Idaho Potato Commission Salutes World Cycling Champion Kristin Armstrong

Armstrong’s recipe and exciting $10,000 sweepstakes with extended deadline featured on Idaho Potato Commission Web site.

Kroger Launches Traceable Salads With HarvestMark

October 29, 2009 Miz Nakajima, HarvestMark

Krogers new line of fresh salads enables customers to learn the origin of the produce through exclusive technology.

Institute Of Medicine Recommends More Fruits And Vegetables For School Meals

IOM report, School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children, shows importance of increasing the amount and variety of vegetables and fruits in schools.

7-Eleven Tests Plastic Stay-Fresh Wrap On Its Bananas

October 12, 2009 Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY

The nation’s largest convenience store chain will test a new plastic wrap developed by supplier Fresh Del Monte Produce to keep single bananas yellow and firm for five days.

U.S. Foodservice Announces Winners Of First Annual Vendor Reception

Sixty U.S. Foodservice divisions and the MonarchFood Group support office evaluated venders based on 10 criteria categories. The award ceremony took place in Rosemont, IL.