Articles

A Breath of Fresh Air: Chef Tamra Scroggins & The Remaking of Sizzler

From comfort food to culinary exile and back again, Director of Food Culture Tamra Scroggins explains her mission to refresh the sixty-year-old Sizzler brand...

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Implementing Success: Q&A With Produce Pro Software's Dave Donat

The Snack Magazine sits down with longtime leader, President Dave Donat, and chats about a tech company on a mission to push produce into the future...

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The Pulse of the Avocado Index

Dana Thomas, John Dmytriw, and Debbie Willmann tell us how, 105 years later, this company does much more than just keep up with changing trends...

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Mazzei Franconi is Getting Fresh

From a two-person operation to a California institution shipping 2M pounds of table grapes, we unearth the grower's key to success with Tom Franconi Jr. and John Clerou...

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A Taste of the Tuscan Sun

Josh Leichter travels with us to the hills of Tuscany, Italy, to give us a behind-the-scenes look at how the company develops category legends...

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Out-Foxing Time

How do you maximize fresh against a running clock and debunk retail rumors at the same time? The second and third generation members of Fox Packaging weigh in with The Snack...

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Living the Dream

We are rarely caught off guard here at The Snack and ANUK, but Vic Smith takes readers for a wild ride in this latest contributor piece...

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June MVP Sales Pick: Greg Andersen, Sales Lead, Driscoll's

The Sales Lead for Driscoll's pulls back the curtain on how produce has shaped his life, sharing nuggets of wisdom for the next generation along the way...

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The IF list: Karin Gardner, Director of Corporate Communications, Oppy

Need to cycle 100 miles, build a merchandising program, or just have a good laugh? Oppy’s Karin Gardner is your gal. See why we needed to give her a slew of "What IFs"...

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Organic Produce Summit: A Show With a View

Voices from across the industry speak out about the importance of this Monterey-based show. Vic Savanello, Frank Padilla, Matt Seeley, Jeff Fairchild, and more add theirs to the hubbub...

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Julie Olivaria: A Seat At The Top

Sysco's new Vice President of Produce takes a beat to talk about the big shoes she's filled while Rich Dachman departs and reveals how the distributor has evolved with the industry...

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Ryan Scott: A Life in Courses

Chef, father, and celebrity, this California native brings a vibrant and unique role to the kitchen. He shares his journey into culinary creativity here...

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Layers of Insight: a Q&A with Delbert Bland

In this exclusive Q&A, Bland Farms' President divulges how the grower has expanded a ubiquitous category with strategies relating to demand, trends, and more...

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The Great Oracle of Gelson's: A Q&A with John Savidan

In this exclusive Q&A, the Senior Director of Produce and Floral offers up a few produce prophecies, including where merchandising strategies are steering the industry next...

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The IF list: Frances Dillard, Senior Director of Brand and Product Marketing, Driscoll’s

Driscoll's Senior Director of Brand and Product Marketing delights The Snack with a handful of IFs, sharing her superpower, her girl-sleuth proclivities, and more...

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