Five ShopRite locations operated by Springfield, N.J.-based Village Super Market Inc. have received Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) in recognition of their commitment to operational best practices that lower a store’s environmental impact and save resources.
In terms of convenience, the food industry already offers prepared meals. Meal kit delivery offers consumers involvement in their food experience, and to many this is critical. Full
Large chain retailers remain embroiled in price wars and market share battles, but 69% of small natural products retailers have seen sales rise due to their ability to quickly respond to emerging trends and local shopper preferences. Full
While U.S. retailers refine their click and collect strategies, delivering an omnichannel experience in other parts of the world can look very different. Full story Video-->
From ketchup to salsa to sriracha, the U.S. market for condiments and sauces is full of the familiar, the foreign, and the fantastic. Consumer demand for these products and the flavors they impart helped the market for condiments and sauces reach $24 billion in 2016. Full
A study by research firm Gordon Haskett found AmazonFresh groceries generally are 16.1% higher than those found at Walmart stores. Full
Food Lion will expand its Local Goodness campaign, which emphasizes fresh, locally grown foods, to more stores and departments this year. The retailer will be promoting local products in its produce, meat, seafood, deli, center store and bakery sections through the program, and it will expand the program in its North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia stores.
Strack & Van Til is emerging from the ruins of bankrupt wholesale distributor Central Grocers with a new supplier partner that's expected to make the family-owned northwest Indiana retailer more competitive on price and selection.
Wholesale grocery cooperative Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc. plans to close its Fort Worth, Texas, facility by the end of October and consolidate its operations with the company’s Oklahoma City distribution center.
The meat snacks category is forecast to rise by 9% annually through 2021, fueled by new products and increasing demand for portable, healthy, low calorie and high protein snacks. Full