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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.
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.
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.
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.
May 21, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
Retailers generally carry cherries whenever they are available, though the Northwest season is obviously the pinnacle of volume and consumer interest.
Warm weather means prime time for every produce department, from berries to stone fruit to grapes to the crown jewel of summer: cherries.
The Mexican grape season has been ramping up and the number of available varieties keeps on growing, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold in the U.S.
May 18, 2020 by Cynthia David