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Oh very young - Steve Lutz on younger consumers after COVID-19

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited April 6 with Steve Lutz, senior vice president of insights and innovation for Category Partners.
Apr 07, 2020 by Tom Karst #Video, #COVID-19, #Fresh Talk, #COVID-19

Strange days in retail promotions: bagged produce winning

Retail ads for fresh produce are way down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Just in: fresh vegetable per capita availability 2019

Relax. Newly updated figures show 2019 per capita statistics for fresh vegetables, and it is good news.

Farm labor issues follow COVID-19

Germany may lose up to a third of its seasonal agricultural workers in the wake of reports that it has closed its borders with Bulgaria and Romania.

Weakest links stressed by pandemic, unprecedented social disruptions

The coronavirus COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to our world.

Garlic can’t prevent coronavirus but market running hot

Garlic and garlic water won’t cure or prevent COVID-19, but some people haven’t gotten the word yet.

Coronavirus market focus: potatoes

Trying to find potatoes at the supermarket isn’t as tough as finding toilet paper, but spuds have been moving fast and furious during the early days of the lockdown with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus market update: apples

One of the big supply chain questions related to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak is the effect of the crisis on demand for particular commodities.

Fireworks over the seasonal protection postponed but not canceled

You probably saw the news that field hearings to consider protection measures for U.S. produce against fruit and vegetable imports have been postponed.

After COVID-19, how soon back to normal? Or the “new normal”?

About a week ago, the tidal wave that is the coronavirus began to upend the lives of every American.