Jennifer Strailey

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Jennifer Strailey

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Fresh Food

Grass-Fed, Wild-Caught Is the Meat of This Story

Shoppers want more natural and locally sourced options when purchasing fresh protein at the grocery store, as grass-fed beef sales soar to $480 million through April 2019.

Nonfood

Unwrapping Fresh Sales in Greeting Cards and Gifts

Supermarkets could emerge as a top destination for the $6 billion greeting card industry.

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.

Regional grocer invites area suppliers to pitch products touting the “Southern California lifestyle” at inaugural event June 6.

The U.S. natural and organic industry continues to grow, hitting $219 billion in sales last year. Fast-growing products include CBD oils and plant-based dairy alternatives to grain-free foods, and more.

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

Retailers' foodservice programs look to fresh, healthful ingredients, ethnic flavors, variety and convenience to drive sales.

The category's latest trends quench consumer demand for convenience, authenticity, quality and fresh flavors.

Specialty cheese soars alongside overall growth in deli foods, while comfort foods such as American cheese remain a popular favorite.

Retailers are enhancing vegan and vegetarian dishes with exciting flavors and variety to bolster the category.

Value-added items offer the convenience and nutrition that today’s consumer craves, but don’t forget the fun.

As organic food and beverage sales top $45 billion, event drew 88,000 attendees and more than 3,600 exhibitors.

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