ORLANDO -- The new emphasis on consumers is compelling retailers to seek out produce suppliers with a strong sense of the customer, and extensive market knowledge, according to retailer-panelists at the United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association's Annual Produce Business Conference & Expo, which concluded last week. They expect shipper/growers, for example, to share consumer and market information that will help retailers reach the right consumer with the right product at the right ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.