Food trendsetters and health experts continue to sing the praises of fermented foods, so it’s time for produce departments to capitalize on the rising demand by stocking the refrigerated section with kimchi—Korean pickled vegetables.
After the (over)indulgence of the Christmas holidays, Fredrik Pettersson from Dole Fresh Cuts Sweden/Finland shared that it is a very good market for salad mixes and fresh cuts, with the consumer push to become extra healthy in the new year.
Potato Farmer Peter Scott from the Otways region in Victoria, Australia, could soon become the region's most famous farmer since another Otways potato farmer, Cliff Young, won the Sydney to Melbourne ultramarathon in 1983.
A new edition in on-the-go-snacking for customers of either organically or conventionally grown produce is Crunch Pak’s peeled apple slices, which have been popular in baking recipes and with small children.
Influenced by the severe reduction in production in both production areas (Hebei province and Henan province), chili peppers from Jinxiang county in Shandong province are in high demand after having enjoyed a bumper harvest.