Houston — The booming market for local foods and the ongoing expansion of organics both indicate that many consumers are supporting social causes with their shopping dollars. But in a broader sense, these trends illustrate that a growing number of shoppers simply want to know where and how their food was grown, Bryan Silbermann, president of the Produce Marketing Association, said during a portion of his State of the Industry presentation here at PMA's annual Fresh Summit. “They're striving ...

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