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Packer Insight — Food box program, USMCA and new store formats

The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss the big stories of the week, from Farmers to Families Food Box Program contracts to USMCA to new store formats for Raley's and Schnucks.

Learn from the United Fresh LIVE! booth award winners

The United Fresh Produce Association is highlighting the best ideas used by virtual booth exhibitors at the recent United Fresh LIVE! event.

Good Foods to launch direct-to-consumer site

Pleasant Prairie, Wis.-based Good Foods Group plans to debut in the coming weeks a direct-to-consumer site.

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.

New study shows omnichannel shopping becoming more common

Retail Feedback Group reports in its 2020 U.S. Online & In-Store Grocery Shopping Study that 50% of in-store supermarket shoppers also ordered groceries online in the last 30 days.

Ohio groups seek support for growers in COVID-19 Crisis

Giving farmers and farmers markets the ability to fulfill SNAP purchases online is one recommendation presented by a group of Ohio farm organizations in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Father’s Day weekend boosts produce sales growth past 15%

Fresh produce dollar sales growth over 2019 topped 15% in the third week of June, boosted by Father’s Day weekend, with vegetables experiencing sales growth of more than 20%.

Inflation ticks higher for groceries

U.S. retail grocery prices increased 0.8% in May and are running nearly 5% above a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Albertsons exec to speak in Organic Produce Summit session

Albertsons co-chairman Jim Donald will discuss the role of organics, changes in consumer behavior due to COVID-19 and more during an online Organic Produce Summit session July 9.