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Coke Family   DALE AND CHRISTINE COKE

Coke Farm

San Juan Bautista, CA

 

Dale Coke started farming in 1981 growing a ¼ acre of organic strawberries. Today, it has evolved into a thriving organic produce aggregation company, representing farmers throughout California’s central coast.

 

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Aaron Bryson  

AARON BRYSON

Bryson Farms

LaBelle, FL

 

Farming is in Aaron’s blood. From the cattle farm he grew up on, to his degree in Animal Science, to his work on a conventional farm, Aaron pursued his life’s calling. But it wasn’t until he started his own organic farm that he truly felt he’d reached his goal. 

 

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JOHN AND CINDY FRANCE
Homegrown Organic Farms

Porterville, CA

 

In 1998, John and Cindy France faced a challenge: Their organic farm was doing well but they needed a better way to market and sell their fruit. They founded Homegrown Organic Farms, a company that represents a group of like-minded farmers. Today, they represent over 100 different organic growers..

 

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  JEFF HUCKABY

Grimmway Farms / Cal-Organic Farms Bakersfield, CA

 

Jeff Huckaby is a fourth generation farmer, and has been involved with planting and harvesting carrots since he was eleven. The Grimm family also remains deeply involved in every aspect of the business to ensure all the produce meets their strict quality standards.

 

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LISLE and MARY LOU BABCOCK

Deer Creek Heights Ranch

Porterville, CA

 

Deer Creek Heights', home of Buck Brand Citrus,  fruit is fruit is picked to order and delivered within days of harvest. They are packed only when fully ripe and ready to eat, for exceptionally fresh, vibrant flavors.

 

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Zeke Goodman, Scott Farm Orchard  

ZEKE GOODBAND
Scott Farm Orchard

Dummerston, VT

 

“I’m growing fruit that my children and grandchildren, your children and grandchildren will eat. I always keep that in mind.”

 

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AV Thomas  

MANUEL E. VIEIRA

AV Thomas Produce

Livingston, CA

 

“Our accomplishments are … due to the talent and hard work of our supervisors, managers and employees, our top quality growers, and the loyalty of our suppliers and customers.”

 

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Learn: Albert’s Colleges 


Albert’s Organics Colleges are a complete guide to the organic industry, from farm to retail store. Understand what genetically modified foods are, learn about organic certification, and get great insight on how to run a successful organic produce or meat program at the Organic Produce College, Organic Meat College, and Organic College.

ORGANIC PRODUCE COLLEGE

ORGANIC MEAT COLLEGE

ORGANIC COLLEGE

 

Guide: Organic Produce Handbook:


The Organic Produce Handbook is the definitive manual on the care, handling, and marketing of organic fresh produce. A must-read for any produce department, the Organic Produce Handbook provides excellent training from a new manager to an associate just beginning in the field.

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Discover: Merchandising Tips

Twice per week, we send you invaluable tips and strategies for successfully retailing organic fresh food. Written by Simcha Weinstein, Albert’s Marketing Director and Retail Specialist, Merchandising Tips brings 32 years experience in the Organic and Natural Foods industry to the fore.

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Smart Signs

Now, you can connect your customers instantly to more information about how to select the best produce, great recipes for their favorite fruits and vegetables, and nutritional information with our new Smart Signs with QR Codes. Works with any iPhone, Android phone, Windows phone, or Blackberry with a QR code reader.
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Signage Support

To help you merchandise and market your retail operation, Albert’s has provided you with some custom designed POS materials that you can download, print and use in your store. These signs, posters, and banners will help you to visually communicate to your customers “the organic story” and help your shoppers see your retail operation as a destination point for organic and natural foods.

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Optimize: Retail Marketing Program

Albert’s Retail Marketing Program (RMP) is a dynamic, comprehensive, effective and time-proven marketing program for natural foods stores. The RMP provides a strong “specials program” featuring excellent value on key organic seasonal produce items supported by professional signage and a weekly newsletter filled with marketing and merchandising tips and strategies. Become an Albert’s retailer and enjoy the tremendous advantage of the Retail Marketing Program.

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Question: Ask the Experts

At Albert’s we’re available for any questions you have about product, retailing or the organic industry. Since we have been a leader in the organic industry for over 30 years, we have some of the finest and most talented staff that you will find anywhere in the country. We look forward to your questions.

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