Positive health news, year-round availability and larger pack sizes have made berries the No. 1 category in produce
The past two years have posed a lot of challenges to produce departments. Like most other fresh food categories, produce experienced steep price increases in 2008, forcing many shoppers to scale back their purchases. More recently, prices on many produce items have been falling quickly, forcing many retailers to focus on moving more volume to maintain dollar sales. But through all of this, the berry category has been a real bright spot — one of the few categories to enjoy both dollar and ...
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