PMG Produce Market Trends News

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The health aspect to the produce industry has evolved far beyond simply stating the beta carotene content in a carrot or touting the vitamin C in a clementine.Produce retailers and suppliers are playing a more active role as consumers demand that their food do more for their overall well-being, said panelists at an education session at the Jan. 30-Feb. 1 Global Organic Produce Expo at the Seminole H...

NEW YORK — When the invitation from Bowery Farming appeared in my e-mail inbox, a tingle of excitement sparked in me.The event held promise, especially for a workday: Bowery House, an interactive wellness retreat in the heart of New York City for one day only.I was not disappointed.Electronic music pulled me from the elevator, enveloping me with an “it”-ness among the healthy-lifestyle-focused Gen Z crowd, draped in...

As consumers face increasing prices and recessionary pressures, retailers and brands are adjusting their promotions to support them in those challenges.Numerator, a market research company with first-party, consumer-sourced data, continues to track purchase data and survey verified buyers to understand these shifts in consumer behavior.Private label continues to be elevated compared to the prior year, according to th...

In a produce popularity contest, few products perform better than tomatoes. After bananas and apples, the perennial household favorites, tomatoes typically go toe-to-toe with potatoes, carrots and onions jockeying for position in the shopping cart.In our latest round of consumer research at Execulytics, tomatoes edged out all three to capture the third-highest level of household penetration. A staggering 3 out of 5 g...

Looking back at its operations during the last year, Equitable Food Initiative is calling 2022 a year of growth, new partnerships and promising tools to transform the produce industry and improve the lives of farmworkers.The workforce development and certification organization partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, according to a news release.By the end of 2022, EFI had certified 53 operat...





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