Imported assets

Hennessy, Terry
November 1998
Progressive Grocer;Nov98, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p69
Trade Publication
Highlights the influx of unusual produce in American retail chains. Availability of fruits and vegetables regardless of the season; Introduction of exotic imports by Frieda's Inc.; Training of produce managers on the care and handling of the exotics. INSET: Valuable resources..


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