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Overthinking can stall your department's productivity

All retail details are important, but at some point, someone has to take charge and say, “OK, let’s run with this.” And move on.

Wholesum hits the (Fair Trade) road, expands organic

Organic grower-shipper Wholesum, Amado, Ariz., has a new program to highlight its Fair Trade program for consumers and retailers.

Potato storage on track; slip in Q3 retail numbers

U.S. potato shippers from the 13 highest producing states had 67.4 million cwt. left in storage on June 1, up 6% from the same time last season.
Jun 19, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Potatoes, #USDA

Panelists urge companies to invest in traceability

AUSTIN, Texas — Panelists at the Center for Produce Safety Symposium described better traceback as essential to containing foodborne illness outbreaks and urged companies to invest in that infrastructure.

Produce managers receive recognition at United Fresh show

Of the 25 finalists in the United Fresh Produce Association’s Retail Produce Manager Awards program, five received extra recognition during the Retail-Foodservice Celebration.

Figs break into top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Watermelons achieved a monthlong streak as the No. 1 most-searched commodity on Produce Market Guide during the week of June 10, with cucumbers retaining the No. 2 spot for the second week.

Produce economics 101

You’ve heard of razor-thin margins? That’s the grocery business.

Stop & Shop president leaving; Ahold Delhaize names successor

Stop & Shop president Mark McGowan has elected to leave the company, and Giant Food president Gordon Reid will succeed him.

Grapes boost summer sales at retail

Thanks to year-round availability made possible by imports, table grapes no longer are a seasonal item.
Jun 17, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Grapes, #Produce Retail

Sunset brands sweep cocktail tomato category

Mastronardi Produce’s Sunset brand swept the cocktail tomato category and racked up top honors in nine categories at the 12th annual Leamington Greenhouse Competition.