Beefing Up The 40th Marine Corps Marathon

September 30, 2015 The Beef Checkoff Program

For the second year in a row, the beef checkoff’s Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI) is proud to fuel runners at the 40th running of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) in Washington, DC, on Oct. 25, 2015. The beef checkoff has fielded a group of runners under the Team BEEF banner, as well as participating in various activities throughout the weekend including the first timers pep rally. Is Now Mobile Friendly

September 30, 2015 Ball Seed Company

Ball Seed has launched a redesigned website to better reach its customers on-the-go. The new uses responsive design for mobile-friendly content and clear navigation to the information growers and retailers want most. Beyond its new layout, some site enhancements also include easy access to Ball Seed WebTrack®, the online ordering and business management system. Also, the expanded catalog product search broadens customers’ reach to thousands of products sold by Ball Seed with the opportunity to “Buy Now”, filter by supplier, download hi-resolution photography, and more.

Sun Valley Group: Petal It Forward

September 30, 2015 Sun Valley Group's Flower Talk

Nothing quite matches the feeling of gifting someone flowers and then watching a smile spread across their face.  And there are plenty of reasons to give someone flowers–birthdays, congratulations, condolences, anniversaries–but one of the most compelling reasons is absolutely no reason at all! In fact, a survey conducted this year by the Society of American Florists  (SAF) revealed that 84% of Americans say the best reasons for receiving flowers is "just because."

Kennicott Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness & Floral Support

September 30, 2015 Kennicott Brothers Company

Kennicott Brothers Company, along with Vans & Nordlie Inc., are once again supporting their retail florist customers with a free poster designed to promote more flower consumption.  At the same time, the giveaway serves to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month all October long.

Phantom Gourmet: Port Wine Cheese Taste Test

September 30, 2015 Staff Reporter, CBS Boston

Phantom recently purchased four tubs of spreadable port wine cheese at a local supermarket. The creamy contenders were Heluva Good, Old Fashioned Cheese, President and WisPride. See if you can guess which brand ended up at the top of the food chain.