Hazel Tech Names Tyson Cutforth as Business Development Manager – Pacific Northwest

May 16, 2022 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies, Inc. developer of USDA-funded technologies to protect produce quality, announces the addition of Tyson Cutforth to the company as Business Development Manager – Pacific Northwest.

Award-Winning Hybrid Packaging Delivers on Sustainability Promises

Since its launch in 2020, the PaperSeal® range of trays from Graphic Packaging International (“Graphic Packaging”) has proven that it can satisfy the growing imperative for packaging to have greater circularity and be more sustainable. Developed in partnership with G. Mondini, the world leader in tray sealing technology, the PaperSeal tray is the ideal solution for businesses looking for a more sustainable way of packaging fresh and processed meat, chilled and frozen ready meals, cheese, snacks, salad and fruit.

Great Blooms, Sizes, and Promotions will Remind Consumers of their Forgotten Love for Apricots

May 16, 2022 Stemilt

With good blooms, promotable volumes, and jumbo sizes, this year’s 100% certified organic apricot crop has the potential to be big. Stemilt’s Washington apricots are back mid-June through July with promotion windows from July 4th onwards. Stemilt Marketing Director, Brianna Shales, encourages retailers to emphasize this fuzzy fruit’s limited availability and get behind apricot promotions starting in mid-June.

Natalie’s Juice Company’s Guava Lemonade Named Best New Beverage in 2022 sofi Awards

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company announced today that its Guava Lemonade has won Best New Beverage in the 50th annual Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) sofi™ Awards. Each year, the associations’ sofi Awards honor the year’s the best products and specialty food innovations. Products are judged on taste, including flavor, appearance, texture and aroma, ingredient quality and innovation. Natalie’s Guava Lemonade competed with 2,000 entries across 53 product categories. The anonymous tastings were held by judges at the Food Innovation Center at Rutgers University.

Maui Fresh International Prepares for Summer to Ensure Partners Have Access to Quality Produce

Maui Fresh International, a wholesaler and distributor of fruits and vegetables for local and national customers since 2004, today announced its plans for summer to ensure it has access to the quantity and quality produce needed to fulfill customer demands. Maui Fresh’s connections with growers across the globe position it well to maintain a steady supply despite higher costs and tight labor markets impacting growers.