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Report: Local produce edging out organic

Report: Local produce edging out organic

MEDIA RELEASE It seems like just yesterday natural/organic was the hot ticket, but local is quickly becoming a consumer favorite, as locally-sourced products are becoming more popular at grocery stores and restaurants alike across the country. According to recent Mintel research, the same is true in the fruit and vegetable industry with more than half […]

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Farming with Love: Need for commitment to agriculture

Farming with Love: Need for commitment to agriculture

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Ken Love A number of trends developed during the course of this year’s data accumulation. Some trends showing increases in local produce promotion where least expected and some very disturbing trends when it comes to continually deceptive advertising. For the uninitiated, this report covers the amount of local produce versus […]

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HTFG taps chefs for supporting local fruit

HTFG taps chefs for supporting local fruit

MEDIA RELEASE Five Hawaii chefs were recognized for their support and continued use of local fruit at the recent 20th Annual Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference at the Aston Aloha Beach Resort. They are Roy Yamaguchi of Roy’s Restaurants, Alan Wong of Alan Wong’s Restaurants, Ed Kenny of Oahu’s Town and Downtown Restaurants, Kevin Hanney […]

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