Fresh Food

Fresh Produce Sales Settle Into Elevated New Normal

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

Fresh Food

Produce Sales Up $4.5B Over 2019 YTD

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

The Produce Marketing Association said its members can use the newly created iTradeMarketplace virtual trading platform free for six months.

The fresh produce trade association moves to a virtual show that will feature live keynote presentations, roundtable discussion groups, community networking and a robust expo floor.

The retailer is elevating the supermarket floral department experience this Valentine's Day with a promotion featuring the freshest flowers and gourmet food.

The 80,000-square-foot facility has the capacity for 1,600 items—including 300 organic items—and is solely dedicated to produce and floral distribution.

The Produce Marketing Association’s recent conference boasted a record-breaking 24,000 attendees, a star-studded education lineup and a packed and energizing trade show featuring more than 1,000 exhibitors from around the globe.

In a state of the industry address at PMA's Fresh Summit, CEO Cathy Burns highlights opportunities to better understand consumers.

The flamboyant retailer will share a unique growth story at Crosset's annual event in Cincinnati.

Supermarkets could emerge as a top destination for the $6 billion greeting card industry.

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