All spring, retail sales have paced higher than a year ago with the pandemic altering food consumption habits, and organic produce has paced higher than that.
Nearly every one of the 2020 United Fresh Retail Produce Manager Awards winners that participated in a Zoom panel at United Fresh Live on June 16 said sampling was the most effective way to introduce consumers to new items in the department. And every one of them said sampling programs are on hold indefinitely.
A panel of the United Fresh Produce Association’s Produce Excellence in Foodservice award winners probably expected to talk about incorporating more fresh produce on menus.
As successful as salad bars in were in schools, as a philanthropy and as a tool in raising produce consumption among school kids, they are out.
One retailer called off the sale of a banner and another cancelled a long-agreed-upon acquisition. Pamela this is definitely a pandemic-related trend we could see more.
It is peak California avocado season and the California Avocado Commission is readying its participation in United Fresh 2020 Live! with a virtual booth and complementary online programming.
Braga Fresh is introducing items at the United Fresh Live virtual trade show June 15-19.
United Fresh LIVE! June 15-19 is a response to an unprecedented challenge to our industry and our world.
The Produce for Better Health Foundation will add unique value during United Fresh LIVE! next week. The organization is hosting two sessions, among other activations, featuring its influencer marketing and consumer behavior expertise.
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