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Stemilt Fast Facts: Apple sales up, volume down in late 2020

Stemilt’s marketing director Brianna Shales and communications manager, Katie Harmon, start 2021 by analyzing the last 12 weeks of Nielsen retail scan data during Stemilt’s Fast Facts: The Cast video analysis.

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.

Mary Ellen Burris of Wegmans retires, wins award

After almost half a century, Mary Ellen Burris has retired from Rochester, N.Y.-based Wegmans Food Markets as senior vice president of consumer affairs.

Panel discussion at GOPEX to focus on organic imports

Industry members who source various organic fresh produce from around the world will talk opportunities and challenges for imported organic produce during a panel discussion Jan. 27 at the Global Organic Produce Expo.

North Shore Living Herbs + Greens releases animated video

Taking a new approach in engaging with retailers, North Shore Living Herbs & Greens released an animated video that takes you on a journey through their hydroponic growing process from seed to store.

Packer Insight — Indoor ag, Potato Expo, New York and more

Catch up on the week in produce, including conversation on indoor agriculture and analysis from two conferences that happened virtually this week, with the editors of The Packer. 

Fresh potato sales hit record as 2020 ends

Retail fresh potato sales saw record growth of 12% in dollar sales and 8.2% in volume during the October-December quarter, according to Potatoes USA.

Ted Schnuck named VP of fresh for Schnuck Markets

The new vice president of fresh for St. Louis-based Schnuck Markets is Ted Schnuck, great-grandson of company founder Anna Donovan Schnuck.

Signing for success: It's all in the details

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

United Fresh’s virtual BrandStorm delivers marketing ideas

This year, BrandStorm — the industry’s signature brand marketing event — will deliver marketing education straight to your desk, March 9-11.