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In Memoriam: Frieda Rapoport Caplan, Founder of Frieda’s Specialty Produce

The entrepreneur, innovator, produce pioneer, trailblazer and icon was featured on a CBS Sunday Morning segment that aired a day after her passing on Jan. 18 at 96.

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Changes to Food Production Are Coming Fast and Furiously

Four major movements will affect what we eat and how food is grown.

C.H. Robinson executive succeeds Jim Lemke at the global produce marketer and distributor.

A successful pilot has spurred the expansion of the concept into more Wakefern member stores in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New York.

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

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.

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