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Imperfect Foods secures $95MM Series D Investment Commitment, completes transition to national grocery delivery

- General News
In 2020, Imperfect Foods completed its transition from a regional produce-focused delivery service to a national full-service grocer, adding hundreds of items to its catalog.

Lawmakers draw attention to Hunts Point produce handler strike

- General News
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and others, joined picket lines in the evening on January 20, three days after produce handlers in Teamsters Local 202 went on strike for a $1 pay raise.

Foodservice needs more help to rebound

- General News
While it’s no secret that restaurants have suffered the past 10 months, those in the day-to-day business say their stories still aren’t being heard enough.

Moxxy Marketing hires Marketing Director

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Moxxy Marketing has added Beth Adan, an experienced marketer, SEO strategist and content creator, in a new role of Marketing Director to manage brand objectives and increase agency visibility.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – January 22, 2021

- General News
Pamela and Greg discuss the latest in the Farmers to Families Food Box program, why AOC was at the Hunt's Point produce market, and a grim outlook for foodservice.

Blueberry Council launches consumer marketing campaign

- General News
The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council’s new strategic positioning and call-to-action, Grab a Boost of Blue, officially kicks off this month with a comprehensive marketing campaign and two resource hubs tailored to blueberry industry stakeholders and retailers.

Race-West Company addresses butternut squash recall

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Race-West Company of Clarks Summit, PA, has been involved in butternut squash that has been voluntarily recalled by Lancaster Foods and Pero Farms.

Shopper Insights: Get to consumers by getting who’s close to them

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Consumers say social media influencers can get them to buy new types of fruits and vegetables. But they can’t compare to the influence of friends and family.

Organic produce sales rise 14% in 2020

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Buoyed by a fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth, 2020 organic produce sales finished with a 14.2-percent increase over the previous year, outpacing conventionally grown produce in both sales and volume gains, according to the 2020 Organic Produce Performance Report released today exclusively by the Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.

Arctic apples releases 2020 harvest video

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Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), developer and grower behind the innovative Arctic apple, has released a video capturing the 2020 harvest.