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From the trend lists: Four opportunities to explore in 2021

Trend forecasts abound as the calendar turns from 2020 to 2021, and among the most frequent topics have been e-commerce, family meals, packaging and the function of food.

Avocado sales strong during Q3 holidays

The Hass Avocado Board reports that the weeks of the Father’s Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day holidays accounted for $180 million in avocado retail sales this year.

2021 Organic Apple Fresh Trends data

Whether red, pink or green, apples are popular across all income levels, age groups and ethnicities.

Year in Produce No. 3 — Growth of e-commerce

Grocery stores got busier than ever as stay-at-home orders in many states forced restaurants to close, and many people took advantage of online grocery services to avoid the crowds.

The organic point of view

The Packer's Organic Fresh Trends 2021 consumer survey reveals a vast cross-section of commodity-specific insights about organic produce consumption.

Tomato sales trends

Tomato sales totaled more than $5.25 billion in the 52-week period ending Oct. 24, up 16.5% from the same span a year earlier, according to Nielsen.

Exploring the origins of bell peppers

Where do bell peppers come from when they’re not in season from California, Florida and elsewhere in the U.S.?

Cabbage and cuisine

When’s the last time you had point-of-sale material next to the cabbage? This versatile vegetable has numerous recipe applications, and there’s no reason they can’t be made at home, too.

New FreshFacts on Retail report shows comeback for value-added produce

The newest FreshFacts on Retail report from United Fresh shows that value-added fruits and vegetables saw gains in the third quarter of 2020, reversing a trend of recent declines for value-added fruit.

Survey: Consumers who’ve shopped online during pandemic plan to continue

A new survey by Oracle Retail found that 93% of U.S. consumers who’ve shopped for groceries online during the pandemic plan to continue doing so post-pandemic.