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Jazz apples to energize shoppers, sales
Jazz apples are set to energize shoppers across North America, with a fitness-forward promotion to spark healthy habits, boost workouts and build excitement around the brand. Energize is a super-refreshing shopper contest from Jazz, launching the week of Jan. 20 and running through February. When shoppers visit jazzapple.com/us/win-with-jazz , submit Jazz proof of purchase and provide a quick note regarding why they prefer... Read more

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Demand for organics continues to increase at Phillips Mushroom Farms
Headquartered in Kennett Square, PA, Phillips Mushroom Farms says retail sales numbers for organic options continue to rise at a steady rate. National Sales Manager Kevin Donovan said, “Sales have risen significantly in recent years, and to point where I see a lot more interest from retailers in promoting organic mushrooms, which were not a huge item on their... Read more

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Rainier extends its organic apple season
By better matching growing location, varieties and the timing of sales, Rainier Fruit Company has been able to lengthen the storage capabilities of some of its organic apple varieties and offer the fruit on a year-round basis. “The biggest change for us on the organic front is that we used to run out (of organics) in late spring or early summer,” said Andy Tudor,... Read more

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Michel Picandet named head of TOMRA Food
Michel Picandet has been appointed executive vice president and head of TOMRA Food. He joined the company Jan. 1 and will be based at the TOMRA Food headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. In his new role, he will be in charge of the company’s three brands: TOMRA Food, Compac and BBC Technologies. “I am delighted... Read more