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Pivotal points in produce history

Started by Tom Karst in General Aug 26. 0 Replies

Group, I was wondering what events/developments you would consider the two or three most important to the industry in the last 20 years.. For example, is it the food safety law, NAFTA, some technology leap or association-related industry work? The…Continue

Do you think the public is becoming more or less skeptical of genetically modified fruits and vegetables?

Started by Tom Karst in General. Last reply by James Corrigan Aug 19. 53 Replies

Where is public opinion headed on GMO? Is the window getting bigger for marketing genetically modified fruits and vegetables in the U.S.?Continue

Tags: biotech, modified, genetically, GMO

Supermarket ads - still relevant?

Started by Tom Karst in General Aug 15. 0 Replies

Are the printed circulars from supermarkets still relevant? Some stores are eliminating the "print" ad and only advertising online are in the store: what are implications for suppliers?tkContinue

Merchandising question

Started by Tom Karst in General Aug 1. 0 Replies

What do merchandisers (and others) think about the optimum number of choices for any category? For example, how many varieties of apples are too many and simply stymie the customer from choosing? How do you determine the "happy medium" where the…Continue

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Pivotal points in produce history

Group, I was wondering what events/developments you would consider the two or three most important to the industry in the last 20 years.. For example, is it the food safety law, NAFTA, some technology leap or association-related industry work? The dietary guidelines, school lunch standard, the fresh fruit and vegetable program, or something else?Any nominations?Thanks, Tom KSee More
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