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New study shows omnichannel shopping becoming more common

Retail Feedback Group reports in its 2020 U.S. Online & In-Store Grocery Shopping Study that 50% of in-store supermarket shoppers also ordered groceries online in the last 30 days.

Father’s Day weekend boosts produce sales growth past 15%

Fresh produce dollar sales growth over 2019 topped 15% in the third week of June, boosted by Father’s Day weekend, with vegetables experiencing sales growth of more than 20%.

Retail produce sales remain elevated, but growth slows

Fresh produce dollar sales growth fell below 10% for the first time in nearly two months as the timing of Father’s Day produced unfavorable sales comparisons for some items.

Fresh fruit boosts produce sales growth in early June

Fresh produce dollar sales remained 13% above 2019 in the first week of June, boosted by solid performance from the fruit category.

Vegetables continue to outpace fruit as produce sales remain elevated

Fresh produce dollar sales remained significantly higher than usual as the calendar flipped to June, with growth still driven by the vegetable category in particular.

United puts spotlight on snacking in new FreshFacts report

Fruits that can be eaten out of hand continue to reign in the realm of produce snacking, according to the newest FreshFacts on Retail report from the United Fresh Produce Association.

Newest FreshFacts report puts sales in COVID-19 context

The United Fresh Produce Association examines in its latest FreshFacts on Retail report how COVID-19 has affected first-quarter produce sales.

Produce sales remain elevated over Memorial Day weekend

The latest data from IRI show that fresh produce sales have stayed at higher-than-usual levels, though not quite as high as in previous weeks.

Online grocery growth continues amid COVID-19

New research has found that total online grocery orders, household penetration of online grocery, and average purchase frequency among online grocery users all increased in May.

Seasonal produce items enjoy strong start to season

The peaks and valleys of fresh produce sales growth amid COVID-19 appear to have leveled off, with three straight weeks of gains in the high teens.