FPFC welcomes 2015 officers

PASADENA, Calif. — The annual dinner-dance of the Anaheim, Calif.-based Fresh Produce & Floral Council took on added significance this year. ... Read More


Chilean grape exports expected to rebound

Table grape exports from Chile are expected to rebound this year after a significant drop during the 2013-14 season because of a major freeze. ... Read More


Wal-Mart Canada expanding

Wal-Mart Canada plans to open 11 supercenters by Jan. 29, bringing the chain’s store count in Canada to 280 supercenters and 114 discount stores. ... Read More


FirstFruits donates 1 million pounds of apples

FirstFruits Marketing of Washington has donated 1 million pounds of fresh apples through its Take a Bite Out of Hunger since the program started in 2010. ... Read More


Fruit Logistica website offers planning options

Berlin’s Fruit Logistica is taking to the Internet more than ever before. ... Read More


Kroger earns Energy Star elite status

Kroger’s Ypsilanti, Mich., location became the 150th chain-wide to earn the Energy Star rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, earning the Cincinnati-based retailer Energy Star’s Elite Member status. Kroger completed Energy ... Read More


The art of dummying
Be your department’s own master of illusion with simple tricks, like dummying, to create massive produce displays without the hassle. Keep on top of shrink by dummying up and stocking only what will sell with these handy hints from the Produce Retailer 10-Minute Merchandiser Armand Lobato.
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The details matter
Switching out displays? Restocking ad items? Make sure your displays start the right way by keeping up with regular fixture clean-outs. The Produce Retailer 10-Minute Merchandiser Armand Lobato shows you where to start.
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Misting musts
When was the last time you took a look at your produce misting system? Keep them in your regular maintenance rotation with advice from Produce Retailer’s 10-Minute Merchandiser Armand Lobato.
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Meet the 10-Minute Merchandiser
I consistently get feedback from retailers who love the 10-Minute Merchandiser series written by produce retail veteran Armand Lobato. Armand’s practical advice and approachable demeanor makes these columns resonate with everyone from executive to store level. Read More

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