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How GMO labeling impacts vegetable purchases

Consumers were more willing to buy unlabeled produce after being shown food tagged as “genetically modified” in a new Cornell study that comes two months before a new federal food-labeling law goes into effect. The... more »

Plans updated for 2020 United Fresh Convention & Expo

Building off the successful new events introduced this past June at United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo, United Fresh Produce Association is doubling down in 2020 as it prepares to begin a new decade of... more »

228,4000 pounds of produce donated by Fresh Summit vendors

More than 250,000 hungry children, seniors and families helped each month by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County will share in an enormous bounty of healthy, fresh fruits and vegetables gifted by the... more »

Healthy eating led by farmers’ markets, study finds

Smaller purveyors of produce such as mobile and farmers' markets are the cream of the crop when it comes to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in low-income communities. Opening new supermarkets, however, has not been... more »

Ocean Mist Farms launches Friendsgiving Flavor campaign

Ocean Mist Farms, a grower and marketer of fresh artichokes, has launched its Friendsgiving Flavor campaign, a fall promotion to elevate the Season & Steam product line to shoppers during the holiday season through inspiring... more »

Commerce: Final dumping margin is 21% on Mexican tomato imports

Michael Schadler, executive vice president of the Florida Tomato Exchange, issued the following update Oct. 22" "The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced a final dumping margin of 21 percent in the resumed antidumping investigation of Mexican... more »

Retail Produce Manager Awards program opens nominations

United Fresh is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. This program recognizes 25 outstanding retail produce managers for their innovative merchandising, produce-related community outreach, increased store sales and recognition among... more »

Florida group seeks continuation of antidumping investigation of Mexican tomatoes

The following is a statement issued Oct. 14 from the Florida Tomato Exchange: "The Florida Tomato Exchange (FTE) has filed a request for continuation of the antidumping investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The investigation was... more »


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