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USDA Proposes Lift on Korean Orange Hybrid Import Ban USDA Proposes Lift on Korean Orange Hybrid Import Ban

U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to allow the importation of two Unshu orange hybrids from the Republic of Korea into the continental U.S.

UK Supermarket Chain to Power Stores with Food Waste UK Supermarket Chain to Power Stores with Food Waste

U.K. supermarket chain Sainsbury's is going further with sustainability by collecting food waste from 1,200 of its stores and turning it into energy.

Paramount Coffee Expands Distribution, Production Paramount Coffee Expands Distribution, Production

Paramount Coffee plans to invest $3.5 million in its Lansing, Mich., operations, in part by opening a new 58,000-square-foot distribution center.

Record Cranberry Production in WI Record Cranberry Production in WI

Wisconsin farmers produced two-thirds of U.S.'s cranberries in 2013, three times as much as Massachusetts, the second largest cranberry supplier.

Mobile Slaughterhouses Emerge in Local, Farm-to-Table Movement Mobile Slaughterhouses Emerge in Local, Farm-to-Table Movement

To sell locally grown poultry and meat, small farmers are enlisting the help of roving slaughterhouses.

Federal Court Backs FDA Policy on Antibiotics in Animal Feed Federal Court Backs FDA Policy on Antibiotics in Animal Feed

A federal appeals court upheld a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy that allows antibiotics use in animal feed.

GMO Labeling Law in Oregon Makes November Ballot GMO Labeling Law in Oregon Makes November Ballot

A move to require labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients in Oregon received enough signatures to appear on the November ballot.

Zone 8 Launches with Organic RTD Teas and Juice Blends Zone 8 Launches with Organic RTD Teas and Juice Blends

Zone 8 Beverages launched its culturally-relevant line of natural, organic, non-GMO ready-to-drink teas and juice blends this year, aiming to appeal to the millennial demographic.

Cocozia Coconut Water Debuts in FL Whole Foods Cocozia Coconut Water Debuts in FL Whole Foods

Epicurex, manufacturer and distributor of organic foods and beverages, has brought its Cocozia coconut water to Whole Foods stores in Florida.

IL Brewery to Double Production, Launch Cans IL Brewery to Double Production, Launch Cans

Solemn Oath Brewery in Naperville, Ill., is expanding its headquarters to almost double production by the end of 2014.

Cheesemaker, Brewer Join Forces for Line of Spreads Cheesemaker, Brewer Join Forces for Line of Spreads

Key Ingredient Market and Victory Brewing Co. have teamed up to create a line and cheese spreads made with craft beer.

Latin Brewers Add Cultural Notes to Craft Beers Latin Brewers Add Cultural Notes to Craft Beers

Latin flavors are starting to enter the craft beer world, capturing the essence of traditional dishes and drinks.

Market Basket's Former President to Make Acquisition Offer Market Basket's Former President to Make Acquisition Offer

Arthur T. Demoulas plans to make an offer to buy the 71-unit Market Basket supermarket chain in order to regain control of the Massachusetts-based company.

National Geographic, Magnolia Partner on Conservation Ice Cream Truck Tour National Geographic, Magnolia Partner on Conservation Ice Cream Truck Tour

The road trip will hit a dozen states, educating children about environmental efforts at parks, aquariums, and museums.

Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger

Wawona Packing Co. is recalling fresh Sweet 2 Eat brand peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots because of potential contamination by listeria, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced in a statement on Monday.

Kale Shortage in Australia Could Impact US Supply Kale Shortage in Australia Could Impact US Supply

Bejo Seeds provides kale seedlings to farms around the world, and this week the owner of the Australian company revealed that it ran out of seeds.

Harris Teeter Adds Italian Foods Corp. Products to Store Shelves Harris Teeter Adds Italian Foods Corp. Products to Store Shelves

Harris Teeter has added Italian Foods Corporation’s line of La Piana aged balsamic vinegars of Modena and other imported Italian delicacies to its shelves.

Gourmet du Village Introduces Chips for Dip, New Dip Flavor Gourmet du Village Introduces Chips for Dip, New Dip Flavor

Chips for Dip, the newest offering from Gourmet du Village, are extra thick-cut Canadian russet potato chips created to pair with its award-winning dips.

Louisville, KY, Brewery to Ramp Up Production by 400% Louisville, KY, Brewery to Ramp Up Production by 400%

Against the Grain Brewery is expanding its facility in Louisville, Ky.

CA Cheesemaker Celebrates Five Years of Nonstop Growth CA Cheesemaker Celebrates Five Years of Nonstop Growth

Five years ago, Seana Doughty and husband Dave Dalton left their careers to become cheesemakers, despite having no prior farming experience.

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