Amy I. Stickel

Amy
I. Stickel
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HALLOWEEN PROVES A TREAT FOR RETAIL 
A little more creativity and a jump start on the season helped boost bakery sales over last year's for many retailers this Halloween.Retailers polled
KIDS BECOMING 5 A DAY TARGET MARKET 
Westlake Village, Calif. -- Fruit and vegetable suppliers are partnering with supermarkets and schools to reach an important target market: kids.Dole
'DELMARVA' AIMS FOR LOCAL PRODUCE GROWTH 
With a $30,000 annual budget, the Delmarva Shore to Store Produce Program is hoping to see grower sales of local produce break $1 million this season.The
FRESH EXPRESS, HILLSHIRE FARM TO INTRODUCE ENTREE SALAD LINE 
SALINAS, Calif. -- In partnership with Hillshire Farm, Fresh Express Farms is introducing a line of packaged salads complete with refrigerated ham and
GROWING COOL PRODUCE 
Retailers are bent on teaching kids that produce is cool.Merchandisers are turning their produce departments into classrooms and their products into teacher's
LOCAL DELIVERY CHARGE 
Selling fruits and vegetables homegrown by the farmer down the road is turning into a regular cottage industry for retailers.Locally grown produce, properly
CYCLOSPORA SCARE EASES; STRAWBERRY SALES RALLY 
Strawberry sales are rebounding now that federal health officials have refocused cyclospora investigations on imported raspberries.National media reports
AFFLUENT ARE MOST AWARE OF 5 A DAY: STUDY 
WASHINGTON -- The wealthiest of shoppers seem to be the ones most aware of the 5 a Day for Better Health program, according to a recently released study.The
GRASSROOTS SUPPORT SOUGHT FOR PROMOFLOR CAMPAIGN 
HOUSTON -- PromoFlor is like a freight train in the station -- and supermarket florists need to get involved in the national floral promotion on the local
RETAILERS LAUD USDA MEAT INSPECTION PLAN 
Retailers last week generally applauded the announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will overhaul meat and poultry inspection processes.
RETAILERS ARE WARY OF PRIVATE-LABEL PRODUCE 
MONTEREY, Calif. -- Many retailers will remain skittish about carrying private-label produce until some of the risks inherent in the distribution chain
NUTRITION LABELS SPREADING CHANGE IN DAIRY SALES 
WASHINGTON -- The onset of nutrition labeling has caused significant shifts in what consumers buy -- and no longer buy -- from the supermarket dairy case,
CANADIAN CHAINS RUN OLYMPIAN PROMOTION 
OTTAWA -- Canadian retailers are going for the gold with a month-long produce promotion that supports the country's Olympic athletes. The promotion, which
TO BULK OR TO VALUE ADD? THAT IS THE ANSWER 
MONTEREY, Calif. -- Retailers wondering how to best integrate bulk and value-added produce have one simple answer. It depends.That is according to a panel
SELLING FOURTH 
Retailers and grocery wholesalers are hoping to get a bang from Fourth of July promotions this year by taking full advantage of the traditionally wide
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