Cautious consumers in Wisconsin and new competition impacted same store sales for Roundy’s Inc. in the third quarter, according to company officials. Roundy’s operates banners Pick’n Save, Copps, and Metro Market in Wisconsin, and Mariano’s in Illinois
Buyers and suppliers made their way to sunny Anaheim, Calif., in record numbers last month to attend the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit show. Overall, 22,400 attended the conference, including 1,150 retailers and 1,090 exhibitors.
The Produce Marketing Association applauded the FDA’s release of revised supplemental proposals for the Food Safety Modernization Act around produce safety, and preventative controls for human food, animal feed and foreign supplier verification programs.