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Hy-Vee targets food waste with Flashfood app

Hy-Vee has launched a pilot program that lets shoppers buy products approaching their “best before” date at a significant discount.

Wholesum displays new brand message, packaging

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. — The new contemporary “look and feel” of Wholesum was on display at The Packer’s Global Organic Produce Expo.

Light and moderate users will fuel organic growth in years ahead

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Consumers who have taken organic produce to its elevated importance today won’t be the same consumers who will take it to the next level.

Stemilt Fruit Tracker notes strong sales for gala apples

Gala apple sales and volume showed a sharp uptick in December compared with year-ago sales, according Stemilt Growers.

Jan 31, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Retail, #Apples

Retail Feedback Group survey shows Aldi rising

Aldi continues to make a positive impression on shoppers as it remodels stores and adds to its assortment, according to a new report from Retail Feedback Group.

Newsweek lists best supermarkets for customer service

Newsweek ranked Publix, ShopRite and Trader Joe’s as best among supermarkets for customer service.

DMA Solutions lists trends from field to store to kitchen to table

Dallas-based firm DMA Solutions has released its trends projections for 2019, with sustainability, convenience and specialty diets among them.

Giant Food Stores to open e-commerce hub

Starting Feb. 12, shoppers in and around Lancaster, Pa., can order online from Giant Food Stores and then pick up their groceries at a new e-commerce hub.

Westlake’s Andrew Bivens heads FPFC for 2019

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Fresh Produce & Floral Council will continue to focus on its four-year-old Apprentice Program and possibly expand its educational platform to include more experienced industry members.
Jan 28, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Produce Retail, #Floral

Millennials Eat — Super Bowl Edition!

Amelia Freidline, copy editor and designer of The Packer, and Ashley Nickle, editor of Produce Retailer, discuss ways to get more produce into your Super Bowl party in this special edition of Millennials Eat.