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Ponics vs. Soil: An Organics Debate

The current question being hotly debated and closely monitored by the produce industry is whether or not “ponic” produce—encompassing hydro, aero, aqua, and container growing, at present—can be labeled organic.

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CPMA Corner - The Biggest “Little” Audience: Packaging for the next generation

How is the industry aiming to win over the youngest produce consumers? Ron Lemaire, Emily Murracas, Chris Veillon, and more weigh in on innovation and branding...

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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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Fresh Face, Fresh Focus: North Shore Living’s New Brand Strategy

After a deep dive into the company's branding, North Shore revamps marketing efforts with an eye-catching new look. Chris Wada shares on the process here...

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The Making of a Snack Cover: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Cover Art for May's Issue

Looking for cutting-edge ways to make produce images pop? Find out how Senior Designer Emily McLain used this technique to make the May cover's design jump off the page...

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

How about Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Onions?!

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Limoneira: The World on a String

From initiatives that target waste and healthy eating to multichannel marketing efforts, John Chamberlain fills us in on the company’s past, present, and plans for the future in this Snack exclusive…

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Retail Runway: May 2018

Introducing a newly-designed line of Dandy® Super Sweet Corn, Duda is bringing some extra sunshine to retail year-round with its new value-added offering. With 100 percent recyclable fiberboard...

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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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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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