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AK Salmon Harvest 40% Higher than 2014

The 2015 salmon harvest is projected to be 40% larger than last year. The Alaska…

Heinz Acquisition Sets Stage for Organic Mergers

Larger food companies may increase acquisitions of smaller organic producers in the wake of Kraft…

Does Navajo Nation Junk Food Tax Signal a Shift?

It’s no secret that Americans are dealing with health issues stemming from their food choices.…

Gasoline Savings Fuel Foodservice Expenditures

Looking at the latest personal expenditure data from the government, in 2014’s final quarter, consumers…

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Landings Up

February shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico are up from a year ago. For…

When Visiting Stadiums, Ask: Where’s the Produce?

As the winter snows thaw and spring makes its way out of hibernation, U.S. fruit…

Overall Liquid Beverage Sales Increase in 2014

The overall liquid refreshment beverage sector grew 2.2% in 2014 even as soda sales declined…

Cold Storage Down in February

According to a Food Institute analysis of the USDA Cold Storage monthly report, frozen vegetables…

Is Zero-Based Budgeting The Wave Of the Future?

In the news reports about the $46 billion merger of Heinz and Kraft Foods, most…

Grocery Delivery Penetrates Markets, Faces Legal Woes

Technology has had a profound effect on the way we transact business, from automating inventory…