Joey Chestnut Seeks Pistachio-Eating World Record at “Wonderful Pistachios Get Crackin’ Eating Championship”

January 20, 2023 Wonderful Pistachios

Major League Eating and Wonderful® Pistachios have teamed up to host the “Wonderful Pistachios Get Crackin’ Eating Championship” on World Pistachio Day, February 26, 2023. World Champion Competitive Eater Joey Chestnut and other top-ranked Major League Eating athletes will vie for a world record for pistachio-eating at the inaugural event taking place at 10:00 A.M. at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Calif.

Gerard W. Krewer, Whitesbog Preservation Trust Honored with Awards from the North American Blueberry Council

A renowned blueberry researcher and an organization focused on preserving the history of the blueberry industry were recently honored with prestigious awards from the North American Blueberry Council (NABC) for their years’ long efforts to support the industry. Gerard W. Krewer earned the Duke Galletta Award that recognizes excellence in blueberry horticultural research; and the Whitesbog Preservation Trust earned the Alex Wetherbee Award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the blueberry industry in marketing and promotion. 

Avocados From Mexico Announces Official Brand PANTONE Color with Limited-Edition Avocado Glow Collection

January 19, 2023 Avocados From Mexico  

Get your glow on and pique your senses, guac fans! Avocados From Mexico® (AFM) is making its PANTONE® color debut with the official release of its brand color. The no. 1 selling avocado brand’s new hue emulates the vibrant tones you see when you cut into a perfectly ripe avocado. And just in time for the Big Game, AFM is bringing the color to life by launching the Avocado Glow Collection, a one-of-a-kind home and kitchen accessories line inspired by the new color created in partnership with the PANTONE Color Institute.

Boost Pink Lady Momentum with Multi-Variety Bulk Promotions this Valentine’s Day

January 19, 2023 Stemilt

Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be as sweet without making Pink Lady® apples a top promotional item for the loveliest day of the year. Stemilt’s marketing director, Brianna Shales, shares opportunities with retailers for bulk Pink Lady® apples and how to boost the variety’s momentum through multi-variety ad promotion.

Fullei Fresh Issues Correction on Alfalfa Sprout Recall Because of Possible Health Risk

January 19, 2023 FDA

Fullei Fresh is voluntarily recalling Alfalfa Sprouts due to the detection of Shiga toxin producing E.coli (STEC.)