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Smurfit Kappa plan sets goal of net zero emissions by 2050

Smurfit Kappa announced new targets to further reduce its fossil CO2 emissions, including its ambition to reach at least net zero emissions by 2050.

Maine potato grower debuts?Fenway Reds at Hannaford stores

In the fall of 2019, Green Thumb Farms launched the “Farmer’s First” program to develop new potato varieties for retailers – and to help consumers discover new products that work well in their kitchens.

NGA Show, Indoor Ag-Con to co-locate in 2021

The NGA Show and Indoor Ag-Con, the premier agriculture conference and trade show for the indoor and vertical farming industry, announced that they will co-locate in 2021 for the first time.

LGS Specialty Sales anticipates strong 2020-21 grape season

LGS Specialty Sales is primed for a strong and exciting grape season from December 2020 through early May 2021. ?

Consumer retail habits, reshaped by pandemic, aren’t changing soon

The consumer’s wild ride through the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over yet, according to Steve Lutz, senior vice president of insights and innovations for Category Partners.

Podcast — Dante Galeazzi talks Texas, Mexico winter produce outlook

Episode 22 of Tip of the Iceberg Podcast features an interview between editor-in-chief Tom Karst and Dante Galeazzi, CEO and president of the Texas International Produce Association.

Good Foods rebrands dairy dips

Good Foods, a category leader of dips and good-for-you products, is rolling out a rebrand of its dairy dip line in stores across the nation.

Mann Packing offers new Veggie Sides, Better Crunch Lettuce

Mann Packing Co. Inc. is launching new products — three microwaveable dishes marketed as Veggie Sides, and Better Crunch Lettuce.

Advance your avocado merchandising

How are other stores across the country merchandising avocados? Here's a glimpse of what we've been seeing.

Retailers have salad days now, but what about next year?

Grocery stores have nearly had a captive market during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the statistics reflect that observation.