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Kroger celebrates one-year anniversary of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste
One year ago, The Kroger Co. announced the launch of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste — the company's bold social impact plan aimed at ending hunger in the communities it calls home and eliminating waste across the company by 2025. "It's amazing how much our incredibly dedicated Kroger team has been able to accomplish in our first year of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste," said Jessica Adelman, Kroger's group vice president of corporate... Read more

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Late heat took some yield,  size/quality excellent for Haun
High temps late in the Treasure Valley growing season affected some of the yield for Haun Packing in Weiser, ID, but General Manager Herb Haun said sizing “looks very good and quality is excellent.” The Haun Packing operations crew consists of Fred Haun, Herb Haun, Joe Snell and Ivan Flores.In late August, Haun told The Produce News, “We started Aug. 3 this... Read more

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Early, good-quality crop for Central Produce
Like many other Treasure Valley onion operations, Central Produce Distributors in Payette, ID, saw an early start to the 2018 season, and General Manager Ray Burzota said in late August the company was “real busy and packing hard” as it shipped yellows, reds and whites. Central Produce Distributors’ crew shows off the company’s labels. Pictured are Ray Burzota,... Read more

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Mike Stuart steps down after 40 years
When Mike Stuart was a young man, he approached his future father-in-law to ask for Karen Moffett’s hand in marriage.   “He asked me how I was going to support her and my idea wasn’t good enough,” said Stuart.  “I made a deal that I would work full-time while Karen finished her degree and... Read more