Adapting to current local food trends, the Minnesota Grown program now sponsors merchandising contests and offers cost-sharing for retail demos
Produce departments don't need this publication to tell them that local foods are still hot. Some shoppers want to support their local economy; others believe that buying local helps reduce carbon emissions. Others say local fruits and vegetables are simply fresher and tastier. But whatever the motivation, consumer demand continues to grow. Most supermarkets have always sourced a portion of their produce locally. The challenge that many produce departments now face is meeting this growing ...
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