Tropical Fruits

Basket on a table full of tropical fruits.

One of your key responsibilities as a produce clerk is to know the products in your department. Your expert knowledge will assist customers in selecting the correct tropical fruit for their specific needs resulting in more sales, increased profitability, and customer loyalty.

Three tropical fruits, pineapples, mangos and avocados, are high volume items that appeal to a wide range of customers. The popularity of other tropical fruit items continues to grow, so with this knowledge comes an opportunity to introduce customers to new and exciting items. As a produce specialist, it is important to familiarize yourself with the flavor profiles of tropical fruits to better educate your customers.

This course has the following objectives:

• Become familiar with the top selling varieties of both conventional and Organic tropical fruit.
• Learn the appearance, seasonal availability, taste profile and uses of those tropical fruit.
• Understand quality standards as well as proper storage and handling of tropical fruit.

Course Duration: 15m

Tropical Fruits

Basket on a table full of tropical fruits.

One of your key responsibilities as a produce clerk is to know the products in your department. Your expert knowledge will assist customers in selecting the correct tropical fruit for their specific needs resulting in more sales, increased profitability, and customer loyalty.

Three tropical fruits, pineapples, mangos and avocados, are high volume items that appeal to a wide range of customers. The popularity of other tropical fruit items continues to grow, so with this knowledge comes an opportunity to introduce customers to new and exciting items. As a produce specialist, it is important to familiarize yourself with the flavor profiles of tropical fruits to better educate your customers.

This course has the following objectives:

• Become familiar with the top selling varieties of both conventional and Organic tropical fruit.
• Learn the appearance, seasonal availability, taste profile and uses of those tropical fruit.
• Understand quality standards as well as proper storage and handling of tropical fruit.

Course Duration: 15m