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Port Slowdowns Effected Dried Fruit, Nut Shipments

While the recent preliminary settlement has been reached with dock workers and West Coast port…

Family Restaurants Boosted By Improving Economy

While economic stress has taken its toll on the family restaurant industry, cheaper gas prices…

Fisherman Escapes Sarbanes-Oxley√¢??s Wide Net

Ambiguous laws can cause problems for businesses and individuals. This is borne out by the…

Use Star Power to Improve the Image of Fruits and Veggies

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has some very specific verbiage about what we eat:…

Well-Deserved Honor For Win Taylor

Food Institute board member, C. Winston (Win) Taylor, will be feted at Saint Joseph’s University’s…

Attracting Shoppers’ Planned and Unplanned Purchases

While 80% of shoppers use lists, 74% still make a combination of planned and unplanned…

Seafood Supermarket Sales Down

According to IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm, supermarket sales for five selected products was…

The Port Dispute Is Over, But the Work Is Just Beginning

The long-standing West Coast port labor dispute has come to a close as ports began…

USDA Approves GMO Apples

While new GMO apples were recently approved by the USDA, they will not be hitting…

What’s Driving Whole Foods Customers To Other Stores?

While the primary reason active Whole Foods Market customers sometimes shop at other stores is…