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What's Fresh at Oppy for August 2016

August 17, 2016

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Mamma Mia! Italian prune-plums are back

August 16, 2016
Sweet, juicy and deep purple in color, Italian-style prune-plums are available from Oppy under the Blue Goose label this August. Known as traditional ‘old world fruit’ this petite plum holds popularity throughout the major eastern U.S. and Canadian metropolitan areas and continues to be discovered by young shoppers eager to try something new.
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Value added packs grow SunSelect’s Outrageously Fresh line

August 16, 2016

As SunSelect’s BC season unfolds, it’s clear the Outrageously Fresh brand is about much more than its signature mason jar bags. While the colorful jar shaped bags of snacking tomatoes take the market by storm, the grower has also introduced the distinctive Outrageously Fresh moniker successfully on more traditional packs in the height of BC production.

“We’ve seen a terrific response to the three, four, and six pack pepper bags, as well as our two-pound BC pepper units making their debut in the Outrageously Fresh brand,” said Len Krahn, SunSelect’s chief operating officer. “The...

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Oceanside Pole hits stride

August 11, 2016

Oceanside Pole is on a roll.

With vine-ripe rounds and romas reaching peak volumes this month, the legendary Southern California tomato brand is primed for late summer promotions.

This season, distinguished tomato grower Harry Singh, Jr. and his family—along with exclusive marketer Oppy—celebrate 75 years of producing vine-ripes in Oceanside, Calif. by presenting an exceptional crop to the market, according to Mark Smith, senior sales manager for Oppy.

“As the Singh family has perfected the art of selecting the...

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What's Fresh at Oppy for July 2016

July 27, 2016
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Oppy strengthens sales and grower relations approach

July 25, 2016

Strategic realignments within The Oppenheimer Group were announced earlier this month, bolstering the leading sales, marketing and distribution company’s pursuit of growth and delivery of its expect the world from us promise.

Former Director of West Coast Sales Eric Coty was named executive director, South American imports, where he will oversee Oppy’s procurement strategy for all South America-grown items. With this promotion, Coty will work closely with Oppy’s executive category directors associated with berries, grapes, stone fruit, apples, pears, kiwifruit, mangoes and citrus,...