Paula McGee-Davis of Swaggerty Sausage Company, Inc. Among This Year’s North American Meat Institute’s Emerging Leaders

November 3, 2021 Swaggerty Sausage Company,

Paula McGee-Davis of Swaggerty Sausage Company, Inc. has been selected as one of this year’s North American Meat Institute’s Emerging Leaders. The Emerging Leaders Program, sponsored by the Food Safety Net Services, selected winners based on their commitment to continuing food safety and quality improvements for both their organization and the industry as a whole.

Terra Nova Varieties Adorn China’s Mt. Jinfo Natural Park

November 3, 2021 Terra Nova Nurseries

Terra Nova Nurseries, a world leader in plant breeding, today announced its involvement in a project by Chongqing Tianmu, which holds the exclusivity license of Terra Nova’s begonias in China, to reinstate areas of the natural landscape at Mt. Jinfo in Southwest China. Terra Nova began collaborating with Chongqing Tianmu in 2020 in an effort to build a public park and replenish the mountain with thriving plants. Terra Nova’s cold-tolerant begonias were selected and planted throughout the park because of their nativity to the region and vigor in the winter and summer seasons.

Fleurostar Winner Begonia I’CONIA Aroma Peach Doubles Cutting Production

November 3, 2021 Fleuroselect

After winning FleuroStar last June, Begonia I’CONIA Aroma Peach is gearing up for the upcoming season. Breeder Dümmen Orange has doubled the sales forecast and upscaled the cutting production of the FleuroStar winner accordingly to meet the high industry demand.

Fresh Cravings Expands Retail Footprint, Launches Hummus in Walmart

November 3, 2021 Fresh Cravings

Fresh Cravings’ innovative new hummus dips in Classic, Roasted Red Pepper, and Roasted Garlic are now available in the Deli section at select Walmart stores, as the family-owned food brand expands its product offering across the country. At Kroger and Kroger banners nationwide, Roasted Garlic Hummus joins the initial two flavors launched there earlier this year, Classic and Roasted Red Pepper. Moreover, the brand’s chilled Pico de Gallo Salsa was added to its overall salsa offering in Kroger’s Produce department.

A Vermont Lovers Guide to Thanksgiving

Vermonters are lucky to have an array of options, from locally grown vegetables and poultry to farmstead cheese, as well as outstanding specialty products to add to home-made appetizers, sides, and desserts.