Produce stores are usually seen as the place where your supermarket experience should start, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re always the best places to shop.
Here are five things to know about how you can choose the best grocery store for your needs.
– by Simon Molloy, Reuters article Produces: In the United States, the top five producers of packaged goods are the three largest U.S. companies: Cargill, Kroger, and Whole Foods.
Kroger is one of the most important producers in the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and it has a strong presence in the United Kingdom and Australia.
The U.K. and Australia are two of the top 10 food exporters in the world, while India is one the top countries to grow produce in, as it has more than 4 million people in the country.
– Reuters article Food processors: The U, S., Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Germany have the largest number of food processors in the EU, with Germany the largest in terms of number of processors and the second-largest overall, according to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization ( FAO ).
The U and Switzerland have the smallest numbers of processors.
The European Union’s top five food processors are Dax, Albertsons, Alfa, Tesco, and Lidl.
– AFP / Getty Images source Reuters article Meat and poultry: The United States is one part of the world that has a significant meat and poultry industry.
The largest meat processors in Europe are Sysco, S&P, and Smithfield.
The United Kingdom is home to Sainsbury’s, while the Netherlands and Germany are major meat exporters.
– Getty Images article Fish and seafood: The most important fish and seafood processors in Britain are Freshwater Marine, Dorset, and Biscuit Warehouse.
The second-most important are B&rehenmans, and the third-most is Lidls.
Other major producers in Europe include Freshwater, Sysso, and Protea.
– AP source Reuters