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Best ways to spur organic sales

What are the best ways to spur organic sales at the retail level?

Packer Insight — Shortages of lemons and iceberg lettuce

Editor Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss two big topics this week — the continuing lemon shortage and supply issues for iceberg lettuce. 

Old-fashioned shortcuts still winning over online orders, meal kits

Americans continue to name takeout and restaurants as their go-to time savers when it comes to food, rather than online grocery orders and meal kits.

Report suggests health halo may be fading for produce

The latest FreshFacts on Retail report shows produce sales slowing for a third straight quarter.

Romaine slowly rebounding; iceberg shortage helping demand

Interest in romaine increased in mid-August as iceberg prices rose due to supply issues — an about-face from the situation earlier this year when romaine demand dropped following an E. coli outbreak.

Okanagan Specialty Fruit names sales director

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc., Summerland, British Columbia, has made recent hires, including JF Gamelin as director of sales.
Aug 16, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #People, #Apples

Kantar Media reveals the most-used words in food advertising

Fruits and vegetables check many of the boxes when it comes to the words being used to sell food.

Rutter’s convenience stores now offer local produce

Convenience store chain Rutter’s has added local fruits and vegetables to its retail and foodservice offerings.

BrightFarms delivers greenhouse tours with in-store virtual reality

Irvington, N.Y.-based BrightFarms has gotten creative in granting consumer requests to tour its greenhouses.

The art of being relevant

At Golin, we believe that being relevant isn’t the only measure of success, but it’s the most important.