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USDA Purchases Nearly $10 Million Worth of Bottled Juices

The USDA purchased about $9.7 million of bottled juices Feb. 13. A total of 695,895…

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Canned, Frozen Vegetables Exports Saw Growth in 2014

Exports for frozen and canned vegetables had healthy growth in 2014. According to the most…

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Frozen Fruit Imports Grow in 2014

U.S. frozen fruit imports grew to 523.4 million-lbs. in 2014, representing a 13% increase, according…

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J.M. Smucker Co. Hindered By Low Coffee Volumes

J.M. Smucker Co.’s performance in its third quarter was hurt by lower volumes in its…

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Changing Consumer Tastes Impacts Kelloggs

The Kellogg Co.’s breakfast food sales declined 7.7% in fourth quarter 2014, which CEO John…

West Coast Port Labor Dispute Grows More Disruptive

For 14 weeks, 29 West Coast port terminals from San Diego to Seattle have been…

Price for Canned Green Beans Hits Historical High

Prices for canned green beans rose to its highest last month in the past seven…

Health Claims Still a Major Driver for Premium Sales

Consumer demand for health is still strong, and the willingness to pay more for exactly…

The Growing Avocado Craze

Over 140 million-lbs. of avocados were shipped into the U.S. for the Big Game on…

Beef More Popular Than Pork, For Now

Technomic’s 2015 Center of the Plate: Beef & Pork Consumer Trend Report shows a significant…