Supermarket produce executives say clamshell packages do a fine job of protecting regular strawberries.
But that's not all. The packaging also is making it possible for more retailers to receive and merchandise high-quality, riper-stemmed strawberries out of California.
While the stemmed berries are extremely fragile, they also have a robust retail markup, merchandisers said.
This is the first season that Marsh Supermarkets, Indianapolis, has tried the stemmed strawber