MONTEREY, Calif. -- Retailers wondering how to best integrate bulk and value-added produce have one simple answer. It depends.
That is according to a panel of speakers at the Annual Produce Conference here last month. The panelists agreed that no one technique will work for all stores or all chains.
"There's no right or wrong," said Lorri Koster, director of trade and media relations for Mann Packing in Salinas, Calif. "It depends on what fits in your format. But wherever you