Consumer grocery trends

Fresh Food

Produce Sales Close Out Summer on High Note

Fresh produce grew 11.6% over last year, surpassing growth in shelf-stable products.

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The lower sales gain is still impressive as this year’s everyday growth outstripped last year’s Labor Day sales.

As back to school beckons, fresh produce sales are seeing a leveling off of about 10% above last year’s sales.

Seeking to further leverage physical assets and ride the booming consumer convenience trend, Walmart+ offers delivery benefits, gas discounts and easier in-store shopping.

As more shoppers continue to prepare more meals at home, sales of dairy, deli and bakery settle into a new pattern.

An additional 2.9 billion pounds of fresh produce have been sold in 2020.

Shoppers surveyed in wave four of the Consumer Pulse Survey express worry over rising food prices and store safety.

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