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Retail produce surge plateaus, sales remain elevated

IRI found that 58% of consumers were extremely concerned about COVID-19 the week of March 22, up from 38% the prior week. This resulted in produce continuing to move at unprecedented volumes regardless of where they are sold in the store.

It’s a small blessing that the unprecedented panic about the coronavirus have pushed fears about food into the background. But this doesn’t mean that fears about food safety have gone away. Read More...
We are well aware of the stress being placed on the produce supply chain and each of you. The term, business as usual, does not apply to present day market conditions. Read More...
Panic buying caused a 77% surge in meat sales, but there's one vegetable keeping up with that pace. Read More...
Tim York has worked his way through a spinach outbreak crisis and recent romaine lettuce recalls, but he’s never before seen what’s going on now. Read More...

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