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New Domex 'Superfresh Kids' pear pouch bags feature eat brighter! artwork
This fall, Domex Superfresh Growers will debut a new line of two-pound gusseted Superfresh Kids-themed pear pouch bags with "Sesame Street" characters in support of the eat brighter! campaign. The eat brighter! campaign is a unique and powerful partnership with Sesame Workshop and the Produce Marketing Association, in collaboration with the Partnership for a Healthier America, that encourages kids ages 2 to 5 to eat more... Read more

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Pomegranates are  ‘Wonderful’ at SunnyGem
Pomegranates are wonderful — just ask SunnyGem Produce LLC. The company, headquartered in Dinuba, CA, is one of California’s premier growers of the “Wonderful” variety pomegranates. “We are vertically integrated, with 2,460 acres of Wonderful variety pomegranates,” President Brian Haley told The Produce News. SunnyGem Produce LLC grows Wonderful variety... Read more

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Houweling’s launches waste heat and CO2 recovery system
Houweling’s Group, a leading greenhouse vegetable grower and marketer with over 200 acres of farms, announced the launch of its patent pending waste heat and CO2 recovery system implementation at its Mona, UT, greenhouse farm. While designed to complement Houweling’s patented Ultra Clima greenhouse, the unique recovery system will have applications in any controlled... Read more

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Oppy strengthens Canadian sales
Produce industry veteran Todd Plaxton joined Oppy’s Calgary sales team in July, bringing more than 10 years of fresh produce experience and about three decades of expertise in food marketing and distribution to his sales representative role. Plaxton came to the produce industry in 2003, following a... Read more