Wal-Mart Aims to Freshen Produce, Buying Direct From Local Growers

Wal-Mart Aims to Freshen Produce, Buying Direct From Local Growers

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orange-grapefruit-sunstarThe nation’s largest retailer announced Monday that it will be delivering produce from farms to stores faster by buying fruits and vegetables directly from growers.

The plan is to source about 80 percent of fresh produce directly, explained Jack Sinclair, executive vice president of the food business in the U.S. for Wal-Mart.

(READ the article from NPR)

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