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Produce sales bounce back, up 22.9% versus 2019

Retail scan data from IRI show fresh produce sales returned to elevated levels in late April.

Survey: 47% of households report pay cut, job loss amid COVID-19

A recent survey by Category Partners found that 47% of consumers say their household is bringing in less income due to COVID-19.

Prima Wawona bringing stone fruit category data to retailers

Fresno, Calif.-based stone fruit producer Prima Wawona has partnered with a research company to bring meaningful category data to retailers.

Online grocery sales continue to climb

A new survey has found that online grocery sales in the U.S. grew 37% in April as many consumers sought to limit their grocery store trips amid the coronavirus crisis.

Trending tropicals

Which specialty fruits have received increasing interest in recent years? Check out this Nielsen data* that shows the unit growth since 2015 of jackfruit, dragon fruit, papayas, permissions, passion fruit and guava.

Hass-some holiday sales potential

The Super Bowl isn’t the only occasion for which shoppers seek extra avocados. Father’s Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day all saw dollar sales grow from 2018 to 2019, according to the Hass Avocado Board.

Mushroom momentum continues amid COVID-19 crisis

Mushrooms, like many items in the produce department, have seen significant sales in recent weeks compared to the same weeks in 2019 as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold.

Survey identifies shifts in grocery shopping behaviors amid COVID-19

A new survey by Category Partners indicates shoppers have been adjusting their trip frequency, basket size and packaging preferences due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.