The eastern part of Salinas is rife with gang violence, drug activity, and hundreds of shootings every year. Yet, if you don’t live on the east side of town where most of the violence occurs, it's easy to feel immune.
I walked through a few produce departments last week. I like to scout a few as a matter of routine whether I’m shopping or just being the perpetual produce nerd that I am. I must say, I’m a bit perplexed.
CHICAGO — Sales of plant-based meat and dairy alternatives are up 8% over the previous year. Produce companies should ask themselves if this is a trend they should partner or support. For most, I’d advise against it.