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Don’t count salad bars out

Jun 22, 2020 by Tom Karst
As disastrous as we all know COVID-19 has been to our nation and to the fresh produce industry, the collateral damage still brings me up short.
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A day in the life of a produce supervisor

Jun 05, 2020 by Armand Lobato
As produce supervisors, we were often looked at as retail “cops,” making unannounced visits around our 66-store chain to drop in on produce managers and see what kind of shape their departments were in that day.
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A first impression to last an industry

May 29, 2020 by Amy Sowder
A black pickup truck emerged from the dawn fog on a chilly December morning, pulling into the hotel driveway in upstate New York. In the driver’s seat was Jim Allen, vice president marketing at New York Apple Sales.
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What really matters in produce

May 13, 2020 by Armand Lobato
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, I sometimes struggle to find some ray of hope, some lesson that we may have overlooked that we might carry with us when it’s all over.