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Mushrooms are trending

Mushrooms pack a nutritional punch that a growing number of wellness seekers want.

Greenhouse grower BrightFarms adds five new retail customers 

BrightFarms, Irvington, N.Y., a hydroponic greenhouse grower of local salad greens and herbs, has added five new retail customers to broaden its customer base.

Fresh Trends Data: Carrot purchases in 2018

Holding steady as the No. 4 vegetable in Fresh Trends 2018, carrots were also eighth most popular overall.

Retail Feedback Group survey shows Aldi rising

Aldi continues to make a positive impression on shoppers as it remodels stores and adds to its assortment, according to a new report from Retail Feedback Group.

Newsweek lists best supermarkets for customer service

Newsweek ranked Publix, ShopRite and Trader Joe’s as best among supermarkets for customer service.

DMA Solutions lists trends from field to store to kitchen to table

Dallas-based firm DMA Solutions has released its trends projections for 2019, with sustainability, convenience and specialty diets among them.

Giant Food Stores to open e-commerce hub

Starting Feb. 12, shoppers in and around Lancaster, Pa., can order online from Giant Food Stores and then pick up their groceries at a new e-commerce hub.

Sustainability trend boosts StePac films in U.S.

Packaging company StePac, Tefen, Israel, has changed its Xtend films so they’re compatible with automated bulk and retail packing lines.

California citrus leader Joel Nelsen has retirement in sight

Citrus industry warrior Joel Nelsen will work through the end of 2019, helping Exeter, Calif.-based California Citrus Mutual usher in a new era of leadership under Casey Creamer.
Jan 28, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus

Interactive: Lettuce purchases in 2018

The likelihood of a whole lettuce purchase fell six percentage points from Fresh Trends 2017.