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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2018 Food Trends – Part 2

November 27, 2017

In Part 1 of our 2018 Food Trends series, we featured insights from Mintel: transparency, personalization in both diets and shopping, multi-sensory engagement, and the role of technology in disrupting the traditional food chain. In this post, two retailers weigh in…Whole Foods, headquartered in Texas and Waitrose, based in the UK. While these chains operate…

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Millennial Parents Fuel Organic Produce Growth

November 9, 2017

Organic food sales grew +8.4% in 2016, reaching $43 billion and 5.3% of total US food sales. Organic fruits and vegetables grew at the same rate, and are the number one organic food segment at $15.6 billion, 36.3% of all organic food sales, and 15% of total produce sales. This organic food growth rate compares…

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2018 Food Trends – Part 1

November 2, 2017

‘Tis the season…not just for holiday meal planning and shopping, but also for the annual publication of food trend “lists” that outline what we can expect to see in the coming year. Kicked off by Mintel with their 2018 Global Food & Drink Trends, here’s the first list of what to watch for in 2018:…

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10 Factors that Drive Employee Retention

August 21, 2017

It’s hard to find qualified, high performing employees. It’s even harder to keep them. Consider these facts: the largest demographic group in the workforce today are Millennials, those born between 1981-1996. They will represent 75% of the total workforce by 2025. On average, they stay with one company for less than 3 years, and more…

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Welcome to the new!

August 21, 2017

We’re excited to introduce the fresh new look and functionality of our digital home base,! Designed to better communicate the Crosset Company organic advantage and the broad range of products and services we offer our customers and growers, the site visually reflects the beauty and freshness of the organic and conventional produce and floral…

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Crosset Company Hits Home Run with 2017 Annual Produce & Floral Conference

August 20, 2017

The Crosset Company 2017 Annual Produce & Floral Conference featured inspiring speakers, more than 50 top produce and floral suppliers, and record-setting attendance from the retail buying community. Held in the new Handlebar Club at Great American Ball Park on August 16, the show included an educational forum, an opportunity for Crosset vendors to showcase…

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2016 Buying Food Show and Educational Seminar at Great American Ball Park

August 10, 2016

Crosset Company’s Buying Food Show and Educational Seminar was held at Great American Ball Park on August 10, 2016 and was a huge success! This year’s speakers were Michael Sansolo, Retail Food Indtustry Consultant and Kevin Coupe,”Content Guy” for with special guest speaker Lou Piniella, former Manager of the Reds’ 1990 World Series Championship Team. How about…

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2015 Buying Food Show & Educational Seminar at Great American Ball Park

September 16, 2015

​BUYING FOOD SHOW & EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR GREAT AMERICAN BALL PARK We are pleased to announce that on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Crosset Company will hold a Buying Food Show and Educational Seminar at Great American Ball Park, 100 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.  The keynote speaker will be BRYAN SILBERMANN, CEO of the PMA and our special guest…

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