"Oven-Season Has Officially Begun!
Yup. It's time. Customers are ready to bake, roast, braise.
It's no secret retailers have opportunities to drive sales and profits through tactical buying and merchandising to meet consumers' seasonal dietary changes.
Balancing purchases from broad-liners with local direct-to-store deliveries provides opportunities to support seasonally appropriate displays. For instance, Vermont farmers grow extensive varieties of beautiful winter squash. You can actively support local producers with short-season consumer-facing, highly desirable and colorful squashes.