Posts by Matthew Enis

in Refresh Apr 18, 2012

Future Bright for Urban Rooftop Farms

As part of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to revitalize Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront, BrightFarms recently announced plans to build the....More
in Viewpoints Apr 06, 2012

Future of Backlash Seen in ‘Pink Slime’ Case

Early last month, a former scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture did an interview with ABC News. He stated that 70% of ground beef sold in....More
in Refresh Mar 27, 2012

Social Media’s Limited Power in Food Activism

Why did this particular issue grab everyone's attention and force these changes so quickly?....More
in Viewpoints Jan 23, 2012

New FDA Curbs on Antibiotics Are Not Enough

U.S. farms use almost 30 million pounds of antibiotics each year, which may help breed strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria....More
in Viewpoints Nov 28, 2011

Make the Most of the New Meat Labeling Law

Retailers and their meat and poultry suppliers caught a bit of a break this month, when the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that a new rule....More
in Total Access Oct 16, 2011

Produce Packaging Prejudice

As part of this morning's session on produce packaging, Steve Lutz, executive vice president of The Perishables Group gave some details about a....More
in Total Access Oct 16, 2011

PMA Launches New Logo, Networking Site

It was a big news day for the Produce Marketing Association. During his annual State of the Industry morning general session, PMA President and CEO....More
in Total Access Oct 15, 2011

Great Store-level Ideas

A bunch of great ideas were brought up during this morning's produce manager panel, moderated by Harold Lloyd. Joe Friest, produce manager for Ric's....More
in Total Access Oct 14, 2011

Lets Move! Salad Bars 2 Schools

This afternoon, I attended the Consumer Insights session on “Igniting Consumption” where Produce for Better Health President and CEO Elizabeth....More
in Total Access Oct 14, 2011

Fresh Summit 2.0

Next week's SN Fresh Market feature will take a look at some of the ways that supermarket dietitians are using various marketing tools, including....More
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