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August continues positive fresh produce volume trend

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According to the Circana (formerly IRI) monthly consumer surveys with primary grocery shoppers, the share of all meals that was prepared at home averaged 76.8% in August 2023.

Shoppers focus on fresh produce deals, buying less in June

- General News
Shoppers are looking for deals as inflation increased across all food, including fresh produce, in June.

HAB reports Q1 avocado holiday retail success

- General News
St. Patrick’s Day drove higher avocado volume as shown by the recently released holiday retail recap report from the Hass Avocado Board (HAB).

Growing with purpose: CEO shares vision for Whole Foods Market

- General News
Whole Foods Market CEO Jason Buechel unveiled Whole Foods Market’s 10-year vision to lead the company into the future, calling it Growing with Purpose, during the grocer’s first quarterly town hall meeting of the year.

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.

Consumers careful about grocery spending amid high inflation

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Half of consumers are hunting for sales and specials, 44 percent are skipping non-essentials, and nearly a third are looking for coupons in the latest analysis from IRI, the International Fresh Produce Association, and 210 Analytics.

Vegetable sales improve at retail but inflation takes toll on volume

- Analysis
November 2021 picked up where October left off: grocery shopping and food consumption patterns remained in flux, especially as holiday purchases started much earlier.

Inflation, supply chain fears push consumers to frozen, canned

- Retail
Just 9 percent of consumers don't plan to have a Thanksgiving celebration this year, and a third of shoppers are stocking up early.

Inflation prompts shifts in fruit, vegetable demand

- General News
September continued where August left off in retail produce sales.

Retail produce sales reflect inflation, higher fruit volumes in April

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Only five out of the top 10 selling fruits lost ground versus the tremendous sales spikes of 2020, being apples, bananas, avocados, mandarins and oranges.