the Fruit and Vegetable Requirements and How Schools Can Source Produce. Companies that distribute... more »

US Highbush Blueberry Council discusses trade, promotion efforts

Last week in Tri-Cities, Washington, the U.S. High Bush Blueberry Council (USHBC) Board of Directors approved the industry’s largest export promotion budget to date, highlighting the organization’s commitment to expanding the global market for U.S.... more »

Jerry Mills: Grass trimmer cuts giant ragweed down to size

Labor Day was a good weekend. People responded to our internet advertising. We were busy all three days. Nice. Suckered again. We opened the farm on Labor Day weekend, and had a good crowd. The... more »

Driscoll’s expands launch of Sweetest Batch Blueberries

Watsonville, California-based Driscoll’s said in a news release it is raising the flavor bar once again with the launch of Sweetest Batch Blueberries, the sweetest sensation to hit the produce aisle this fall. This newest... more »

USApple Kicks Off 2019-20 Apples4Ed school grant program

The U.S. Apple Association has launched its 2019-20 Apples4Ed initiative – a grant program that supports healthy snacking initiatives in public schools across the United States. USApple will fund five $4,000 healthy snacking initiatives on... more »

Virginia First Lady Northam, Ag Secretary Ring celebrate Virginia’s apple harvest

Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam and Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring visited Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery and Glaize Apples in Winchester on Sept. 26 to celebrate National Apple Month and... more »

Michigan apples meet runners at the finish line

Marathon runners will receive Michigan apples at the finish line of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the third year. The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) is a sponsor of the marathon, which takes place... more »


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