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...

In this Tip of the Iceberg Podcast episode, learn about a greenhouse brand that expanded a program because of how many supermarket shoppers called the customer hotline about it.The Equitable Food Initiative-partnered episode has to do with NatureSweet, which grows and sells tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers.Have you ever seen those little NatureSweet Cherubs tomatoes in the supermarket and peeled the top sticker label...

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,”...

Seedless, easy to peel and offering citrus segments bursting with a sweet tang balanced perfectly with acidity — it’s easy to swoon over the hybrid mandarin variety known as Sumo Citrus. In season from January to April, it’s simple to spot in a citrus lineup because of its distinctive topknot that rests atop the large, bumpy orange fruit like a messy bun.Originally cultivated in Japan in the 1970s by a single grower...





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