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Grant will fund onion promotion in Mexico, Latin America
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Grant will fund onion promotion in Mexico, Latin America
A $40,000 grant obtained by the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion Committee will be used to market and promote the big bulb onions grown in this area in Mexico and Latin America. The grant will fund in-store promotions and three trade missions over a two-year...

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Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth
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