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In the tight battle of shopper priorities, these days, cost is king over convenience.That’s one finding in a survey of more than 1,000 shoppers conducted in the third quarter of 2022 by stor.ai, a digital commerce service provider.While it’s no shocker a majority of shoppers are more price-conscious than they were a year ago, they still want the convenience and digital ease they found during the earlier days of the C...

The window for imported citrus in the summer has widened so far and so fast, it’s like a double garage door has rolled open. The expansion of U.S. citrus imports over the past 20 years has been fueled by Southern Hemisphere supply during the spring and summer months.Total U.S. citrus imports in 2021 were valued at $1.6 billion, up 17% from $1.4 billion in 2020 and 30% higher than $1.2 billion in 2019.The share of U.S...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is encouraging states, plus local, tribal and territorial partners, to adopt the latest version of the FDA Food Code, which applies to retail food stores and foodservice operations.The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated and honestly presented when offered to the consumer, according to a news release. It represents FDA's best adv...

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Produce retail data from the first half of 2022 shows trends in the marketplace that can be used as opportunities for growth, as well as solutions for the industry’s ongoing challenges.“First of all, I would say, absolutely, entertaining is back — entertaining mostly at home. Life is still very home-centric,” said Anne-Marie Roerink, founder and principal of 210 Analytics, a market research firm. “...

Total online grocery sales finished the month of May at $7.1 billion, which is 1.7% higher compared to this time in 2021, as inflation is motivating many customers to adapt where and how they shop online for groceries.These are the other results of the Brick Meets Click and Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded May 28-29, according to a news release: The pickup method captured 45% of e-grocery sales in May, r...





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