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E-commerce opportunities for fresh produce

COVID-19 has lead to significant supply chain disruptions in 2020, causing many in the produce industry to ask “How can I strengthen my company for the future?”

Garlic and grapes make a comeback in PMG top 20

Pummelos, oranges and strawberries maintained the top three spots on PMG the week of Jan. 11, but mandarins rose from No. 11 the previous week to No. 4, and cabbage, previously No. 12, moved up to the No. 5 spot.

A five-minute discussion, a five-year career plan

I once called on a young produce manager who showed loads of potential but lacked direction in his career.

Strawberries catch eyes on PMG

Pummelos and oranges maintained the top two spots on PMG the first week of January, but strawberries rejoined the list at No. 3.

Signing for success: It's all in the details

One task that is loaded with details in a produce remodel? Signing.

How will we shop for produce in 2021?

If there’s one thing 2020 has shown us, it’s that expectations can be upended in a second when the unpredictable happens.

The produce manager's hats

Produce managers wear a lot of hats. They are, in essence, merchandisers, inventory control specialists, shrink monitors, clerk trainers and mentors.

Avocados take No. 1 on PMG

Avocados bounced from No. 7 the week of Nov. 30 to take the lead spot on PMG the week of Nov. 7.

The power of produce merchandising

The power of produce merchandising is one of those things that’s easier to show than to tell, which is why we love to feature display photos that managers and merchandisers submit for our Produce Artist Award Series.

Citrus interest big on PMG

Organic pears maintained the top spot on PMG the week of Nov. 30, but citrus showed strong interest overall, taking six of the top 20 spots.