Merchandising Tips

Learn How to Make the Most of Organics

As we move into September, look for the new season of pears to really kick in, a true sign that Autumn is heading our way.As outstanding as pears are, they constantly live under the shadow of apples - a very difficult market to compete with. Apples...
Apple season is officially here with the arrival of California Galas and early golds (very light supplies). Over the next several weeks, as we move further into August and September, we will see more and more varieties become available. To help...
One of the great treats of summer eating are fresh figs. There is really nothing like the flavor of a fig, featuring a very sweet, yet also very complex flavor. Every part of the fig is in play once you bite into it; the flesh has a bit of a chewy...
The key to successfully retailing fresh organic food is understanding the art of salesmanship. One of the biggest myths of retailing is that the best way to increase your sales is to get more people to visit your store. While no one would argue that...
I often think of blueberries as the “underdog berry”. It’s tough going up against the gorgeous appearance of a strawberry, or competing with the elegance of the raspberry. Even the blackberry conjures up the smell of a delicious...
July and August are peak months for California grapes. Red, green and black grapes are now in abundant supply.   Grapes were first cultivated in Europe. There are over 60 varieties of grapes that are cultivated for wine making and over 50...