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Delivery of fresh foods remains a challenge in the United States. It is estimated that Americans buy about 2 percent of their food online, compared to about 6 percent in the United Kingdom. In recent years Amazon and Walmart have invested billions in e-commerce. Kroger has joined the party and is now working with the U.K. online supermarket Ocado. According to the Wall Street Journal, “Ocado has invested heavily in the robotics... Read more

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Eastern Propak foresees plentiful peach crop this season
Officials at Eastern Propak LLC are expecting this summer to be an excellent one for New Jersey peaches. “It looks like we have a full crop,” said Jeff Danner, general manager of Eastern Propak, LLC, based in Glassboro, NJ. “The winter was kind. We had more than ample chill hours — the same as the South and pretty much the same as California. Now the West has... Read more

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Sunny Valley warms up with glowing Jersey peach harvest
Sunny Valley International — one of the larger shippers of New Jersey peaches — is expecting a full crop of yellow peaches that are on par in condition and quality with last year’s excellent harvest. “The cold weather this winter had no impact on the crop,” said Bob Von Rohr, director of marketing and customer relations at Glassboro, NJ-based Sunny Valley International.... Read more


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Moxxy Marketing announces new creative director
Moxxy Marketing has announced the opening of a satellite office in Atlanta, and the company has hired Travis Sharp as creative director and managing partner. The new office aims to create new opportunities to connect with ag and fresh produce brands in the southeast, and to better serve existing clients... Read more