Produce Market Guide News

Produce Market Guide News

Fresh Trends Data: Carrot purchases in 2018

Holding steady as the No. 4 vegetable in Fresh Trends 2018, carrots were also eighth most popular overall.

Retail Feedback Group survey shows Aldi rising

Aldi continues to make a positive impression on shoppers as it remodels stores and adds to its assortment, according to a new report from Retail Feedback Group.

Newsweek lists best supermarkets for customer service

Newsweek ranked Publix, ShopRite and Trader Joe’s as best among supermarkets for customer service.

DMA Solutions lists trends from field to store to kitchen to table

Dallas-based firm DMA Solutions has released its trends projections for 2019, with sustainability, convenience and specialty diets among them.

Giant Food Stores to open e-commerce hub

Starting Feb. 12, shoppers in and around Lancaster, Pa., can order online from Giant Food Stores and then pick up their groceries at a new e-commerce hub.

Sustainability trend boosts StePac films in U.S.

Packaging company StePac, Tefen, Israel, has changed its Xtend films so they’re compatible with automated bulk and retail packing lines.

California citrus leader Joel Nelsen has retirement in sight

Jan 28, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus
Citrus industry warrior Joel Nelsen will work through the end of 2019, helping Exeter, Calif.-based California Citrus Mutual usher in a new era of leadership under Casey Creamer.
Jan 28, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus

Interactive: Lettuce purchases in 2018

The likelihood of a whole lettuce purchase fell six percentage points from Fresh Trends 2017.

Westlake’s Andrew Bivens heads FPFC for 2019

Jan 28, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Produce Retail, #Floral
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Fresh Produce & Floral Council will continue to focus on its four-year-old Apprentice Program and possibly expand its educational platform to include more experienced industry members.
Jan 28, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Produce Retail, #Floral

Millennials Eat — Super Bowl Edition!

Amelia Freidline, copy editor and designer of The Packer, and Ashley Nickle, editor of Produce Retailer, discuss ways to get more produce into your Super Bowl party in this special edition of Millennials Eat.