Produce

Fresh Food

Produce Sales Close Out Summer on High Note

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

Retailers

Weis Markets Expands Low, Low Price Program to Produce

Prices will be reduced on 60 items in the produce department, including bananas, potatoes, apples and bagged salads.

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

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

North Market, developed by the organization Pillsbury United Communities, is focused on creating a one-stop shop for its neighborhood when it comes to healthy living.

Produce sales saw 8.4% increase over last year for the week ending Aug. 2, but that was down 3% from the previous week.

A deal with the high-tech indoor farm company Plenty will provide greens for more than 430 stores in California, the retailer said.

In the absence of school meal programs due to COVID-19, this partnership marshaled resources to provide meals for children in need.

This Southern California retailer isn't going to let social distancing stand in the way of offering customers its favorite roasted peppers.

The category is still seeing the double-digit sales increases that have been the norm since the pandemic began.

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