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Government Accountability Office releases report on USDA Food Box Program

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The Government Accountability Office’s report “USDA Food Box Program: Key Information and Opportunities to Better Assess Performance,” released this week, sheds additional light on the program which delivered more than 176 million boxes of food from May 2020 to June 2021.

PMA/United Fresh names executive committee

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Future Co-CEOs Cathy Burns of Produce Marketing Association and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named the Executive Committee that will serve as officers for the new association.

Some consumers can forgive labor problems

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American consumers have noticed labor problems, especially in the foodservice industry, but more than 60 percent said they are sympathetic.

United Fresh introduces Class 26 of the Produce Industry Leadership Program

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United Fresh Produce Association announced the members of the 2021-2022 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Leadership Class 26.

USDA only goes part way to improve nutrition

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The USDA committed billions of dollars to improve Americans’ nutrition but could do much more to ensure they buy and eat more fruits and vegetables.

United Fresh releases Summer 2021 Fresh Insights for Foodservice report

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To further explore the summer report, the United Fresh Retail-Foodservice Board will host an interactive webinar on Tuesday, August 24 at 3:00 pm EDT/Noon PDT.

United Fresh releases Produce Industry Compensation & Benefits Report

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The sixth edition of the report also features a section of COVID-19 pandemic data.

Foodservice award winners share labor pain

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A handful of United Fresh 2021 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award winners shared their labor experiences during a July 13 webinar.

Get used to these conditions in foodservice, experts say

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While they didn’t dare use the term “new normal” to describe the conditions in the foodservice industry, several leaders said to expect things to look like this for a while.

United Fresh joins non-profits in urging more produce purchases for feeding programs

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The United Fresh Produce Association joined a group of non-profit organizations and schools to send a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding implementation of USDA's recent $1 billion announcement around emergency feeding.