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Online grocery growth continues amid COVID-19

New research has found that total online grocery orders, household penetration of online grocery, and average purchase frequency among online grocery users all increased in May.

Director of produce Jeff Cady talks Tops store remodel

Tops Friendly Markets recently completed a $2.6 million renovation to its Orchard Park location, and director of produce Jeff Cady spoke with PMG about how the plan for the store’s produce department came to fruition.
May 28, 2020 by Ashley Nickle #Newsflash, #Newsflash

New Product Review — Sunset Honey Bombs

Honey Bombs, the newest item in the Sunset tomatoes-on-the-vine lineup, have been making the rounds at recent trade shows, including taking the prize for Best Snackable Product at the CPMA's Virtual New Product Showcase.

Giant’s John Hollenden talks Retail Produce Manager Award

John Hollenden, who was recognized by the United Fresh Produce Association as part of its Retail Produce Manager Awards program, is no longer a produce manager; now he is a produce and floral merchandising specialist.
May 28, 2020 by Ashley Nickle #Newsflash, #Newsflash

5/28/20 Daily Newsflash Roundup: Updates & New Companies to the Market

Boston Area Gleaners Inc., Farm to Table Buy Local Corporation, Unique Ingredients LLC, Victory Produce LLC and West Group Holding Company LLC are new companies to the Market. PFG Milton's and others have updates.
May 28, 2020 by Janice Wilson #Newsflash

Rockit apples available year-round from Chelan Fresh

Rockit apples, known for their small size, are now available year-round from Chelan Fresh.