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Opportunities for produce amid COVID-19

If there was ever a time to connect with consumers more broadly to maintain the momentum for demand, the time is now.

Behind the scenes: The produce department at Raley’s O-N-E Market

The first Raley’s O-N-E Market made its debut in late June in Truckee, Calif., its produce department filled with organic fruits and vegetables.

Schnucks vice president of produce talks new EatWell format

Fresh produce plays a starring role at EatWell, the new natural store format St. Louis-based Schnuck Markets debuted in late June in Columbia, Mo.

The Independent View – Standing strong amid the COVID crisis

This spring, dad jokes and fresh produce met at the intersection of mildly funny and historically high FOBs. How much did the pirate pay for corn? A buccaneer. And that’s about what retailers paid last week.

Onboarding your next produce superstar

This produce game truly is a team sport; we rely on each other to get the job done and have fun while we do it.

VIDEO — Mike O'Brien talks produce manager succession planning

This conversation follows up on the points O'Brien mentions in his column, from identifying potential produce talent to training future produce managers amid the packed schedule of day-to-day operations.

Succession planning for produce managers

A great plan won’t hit your goals without execution at store level. I had a boss once who used to tell me, “Nothing is real until it happens in the store.” To have great execution you need great produce managers.

Leveraging opportunity for fresh fruits and vegetables

Time to strike while the iron is hot for strawberries, grapes, watermelons and more.

Resetting your produce department

The terms reset and produce retail go together like the terms water and ocean. Changing the counters and displays in the department happens constantly, and we make these changes for so many reasons.

Director of produce Jeff Cady talks Tops store remodel

Tops Friendly Markets recently completed a $2.6 million renovation to its Orchard Park location, and director of produce Jeff Cady spoke with PMG about how the plan for the store’s produce department came to fruition.