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Fruit demand rises amid lower inflation

- General News

The April Marketplace The deceleration of the rate of inflation continued in April 2023. “After many …

Lower inflation drives higher fruit demand in March, but is it enough?

- Retail
For the first time in many months, inflation for total food and beverages stayed in the single digits.

In a tough January marketplace, fresh produce holds its own

- General News
While fresh produce is one of the better performing departments, volume has been trending behind year-ago levels since March 2021.

Fresh produce sales close 2022 on high note, setting new records

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High inflation, continued supply chain challenges and fluctuating restaurant engagement resulted in another year of record food and beverage sales, reaching $753 billion in 2022. However, unit sales dropped for the second year in a row, though remained ahead of 2019.

November produce sales show American celebrations are back to normal

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As one of the biggest food holidays in America, Thanksgiving sales make or break November in food retailing.

IRI shows November food inflation slowing, but still up 13% over last year

- General News
The latest data shows food and beverage prices in November 2022 increased by 0.3% compared to October. This increase is less than the 0.5% jump in October compared to September. Overall food inflation grew 13.2% versus one year ago; however, monthly increases compared to one year ago have leveled off over the last four months.

Fresh produce loses market share to canned, frozen fruits and vegetables

- General News

The October Marketplace The share of meals prepared at home remained elevated in October, at a …

IRI projects Thanksgiving meals will cost 13.5% more this year

- General News
IRI, which recently merged with The NPD Group to create a leading global technology, analytics and data provider, today released its 2022 Thanksgiving Tracker, a new report revealing insights on Thanksgiving-related grocery sales trends.

IRI research shows food prices elevated but inflation slowing

- General News
Information Resources, Inc., today released a new report, September 2022 Price Check: Tracking Retail Food and Beverage Inflation, with insights regarding food inflation and its impact on consumer shopping behavior.

Fresh produce can be a budget hero with below-average inflation

- Analysis

The September Marketplace “Life remained home-centric in late summer,” said Jonna Parker, Team Lead, Fresh with …