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Behold, the beloved cranberry

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: cranberry season.

Let’s Blend holidays: mushrooms in stuffing, green bean casserole

Monterey Mushrooms has a seasonal package for the Let’s Blend line of finely diced mushrooms, inviting consumers to use the products in stuffing, green bean casseroles and other holiday menu items.

Consumers Countdown to California Cuties Comeback

California Cuties mandarins are back, and marketer Sun Pacific generated buzz around the fruit’s arrival with a consumer sweepstakes.

Quebec’s grocery scene has a flair of its own

Quebec’s retail grocery environment is dominated by the same retail forces as those Ontario, but there are differences in approach, one analyst believes.
Nov 19, 2018 by Tom Karst #Montreal, #Produce Retail, #Canada

Kroger app enables self-aware shopping

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Kroger executives believe their new OptUp mobile app will change the way America eats, and they might be right.

CORRECTED: retail avocado displays to look different for a while

Mexican avocado shipments will be crossing into the U.S. in earnest Nov. 17, after a late-October growers strike all but dried up the supply chain to retailers and foodservice operators in the U.S.

Organic potato and onion sales holding steady

Movement of organic potatoes and onions has been sluggish at times, but most organic growers say consumer demand generally remains strong as they continue to serve the market.

Trade groups plan bevy of promotions

Potato and onion trade groups have planned a plethora of promotions to encourage consumption of their product. Here’s a look at some of the activities now underway.

Sykes Co. plans expansion of Palo Alto Organics

The Sykes Co., Rio Rico, Ariz., is marketing hard squash from Mexico under the Palo Alto Organics brand.

Nov 14, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Organics

Italian SunGolds extend Zespri’s kiwifruit season

As Zespri kiwifruit celebrates a successful consumer campaign, the company is expanding availability of its SunGold variety.