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Papaya fun facts for merchandising and marketing

HLB Specialties shared the following tidbits about papayas. From countries of origin to the growing process to modes of transportation, there’s plenty to learn about the journey of the papaya from seed to shelf.

Papayas — Varieties, applications, transportation, merchandising and more

The papaya is growing in popularity, continuing to expand beyond its traditional Hispanic base.

Inside the world of cucumbers — Field-grown and greenhouse-grown

Is there a difference between greenhouse-grown and field-grown cucumbers? If so, can consumers pick up on that difference? Yes and no.

Apple merchandising inspiration from the Produce Artist Award Series

Sometimes it’s easier to show than to tell. That’s the idea behind our new Merchandising Inspiration Series, which features display photos submitted for our Produce Artist Award Series.

FreshDirect closes sale to Ahold Delhaize

Bronx, N.Y.-based online grocer FreshDirect has closed its sale to food retail group Ahold Delhaize and investment firm Centerbridge Partners.

Leveraging the year of fruits and vegetables

Every year in January we know that consumers make a concerted effort to eat healthy. But in 2021, there is an additional tailwind for fresh produce marketers and retailers.

Buyer-seller relationships and the three-legged stool

You want suppliers that are complementary to your company’s business model. Suppliers are plentiful, but not all of them will be the right fit for your organization.

Sell-More-Citrus Merchandising

What a great category to dive into as we wrap up 2020 and charge into 2021. New varieties are coming in as I write this, and I am so excited for what the winter will bring.

Suppliers expect strong avocado demand for Super Bowl

Avocado marketers anticipate the usual increase in demand next month leading up to the biggest guacamole consumption occasion of the year — the Super Bowl.

WATCH: Produce Artist Award Series Fall 2020 Results Webinar

PMG highlighted work from more than four dozen merchandisers and produce managers in the Produce Artist Award Series Fall 2020 Results Webinar, which featured top-notch seasonal display photos and expert commentary.