Pamela and Greg talk the year ahead from Produce Blueprints Magazine, a look back at 2020 retail produce sales from Anne-Marie Roerink of 210 Analytics, and Pamela's got some notes from ordering groceries from COVID jail. Plus a bonus discussion about strawberry challenges in the winter.
What’s going to be the *it* factor that sways consumers to break with their usual routine and shop Amazon Fresh instead?
How can retail shake-ups present opportunities for marketers?
The produce industry was surprised with another round of the Farmers to Families Food Box program, Greg and Pamela talk blueberry consumption and why some domestic growers think imports are hurting business, and Pamela's got some thoughts about the new Amazon Fresh store in Naperville, IL.
As blueberry popularity has exploded in the U.S., a group of U.S. growers say imports are threatening their profitability.
This is the first location outside of California for the company, with all the tech bells and whistles you'd expect.
In the Christmas edition of Week In Review, Pamela and Greg discuss upcoming avocado promotions, but no Super Bowl TV ad for Avocados from Mexico.
Avocados from Mexico has found success with a Super Bowl commercial as part of its campaign around the huge sporting event associated with guacamole.
Consumer demand at retail is down from normally high levels, and foodservice demand is at record lows with many locations forbidden from opening to customers.
Pamela and Greg talk Cosmic Crisp merchandising, Instacart food trends, avocado supplies, and the growth of meal kits during the pandemic in this week's episode.