The debate about shareholder value

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The issue of shareholder value has been at the forefront of recent public policy discussion surrounding …

The drive toward sustainability

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Not so long ago, sustainability was equated with environmental concerns, but recently the concept has acquired a much broader meaning.

Tropicals gain influence in Miami

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Tropical fruits and vegetables—both imported and locally grown—continue to gain steam with U.S. consumers in South …

2020 Insights: Supply chain challenges

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“The produce industry gets more complicated every day and customers want and should expect all of …

Miami relishes trend-setter status

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Year after year, fresh produce imports into South Florida continue to climb. These including “hot” or …

2020 Insights: Food Safety

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Two years ago, in 2018, there were several high-profile recalls and 2019 had its share, including …

International trade remains critical to Miami

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Despite the Miami region’s abundant production, the heart of South Florida’s fruit and vegetable industry revolves …

2020 Insights: Online retail

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When it comes to fresh purchases online, Kris Park, from the Food Industry Management Program at …

Miami Produce Center: Disappearing act

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A sprawling eight-acre warehouse complex at Northwest 13th Avenue and Northwest 21st Terrace, the Miami Produce …

2020 Insights: Retail market

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Conventional supermarkets are increasingly facing competition from alternative sales channels, notably dollar stores and farmers markets. …