Steviva Ingredients Launches All-Natural Monk Fruit Stevia Blend

November 3, 2014 Steviva Ingredients

MonkSweet plus GMO-free, is a low-calorie sweetener designed for beverages, sauces & baked goods.

Crumbs Bake Shop Launches Test Concept In Mariano's Supermarket Chain

November 3, 2014 Crumbs Bake Shop

Crumbs Bake Shop, a popular specialty retail chain, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Roundy's Supermarkets Inc., to launch a test pilot in the Mariano's grocery store in Westchester, Illinois which opens on November 4th.

UK: EU Agriculture Commissioner-Elect Visits Total Produce

November 3, 2014 Total Produce

On the eve of assuming office, incoming EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan visited Irish fresh produce multi-national, Total Produce. The tour began at Total Produce grower, Jim O’Rourke’s Glasshouses in Swords, Co. Dublin before moving on to the nearby Total Produce Central Distribution Centre in Swords.  Accompanied by Total Produce Chief Executive, Rory Byrne, Mr. Hogan took the opportunity to discuss the wider European fresh produce industry, the broader economic and environmental factors currently driving the sector and the implications for stakeholders across the supply chain.

UK: Produce World Group Acquires Fenmarc Roots Division

November 3, 2014 Produce World Group

It has been announced that the Produce World Group has purchased the roots division of Fenmarc Produce, based at Swinderby, Lincolnshire.

Side Delights Gourmet Petite Potatoes Wins PMA's Impact Award

November 3, 2014 Fresh Solutions Network

Fresh Solutions Network was among only five winning companies recognized for excellence in packaging with their Side Delights Gourmet Petite potato line. Fresh Solutions Network’s entry was one of 67 submitted by 56 companies. PMA judges narrowed the field to a group of 20 finalists, which were announced in September; at the just-concluded PMA Fresh Summit in Anaheim, five overall winners were crowned.