Merchandising: Fresh Produce Programs
Rigid Product Quality Specifications
To ensure the highest quality fresh fruits and vegetables, Nash Finch has implemented product quality specifications that meet, or in most cases, exceed USDA standards. All fresh arrivals are inspected by USDA-trained quality control experts.
National Brands Produce
We can help you convey a quality image for fresh fruits and vegetables. Nash Finch offers national brands recognized and associated with quality by consumers.
We negotiate favorable contracts annually, quarterly or monthly, as available, on bananas, packaged salads and more.
Summer Tree Conditioned Fruit Program
This program ensures fresh fruit that looks and tastes good and is sweet and juicy on a consistent basis.
Nash Finch can help you develop a full line of organic produce. Support for this program includes point-of-sale materials and negotiated ads on hundreds of organic SKUs.
Season’s Best Cut Fruit & Vegetable Program
Expand your cut fruit and vegetables with a wide variety of items. Your orders are cut the day the order arrives. All of the packaging is biodegradable and made from Earth-friendly materials.
Super Premium Juice Program
Consider this fast-growing category of high-impulse, high-profit super premium juices. We offer a full line of healthy, flavorful and nutritious natural juices from Naked, Bolthouse, Pom Wonderful and more.
Season’s Best Tomatoes Program
With this program, we’re able to deliver reliably juicy and flavorful tomatoes that meet our strict flavor profiles year-round.
Fresh Daily Mushroom Program
Expand your mushroom varieties with this Nash Finch program. We offer 24 varieties of fresh and dried mushrooms—delivered fresh to you with every order.
Floral has become one of the fastest growing categories next to organic. With our floral program we offer a full line of top-end fresh bouquets. We also offer an extended assortment of blooming and foliage plants selected for the season to generate maximum sales to your customers.
Local Grown Program
We offer locally-grown produce, taking advantage of local seasonality and variety. Your customers will take pride in supporting local growers.
Fresh Up Front Program
FFresh Up Front displays consist of incremental non-advertised items, high in margin, great in quality and representing a value to retailers. Fresh Up Front Displays will add the WOW factor to your customers shopping experience and the short lead time from order to display will make you less predictable to your competition.