The biggest challenge, right now, is supply.
Pamela and Greg discuss fresh produce sales trends, and how fruit (except citrus) has been challenged …
Pamela and Greg talk virtual trade shows, including the upcoming Fresh Summit 2020, and the latest in the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box, and Pamela has some online grocery insights.
Pamela talks food prep fatigue, and how it has sent her back into the meal kit universe. Greg talks corn shortages, and both recap the produce industry's first virtual trade show, United Fresh Live.
I decided to see what my boys thought of the peaches, plums, and apricots. Kids being kids, they had mixed reviews and can't be scripted.
There's no rustle of booths breaking down in a virtual trade show. In fact, there's more value to be had from a platform like United Fresh Live.
Pamela and Greg give their initial impressions of United Fresh Live. Greg outlines what few details …
Initial registration put attendance for the inaugural United Fresh Live convention June 15-19 at around 8,000, but as soon as the show hit the airwaves, more people started to register.
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.
United Fresh LIVE! June 15-19 is a response to an unprecedented challenge to our industry and our world.