Make the cut

Axtman, Bruce
October 2007
Progressive Grocer;10/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 13, p60
Trade Publication
The article talks about the fresh-cut produce business in the U.S. During the 52 weeks ended June 30, 2007, fresh-cut fruit and vegetables topped $3.1 billion in sales. It states that smaller households and an aging population are affecting how many consumers shop for fresh foods. It also presents findings of a study on the shopping behavior of consumers, conducted by the Perishables Group.


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