Vegetables continue to outpace fruit as produce sales remain elevated
- Jun. 11, 2020
For the week ending May 31, fresh fruit sales were up 8.6% compared to the same period in 2019, and fresh vegetable sales were up 18.8%, according to IRI.
“Fresh produce has grown in double-digits for 11 out of the last 12 weeks,”
“Vegetables had been outgrowing fruit for a few years, but that disparity got amplified amid the pandemic,”
Article by, Ashley Nickle, Produce Market Guide