Merchandising Tips

Learn How to Make the Most of Organics

The Organic Center has launched a major research effort to fight citrus greening. Citrus greening is one of the most serious citrus plant diseases in the world. Once a tree is infected, there is no cure. While the disease poses no threat to humans...
Tomatoes are certainly one of the most popular year-round produce items on the market. One of the keys to retail success with tomatoes is to understand the best methods for handling, storing and displaying this popular food. Here are a few tips and...
Something that I have noticed as I travel about visiting various organic food retailers is the lack of (or incomplete) in-store messaging. Perhaps it’s just a reflection of the various places I’ve been recently, but I am going to...
Peaches, Plums and Nectarines
Finding a perfectly ripe melon and feeling confident that you are taking home a ready-to-eat piece of fruit is a challenge for most any shopper. So, as melons begin to fill out your produce displays, let’s go over a few very simple techniques...
Strawberries are the most popular berry fruit in the world and the United States is the largest producer of these berries worldwide. Although they have now become available pretty much year round, strawberries are at their best during the Spring and...
Today is Cinco de Mayo. In the world of produce, it is one of the biggest days for avocado sales, sometimes even exceeding sales during Super Bowl week. What's interesting about this holiday is how few people actually know or understand what...