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  1. Dole's - Get Up and Grow!' targets consumption, retailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Packer

    Dole is promoting increased fresh produce consumption with a new initiative - Get Up and Grow! - whose features include an interactive online pledge consumers can take to move toward a plant-based diet. It's a rare joint effort by Dole Fresh Fruit, Westlake Village, Calif.; Dole Fresh Vegetables, Monterey, Calif.; and Kannapolis, N.C.-based Dole Nutrition Institute, according to a news release.

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  2. Chopped chef champ clears broccoli rabe hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Packer

    Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos, center, marketing and culinary manager for D'Arrigo Bros. of California, is flanked by chefs Todd Fisher, left, and Tony Baker, right, at the Rotary Club chopped cooking competition Feb. 17 at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, Calif.

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  3. Former Pro*Act, Del Monte executive starts companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Packer

    Dallas-based The Grinstead Group specializes in executive placement, financial and succession planning and other business strategy development services for the food industry, according to a news release. "People are most every company's best assets," Grinstead said in the release.

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  4. NGA Show boasts strong retail attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Packer

    Brian Slagel, director of North American sales for Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based Sunkist Growers, left, talks with a group of supermarket dietitians as a part of a tour led by the Produce for Better health Foundation of the Produce Marketing Association Produce Pavilon at the NGA Show in Las Vegas. In its fourth year, the PMA pavilion hosted 35 booths at the sold-out trade show.

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  5. 9. Wal-Mart's year in produceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | Packer

    Of course, retail leader Wal-Mart is always on THE PACKER's news watch list, and the Bentonville, Ark.-based company made plenty of news in 2014. The world's biggest retailer announced in May that all fresh produce delivered to Wal-Mart distribution centers would be required to have standardized case labels, consistent with Produce Traceability Initiative best practices, starting Nov. 1. Furthermore, the retailer said it would reject noncompliant loads as out of spec starting Jan. 1. So it's no surprise that companies that supply traceability solutions noticed a jump in sales during the second half of last year.

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  6. Pro*Act establishes client services departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Packer

    According to a news release, the Monterey, Calif.-based produce distributor promoted Casey Jarrard and hired Russ Wingo as vice presidents of client development, a new department for the produce supply-chain management company. Wingo comes to Pro*Act from Sysco Corp.'s FreshPoint, where he was vice president of sales.

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  7. Tour de Fresh cyclists near fund-raising goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Packer

    The 40 cyclists participating in the inaugural Tour de Fresh bike ride are nearing the homestretch of their fund-raising efforts, having collected more than $100,000. Their goal is to raise $120,000 to buy and donate 40 salad bars to school districts nationwide as part of the Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools program, according to a news release.

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  8. Monterey Mushrooms tops $2.2 million in scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Packer

    Shah Kazemi, right, congratulates recent scholarship recipients Bridget and Thalia Nieto, and Itzel Soto-Liu. Bridget is in her last year at UC Davis majoring in sociology and political science, Thalia has graduated and is planning to enter medical school; and Itzel is completing her degree in psychology at UC Santa Cruz.

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