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A personal view of COVID-19's impact on UK supply chains

There hasn’t been a fresh produce supplier or farm in the UK that hasn’t been impacted by COVID-19. In some instances, it has shown how fragile our supply chains are — in others, how robust they can be.

Flexibility moves to central role in packaging tech

Flexible equipment is an important component in a packaging industry that continues to work with new materials, pack styles and formats, marketers say.

Enlist some ‘seasoned’ help

“You’re a produce person? I would buy more fresh produce if I only knew what was in season — you know, what’s really good right now.”

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.

COVID-19 sharpens focus on onion packaging

Protective layers seem to be in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that applies to produce, marketers say.

Potato grower Michael Family Farms informs consumers with new site

Michael Family Farms, Urbana, Ohio, launched a website showcasing its operation and Side Delights potato products.

Study examines sustainable eating

A new survey published by Forager reveals that 29% of consumers want to eat more sustainably.

Trump waives hours of service rules for emergency transport of food

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency because the coronavirus COVID-19 and waived the hours of service rules for truck drivers transporting emergency supplies of produce and other foods.

PBH cancels 2020 Consumer Connection Conference

The Produce for Better Health Foundation has canceled its April 13-15 Consumer Connection Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., because of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.