SUMMER BOUNTY

Supermarket produce blooms in summer, and retailers go to great lengths to maximize the merchandising potential of in-season fruits and vegetables.Those lengths might include -- literally -- lengthening the produce department to accommodate the extra seasonal volume."Summer's when we feature local-grown peaches, squash, collard greens, okra, cabbage, cantaloupe, watermelons, tomatoes, beans and grapes

Supermarket produce blooms in summer, and retailers go to great lengths to maximize the merchandising potential of in-season fruits and vegetables.

Those lengths might include -- literally -- lengthening the produce department to accommodate the extra seasonal volume.

"Summer's when we feature local-grown peaches, squash, collard greens, okra, cabbage, cantaloupe, watermelons, tomatoes, beans and grapes -- scuppernongs and muscadines," according to the list recited by Cecil Sp

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