Trends

Organic produce sales continue to trend up

Total organic fresh produce sales for the third quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing by 3% from the same period las... continue reading »

Organic food sales should remain elevated

U.S. organic sales soared to new highs in 2020, jumping a record 12.4% to $61.9 billion. This marked the first time that total sales of organic food a... continue reading »

Apples most consumed fruit, followed by bananas, oranges

Apples held the top spot for total fruit available for consumption in 2019 with loss-adjusted apple juice availability at 12.6 pounds (1.4 gallons) pe... continue reading »

Pandemic adds fuel to already-blossoming frozen food category

Since COVID-19 first reared its ugly head, it has shaken up all food categories, including the frozen category, which has seen tremendous growth.  ... continue reading »

Maximizing frozen food quality through latest processing technology

Over the past year, consumer demand for frozen foods has grown significantly, and momentum is expected to continue. This growth has led processors to ... continue reading »

Consumers seeking healthy snacks turn to produce

Healthy food options are reaching the heights where labeling it a fad no longer applies.  Regardless of food type, consumers are the primary drive... continue reading »

Immunity-boosting foods gain ground in market

Immunity and health have become top-of-mind concerns for many consumers, as COVID-19 continues to cause concern. In fact, focus on immunity is one... continue reading »

First-quarter 2021 Fresh Facts trends report available from United Fresh

United Fresh Produce Association’s first-quarter 2021 issue of FreshFacts on Retail is now available. Sponsored by Mucci Farms, this issue debut... continue reading »

Organic fruit, vegetable sales top $20 billion in 2020

Total U.S. organic sales soared to new highs in 2020, jumping by a record 12.4% to $61.9 billion, including $20.4 billion in produce. It marked the... continue reading »

United Fresh’s spring “Fresh Insights for Foodservice” now available

The Spring 2021 issue of United Fresh’s Fresh Insights for Foodservice is now available. Sponsored by Produce Alliance, this quarterly report highli... continue reading »