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Mike Irwin | Gleanings from the agri-biz file

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Hey, it’s harvest time, so we thought we’d root through the rutabagas someone dropped on our desk to glean a few items from the agri-biz file:

Stemilt plucks grocer award

Wenatchee-based Stemilt Growers, one of the world’s largest fruit companies, has a nifty product-management program called FruitTracker. See?

And FruitTracker does all kinds of cool stuff like gather up grocery sales data, analyze it, crunch numbers and, yes, track consumer trends related to apples, pears and cherries. See?

Well, FruitTracker…

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