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The Produce Reporter Week in Review – July 23, 2021

- General News
Greg's got the scoop on foodservice, and Pamela's talking retail innovations from Instacart and Uber Eats.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – July 16, 2021

- General News
Greg's no fan of eating trash, but who is? The upcycled produce movement is more than just saving scraps from the garbage. Here's how. And Pamela wonders if ghost kitchens are a scary story for the future of in-person dining.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – July 9, 2021

- General News
What do retail and foodservice brand "refreshes" often have in common? Subway and Save A Lot are both embarking on massive rebrand campaigns with fresh produce in mind, and the USDA says online SNAP redemption is showing massive gains.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – July 2, 2021

- General News
Greg's reporting on high temperatures hitting the PNW. Cherries and apples are a-ok, but retailers are having a tough time keeping stores cooled.

The Peach Truck Taste Test

- Produce with Pamela
When I picked up my peaches from The Peach Truck on a Wednesday, I imagined a pleasant waft of ripe peaches permeating my car. What I got was a cold box of hard-as-a-rock peaches from a reefer truck.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – June 25, 2021

- General News
Pamela and Greg talk big merger news in fresh produce, including a former Wonderful Company executive's new venture, peak cherry season and Stemilt's efforts to wow with flavor, and Pamela tried The Peach Truck.

Can direct-to-consumer deliver a perfect peach?

- Produce with Pamela
I love peaches. I love all stone fruit. I've worked in produce, specifically covering the retail supply chain, for 15 years and I still can't consistently pick a perfect peach at retail.

Why Cal Giant is partnering with a vertical farm for strawberries

- General News
Cal Giant's Joe Barsi details the company's collaboration with vertical farming company OnePointOne.

Mangos have no chill when it comes to the wrong temperature

- Produce with Pamela
What would you do with 35 mangos?

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – June 18, 2021

- General News
Pamela and Greg discuss vertical farms -- this time it's California Giant working with OnePointOne to grow exclusive cultivars of strawberries, and a Vertical Roots deal with Atlanta area wholesalers.