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Naturipe invites consumers to celebrate Braspberries with a social media sweepstakes
Naturipe Farms is leveraging the social media craze of the Braspberry by encouraging berry fans to try the new Braspberry and enter into the Naturipe Braspberry Sweepstakes for daily prizes and to support hurricane relief efforts. “We are excited to promote Braspberries! It is a new delicious treat you get when pressing a plump, fresh blueberry into a fresh raspberry” said CarrieAnn Arias, vice president of marketing. “We... Read more

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Chilean fresh fruit outlook
Whether it’s cherries, blueberries, grapes or stone fruit, the Chilean Fresh Fruit Association, headquartered in San Carlos, CA, partners with retail chains across North America to develop the most effective promotional campaigns for their shoppers.   “That could mean anything from kids cooking classes to e-coupons to Facebook live events or in-store demos... Read more

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Strawberry’s enjoying the Sweet Life (Farms)
Great weather, specifically warm temperatures when Sweet Life Farms first started planting, and the cooler than usual temps in late November and early December — has created an ideal strawberry crop according to Mark McDonald, president of Sweet Life Farms, based in Plant City, FL. He added that the weather would also impact the next crop. Mark McDonald, Andy... Read more

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Longtime produce industry veteran retires from Duncan Family Farms
Duncan Family Farms, a grower of organic baby lettuces and greens, kales and herbs with operations in Arizona, California, Oregon and New York, has announced the retirement of Grower Relations Manager Jimmy Tadano. Tadano’s career in agriculture spans his entire adult life, and as an employee at Duncan... Read more