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ShopRite has launched dietary lifestyle filters on ShopRite.com to help shoppers find food and recipes based on their needs — which almost certainly would include fresh produce.The shopping filters are the most recent addition to the retailer’s health and wellness program, called Well Everyday, according to a news release. The program encourages customers to make better food choices and take small steps toward achiev...

My favorite science fiction author, Ray Bradbury, once said, “Too late, I found you can't wait to become perfect, you got to go out and fall down and get up with everybody else.”Perfection is a tough reach. Yet, in the produce aisle, it’s a constant goal, isn’t it? Whenever we were charged with putting together a new store or remodeled one for a grand opening, or even in the numerous, overnight merchandising resets w...

Pacific Trellis Fruit, a year-round grower-shipper and marketer of fresh fruit, will feature four new imported specialty plum varieties. The Los Angeles-based company said in a news release that the varieties will begin arriving next month from Chile and South Africa. The plums will be unveiled in 2-pound clamshells under the Dulcinea brand.  “Our imported specialty plums are shaking up the category,”...

E-commerce in the grocery sector certainly hasn’t tanked now that shoppers have re-emerged into the world the last year or so, after hibernating those first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.The U.S. online grocery market finished December with $9.1 billion in total sales, up 2.4% compared to a year ago, and only 2% lower than the record high of $9.3 billion last seen in the first quarter of 2021, according to the m...

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...





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