Local Produce Evolves with More Contracts, Variety

Consumers are seeking local produce more consistently, local growers are getting up to speed, and retailers are partnering with them to sell their products.Produce managers can expect more volume and more variety of local produce to offer their customers, industry sources said. More of our suppliers are really very local, Tony Mirack, produce buyer/merchandiser, at three-unit McCaffrey's Markets,

Consumers are seeking local produce more consistently, local growers are getting up to speed, and retailers are partnering with them to sell their products.Produce managers can expect more volume and more variety of local produce to offer their customers, industry sources said.

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