October 2005

  • Kickin’ Produce Up a Notch Pride of San Juan hasn’t always been in the retail business. In fact, only 20 percent of the company?s business takes place in the aisles of the nation’s grocery stores. Foodservice is where it all began.
  • Making the Sale Consumers are going to be looking for something extra special when they head to the stores to buy fresh-cut produce.
  • Partnering to Compete
  • Showcase: PMA Exhibitors
  • Trucking Costs Like many industries, the produce and fresh-cut business has been hit hard lately by rising transportation costs and truck and driver shortages. Industry insiders weren?t clear about the impact higher costs and fewer trucks would have on the future, but they were sure of one thing: Rising prices will eventually be passed on to the consumer.