It’s all unicorns and rainbows for the berry category. Improvements in production have made for more product availability and a longer season, and sales just keep climbing.
“I don’t think there’s been a single commodity out there in the case, at least that I can think of, that’s been on a meteoric rise that these categories have been [on]. It’s been going on for 30 years,” said Steve Wright, produce director at Tops Friendly Markets.
Berries enjoyed a 11.2% sales