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audio 03:20 July 2 Podcast: Hot lemons, Arti the Artichoke, FPFC and Center for Produce Safety

July 2 Podcast: Hot lemons, Arti the Artic...

The Packer covers the skyrocketing prices in the lemon market and a forecast of pricing, Salinas Valley mascots face off for an annual fundraiser and reports on Fresh Produce & Floral Council and Center for Produce Safety/Produce Marketing Association events.

Posted by Farm Journal Media, 07/02/2014 10:16 AM

audio 05:44 Nielsen Perishables on produce's standing, United Fresh targets C-stores sales, Westside melons and tomatoes

Nielsen Perishables on produce's standing,...

Posted by Farm Journal Media, 06/23/2014 12:28 PM

audio 06:55 United Fresh 2014: Hillary speaks, Freytag innovates, expo floor news.

United Fresh 2014: Hillary speaks, Freytag...

This special edition of The Packer Podcast highlights the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2014 Conference and Trade Show, June 10-13 in Chicago.

Posted by Farm Journal Media, 06/13/2014 12:30 PM

audio 05:48 Republican-led committee downgrades produce in school lunches, Florida watermelons, David Cook retires

Republican-led committee downgrades produc...

The House Appropriations Committee voted on party lines in a bill that allows school districts to opt out of the nutrition guidelines that mandate that more fruits and vegetables be served in school meals.

Posted by Farm Journal Media, 06/02/2014 10:55 AM

audio 04:10 Walmart's profit drops

Walmart's profit drops

The big story this week is Wal-Mart’s 5% drop in profits, reported after its most recent quarter, ended April 30. Despite that drop, Wal-Mart CEO Bill Simon said he is confident U.S. numbers will improve, especially with the opening of 13 new neighborhood market stores in the first quarter.

Posted by Farm Journal Media, 05/20/2014 07:24 AM

audio 06:53 Pom Wonderful appeals FCC case; Chiquita to raise prices, shrink salads

Pom Wonderful appeals FCC case; Chiquita t...

The Packer is following a story on Pom Wonderful and health claims made about its juice and other pomegranate products that landed the company in court.

Posted by Farm Journal Media, 05/12/2014 06:14 AM

audio 00:24 Health benefit becomes more clear

Health benefit becomes more clear

Posted by Farm Journal Media, 04/09/2014 11:54 AM