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Registration Now Open!

June 17, 2019

Registration is now open for the all new Crosset Company Produce & Floral Conference held in Cincinnati, OH on August 28, 2019. Retailers, Foodservice Operators, Growers, Suppliers, and other industry partners can now register on-line here. “We have reinvented our annual produce and floral conference for 2019,” said Greg Kurkjian, Crosset Company Vice President/General Manager.…

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Save the Date! August 28, 2019 Crosset Company Annual Produce & Floral Conference

April 23, 2019

Don’t miss the completely reimagined Crosset Company Produce & Floral Conference! Rebuilt from the ground up based on attendee feedback, the 2019 annual conference promises to deliver an experience unlike any before. From guest speakers addressing hot topics, to  networking and sales opportunities with leading-edge produce and floral suppliers, to cooking demonstrations and sampling, to…

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Crosset Company Featured in OPN Connect

February 1, 2019

The Crosset Company organic advantage is the lead story in this week’s OPN Connect, the weekly e-newsletter of the Organic Produce Network. The Organic Produce Network is dedicated to connecting the organic fresh produce community through information, education and live events. As a leading full-service distributor of organic produce to customers east of the Mississippi…

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2019 Crosset Produce & Floral Planning Calendar Now Available for Download

December 28, 2018

It’s a fresh, new year and the Crosset Company Produce & Floral Planning Calendar is now available for download. Sporting a fresh, new look and featuring fresh, new content, the annual Crosset calendar is a must-have planning tool that will help you delight your shoppers and drive incremental sales. Each month highlights produce and floral merchandising…

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Crosset Company Annual Produce & Floral Conference Knocks It Out of the Park in 2018

September 13, 2018

The convergence of consumer and cultural trends put organic produce squarely in the spotlight at the 2018 Crosset Company Produce & Floral Conference. Suppliers and buyers had the opportunity to hear fresh insights, ask challenging questions, showcase and promote their products, and network while enjoying iconic Cincinnati landmarks. Greg Kurkjian, newly appointed Vice President &…

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2018 Crosset Food Show-Food Tribes

Overcoming the Produce Paradox

September 10, 2018

Eating produce is the easiest thing we can do to stay healthy. Yet despite an abundance of options and broadscale access, we are still are not eating enough. Therein lies the Produce Paradox. How do we breakout of this paradox? According to Lauren Scott, Chief Marketing Officer for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), we do…

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2018 Food Trends – Part 4: Global Influences

January 2, 2018

From around the world to under the sea, new flavors, textures, and cuisines are influencing the culinary scene. With more people travelling to far and exotic places, world cuisine has become more popular, and is influencing flavor profiles and menu offerings across the country. In this edition of our Food Trends series, we look at…

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2018 Food Trends – Part 3: Produce Takes Center Stage

December 20, 2017

Culinary trends are the leading indicator of what shoppers will soon be looking for in their local grocery store. From trendy new entrees, to new flavors and unique food combinations, what you see on restaurant menus today often become part of the recipe repertoire at home tomorrow. For foodservice operators, keeping menu options fresh, exciting,…

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2018 Merchandising Planning Calendar Now Available for Download

December 11, 2017

The Crosset Company 2018 Merchandising Planning Calendar is now available for download. This annual must-have planning tool is chock full of produce and floral merchandising and promotion ideas to drive sales. Leverage key holidays, events, and product seasonality to create an ever-changing, engaging, fun, sensory experience that will keep your shoppers coming back again and…

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Organic Produce: Gateway to Organic Foods

December 4, 2017

Earlier this month we noted that organic food growth continues to outpace total food sales. As the primary point of entry into organic food for most consumers, organic produce is leading the way. It’s an essential part of a comprehensive department assortment, a key point of differentiation when well-executed, and a tremendous opportunity for retailers…

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