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Harris Teeter to Host Free Farmers Market

The event aims to help shoppers meet local growers.

Fresh Food

Research Finds Produce Freshness Varies

Report concludes the shelf life of fresh produce such as strawberries, lettuce and salad mixes not only varies from one store to another but also within the same store location.

Led by items such as cauliflower, beets, beans and berries, fresh fruits and vegetables are filling up a bigger part of the retail foodservice plate.

Fyffes says the compostable and recyclable band, now in select markets, can reduce plastic consumption and waste.

The association executive will lead a new committee to identify trends, information, resources and best practices.

After some supply fluctuations, cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums, mangoes and avocados are poised for a summer comeback.

The foundation’s new campaign takes aim at millennials and Gen Z to make fruits and vegetables more approachable and appealing.

Given consumers’ ripening interest in variety exploration, WGB breaks down the most popular and emerging specialty and ethnic fruits and vegetables.

United Fresh Produce Association announces 25 recipients of its 15th annual Retail Produce Manager Awards Program.

Robinson Fresh president praised for “his passion for innovation” and leadership in both the produce and transportation industries.