NASHVILLE — Panelists at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Innovations event gave several examples Sept. 13 of ways retailers can help educate consumers about organic and grow organic produce sales.
In a sense, all roads lead to the nation’s capital — the center of power in the U.S. But the megalopolis that is the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore market has also become a destination for produce, produce suppliers say.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Whether shoppers prefer bulk or packaged fruits and vegetables often depends on age, gender and other factors, according to the newest Power of Produce report from the Food Marketing Institute.
Limoneira Co., Santa Paula, Calif., has entered into an agreement with FGF Trapani, a family-owned citrus operation in Argentina, acquiring 1,200 acres of lemons up front and another 1,200 over a three-year period.