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United Fresh Extends application deadline for leadership program

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The application period for the 26th class of the United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program is now extended through May 15, 2020. 

Senate relief bill has help for ag companies

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The United States Senate passed a $2 trillion emergency bill the night of March 25, and …

Produce industry requests billions in relief from Congress

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Robert Guenther, senior vice president, public policy for United Fresh, said March 24 that the produce industry’s request has been well received, and he’s optimistic funding will get in a bill that heads to the president as soon as today.

USDA and Labor Department partner to help H-2A employers

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Washington, D.C., March 19, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced a partnership …

H-2A labor concerns rise for spring harvest

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Fruit and vegetable producers are concerned the COVID-19 crisis will disrupt the flow of H-2A labor and thus put their crops and products in danger.

BrandStorm Key Takeaways, Part 2: authenticity

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How do you find, and nurture, your brand's authentic message?

Coronavirus doesn’t change produce washing rules

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Consumers should wash their hands in soap and water and wash their fruits and vegetables in water. Same as before the Wuhan virus or coronavirus COVID-19 has spread worldwide.

United Fresh announunces nominations for new board officers and directors for 2020-21

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 9, 2020) – United Fresh Immediate Past Chair Cindy Jewell, SC Jewell Inc., …

Coronavirus panic sends shoppers to stores, puts events under scrutiny

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Panic about the spread of coronavirus has postponed one industry event, and sent consumers to stores to stock up.

Produce’s growing role in burgers and ice cream

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Burgers and ice cream are as American as any cuisine, and they’re as popular as ever. Fresh produce has a complementary role in both and even starring role at times.