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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…

Eggs Win Big if U.S. Cholesterol Warnings Disappear

Five years ago, the nation’s top nutrition advisory panel advised that cholesterol remain a “nutrient…

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…