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Retail Price Report — Strawberries

Strawberries averaged $2.40 per 1-pound clamshell around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 16, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices.

Chili peppers move up to No. 1 on Produce Market Guide

After six weeks in the No. 1 spot on Produce Market Guide, figs finally were bumped out by chili peppers  the week of Aug. 12, sliding to second place.

New food brand Good & Gather debuts at Target next month

Target plans to launch this fall its new Good & Gather brand, which will include fresh produce items.

Packer Insight — What changes are coming for retail?

The 125th anniversary of The Packer is coming up, and with that in mind, editor Tom Karst surveyed industry members to find out about what changes they believe are coming to retail in the next 25 years.

Millennials Eat — Plant-based burgers?

Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle and The Packer's designer and copy editor Amelia Freidline discuss one of the major trends in the overall food space — plant-based meat — and test the Impossible Whopper.

Packer Insight — Banana disease and grocery perspective

The Packer editor Tom Karst and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle discuss the discovery of TR4 in Colombia, the latest Walmart earnings report, and projections for the next big disruption in grocery.

Back to school promotions with Mike Mauti

The Packer’s editor Tom Karst visited Aug. 16 with retail consultant Mike Mauti about back-to-school promotions.

Just follow the pace setter

Who sets the pace in your department?

New Naturipe Snacks feature fruit, nuts, cheese

Naturipe’s new snacks feature berries, grapes, nuts and cheese, focusing on health and convenience.

Walmart raises expectations following strong second quarter

Walmart reported $130.4 billion in revenue for the second quarter of its fiscal year, up 1.8% from the same time in 2018.