Category Archives: Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Potatoes

Posted in 2015 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

More of a good thing

New varieties, value-added offerings and the ever-popular display contests are predicted to drive sales in the potato category. Smaller in size, but more of … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Produce shopper support

New Year’s resolutions are in full swing. Retailers that help consumers stay on track will win their loyalty year-round. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 01 Article Archives, FEATURED Articles, Focus on Fresh

The sustainable seafood angle

Seafood is heating up the competition with sustainably sourced products and value-added offerings. “Approximately two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered in water” is … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Pears

Posted in 2014 12 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Scoring with Super Bowl sales

Super Bowl XLIX is fast approaching. It is time for grocers to draw up a winning game plan to capitalize on the opportunity. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 12 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Fresh options from PMA Fresh Summit

For many in the produce industry, the PMA Fresh Summit marks the finale of a busy year. Grocery Headquarters celebrates the show’s brightest innovations and takes a peek at what is to come. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 12 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Citrus

  Perishables Group Sales Review: Citrus

Posted in 2014 11 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Organic Support

Talks of an organic checkoff are heating up as the industry recognizes an increasing need for research and education. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 11 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

A seasonless selection of produce

By bringing together growing regions around the world, the produce industry is able to offer shoppers a wide range of fruits and vegetables—even those … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 11 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Grapes

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Apple pickin’

An abundant apple crop will keep store shelves full, but it is up to retailers to find the right mix. If an apple a … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sweetening sales

Retailers need to entice shoppers into the bakery department with convenient and unique offerings that satisfy their sweet—and savory—tooth. Nothing brings out a smile … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Produc(ing) Excellence

This year’s PMA Fresh Summit is guaranteed to impress as growers demonstrate to the industry that there is still plenty of room for innovation. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Talking Shop with… Julia Kadison

Julia Kadison, CEO at MilkPEP, says the Great American Milk Drive is designed to deliver milk to families that need it most. Tell us … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Columns, Focus on Fresh, Talking Shop

One fish, two fish, old fish, new fish

Unique species and tastes are luring shoppers to the seafood case. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Food Forum: A meaty issue

Organic and natural offerings are becoming must-haves in the meat department. By Brian Diffenderfer As consumers become increasingly concerned about healthier living and “better … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Columns, Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Packaged salads

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Optimizing organics

It is time for retailers to prime their produce departments for serious organic sales. Most politicians would kill to have the approval rating that … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Tears without fear

Creative marketing campaigns behind onions and garlic are capturing the imagination of consumers. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Back to snack season

With kids heading back to the classroom, the industry teams up to keep offering healthy snacks. “A nation of snackers.” That is the general … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Grinding out meat sales

As prices increase, consumers are looking for added value when shopping the meat case. The meat case has always been a point of differentiation … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Raising the bar

Soup, salad and Mediterranean bars provide retailers with all the right ingredients for success. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Avocados

Posted in 2014 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Talk of the Northwest

The Pacific Northwest has a plethora of produce in the ground, fish in the sea and products made from local ingredients. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh