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Putting a finer point on food deserts

Food deserts are not defined by immediate access to a Big Gulp and a Butterfinger. We are mostly okay in that respect.
Jan 18, 2017 #Opinion, #Produce Retail

Displays in lobby kickstart sales

Put your best foot forward. I think that's good advice for anyone. But especially so for those managing a produce department.
Jan 18, 2017 #Opinion, #Produce Retail

Missouri distributor working with Produce for Kids

Associated Wholesale Grocers Springfield Division in Springfield, Mo., has launched a yearlong partnership with Produce for Kids, with the goal to raise funds for Feeding America programs that benefit families and childr
Jan 16, 2017 #Produce Retail, #People

Kroger announces new board member

Mark Sutton, chairman and CEO of international Paper, has been elected to the Kroger Co. board of directors.
Jan 13, 2017 #Produce Retail, #People

An early start to workday pays off in the end

Oh, if only there were more hours in the day.
Jan 12, 2017 #Opinion, #Produce Retail

Kroger honored by EPA for cutting food waste

Cincinnati-based retailer The Kroger Co. was recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for its efforts around sustainable food management.

Hy-Vee partners with actor on veterans fundraiser

Hy-Vee Inc. recently hosted actor and producer Mark Wahlberg at one of their West Des Moines, Iowa, stores in an event to benefit veterans.
Jan 11, 2017 #Produce Retail, #People

Produce Retailer Q&A: Keith Zielonka, Food Lion

Every month, Produce Retailer magazine features some of the best merchandisers, managers and clerks helping make produce the most sought-after department in grocery retail.
Jan 11, 2017 #Opinion, #Produce Retail

Be willing to invest in your department

I was enjoying a quiet morning cup of coffee when Russ T. Blade pried himself out from the top drawer of my desk. 'Rusty,' as readers know, is the miniature and imaginary produce manager who drops by on occa
Jan 05, 2017 #Opinion, #Produce Retail

Viva Fresh Expo announces new board for retail, foodservice

The Mission-based Texas International Produce Association has announced a new advisory board of 13 retail and foodservice contacts, to assist in planning the Viva Fresh Expo in 2017 and beyond.