Fruit and vegetable purchases are on the rise at retail. Despite higher prices, produce posted sales and volume gains during the second quarter of 2010, according to the United Fresh Produce Association's quarterly Fresh Facts report, published through a partnership with Del Monte Fresh Produce and the Perishables Group. Retail vegetable sales were up 6.6% during the quarter, posting 1.7% increase in volume, and a 4.7% average increase in price. Onions offered one stark example of how ...

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