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Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations, announced that it will be switching the all-beef burgers sold to its K-12 school district accounts to the meat and mushroom blend burger. This change supports better nutrition for students in more than 250 school districts and aligns with Sodexo’s commitment to enhance student well being. “Recent studies tell us that... Read more

 

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Farm Star Favorites: Taylor Farms and the Green Monster smoothie
Farm Star Favorites: Taylor Farms and the Green Monster smoothie

Mary Blackmon, founder of Farm Star Living, discusses what makes Taylor Farms such a special company — from its focus on s...

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What's New

California-based ag export marketing company rebrands as Ag Marketing Worldwide
Culinary Competitions International, a central California-based company that partners with both agricultural commodity boards and private brands, is expanding its enterprise to meet global demand. CCI will now operate as Ag Marketing Worldwide, a world-class marketing firm that provides expertise across the globe in brand consulting, event management, creative... Read more

Company Profile

Southern Specialties’ offshore program raises the bar
Southern Specialties, based in Pompano Beach, FL, has over 25 years of experience in offshore production — importing, processing and distributing — according to Charlie Eagle, vice president of business development. “During the course of the year, we’re involved in growing and shipping fruits and vegetables from 10 different countries,” he told The Produce... Read more
Sightings

NJ ag meets for combined conventions
sightings44New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee.

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Markets and Trends

California rains expected to disrupt strawberry shipments throughout winter
California rains expected to disrupt strawberry shipments throughout winter

Because of four straight years of drought, many have forgotten that buying strawberries in the winter from California comes with p...

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Coborn’s hires produce leader as director of produce and floral merchandising
Coborn’s Inc., a St. Cloud, MN-based retailer with 54 stores, has hired Tom Williams as director of produce and floral merchandising, reporting to Emily Coborn, vice president of fresh merchandising. Williams most recently served as manager of corporate retail produce and floral at SpartanNash Co. Prior... Read more