Year in Produce No. 1 — Trade troubles

Jan 10, 2020 by Tom Karst
While a mid-December “phase one” trade agreement with China lifted spirits and forestalled any escalation in the trade war with China, it
did not immediately remove Chinese tariffs on fresh produce.

Year in Produce No. 2 — Food Safety

Jan 10, 2020 by Chris Koger
Food safety issues, particularly E. coli outbreaks, continued to disrupt the industry in 2019, even as the Food and Drug Administration announced
a New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative.

Year in Produce No. 4 — eCommerce

Jan 04, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
Major retailers including Walmart, Kroger and Albertsons have continued to invest in their e-commerce capabilities this year as the industry
prepares for a future in which Amazon is a larger player in grocery.