Remembering the Pundit and a favorite tune this festive season

Jim Prevor, the longtime Editor-in-Chief, co-founder and chief executive at Produce Business magazine, passed away a few weeks ago. He has left an indelible mark on the industry he grew up in, as the great-grandson of a produce wholesaler and the son of a produce leader and marketer who carried on the legacy of the […]

What if Instacart Becomes a Retailer?

Multi-channel retail: standing still is not an option

Originally printed in the September 2021 issue of Produce Business. My eldest son, William, is a student at Cornell University. He attends The Hotel School, which is a part of the SC Johnson College of Business. This year, he moved off campus into his own apartment. One of the reasons he looked forward to this is […]

Much More Data Needed in Studying Food Pantries

There is little question that giving away anything for free tends to increase use or consumption of that item. If we give away healthy produce, but people still have to pay for unhealthy items, people’s diets will likely show some shift to healthier items. Despite its claims, the report below provides no evidence that 300 […]