Strawberries averaged $2.40 per 1-pound clamshell around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 16, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices.
Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle and The Packer's designer and copy editor Amelia Freidline discuss one of the major trends in the overall food space — plant-based meat — and test the Impossible Whopper.
The James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project has called attention to the practice of combining mushrooms with meat at foodservice, but it seems it could have a positive impact on mushroom sales at retail also.
Red onions averaged $1.18 per pound around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 9, according to the USDA's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices. That's down from last year's average of $1.36.