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Encourage and Reward Kids to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Create a Kids Program to Encourage and Reward Healthy Eating

Adult consumers are becoming more health conscious each day. That means they will be focusing more attention on your produce section, but what about their children? We know that kids can be picky eaters at times, so why not reinforce the benefits of healthy eating with positive merchandising and signage?  Continue reading

Heat Up Your Produce Sales with Tropical Fruits

Heat Up Your Produce Sales with Tropical Fruits

Take your customer away to a tropical land by promoting organic bananas and coconuts, as well as other warm destination fruits such as plantains and red bananas. Tropical fruits bring a bit of the exotic to shoppers throughout the year.
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Taste the Difference: Sample Organic Bananas to Kids

Taste the Difference Sample Organic Bananas to Kids

They say the way into the heart is through their stomach, which is why sampling your products is one of the best tactics to influence your consumers to buy. With so much debate on GMO, food productions, and health conscious options, organic bananas are the perfect choice to sample in your store. And to gain the maximum amount of customers your best bet is to reach out to children. Continue reading

11 Healthy Facts About Bananas You Need to Know

Top 11 Banana Health Facts

Throughout the second quarter we have emphasized the strengths of promoting healthy lifestyles in order to increase organic banana sales. There is no doubt that organic bananas are one of the healthiest options for your consumers to enjoy. Displaying fun and useful facts will serve as a great reminder of the ways your customers can reap the benefits of bananas. Check out 11 of the best healthy facts about bananas you can share today! Continue reading

Understanding America’s Eating Culture

Understanding America's Eating Culture

During United Fresh 2013′s Retail-Foodservice Super Session, June Jo Lee of the Hartman Group explained that the way Americans think about food has changed dramatically in the last 50 years. Continue reading

How Changing Demographics Will Help Produce

How Changing Demographics Will Help Produce

At the United Fresh 2013 post-show Produce Marketing & Merchandising Conference, there were two presentations that focused on the country’s changing demographics: one on the growing multicultural population and one on how the ages of consumers will shift in the next 10 years. The good news for produce is that both of these trends can lead to increased category sales if the department takes advantage of the opportunities. Continue reading

Straighten Up and Fly Right


Many times, a good straightening is in order for a produce department to go from messy to respectable presentation. This step is crucial, and it is especially beneficial after a wave of customers have shopped your department.A columnist from The Packer puts his two-cents on the subject matter. Continue reading

Utilize Bananas to Improve Mental Health

Take Advantage of Bananas to Better Mental Health

Bananas are known for improvement of our physical health, but did you know they are a viable source to increase mental health as well? May is Mental Health Awareness Month and is a great way to help those in need of a mood booster. Continue reading

Have a Healthy Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend Organics Unlimited Grilled Bananas

Have a happy and healthy Memorial Day Weekend! Just because many are accustomed to grilling, doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your diet. There are many healthy alternatives to have a successful Memorial Day get-together and it’s one of the best ways you can drive interest in bananas. Continue reading

Sport Banana Marketing to Athletes

Sport Banana Marketing to Athletes

Growing up, many athletes are instilled with the idea that bananas are one of the best pre and post-workout treats. Athletes know they are good for the body, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re on their minds when they go shopping. With summer right around the corner, providing fun and simple facts about bananas targeted to engage athletes and fitness gurus alike will help boost sales. Continue reading