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Packer Insight — Food box program, USMCA and new store formats

The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss the big stories of the week, from Farmers to Families Food Box Program contracts to USMCA to new store formats for Raley's and Schnucks.

Opportunities for produce amid COVID-19

If there was ever a time to connect with consumers more broadly to maintain the momentum for demand, the time is now.

Learn from the United Fresh LIVE! booth award winners

The United Fresh Produce Association is highlighting the best ideas used by virtual booth exhibitors at the recent United Fresh LIVE! event.

Watermelon board offers retail merchandising contest

The National Watermelon Promotion Board is inviting retailers and commissaries to enter its Watermelon Retail Merchandising Contest.

Opportunity buys this week ⁠— Raspberries, pineapples, tree fruit

Looking for more of what's in season? Check out these highlights from the latest crop report by Markon Cooperative to see items that check the boxes for price, quality and availability for the week of July 5. 

Good Foods to launch direct-to-consumer site

Pleasant Prairie, Wis.-based Good Foods Group plans to debut in the coming weeks a direct-to-consumer site.