Univeg; Nectarines – Commercial pilot 2013

The Opportunity

To help Univeg improve quality and extend the shelf life of ripe and ready to eat nectarines, reducing in-store waste, improving availability and sales.

The Approach

Conduct a full season commercial pilot with Best Before dates extended by two days, evaluating the effect on waste, availability and sales for the retailer.

The Outcome

Waste was down by 42% YoY; availability rose by 2% and sales grew by 12%.