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AFM's On the Border promotion features guacamole, live music and new Mexican beer
Avocados From Mexico, the top-selling avocado in the United States, announced its first national partnership with On the Border Mexican Grill to celebrate the best of summer — chips and guacamole, live music and patios — with its Rock the Border Summer Music Series. From June 27 through July 31, guests will enjoy a specially priced guacamole appetizer, made with avocados from Mexico, for just $2.50. Additionally,... Read more

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Monte Package working with customers on new applications
Part of the responsibility of a package supplier is to assure that its customers are posted on the latest national and global trends in produce packaging. Sam Monte, director of operations for Monte Package Co., spends much of his time doing just this. Much of the change revolves around assuring that grower-packer-shippers of a greater range of commodities consider... Read more

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Phillips Mushroom Farms: Consumers are driving growing demand
One way or another, and at one time or another, consumers are ultimately the ones who dictate trends, movements and lifestyle changes. As media resources continually drive home the need to eat healthier, conscientious consumers are taking heed. Kennett Square, PA-based Phillips Mushroom Farms National Sales Manager Kevin Donovan, said he believes consumers are... Read more


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Bedwell leaving CFFA, Radanovich named replacement
The California Fresh Fruit Association announced following its annual meeting in Sacramento that current President Barry Bedwell will leave the organization and former eight term U.S. Congressman George Radanovich will take over as president of the Fresno-based organization.Barry Bedwell Bedwell has... Read more