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    Retail Visit Review – the Top 4 Commodity Updates for the End of April

Retail Visit Review – the Top 4 Commodity Updates for the End of April

This week’s visit out to the local stores indicated that we are right on schedule with seasonal shifts in the pacific northwest; most hothouse produce is now of local origin, watermelons are coming up […]

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    Retail Visit Review: What’s in the Produce Department for November

Retail Visit Review: What’s in the Produce Department for November

Last week’s visit out to the local stores showed that transitions continue on as scheduled for the Pacific Northwest. The weather has been favorable with a current high front hitting the west coast and […]

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    Retail Visit Review: What’s the Produce Department Mid-Spring

Retail Visit Review: What’s the Produce Department Mid-Spring

After a two month hiatus, we are back out to our local retail stores, doing our research to see what market transitions and changes are happening in the produce industry. There are some signs […]

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    Retail Visit Review: The Produce Department at the End of September

Retail Visit Review: The Produce Department at the End of September

Last week’s visit out to the local stores indicated a pickup in volumes of both hothouse and avocadoes, while the struggle with citrus still wages on. Local harvest is easing up with most shippers […]

Retail Visit Review: What’s in Store at the End of April

Tuesday’s visit out to the local stores showed the start of the seasonal shift in the market. Typical for this time of year, hothouse product is moving steady, apples are showing their typical domestic […]

Retail Visit Review: Looking Ahead to the Holiday Season

This time of year is always a busy season in the supermarkets. Retailers are looking for big volumes to fill the demand and promotions for this time of year. On the last Tuesday of […]

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    Retail Visit Review – What’s in the Produce Aisles at the End of October

Retail Visit Review – What’s in the Produce Aisles at the End of October

Tuesday’s retail visit out to the local stores didn’t reveal anything too out of the ordinary for this time of year. We are still seeing product transitions, with some stores stocking local product and […]

Retail Visit: The End of Summer in the Produce Section

This past Tuesday signified another monthly retail visit. While this month’s tour of the local market showed many of the same trends as last month’s visit, there was definitely a sense in most stores […]

Retail Visit: A Mid-Summer Look at the Produce Aisles

Earlier this week marked another monthly retail store visit. As predicted from this month’s tour of the local market to get a sense of what is happening with various product, there were several consistencies […]

Retail Visit: Summer Has Hit the Produce Aisles

Our retail store visits were earlier this week, where we tour of the local market to get a sense of what is happening with various product and where they are originating from. It is […]