Specialty Fruits

Specialty Fruits Variety of specialty fruits. One of your key responsibilities as a produce clerk is to know the products in your department. That is particularly important with specialty fruits, because many customers know little about them, especially their tastes and culinary uses. Specialty items often appeal to customers of diverse ethnicities, so offering them broadens your customer base. As a produce specialist, it is important to familiarize yourself with the uses and flavor profiles of specialty fruits to better educate your customers and introduce them to interesting new items. This course has the following objectives: • Identify the top selling varieties of both conventional and organic specialty fruits. • Describe the appearance, seasonal availability, taste profile, and uses of those specialty fruits. • Explain quality standards as well as proper storage and handling of specialty fruits. Course Duration: 15m Specialty Fruits Variety of specialty fruits. One of your key responsibilities as a produce clerk is to know the products in your department. That is particularly important with specialty fruits, because many customers know little about them, especially their tastes and culinary uses. Specialty items often appeal to customers of diverse ethnicities, so offering them broadens your customer base. As a produce specialist, it is important to familiarize yourself with the uses and flavor profiles of specialty fruits to better educate your customers and introduce them to interesting new items. 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 [...]

Specialty Fruits2024-06-12T13:12:53-05:00

Produce 4 – Displays

Produce 4 - Displays Person washing leafy greens. The produce display area sets the tone for how a grocer's brand is seen as "fresh." The fresh and colorful look of all fruits, vegetables, and other produce are extremely important and equates to sales. This course will show how to make eye-catching displays by using a variety of fixtures, products and creative layout ideas. This course has the following objectives: Recall the importance of the backroom and its role in produce department operations. Relate how the backroom is where produce is received, stored, prepared, and maintained. Describe how to correctly crisp and trim produce. Discuss the meaning of “shrink” and how to reduce it in the produce department. Course Duration: 20m Produce 4 - Displays Person washing leafy greens. The produce display area sets the tone for how a grocer's brand is seen as "fresh." The fresh and colorful look of all fruits, vegetables, and other produce are extremely important and equates to sales. This course will show how to make eye-catching displays by using a variety of fixtures, products and creative layout ideas. This course has the following objectives: Recall the importance of the backroom and its role in produce department operations. Relate how the backroom is where produce is received, stored, prepared, and maintained. Describe how to correctly crisp and trim produce. Discuss the meaning of “shrink” and how to reduce it in the produce department. Course Duration: 20m

Produce 4 – Displays2024-02-26T10:07:32-05:00

Produce Manager – The Evolving Consumer

Produce Manager - The Evolving Consumer Two women on the produce section. Part of your responsibility as produce manager is to meet or exceed sales and profitability goals set by your company. Proper ordering, inventory control and cashier training can impact sales and profitability. This course has the following objectives: Define who is the evolving consumer. Determine how the produce department can address the evolving consumer using fresh cut fruits and vegetables. Recall how locally grown and organic produce entice the evolving consumer. Emphasize the importance of plant-based foods, fresh juices, complementary items and floral items. Course Duration: 8m Produce Manager - The Evolving Consumer Two women on the produce section. Part of your responsibility as produce manager is to meet or exceed sales and profitability goals set by your company. Proper ordering, inventory control and cashier training can impact sales and profitability. This course has the following objectives: Define who is the evolving consumer. Determine how the produce department can address the evolving consumer using fresh cut fruits and vegetables. Recall how locally grown and organic produce entice the evolving consumer. Emphasize the importance of plant-based foods, fresh juices, complementary items and floral items. Course Duration: 8m

Produce Manager – The Evolving Consumer2024-02-26T10:03:38-05:00

Produce Manager – Elevated Merchandising

Produce Manager - Elevated Merchandising Produce Manager smiling in produce section. As a produce manager is it your responsibility to not only offer your customers fresh, high quality fruits and vegetables but to do it in creative and enticing ways. This course has the following objectives: Describe what is elevated merchandising Understand the importance of category performance in elevated merchandising Recognize the importance of promotional areas in elevated merchandising Discuss what is the WOW factor and why it is important Course Duration: 8m Produce Manager - Elevated Merchandising Produce Manager smiling in produce section. As a produce manager is it your responsibility to not only offer your customers fresh, high quality fruits and vegetables but to do it in creative and enticing ways. This course has the following objectives: Describe what is elevated merchandising Understand the importance of category performance in elevated merchandising Recognize the importance of promotional areas in elevated merchandising Discuss what is the WOW factor and why it is important Course Duration: 8m

Produce Manager – Elevated Merchandising2024-02-26T10:02:59-05:00

Produce Manager – Sales and Profitability

Produce Manager - Sales and Profitability Produce Manager crossing arms next to produce and in front of screens showcasing graphs. Part of your responsibility as produce manager is to meet or exceed sales and profitability goals set by your company. Proper ordering, inventory control and cashier training can impact sales and profitability. This course has the following objectives: Understand how proper ordering and inventory control affect profitability Recognize the importance of cashier training Learn how to properly calculate price to achieve profit goals Understand pricing strategies for certain items Course Duration: 8m Produce Manager - Sales and Profitability Produce Manager crossing arms next to produce and in front of screens showcasing graphs. Part of your responsibility as produce manager is to meet or exceed sales and profitability goals set by your company. Proper ordering, inventory control and cashier training can impact sales and profitability. This course has the following objectives: Understand how proper ordering and inventory control affect profitability Recognize the importance of cashier training Learn how to properly calculate price to achieve profit goals Understand pricing strategies for certain items Course Duration: 8m

Produce Manager – Sales and Profitability2024-02-26T10:02:42-05:00

Produce Manager – Department Design and Organization

Produce Manager - Department Design and Organization Produce Manager smiling at camera in produce section. As a produce manager, it is your responsibility to design and organize a produce department that entices customers to buy not only the items on their list but also items bought on impulse. This course has the following objectives: Learn the importance of proper fixture placement in the produce department design. Recognize the appropriate placement of fruits and vegetables within the department Understand how certain merchandising pitfalls will affect customer sales and loyalty Learn which merchandising pitfalls negatively impact shrink and profit Course Duration: 11m Go To Course Produce Manager - Department Design and Organization Produce Manager smiling at camera in produce section. As a produce manager, it is your responsibility to design and organize a produce department that entices customers to buy not only the items on their list but also items bought on impulse. This course has the following objectives: Learn the importance of proper fixture placement in the produce department design. Recognize the appropriate placement of fruits and vegetables within the department Understand how certain merchandising pitfalls will affect customer sales and loyalty Learn which merchandising pitfalls negatively impact shrink and profit Course Duration: 11m Go To Course

Produce Manager – Department Design and Organization2023-12-13T08:48:32-05:00

Produce Manager – Responsibilities

Produce Manager - Responsibilities Produce Manager by the apples section smiling to the camera. The responsibilities of a produce manager reach beyond that of a produce specialist. A produce manager is responsible for sales and profitability for the company, is responsible for maintaining a well-trained team of produce specialists and is responsible for creating a safe, clean, well-stocked produce department for the customer. This course has the following objectives: Recognize the responsibilities and fundamentals of produce department management Recall the importance of positive leadership Demonstrate good communication techniques Develop a positive and strong department culture with proper training and feedback Course Duration: 11m Produce Manager - Responsibilities Produce Manager by the apples section smiling to the camera. The responsibilities of a produce manager reach beyond that of a produce specialist. A produce manager is responsible for sales and profitability for the company, is responsible for maintaining a well-trained team of produce specialists and is responsible for creating a safe, clean, well-stocked produce department for the customer. This course has the following objectives: Recognize the responsibilities and fundamentals of produce department management Recall the importance of positive leadership Demonstrate good communication techniques Develop a positive and strong department culture with proper training and feedback Course Duration: 11m

Produce Manager – Responsibilities2024-02-26T09:59:53-05:00

Produce – Customer Service

Produce - Customer Service Produce Clerk showing a customer a red pepper. The Produce Department is more than just apples and bananas. Today’s produce department also offers hundreds of items directed toward an ever-evolving consumer. Understanding those consumers and how the produce department fulfills their needs is essential to your success as a produce specialist. This course has the following objectives: Explain how a high level of customer service creates a positive shopping experience. Recognize how product knowledge can improve customer service levels. Describe how positive interactions with customers are the foundation of good customer service. Illustrate how key customer service strategies can lead to heightened customer loyalty. Course Duration: 11m Produce - Customer Service Produce Clerk showing a customer a red pepper. The Produce Department is more than just apples and bananas. Today’s produce department also offers hundreds of items directed toward an ever-evolving consumer. Understanding those consumers and how the produce department fulfills their needs is essential to your success as a produce specialist. This course has the following objectives: Explain how a high level of customer service creates a positive shopping experience. Recognize how product knowledge can improve customer service levels. Describe how positive interactions with customers are the foundation of good customer service. Illustrate how key customer service strategies can lead to heightened customer loyalty. Course Duration: 11m

Produce – Customer Service2024-02-26T09:59:09-05:00

Produce – Expanded Produce Department

Produce - Expanded Produce Department Woman smiling holding lettuce and tomatoes while in the produce section. The Produce Department is more than just apples and bananas. Today’s produce department also offers hundreds of items directed toward an ever-evolving consumer. Understanding those consumers and how the produce department fulfills their needs is essential to your success as a produce specialist. This course has the following objectives: Recall the importance of fresh cut fruits and vegetables Recognize the difference between organic and plant-based foods Explain how locally grown food is highly sought by customers Describe why customers find fresh juices appealing Indicate how complementary items can increase sales in the produce department Course Duration: 12m Produce - Expanded Produce Department Woman smiling holding lettuce and tomatoes while in the produce section. The Produce Department is more than just apples and bananas. Today’s produce department also offers hundreds of items directed toward an ever-evolving consumer. Understanding those consumers and how the produce department fulfills their needs is essential to your success as a produce specialist. This course has the following objectives: Recall the importance of fresh cut fruits and vegetables Recognize the difference between organic and plant-based foods Explain how locally grown food is highly sought by customers Describe why customers find fresh juices appealing Indicate how complementary items can increase sales in the produce department Course Duration: 12m

Produce – Expanded Produce Department2024-02-26T09:29:30-05:00

Produce – Merchandising and Displaying

Produce - Merchandising and Displaying Produce displayed in store. Produce Merchandising is presenting the items in your produce department in a way that is most appealing to the shopper. It can be considered both an art and a science. Attractive, creative and colorful displays gain sales and profits for your store. Proper merchandising prolongs the shelf life of your products, maintains quality, and increases customer loyalty. This course has the following objectives: Recall the different types of displays Describe different types of fixtures Show how to create effective displays Recognize the importance of categories Course Duration: 12m Produce - Merchandising and Displaying Produce displayed in store. Produce Merchandising is presenting the items in your produce department in a way that is most appealing to the shopper. It can be considered both an art and a science. Attractive, creative and colorful displays gain sales and profits for your store. Proper merchandising prolongs the shelf life of your products, maintains quality, and increases customer loyalty. This course has the following objectives: Recall the different types of displays Describe different types of fixtures Show how to create effective displays Recognize the importance of categories Course Duration: 12m

Produce – Merchandising and Displaying2024-02-26T09:27:52-05:00
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