Craig Levitt

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Craig Levitt

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Opportunities ahead

No one is doing cartwheels as the country remains immersed in the throes of a recession, but pardon some private label manufacturers if they are a little less downcast than most. As private label prod...

Southern Pride

Whether its grapes from Chile, asparagus from Peru or mangos from Ecuador, many South American countries help keep U.S. food retailers’ shelves, boxes, barrels and bins stocked with produce year-round...

A lot of people these days are saying that trade shows aren't what they used to be. That may be so; however that way of thinking certainly can't be applied when regarding the recently concluded PMA Fr...

By most accounts, the Food Network has done a masterful job of chang­ing the palates of American consumers and expanding their world of flavors. Within the supermarket, no category’s suc­cess better r...

Onions may bring tears to most people’s eyes, but for supermarkets that merchandise and cross-promote the acidic vegetable aggressively, they can be tears of joy. According to the National Onion Assoc...

While shoppers may frequent mass merchants and warehouse clubs for items that are traditionally purchased in the grocery channel, supermarkets remain firmly entrenched as the primary location where co...

As the economy struggles consumers continue to place a greater emphasis on price and value, particularly when purchasing products in the health and beauty care category. According to a recent survey c...

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