Produce

Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI expands its Wild Harvest private-label organic produce line

The expansion will include over 40 new products, as shoppers are increasingly seeking out store brands amid high inflation.

Fresh Food

Sprouts launches program to ‘rescue’ less-than-perfect produce

The grocer’s new Rescued Organics program aims to reduce food waste and support farmers by selling imperfect fruits and vegetables at a discount.

FTC urged to nix mega-deal due to potential impact on farmers, consumers and the food supply chain.

As part of its new product launch, Lidl has partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network and will donate 1% of Peak Harvest retail sales this month, up to $250,000.

The distributor and vertical farming company Square Roots entered a new agreement to add Square Roots' indoor farms on-site at select UNFI distribution centers.

Fruit and vegetable producers showed off the latest innovations in value-added produce during the recent Global Produce & Floral Show in Orlando.

The first major event from the newly created International Fresh Produce Association drew thousands of retailers and suppliers to Orlando this week.

The state recently outlawed pre-checkout bags, with a law that takes effect in 2025. After that, grocers must offer paper or other compostable bags to shoppers for produce, meat and other in-store items.

The event, which takes place Oct. 27-29 in Orlando, will include a State of the Industry address from association CEO Cathy Burns.

Most U.S. adults believe fruits and vegetables are a good choice for health and the environment but believe the general public doesn't recognize all of produce's benefits, a Dole survey finds.

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