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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.

Singing the blues ⁠— Blueberry sales growth and what's driving it

Retail sales data for the last five years demonstrate that consumers cannot get enough of blueberries. As shopper interest has continued to rise, the industry has expanded production in an effort to keep up.

Fresh produce posts another strong week with 17% sales growth

Fresh produce dollar sales growth has exceeded 17% in back-to-back weeks, leveling out for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.

Survey shows how shopper behaviors in stores are changing

​​​​​​​A 2,000-person survey by Category Partners reveals some of the ways consumers are changing what they’re buying and how they’re navigating stores amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fresh produce sales remain elevated in first week of May

Fresh produce dollar sales have remained above 2019 levels for 10 straight weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.