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.
ANAHEIM, CA—Greg and Pamela come to you from the Fresh Summit Opening Reception with special guest …
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.
Is guilt the key to the food waste conundrum? Pamela and Greg talk about how consumers need to get over ugly produce and just buy it, and how one retailer is taking advantage of hype on social media for a brilliant promotion in this edition of The Produce Reporter Week in Review.
Greg and Pamela talk about some of this week's biggest stories, from the red hot bell pepper market, and why Texas is bracing for H-E-B's expansion north and west.