Produce

Fresh Food

FreshDirect Offering 3 Non-Subscription CSA Boxes

Filled with local vegetables, the farm boxes provide unique culinary experiences for families cooking at home.

Retailers

Publix Expands Initiative Supporting Farmers

In a little more than two months, the retailer has donated 5 million pounds of produce and 350,000 gallons of milk to support food insecure consumers.

Produce continues to see increased sales, with fresh items up nearly 16%.

Sales increased nearly 10% over last year, but the gain was not as large as in previous weeks.

The retailer plans to source $5 million in local produce for its customers.

Organic fruits and vegetables saw a huge spike in sales—followed by a tapering.

According to a new report from C+R Research, 60% of American consumers are afraid to shop at grocery stores due to the coronavirus and the health risks associated with it.

Sales saw a 13% increase over last year in the last week of May.

The foundation joins a coalition to help support produce incentive and prescription programs through GusNip.

Produce sales started to level off in May, with fresh regaining some ground that had been lost to frozen and shelf-stable.

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