FMI honors Community Outreach

The Food Marketing Institute recognized four retailers for creative, charitable programs in its 2014 Community Outreach Awards. The Arlington, Va.-based organization selected this year’s winners in four categories: programs addressing ... Read More


Market Fresh Produce hires marketing director

Janelle Haik is now marketing director for Market Fresh Produce, Nixa, Mo. ... Read More


#HealthyNewYear Twitter event succeeds

The Produce Mom has announced her #HealthyNewYear Twitter event was a success. ... Read More


Judge clarifies ruling on Vidalia onion start date case

Georgia’s agriculture commissioner exceeded his authority when he changed the start date for Vidalia onions and he is prohibited from enforcing his packing date rule, even though the case is on appeal, according to a Fulton County Georgia judge. ... Read More


PBH names retail role models, champions

A range of familiar names and newcomers made the 2014 list of Produce for Better Health Foundation Retail Role Models and Champions, a list recognizing exceptional efforts to promote Fruits & Veggies — More Matters. ... Read More


Sun World names new CEO, details strategy

Bakersfield, Calif.-based Sun World International LLC has named Merrill Dibble as the company’s president and CEO and revealed details of a strategic plan that includes an expansion in California grape acreage and an exit from citrus packing and ... 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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