Pamela and Greg are coming to you from the Blue Book Services headquarters in Carol Stream, IL, with this edition of The Produce Reporter Week in Review.
Greg and Pamela discuss Walmart's Produce 2.0, Kroger's Infarm and Ocado plans, the ag labor bill's chances of being signed before the winter break, and Frieda Caplan's upcoming appearance on CBS Sunday Morning.
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.
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.
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.
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Pamela and Greg discuss Amazon’s grocery plans, Senator Gillibrand’s request for a USDA inquiry about fresh …
Kroger has a new food hall concept, Arby's parent company is buying Jimmy John's, and Pamela thinks Dollar General's DGX is better than Amazon Go in The Produce Reporter Week in Review.
Pamela's got the Avocado Beat covered with Kroger, Apeel and Seald Sweet while Greg's on the road at the Washington Conference and the 20th Anniversary of the New England Produce Council Expo.
Store checks, Walmart's Produce 2.0 and acqusitions in foodservice.