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Fresh sales hold steady in week 9, up 17%

- Retail
In the ninth week of coronavirus-related shopping, patterns continued to evolve. Between the typical Mother’s Day sales boost and shoppers flocking to the store once more to stock up on meat amid ongoing coverage of shortages, grocery sales had another good week, and produce along with it.

Produce growth stays strong, up 17%

- Retail
Following a stellar last week of April, fresh produce gains remained highly elevated the first week of May. Fresh produce growth for the week of May 3 versus the comparable week in 2019 increased 17.2%.

PMA to deliver virtual foodservice conference

- General News

STATEMENT FROM PRODUCE MARKETING ASSOCIATION CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER LAUREN SCOTT: We have made the difficult, yet …

PMA, Partnership for a Healthier America launch COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund

- General News
The program will provide a sustainable and tangible solution to help the nation address one of its most enduring challenges: food insecurity.

PMA sets third virtual town hall for April 8

- General News

From the Produce Marketing Association: The COVID-19 pandemic is having widespread ramifications on personal and professional …

Produce Marketing Association launches “Joy of Fresh” consumer marketing campaign

- General News
To reassure consumers fresh fruits and vegetables are available and safe during the COVID-19 crisis, the Produce Marketing Association has launched a new consumer marketing campaign, the "Joy of Fresh." 

Produce marketing shifts online in the age of quarantines

- Produce with Pamela
It’s clear the world has hit pause on most marketing and communications plans that were in place before the COVID-19 outbreak. But what do we do now?

Grocery “magic” needs a few days to catch up — a look inside retail distribution

- Analysis
In my conversations with supply side companies, logistics firms and the buy side (retailer) over the past couple of days, one thing is abundantly clear: we as a nation are not running out of food and most non-food products.

VIDEO: Wisdom from Frieda Caplan, the 2019 Women’s Catalyst Award honoree

- General News
ANAHEIM, CA—There was more than one queen at the table at the Women's Fresh Perspectives breakfast at Fresh Summit on Oct. 19. 

Fresh Summit Retail Tour: Bristol Farms, Yorba Linda, CA

- Produce with Pamela
I’ve seen a lot of Bristol Farms stores in my day, and I’m never disappointed.