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Ramsay Highlander: Propelling Our Industry Forward

Building on nearly fifty years of experience in what has become ag tech, President and CEO Frank Maconachy discusses harvesting innovations that are transforming the future of fresh food...

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WTF Do I Do With Bako Sweet™ Sweet Onions ?!

How about Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Onions?!

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Stemilt Growers Roger Pepperl Q&A: Apple Merchandising 101

Welcome to your new apple merchandising handbook, straight from the mouth of Roger Pepperl. Here he shares best practices, signage tips, pricing essentials, and more...

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Mentors in the Making: Chris Drew

How did a trip to his grandfather's farm ignite a fire for fresh that Ocean Mist Farms' Vice President of Operations still feels? Mentors such as Ed Boutonnet expand on his journey...

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Monterey Mushrooms: Being the "Fungi" in the Produce Department

The question this year for Monterey Mushrooms is not what can you do with mushrooms, it is more like what can’t you do. As retailers and foodservice operators strive to keep their produce...

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How Technology Has Impacted Retail & Produce: A Look Back Part 1

The former Kroger exec and fresh produce expert shares on how tech has influenced the way buyers approach the fresh produce department in Part 1 of this Snack series...

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Impactful Merchandising: A Q&A with Bob Kirch

With retailers increasingly focused on fresh food, merchandising produce to best drive sales is more important than ever. Executive Vice President of SpartanNash and President of Caito Foods Bob Kirch weighs in…

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Duda Farm Fresh Foods: Firmly Planted

Setting the stage for future growth, Vice President of Eastern Operations Jessie Garza plants the seed for Duda Farm Fresh Foods' latest evolution and go-to-market strategy...

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Marketing Excellence: A Vision for 2018, A Q&A with Dan'l Mackey Almy of DMA Solutions

With Viva Fresh Expo fast approaching, the produce marketing maven and President and CEO of DMA Solutions sheds light on tips and tactics to keep in mind amid key industry events and more...

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Sweet Beyond the South: Vidalia Onion Committee

How do you innovate a category as deeply rooted as Vidalia onions? Bob Stafford reflects on the committee's history as he maps out where it's headed in 2018 and beyond...

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Chef Vikram Vij: A Curry in Every Dining Room

Fresh produce and flavorful curry should be found in every dining room, says this influential chef who made his name on Dragon’s Den. Follow his journey from India to Vancouver with nothing but his spices...

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