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A display at Sprouts of several varieties of vegetables in clear plastic totes.

Retailers tackle produce packaging

Produce departments rely on displays of fresh, loose product to entice shoppers, but packaging serves an important role as well

Perhaps nowhere in the supermarket does visual appearance matter more than in the produce department, where the rainbows of color convey a store’s commitment to freshness and invite shoppers to browse.

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