VOL. 86 | One in a Melon




Articles in This Issue


Behind the Banana-versary: A 125-Year Promise

Dole Food Company’s Director of Corporate Communications shares the decorated history behind the 125-year-strong banana brand…

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Pacific Northwest Cherries SnackChat

These treefruit specialists share exclusive insights into one of the produce aisle’s most popular categories...

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My Favorite Things: Angelic Meza, Marketing Manager, Church Brothers Farms

Church Brothers Farms’ Marketing Manager reveals her top food and beverage items in addition to a few other favorites...

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A Closer Look at Nature Fresh Farms® Sweet S’NAPS™

Elevating the pepper category’s on-shelf assortment may seem an easy feat, especially when you can tease its unique varieties with the phrase gourmet. Enter Nature Fresh Farms® Sweet S’NAPS™. This...

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Industry Spotlight: The Anatomy of Blueberry Harvest

One of the many unique qualities of the produce industry is the human element. Not only in the sense that produce people are unique, but in their exceptional need to accomplish a common goal:...

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The Avocado Agent: A Q&A With Jennifer Anazawa, Director of Commercial Insights, Mission Produce™

Diving into this data-driven, in-house service, Jennifer Anazawa divulges what it takes to navigate the ever-evolving avocado marketplace...

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My Favorite Things: Hana Mohsin, National Sales Manager, Misionero

National Sales Manager Hana Mohsin gives us the inside scoop on some of her favorites, like this flavorful leafy green and several outdoor activities...

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At the Heart of Science: A Q&A With Luiz Beling, Chief Executive Officer, Apeel Sciences

As the solutions trailblazer’s newest CEO, Luiz Beling brings a forward-looking strategy to the operation to enhance the client experience…

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Making the Map As You Go

This exclusive interview with Director of Marketing Lara Grossman sheds light on the formative days of her career and how she continues laying a map...

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Produce Pulse: Anti-Inflammatory Feasting

Our own Jordan Okumura-Wright lauds the capabilities of fresh produce and its anti-inflammatory properties in this exclusive—and wonders how we might capitalize on this demand...

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A Fresh Feat

Innovation and excellence lead to the expansion of the greenhouse grower’s 92-acre facility. Steven Newell and Jeff Madu share the details...

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June MVP: Tiffany Sabelli, Senior Director of Sales, Pure Flavor®

The Pure Flavor® Senior Director of Sales emphasizes the importance of grit while sharing how an 11-year tenure has shaped her professionalism...

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Where Innovation Meets Excellence

Standing as a pillar of innovation, this Director of Sales and company trailblazer brings strategic acumen and passion to an evolving space...

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