Archive | November, 2011

yikes! Did you see this about apple juice?

30 Nov

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/11/30/consumer-reports-study-backs-dr-ozs-claim-about-arsenic-in-apple-juice/?test=latestnews

I’m glad we aren’t the united apple growers co operative, but lets remember that the juice bottlers, our bottlers use alot of apple juice in the cranberry juice blens, all of them.

 

Ocean Spray recalls some Craisens

29 Nov

http://healthland.time.com/2011/11/28/ocean-spray-craisins-recalled-for-metal-fragment-contamination/

Thank goodness they caught it and took care of this right away!

Cott layoffs in Dunkirk

29 Nov

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/566012/Layoffs-hit-Cott.html?nav=5047

 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE

24 Nov

Enjoy our holiday!

Lassonde earnings reports

20 Nov

http://www.just-food.com/news/clement-pappas-takeover-costs-hit-lassonde-q3-profits_id117373.aspx

So, both Cott and Lassonde are absorbing the acquistions of Cliffstar and Pappas….I wonder what that could mean for us growers?

 

Recent OS letter to growers

14 Nov

2Nov11 Grower Letter (2)

Monroe County, WI growers

9 Nov

A real estate broker called and is trying to locate a marsh for sale, in or near Monroe County.  If you are interested, call or email her: Jeanne Button, with Coldwell   Banker in Sparta 608-633-0070 or email her at button_jeanne@yahoo.com.  She didn’t venture size or price, but has a potential buyer who wants to live on marsh and run it themselves.