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FROM THE PAGES OF

THE PERISHABLE PUNDIT

The Pundit Examines Shrink, Rebates And

Measuring Things That Are Easy

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ASCENDENT INDEPENDENTS:

KEIL’S FRESH FOOD STORES

The San Diego-based retailer

intertwines family and community.

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AUGUST 2016 • VOL. 32 • NO. 08 • $9.90

departments

MERCHANDISING REVIEW

72 LOOK AT ONION MERCHANDISING

AS A NEW OPPORTUNITY

The ever-present staple item sees an

increase in consumption because of

increased attention to varieties,

versatility and creative marketing.

78 CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES

FOR MUSHROOMS

Retailers and marketers share advice on

successful marketing and merchandising

tips for the category.

ORGANIC MARKETING

95 ORGANIC SUPPLY LOOKS

DOWNRIGHT CONVENTIONAL

The once-pioneering sector has

segmented into corporate and local.

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CLEVELAND

REGIONAL MARKET PROFILE:

CLEVELAND IS ON A ROLL

A downtown development boom

keeps produce pros on their toes.

86

FOODSERVICE PROFILE:

Fireworks

At fire food & drink, produce isn’t

pushed to the perimeter of the plate.

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RETAIL PROFILE:

Miles Farmers Market

A popular gourmet grocery

sprouts from roadside farm stand.

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DES MOINES

REGIONAL MARKET PROFILE:

DES MOINES BOUNCES BACK

Iowa’s capital city and its thriving

produce industry benefit from a

growing population seeking to

eat healthier.

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FOODSERVICE MARKETING

100 SOURCING LOCAL FOR

FAR-FROM-THE-FARM

RESTAURANTS

Growers and distributors team

up to bring produce to the

back-of-the-house.

DRIED FRUITS & NUTS

106 HEALTHY SNACKING

TREND BOOSTS

RAISINS’ POPULARITY

Produce departments have increasing

opportunities to promote raisins

year-round.

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FOODSERVICE PROFILE:

A Foodservice City

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RESTAURANT PROFILE:

Centro Restaurant

An Italian/American theme with ties to

the old world culture.

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RETAIL PROFILE:

Retail Climate

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STORE PROFILE:

Brick Street Market

Expanding the retail-foodservice

hybrid concept in produce.

in this issue

6 QUIZ

8 WASHINGTON GRAPEVINE

10 PRODUCE WATCH

14 FORWARD THINKING

16 RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES

17 COMMENTS AND ANALYSIS

114 INFORMATION SHOWCASE

115 BLAST FROM THE PAST

CORRECTION

On page 32 in the Veggie-Forward cover story

of the July 2016 issue of Produce Business,

Dig Inn was incorrectly identified as Dig Inn

season market. Our apologies for the error.

Change Service requested: POSTMASTER: Send address changes to PRODUCE BUSINESS, P.O. Box 810425, Boca Raton, FL 33481-0425.

PRODUCE BUSINESS (ISSN 0886-5663) is published monthly for $58.40 per year by Phoenix Media Network, Inc., P.O. Box 810425, Boca Raton, FL 33481-0425

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