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Do you think the public is becoming more or less skeptical of genetically modified fruits and vegetables?

Started by Tom Karst in General. Last reply by Tom Karst Dec 11. 66 Replies

Where is public opinion headed on GMO? Is the window getting bigger for marketing genetically modified fruits and vegetables in the U.S.?Continue

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Call for Produce Industry Pros! Japanese TV looking for observers to come to Japan

Started by UPDOG LA Productions in Careers. Last reply by Glenn Behrman Oct 31. 2 Replies

CLOSED:Japanese network TV's primetime show is inviting industry veterans in vegetable grower-shipper, packing, distribution area to Japan. Participates' tour of Japanese produce industry will be made into a TV show. Air travel, lodging, meals are…Continue

Custom Market Data reports

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at we specialize in harvesting fresh produce data from various reliable market sources. We provide reports and graphs so that you can analyze market trends, comparing year-to-year information that can in turn be compared in relation…Continue

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Hi, i used have some problems about using the usda information, always is a mess, but i found eProduceData and now all is easier than ever, are you registered? No? Try it is beta version is…Continue

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NY apple association encourages healthy holiday snacks

To counteract St. Nick’s cookie consumption, the New York Apple Association has launched its annual “Apples for Santa” campaign. The campaign apples for a healthy alternative throughout the holidays.

UPDATED: Wolter leaves Rainier Fruit Co.

(UPDATED COVERAGE, Dec. 15, 12:05 p.m.) Suzanne Wolter, most recently marketing director for Rainier Fruit Co., has left the Yakima, Wash., company and has begun a quest for new challenges.

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David Dillon, who led The Kroger Co. leadership team to develop its Customer 1st Strategy, plans to retire as chairman of the board Dec. 31 after 38 years of service.

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Low pesticide residue found in most produce sampled

Of roughly 10,000 samples of mostly produce collected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and several state agricultural departments in 2013, more than 99 percent had pesticide residues below Environmental Protection Agency tolerances.

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