The Produce Reporter Week in Review: September 13, 2019

- Analysis
Store checks, Walmart's Produce 2.0 and acqusitions in foodservice.

Don’t wait too long to fix trucking problems

- Analysis
The industry needs a collaborative effort to solve the systemic issues of produce transportation.

Study shows vegetarian diet risk

- Analysis
A major British study shows a varied diet high on fruits and vegetables, but not necessarily a vegetarian one, is the healthiest diet.

Why do customers stop coming to stores?

- Analysis
Despite the American penchant for technical gimmicks and the latest new thing, the report gives this advice to brick-and-mortar retailers: Basics first.

Not enough attention is paid to trucking

- Analysis
Several challenges continue to evolve that will seriously impact both availability and cost effectiveness of transportation: fuel prices, regulation, and the driver shortage.

Is jackfruit the new tofu?

- Analysis
Will the quest for plant-based meat take us to jackfruit? It very well might, according to a recent article in Forbes.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – August 30, 2019

- Analysis
Greg and Pamela talk about some of this week's biggest stories, from the red hot bell pepper market, and why Texas is bracing for H-E-B's expansion north and west. 

Do you speak “customer”?

- Analysis
Think like your customers, and what meets their needs – that will get their attention.

Shareholders come before stakeholders

- Analysis
Recently, business publications have reported that some corporate chieftains have proclaimed they work for stakeholders, not shareholders. Do they?

Of beer games and bullwhips in supply chain

- Analysis
The Beer Game, although fascinating, is not quite as much fun as it sounds, but it does provide an illustration for produce companies to maximize efficiency.