Pamela and Greg talk the year ahead from Produce Blueprints Magazine, a look back at 2020 retail produce sales from Anne-Marie Roerink of 210 Analytics, and Pamela's got some notes from ordering groceries from COVID jail. Plus a bonus discussion about strawberry challenges in the winter.
The produce industry was surprised with another round of the Farmers to Families Food Box program, Greg and Pamela talk blueberry consumption and why some domestic growers think imports are hurting business, and Pamela's got some thoughts about the new Amazon Fresh store in Naperville, IL.
In the Christmas edition of Week In Review, Pamela and Greg discuss upcoming avocado promotions, but no Super Bowl TV ad for Avocados from Mexico.
Pamela and Greg talk Cosmic Crisp merchandising, Instacart food trends, avocado supplies, and the growth of meal kits during the pandemic in this week's episode.
Pamela and Greg discuss why Dollar General is calling self-distribution the "gift that keeps on giving," restaurants in economic "free fall" in the U.S., and what Thanksgiving shopping behaviors say about the rest of December's holidays.
Pamela and Greg discuss fresh produce opportunities for foodservice, convenience stores and ... chonky blueberries ... in this week's episode.
Pamela and Greg talk about how we're seeing the FDA's New Era of Smarter Food Safety already reflected in fresh produce traceback, and how demographics of outbreak victims follow such a predictable - and sometimes amusing - pattern.
Pamela and Greg discuss a tale of two food box contracts, including a new San Antonio-based "caterer" with a multimillion dollar contract. Is this another wedding planner packing bags of tchotchkes?
Pamela breaks vacation to join Greg to talk about the latest USDA food box news.
Pamela and Greg talk about the how an FDA notice on an E. coli outbreak could …