Ripe ‘n Ready Times for Spring

Posted April 9th, 2019

Courtesy of the Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service, you can check out all the fresh ideas for Spring 2019 on their website!  Not only crop news, but recipes and free resources for schools! They’re also having a ‘Can Do Challenge’ for K-12 schools with cash prizes for your school! Visit their site using the link… Read more »

Driver Shortages Are On the Rise

Posted January 11th, 2019

The American Trucking Association projects that the trucker shortage will reach 175,000 drivers by 2026   You can read the full article from goodfruit.com here

December is National Pear Month

Posted November 29th, 2018

Did you know that December is National Pear Month?  Pears are a nutritious and delicious way to get your Vitamin C and fiber and they are so versatile. Visit the eatcannedpears website or our own Recipe Page for great menu ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner!    

Lights on Parade Winner!

Posted November 28th, 2018

At the annual Hollister ‘Lights on Parade’ parade, our San Benito Foods team took first place for ‘Best of Parade’!  This year’s theme was ‘Thru the Eyes of a Child’. Way to go Team SBF!!

U.S. Steel Prices Increase By Double-digit Percentages

Posted October 31st, 2018

In a report by the Star Tribune, reporter Dee DePass reports that research is showing double-digit increases in US steel prices. Read the full article here: http://m.startribune.com/u-s-steel-prices-increase-by-double-digit-percentages-report-says/499046011/ 

2nd Quarter Newsletter

Posted June 25th, 2018

Check out our 2nd quarter newsletter below: 2018 Second Quarter Newsletter

Crop Report 6.25.2018

Posted June 25th, 2018

Valued Customers: Welcome to the first NJFC Crop Report for 2018! Read the full report here

Restaurant Menu Labeling

Posted May 31st, 2018

The FDA has issued the ‘Requirements of the Final Rule for Restaurant Menu Labeling’    

Severe Shortage of Truckers Triggers Delivery Delays

Posted May 9th, 2018

Without enough drivers to deliver goods, prices have started to inch up… Read the full article here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2018/04/26/truck-driver-shortage-raises-prices/535870002/ 

Pears May Be Good Food For Weight Loss

Posted February 15th, 2018

According to a study by researches at the University of Minnesota-St. Paul, studies published between 1970 and 2017 found that pears can account for 24% of the daily recommended dietary fiber consumption while only being 100 calories per serving.  They are also high in Vitamin C and potassium! Read the full story here

Freight Costs Anticipated to Increase

Posted February 9th, 2018

Read the full article here https://www.marketwatch.com/story/tyson-sees-meat-prices-up-as-freight-costs-rise-2018-02-08