(Oct. 14) Shower the colors of sunshine on your produce department with abundant selections of orange and yellow citrus. With many parts of the country under overcast skies, a vibrant display can bring extra attention a
(Sept. 10) If retailing success could be summed up in three words, it would be location, location, location for Jim Bayci, fran-chisee of a White Hen Pantry convenience store on Wacker Drive in the heart of Chicago.
(Sept. 3) Have a snack attack! A healthy one, that is. Beyond offering your customers fresh produce for good eating at mealtimes, play up your selection of healthful snacks, such as nuts, dried fruits and trail mixes.
(July 15) Some people look at garage sales as junk swapping. Others see them as gold mines of inexpensive treasures to add expression to their homes. The former thinks pragmatically while the latter knows no limits.The
(July 10) Offer your customers classic summertime fruits, such as blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. Make sure your customers know that the Fourth of July offers easy, patriotic dessert opportunities for berries
(April 22) Surely you're used to inspections by now. Get ready for the possibility of another one. You soon will be accountable to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for how you handle organic produce in accordance with
(April 8) Want to increase sales of the No. 1 item in your produce department? Then try your hand at banana promotions. Suppliers say that putting the top-selling produce item on sale draws traffic to your department an
Extending its reach in central Indiana, U.S. Foodservice now owns Indianapolis-based Midway Produce Inc., a distributor that has been serving restaurants, schools, healthcare facilities and other foodservice operators s
A new produce sourcing model at Panera Bread Co. is cutting wholesalers and foodservice distributors out of the equation, taking days off the time it takes lettuce to get to the St. Louis-based company's restaurants.