May's Fresh Take: STRAWBERRIES!
- May 12, 2019
- Fresh Features
Spring has officially arrived and what better fruit to showcase in light of warmer weather, longer sun-filled days, and hand-picked fruit than super satisfying strawberries. Whether plucked fresh as a snack, tossed with fruit salads, baked into desserts, or artfully garnished, strawberries are a perennial favorite - so much so in fact, that strawberries jumped from #4 in 2018 to tying with grapes at #2 in the 2019 Packer’s Fresh Trends Survey. We’ve gathered some savvy strawberry sales strategies in this month’s juicy Fresh Take as well as trending stats on ORGANIC strawberries and why you need to keep these ruby red beauties as front-runners on your produce floor.