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Marketing & Merchandising Produce for Back-to-School Season

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How to Encourage Pineapple Sales for Parents During Covid-19

While some children may be headed back to the classroom, there are also plenty that will be staying home this year. For kids, that could mean boredom or frustration; for parents trying to work from home, this new routine can create a lot of stress. As we move into back-to-school season, it’s helpful to anticipate new challenges that families are facing. Whether it’s through providing ideas for easy meals or offering ways to make food a supplement to learning at home, retailers can become a resource during these unique times.

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Online Shopping & Healthier Choices: Tapping into Trends for Pineapple Sales

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How Covid-19 Has Created a Change in Consumer Shopping Habits

With the Covid-19 pandemic has come an undeniable shift in how we live our lives, and one of the facets of life most affected has been our approach to food. A 2020 Food & Health Survey found that 85% of respondents had altered their food habits in some way due to Covid-19. This included eating at home more frequently, prioritizing food safety, and finding food to be on their minds more often.

As attitudes and expectations of food shift, it’s important that retailers stay on top of new consumer trends. Fresh produce sales, including pineapple, are being impacted by preferences for healthier options, as well as a shift toward online grocery shopping. Read on to learn more about some of the most common shifts in how consumers interact with food and how you can adapt the shopper experience to continue driving sales of pineapple.

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