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November Knock Out Crossword #1 (page 23)

ACROSS

  • 3. Varieties of this tropical fruit include Keitt and Tommy Atkins: MANGO
  • 4. Tart fruit, often featured in holiday dishes: CRANBERRY
  • 5. Bridges the gap between supply and buy-side: BROKER
  • 7. Gathering of buyers and suppliers (2 wds): TRADESHOW
  • 8. Wegmans' Dave Corsi is an industry advocate (2 wds): FOOD SAFETY
  • 11. Fruit that peaks during summer, often from Eastern Washington: CHERRY
  • 12. Green gold: AVOCADO
  • 14. Industry-wide initiative, involves issues like water and land conservation: SUSTAINABILITY
  • 16. Often orange, but comes in white and purple varieties, too (2 wds): SWEET POTATO
  • 19. Eating trend that replaces meat with veggie alternatives (2 wds): PLANT BASED
  • 20. New York-based grocer: WEGMANS
  • 21. Popular varieties include Navels and Clementines: CITRUS
  • 22. Apple variety, a Honeycrisp-MonArk cross: RAVE
  • 23. A subsidiary of a major retail company: BANNER

DOWN

  • 1. An orange root vegetable: CARROT
  • 2. Place in which tomatoes and cucumbers are grown: GREENHOUSE
  • 5. A list of records, enabling end-to-end traceability: BLOCKCHAIN
  • 6. Sacramento-based retailer: RALEYS
  • 9. The act of buying another company's operations: ACQUISITION
  • 10. Booming produce sector: ORGANIC
  • 13. A leading foodservice operator: SYSCO
  • 15. Cruciferous veggie: BROCCOLI
  • 17. Popular packaging container, often contains grapes: CLAMSHELL
  • 18. Department that develops branding, merchandising materials, and more: MARKETING

November Knock Out Crossword #2 (page 97) 

ACROSS

  • 3. Premium California category: GRAPES
  • 6. East Coast Market; Generates approx $2.3 billion in sales every  year (2 wds): HUNTS POINT
  • 7. Star of the juicing craze: CELERY
  • 8. Creators of The Snack ANDNOWUKNOW
  • 9. Titan of Texas: HEB
  • 11. Caps off to this category: MUSHROOM
  • 13. CEO of AndNowUKnow (2 wds): ROBERT LAMBERT
  • 15. Only has “eyes" for you: POTATO
  • 18. Canada's City of glass: LEAMINGTON
  • 19. The actual bud of a plant: ARTICHOKE
  • 20. "Salad Bowl of the World": SALINAS

DOWN

  • 1. Also known as Chinese Gooseberry: KIWI
  • 2. Anchor of the berry category: STRAWBERRIES
  • 4. AndNowUKnow Headquarters: SACRAMENTO
  • 5. A veg that likes music: BEETS
  • 10. Flirtatious eyes (2 wds): SWEET POTATO
  • 12. Learn how to Summit: PMA
  • 14. The Leamington of Mexico: QUERÉTARO
  • 16. Home of the Vidalia: GEORGIA
  • 17. Issaquah native: COSTCO

Treasure Hunt (pg 99)

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Spot the Difference (pg 62)