New Bonduelle Heat & Eat Harvest Bowls Provide a Fresh Take on a Hot Lunch

May 1, 2019 Bonduelle

For most consumers, a quick, delicious, satisfying hot lunch means a trip to a restaurant or drive thru. But what if you could enjoy a convenient ready-to-heat-and-eat hot meal in three minutes or less? Now you can with the new Bonduelle Heat & Eat Harvest Bowl™, a powerhouse mix of farm fresh veggies, delicious meats, hearty grains and flavorful simmer sauces. Just mix, heat and enjoy.

Ben E. Keith Foods Announces Initiative Targeting Plastic Packaging Reduction

May 1, 2019 Ben E. Keith Foods

Ben E. Keith, Markon and the Markon membership, have been working with the strawberry grower-partners and Sambrailo Packaging to introduce Ready-Cycle, corrugated, fully recyclable clamshells for the Markon First Crop (MFC) two-pound strawberry containers that Ben E. Keith Foods distributes. The new line of packaging will be applied to strawberry cartons expected to ship in June 2019.

BCfresh Adds Dawn Gray to board

May 1, 2019 BCfresh

This year marks Dawn’s 40th year in the global produce industry and she joins the existing board members to bring a fresh perspective to the company.

Mango Mania Display Contest Kicks Off

May 1, 2019 National Mango Board

The National Mango Board (NMB) will host their annual Mango Mania Display Contest during the month of June just in time to celebrate National Mango Month! Retailers big and small have a chance to win cash prizes. The NMB will also send a $15 digital gift card to each valid entry. Additionally, stores that include Tajín® seasoning will receive an additional $15 digital incentive.

Incoming GSA President Christopher Valadez Appointed to CDFA Board

Christopher Valadez, incoming President of the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California, has been appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture’s Board of Directors. Valadez will serve as the President of the Grower Shipper Association of Central California beginning in mid-May 2019.