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Store check: Produce packaging in Zurich

- General News
Many think European grocers rely less on packaged produce than what we see in the U.S. I find that hit and miss, depending on where you are.

REVIEW: Our fancy fruit adventure continues with Oishii strawberries

- Produce with Pamela
I’ve wanted to try Oishii strawberries for quite some time, so when H-E-B's Central Market had them -- for only $15 -- I pounced.

REVIEW: BrightFarms Crunch Kits salad kits

- General News
Why are salad kits so popular? Watch us try the new BrightFarms Crunch Kits and find out how salad kits bring a restaurant experience.

On the Road: Nob Hill Foods, Capitola, CA

- Retail

It’s been a while since I visited a Raley’s BB #:114741 banner, and this Nob Hill …


How raspberries became snackable

- Produce with Pamela
Behind the scenes, there’s a great explanation of raspberries steep increase in volume, consumption, and share of the category.  

A Plant-Based kick in the teeth

- Produce with Pamela
My inbox is overloaded with keyword news alerts. The amount of “plant based” news that has little to do with fruits and vegetables is astounding – and, frankly, kind of depressing sometimes.

PHOTOS: Walmart refreshes produce department

- Featured
Gone are the citrus fruits and purple organics signage along the wet rack, replaced with the signature Walmart blue denoting “Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Local, Organic.”

Yowzers – this pepper brings the sweet heat

- General News
I'm a big fan of getting to try all kinds of new produce coming to market, so when Mastronardi Produce asked to send me some new items to try, you know I'm all over it. 

What MrBeast burger taught me about ghost kitchens

- Produce with Pamela
Ghost kitchens are great for expanding concepts, but not so great for an immersive experience.

These onions don’t bite

- Featured
Being back in-person at a trade show means I get a chance to see new products up close, and often take them home with me.