If you want to increase sales in your grocery store, you must adapt to the seasons. Offering seasonal products suggestion in your produce department, can help to ensure that less of your merchandise goes to waste and more revenue is generated.
Seasonal produce marketing can assist in providing your customers with new ideas that will allow them to make wise purchases. When your customers enjoy products that are in season, they will get a fresher, more flavorful version of that item and will enjoy it more overall. They will also value the advice they receive when shopping at your location, which can give you an advantage over your competition by generating more repeat customers.
Here are some seasonal fruits and vegetables that shine in the spring!
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Carrots thrive in the cool weather of spring and fall. Spring carrots are particularly popular due to their sweetness. The tapered vegetables can be used to make almost anything, including dips, cakes, soups, salads, and even hot dogs.
Though they may not be labelled as such, Eureka and Lisbon lemons are the most common types found in spring and year-round. In recipes, all lemons can be used interchangeably.
Scallions/Spring Onions/green Onions
Young onions’ fresh, mild flavour is essential in salsas and Asian dishes like Crispy Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry. Green onions and scallions are two different names for the same vegetable. Spring onions’ white or red bulbs are delicious roasted or grilled whole.
Although mangoes are available all year, the best variety is available during the spring months. Avoid overripe fruit with soft skin and/or a lot of freckles or large black spots. Unripe mangoes, like avocados, will ripen at room temperature.
Spring is when a wide variety of fresh herbs begin to appear at farmers markets, as well as when classics like parsley and cilantro are at their tender, fragrant best.
Other Spring Produces:
- Beets with Asparagus
- Greens such as kale, collards, mustard, and turnip greens
- fresh potatoes
Upgrade Your Display Tables to Promote Your Spring Produce
If your grocery store produce displays are old and unappealing, it will be more difficult to persuade customers to try new food ideas that they are unfamiliar with. Before you launch a new advertising campaign to help you sell more spring produce, make sure your food is displayed on high-quality produce display tables for best results.
A produce section, unlike many other products sold in a grocery store, changes with the seasons. If you want to maximise sales, you should adjust your produce section according to the season. Today, try out a new produce display table.
You probably already have a good idea of what seasonal products you carry if you own or manage a grocery store with a produce section. Try promoting more sales this year by providing customers with free recipes that include those items and dedicated displays, all on a new and appealing produce table.