The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index rose again in July to 117.0 (1985=100), up from 110.1 in June.
Wholesum, leading growers and shippers of Fair Trade Certified, 100% organic farm-fresh vegetables, has released its annual Conscientious Company Report.
Technomic released one of its most highly anticipated reports, the 2023 Top 200 Canadian Chain Restaurant Report, which includes expert findings and insights into the sales performance of Canadian chain restaurants in 2022.
Numerator projects the Consumer Price Index for everyday consumer purchases – such as food at home, alcoholic beverages at home, limited service restaurants (fast food), housekeeping supplies, toys, pet products, and sporting goods – slowed to 0.3% month-over-month in March, compared with 0.4% month-over-month in February.
Consumer Reports (CR) has published a list of the ten riskiest and most recalled foods on the market. Fresh produce does not come off well.
Taylor Farms, North America’s leading producer of salads and healthy fresh foods, has published its 2022 Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report, featuring innovative advancements and investments in education, health & wellness, and environmental stewardship.
The International Blueberry Organization (IBO) is pleased to announce that its 2022 Global State of the Blueberry Industry Report is now available, providing the industry with an essential resource available to all.
The current (October) issue of Consumer Reports has a story featured with the blurb “Produce without Pesticides” on the cover. If you like alarmism, this issue is for you.
Solve this dilemma in my household: do you wash your packaged greens?
Consumers should wash their hands in soap and water and wash their fruits and vegetables in water. Same as before the Wuhan virus or coronavirus COVID-19 has spread worldwide.