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As the initial contract period for the USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box program drew to a close on June 30, media continued to scrutinize the winner of one of the largest contracts, San Antonio-based wedding planner CRE8AD8.
In this second round of purchases, the program will purchase $512 million in fresh fruits and vegetables, $288 million in a variety of dairy products, $233 million in meat products and $444 million in a combination box of fresh produce, dairy or meat products.
A Zoom meeting is planned for August 13 for sponsors and exhibitors to outline virtual opportunities.
I just wanted someone to take the thinking away from me, but also not feed my family burgers, fried chicken, or pizza – their usual choices for takeout.
The week ending June 21st was Father’s Day weekend and it resulted in a significant boost for fresh produce, both fruit and vegetables. At the same time, the demand for center-store items, including frozen and canned fruit and vegetables, also remained strong.
Hannaford donates $250,000 to support local farms impacted by COVID-19 across New England and New York- Retail
As a result of the donation, a total of 250 farms in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and Massachusetts will receive funding via the American Farmland Trust’s Farmer Relief Fund, which provides farmers with grants to help them navigate challenges related to the COVID-19 crisis.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box Program has distributed more than 20 million food boxes in support of American farmers and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Restaurant transactions and spending gained back ground during the second week of June, but grocery sales, and produce along with it, remained well above the 2019 base line.
A panel of the United Fresh Produce Association’s Produce Excellence in Foodservice award winners probably expected to talk about incorporating more fresh produce on menus.