Fresh Food

Hass Avocados Q1 Retail Holiday Sales Hit Record Highs

Sales of Hass avocados kicked off the new year with four-year record highs through first-quarter key holidays, including the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day.

Fresh Food

Organic Isn't the Only Name in the Quality-Signal Game

Organic produce had a banner year in 2020, but as health- and environment-conscious consumers pay growing attention not just to how products are made but also where they are produced, it isn’t the be-all, end-all.

Comprehensive marketing and trade program includes the organization's “The best avocados have California in them” advertising campaign.

Natural Grocers is the latest grocery chain to go hyperlocal with its GardenBox hydroponic greens grown just steps outside its Lakewood, Colo., store.

With the Summer Olympics just weeks away, associates at Tops Friendly Markets are gearing up for their own games, with Herculean produce display competitions in-store.

Hy-Vee will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for largest serving of pancakes, while Food King says it now claims the title for largest watermelon display.

Department sales reached $69.6 billion in 2020, according to FMI–The Food Industry Association’s 2021 Power of Produce report.

The boards of directors of the Produce Marketing Association and the United Fresh Produce Association have reached an agreement in principle to create a new global trade association.

Tropical fruit rides immunity-boost sales trend.

Locally grown salads and greens are expanding to Kroger units in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.

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