Tom Karst, Ashley Nickle and Amy Sowder discuss their reporting this week, from the Viva Fresh Expo to the first joint conference between the New England Produce Council and Organic Produce Network to Walmart news.
For four weeks this summer, Chiquita stickers will be co-branded with a Shazam code that shoppers can scan to see videos of how bananas move through the supply chain from Latin American farms to U.S. grocery stores.
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.