IDFA Announces ‘Healthy School Milk Commitment’ to Provide Nutritious Milk with Less Added Sugar for Students in Public Schools, Surpassing USDA Standards

On behalf of U.S. milk processors, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) announced the establishment of the Healthy School Milk Commitment, a pledge by dairy companies to deliver milk’s 13 essential nutrients to America’s students while reducing calories and added sugars in flavored milk. Beginning with the 2025-2026 school year, 37 school milk processors representing more than 90% of the school milk volume in the United States commit to provide healthy, nutritious school milk options with no more than 10 grams of added sugar per 8 fluid ounce serving, fully consistent with the latest federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans and ahead of current school meal nutrition guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

International Fresh Produce Association Takes the Lead on Fresh Produce and Floral

January 2022 marks the start of the new International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), the global trade association representing the entire fresh produce and floral supply chains. The association is the largest industry association representing the interests, individuals and organizations across the global supply chain, of all sizes and specialties.

United Fresh Statement on Transportation and Agriculture Departments’ Efforts to Relieve Supply Chain Disruptions

is week there were a couple of important initiatives by the U.S. Department of Transportation and U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to help alleviate ongoing workforce and supply chain challenges.

United Fresh Releases Fall 2021 Fresh Insights for Foodservice Report

The fall 2021 issue of United Fresh’s Fresh Insights for Foodservice is now available. Sponsored by Produce Alliance, this quarterly report highlights on-trend foodservice applications for fresh produce in restaurants, at retail, in meal kits and more.

United Fresh Attends White House Signing Ceremony for Infrastructure Bill

United Fresh President & CEO Tom Stenzel attended the White House ceremony today as President Joe Biden signed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law.