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Dole’s Bil Goldfield Named Chairman of Produce for Better Health Foundation Board

The board of trustees voted on April 23 for the leadership transition, which became effective Nov. 22.

Fresh Food

What’s Hotter Than Plant-Based?

With traditional protein players such as Perdue and Hormel getting into the game, the momentum of plant-based foods is undeniable; however, these produce trends are also worth a look.

Just weeks after declaring romaine lettuce was safe to eat again, federal health officials warned consumers, retailers and restaurants not to sell or eat any supplies of the green that originated from California’s Salinas Valley. 

Lower bins and wider aisles will showcase fresh improvements, which officials say will make stores easier to shop and stock.

Modular farms coming to the retailer’s QFC stores will provide sustainable, fresh leafy greens.

Stemilt Growers and its category insights program, Fruit Tracker, has launched a video podcast series to share quick facts and analysis on top fruit category performance.

Sales of nuts and dried fruits are on the rise as consumers seek convenience with nutrition.

The 80,000-square-foot facility has the capacity for 1,600 items—including 300 organic items—and is solely dedicated to produce and floral distribution.

The tree fruit grower-shipper launches an online program to help grocers train produce teams on the farm-to-fork process for popular fruits such as apples and cherries.

Frieda Rapoport Caplan, a “one-of-a-kind, inspirational leader,” was honored for her trailblazing leadership during PMA’s recent Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif.

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