Fresh Food


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    Walmart pilots crop monitoring tech for informed produce purchasing

    The retailer said its partnership with Agritask will strengthen its supply chain from field to store shelf.

    By June 20, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    Is Lidl poised to finally turn the corner in the US?

    The grocer is making key merchandising changes and its chief customer officer sees “untapped potential.” But analysts say the discounter still faces a challenging road ahead.

    By June 17, 2024
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    Fresh food innovation

    From new delivery services to technology designed to battle food waste, fresh foods and the ways grocers sell them are rapidly evolving. 

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Private label momentum shows no signs of slowing

    Even if grocery prices fall, shoppers plan to continue purchasing store brands, new research from FMI — The Food Industry Association found.

    By June 17, 2024
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    Promoting seafood’s health benefits drives sales

    How Hy-Vee's dietitian team raised awareness and sales.

    June 17, 2024
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    Big Y expands Hispanic grocery selection at remodeled store

    As the chain works on modernizing locations, its newly reopened Massachusetts store now features food items shoppers said they had trouble finding.

    By June 14, 2024
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    Albertsons promotes new food assistance benefit for kids

    The grocer’s foundation wants to boost participation in a new USDA program that awards families $120 per eligible child to spend on food this summer.

    By June 13, 2024
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    Discounters are winning as shoppers demand high quality and low prices: report

    Chains like Aldi and Walmart are gaining ground with shoppers by stepping up their focus on fresh food and convenience, according to Boston Consulting Group.

    By June 12, 2024
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    Whole Foods broadens quality standards for meat products

    The grocer said it is looking to improve accountability and transparency as well as broaden the scope of suppliers it can work with.

    By June 11, 2024
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    Battle for the grill: Grocers turn up the heat on summer savings

    From ice cream trucks to grilling sweepstakes, here’s how grocers are looking to stand out to hungry consumers.

    By June 7, 2024
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    Albertsons’ tie-up with Uber tackles food insecurity and food waste

    The grocer tapped Uber Direct to create a delivery program that donates surplus food to food banks and local nonprofits in major U.S. cities.

    By June 5, 2024
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    Target wants to be a ‘big snacking and food destination’ this summer

    The company is adding 125 items to its Favorite Day and Good & Gather food brands as it looks to improve sales, its chief growth officer told investors.

    By May 23, 2024
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    On Special: Chicken sales cook as prices fall

    Grocers are leaning into the protein as it continues to resonate with price-sensitive shoppers.

    By Updated May 20, 2024
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    Walmart beats expectations in Q1 as revenue surpasses $160B

    The company's e-commerce sales rose 21%, driven by store-fulfilled pickup and delivery and strength within its marketplace.

    By Nate Delesline III • May 17, 2024
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    Inside the Store: The Fresh Market makes foodservice shine

    The specialty grocer’s newest Florida store offers hot meals and in-store dining options along with numerous full-service departments.

    By May 15, 2024
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    E-grocer Thrive Market records revenue boost with EBT acceptance

    Since launching the payment capability in late February, the natural foods retailer has brought in more than $1 million in EBT revenue.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Behind the scenes of Sprouts’ private label growth

    The grocer is in the final stages of rebranding its store brands, a segment that has nearly doubled its sales share since 2017.

    By May 7, 2024
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    How Southeastern Grocers tapped tech to reduce food waste

    The grocery operator’s use of a date expiration management system is helping with its sustainability measures.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Five ways to elevate produce sales with Vidalia® onions

    Get ready for Vidalia® season and discover how Shuman Farms' Vidalia onions can elevate your summer sales with their unique flavor, seasonal allure, recipe inspiration, health benefits, and cross-promotional opportunities.

    April 29, 2024
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    How Giant Food revamped its loyalty program

    Private label is playing a starring role as the East Coast grocer looks to boost engagement with shoppers and demonstrate a commitment to value.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Alaska Seafood offers health, convenience benefits for consumers

    Consumers seek to increase seafood consumption, and they prefer wild-caught products from Alaska.

    April 22, 2024
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    Grubhub steps up its grocery game

    The restaurant delivery company is offering products from hundreds of independent food retailers through a new tie-up with e-commerce platform provider Mercato.

    By April 19, 2024
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    Gopuff expands fresh grocery delivery with Misfits Market partnership

    The tie-up offers shoppers more than 300 items, including fresh produce, dairy, meats and bread.

    By April 16, 2024
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    Inflation heads back up, putting grocers in the spotlight

    Grocery prices rose at a 1.2% annual rate in March, ending a steady decline in the economic measure stemming back to September 2022.

    By April 12, 2024
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    PCC pushes for industrywide regenerative agriculture standards

    The Seattle-based co-op brought together industry stakeholders to discuss strategies for consistently defining the food-production technique.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Weis Markets adds tech-driven salad bars to two stores

    The Northeastern grocer opened Picadeli bars at a pair of Pennsylvania stores Wednesday and is preparing to bring the self-service stations to six more locations over the coming weeks.

    By April 10, 2024