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How consumers are approaching holiday shopping differently

A new survey by Deloitte found that consumers plan to limit their spending, travel and experiences, in-store shopping and time spent shopping during this holiday season.

Chiquita sponsors online Halloween costume contest

Chiquita Brands International, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., is asking consumers to share their Halloween costumes on social media, with a chance of being featured on the company’s Instagram page.

Bananas for the grill? Yes.

Chiquita has ideas for summer grillers, with four recipes that make bananas the focus of cookouts.

Desbry brand avocados add two-count bags, colorful displays

WP Produce, Miami, which grows and ships Desbry brand tropical avocados, has new retail pouch bags and displays for the green-skinned fruit.

Citriburst Finger Lime volume increasing

Shanley Farms, Morro Bay, Calif., is seeing success with selling its Citriburst brand finger limes directly to consumers, especially during the pandemic.

Produce managers share insights on winning potato displays

Produce managers across the country competed for recognition in the Idaho Potato Commission's annual display contest, and the commission shared some of the winners' insights on their merchandising and sales results.

PHOTOS: Winners of the Idaho Potato Display Contest

The Idaho Potato Commission has announced the winners of its annual display contest, which drew entries from across the country and rewarded produce retail professionals with cash and prizes worth more than $150,000.

Packer Insight — Produce artists, United Fresh, and COVID news

The Packer's Tom Karst and PMG's Ashley Nickle discuss the big stories of the week, from COVID-19 among produce workers, to the lead-up to United's big virtual show, to a new award for produce artists.

Introducing the Produce Artist Award Series

Are you a produce merchandiser or specialist who takes pride and joy in your work? We created the new Produce Artist Award Series to recognize you.

What consumers want from an online grocery shopping experience

New research from Robinson Fresh delves into how consumers want fresh produce displayed on retailer websites, a topic more relevant than ever as record numbers of consumers are shopping online amid the pandemic.