The Produce Reporter Week in Review – November 15, 2019

- General News
Pamela and Greg discuss how grocery retailers are turning to "dark stores" to ease the congestion of e-commerce fulfillment, Walmart's dig at gig economy workers like Instacart for grocery, and Amazon's plans for a brick and mortar grocery in Los Angeles.

Veggie Noodle Ramen: all the food trends in one bowl

- Produce with Pamela
Show of hands - who's guilty of picking up some cheap ramen at the store for a guilty pleasure trashy meal from time to time?

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – November 8, 2019

- General News
Greg calls in from the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas meeting in Tubac, Arizona, with good news about USMCA, and they discuss a romaine outbreak no one heard about until the FDA declared it over.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – November 1, 2019

- General News
It's time to talk bananas, Del Monte's plans for retail in the U.S., Sprouts Farmers Market scaling back on store size, and your responsibility to follow through after Fresh Summit in The Produce Reporter Week in Review. 

Crimes against guacamole, Part 2

- Produce with Pamela
I promise, I make good guacamole. My family loves it. My friends love it. So, why do I keep doing these things?  For science, of course! 

Fresh Summit Retail Tour: Grocery Outlet, Placentia, CA

- Produce with Pamela
Grocery Outlet takes it up a notch for this new store.

Fresh Summit Retail Tour BONUS CUT: Gelson’s Market, Long Beach

- Produce with Pamela
LONG BEACH, CA—I went on the Fresh Summit Retail Tour this year, and sure the stores were nice, but they were missing one of my favorites. It’s one of America’s favorites, too.

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. 

The Produce Reporter: Fresh Summit 2019 Recap

- Produce with Pamela
ANAHEIM, CA—From samples to games to merch, this year’s Fresh Summit took cues from consumer trade shows and conferences, but did it maintain the meaningful business atmosphere?

VIDEO: Fresh Summit Retail Tour: Albertsons, Fullerton, CA

- Produce with Pamela
FULLERTON, CA—Organizers for the Fresh Summit Retail Tour brought three distinct formats to participants. In Bristol Farms we saw high end. At Grocery Outlet we saw deep discount and with Albertsons we split the difference.