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In the Trenches: Seek more labor-friendly products
Working in a supermarket is an experience of a lifetime. No two days are alike and it’s never really boring. Late truck deliveries, parking lot carts, impatient customers, refrigeration breakdowns, product shortages, employees calling in sick and the boss is coming are just some of the built-in activities.Loose green beans and Brussels sprouts cause more labor and shrink. Not long ago, an independent grocery owner asked me... Read more

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Pure Flavor fueling healthy kids for back-to-school
Greenhouse-grown tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers from Pure Hothouse Foods Inc., branded under the Pure Flavor label, will be fueling kids at school this fall from its facilities in Leamington, ON, San Antonio, TX, and from its new greenhouse in Fort Valley, GA. Chief Marketing Officer Chris Veillon said in late fall 2017 that Pure Flavor launched a pilot project... Read more

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Oppy celebrates 160-year journey with an eye to future innovations
More than a quarter century before Coca-Cola served up its first soft drink — and a half century before the first Boeing airplane took flight — Oppenheimer Bros. & Co. was going strong, provisioning the fortune seekers bound for the Cariboo Gold Rush. Having celebrated its 160th anniversary in July, the Vancouver, BC-based Oppy has grown into a leading international... Read more


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Tanimura & Antle promotes Sgheiza to vice president of harvest
Tanimura & Antle has promoted Nick Sgheiza to vice president of harvest. Sgheiza began his career with Tanimura & Antle in 1999 as an intern in the company’s cooler, harvest shop and planting department. After college he returned to Tanimura & Antle to begin his farming career working alongside... Read more