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Roll Out the Oranges

29 November 2018
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Oranges have been identified as a fruit that helps with many health benefits, but overall good taste is still key for consumers to enjoy and repurchase. It's a fruit worth promoting in store not only to educate consumers on the benefits for their health as we enter winter, but also for the great taste.

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Categorising Your Potato Section

22 November 2018
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The humble, yet popular, potato is a versatile vegetable, in demand all year round in the fresh produce section of stores. As the seasons change and consumers desires for different varieties and cooking types vary, supermarkets have the challenge of how to display this vegetable to help the consumer find what they need.

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Perfecting Orchids

15 November 2018
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When properly handled, orchids can last at least 60 days at home with their flowers, but that is not always the case and orchid quality varies from retailer to retailer. Orchid sales in supermarkets have many challenges and there is still relatively little known about how to best keep orchids in store for maximum consumer satisfaction. We've been speaking to Royal FloraHolland to find out more.

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Make Room for the Mushrooms

08 November 2018
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Mushrooms are one of those parts of the fresh produce section that continually divide consumers. While some will stay away, disliking the texture and taste, others will add them to every meal possible. Mushrooms are an easy way to add extra flavour to a meal and are a particularly popular choice with the rise of vegetarianism and veganism among consumers.

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Let's Talk Kiwis

01 November 2018
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As the Italian Green Kiwifruit season starts we find ourselves once again analysing the quality of this unassuming, yet very popular, fruit.

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