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    Kroger is adding carbon-neutral eggs under its Simple Truth line

    The grocer claims the eggs, which will be produced using a system from Kipster Farms of the Netherlands, will be the first carbon-neutral, cage-free ones to hit U.S. retail shelves. 

    By Dec. 2, 2021
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    Opinion

    How a grocer's size impacts consumer trust

    Large retailers envy intimacy and small ones envy scale, but expectations for each are not the same, write Katie Thomas and Tanya Moryoussef of Kearney.

    By Katie Thomas and Tanya Moryoussef • Nov. 29, 2021
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    Hy-Vee announces seafood supplier code of conduct

    The grocer said all of its seafood suppliers have signed onto the new code following its adoption in January. 

    By Nov. 29, 2021
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    Inflation hits highest level in 30 years

    The Consumer Price Index for October rose 6.2% on an annual basis, while food-at-home prices rose sharply once again.

    By Nov. 10, 2021
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    Misfits Market is becoming a full-service online grocer

    Now worth $2 billion, the company that started off selling misshapen produce has expanded its assortment and begun delivering in California. "The plan is to really open up every aisle that exists at a grocery store," said founder and CEO Abhi Ramesh.

    By Nov. 10, 2021
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    Aldi cuts prices on Thanksgiving essentials as inflation roars

    As it did last year, the discount grocery chain is offering a basket of traditional holiday foods, including a turkey, pumpkin pie and sweet potatoes, for under $30.

    By Nov. 9, 2021
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    Imperfect Foods receives Certified B Corporation status

    The designation from the nonprofit B Lab recognizes the e-grocer's efforts to balance its business objectives with a strong focus on environmental and societal goals.

    By Nov. 2, 2021
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    The Fresh Market reopens its flagship store with a focus on prepared foods and fresh coffee

    The revamped location in Greensboro, North Carolina, features a made-to-order carryout restaurant and a high-tech coffee station where beans are roasted in micro-batches.

    By Oct. 28, 2021
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    Whole Foods adds to-go prepared foods ordering to app

    The feature, which is currently available to iOS users for select stores, makes it easier for people to buy hot pizzas, sandwiches, sushi and other lunch and dinner items.

    By Oct. 27, 2021
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    Sponsored by True Aussie Beef & Lamb

    America's love for protein means more money at the meat case

    Grassfed beef brings benefits to the table that appeal to high-value, big-basket shoppers with upside potential.

    Oct. 25, 2021
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    By the numbers: Plant-based food sales and prices

    The trendy segment is selling fast and growing at a quicker rate than traditional products. Data from SPINS details these increases and shows how close some categories are to reaching price parity.

    By Megan Poinski • Oct. 19, 2021
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    Whole Foods offers 'discovery box' with trending items for 2022

    Products that will resonate with consumers next year include locally grown produce, sustainably produced grains and cereals made with turmeric, the retailer predicts.

    By Oct. 19, 2021
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    Bashas' spotlights local products in ad campaign ahead of 90th anniversary

    Over the next six months, the grocer plans to bring attention to its fresh items, including scratch-made doughnuts and produce from Arizona farmers.

    By Oct. 18, 2021
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    Freshly appoints former Amazon executive as CEO

    Anna Fabrega, who joined the meal delivery company's leadership team in January, has assumed the top post as founder Mike Wystrach steps down.

    By Oct. 13, 2021
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    Instacart launches meal delivery storefront with Sunbasket

    The partnership marks the first DTC meal delivery service available through the e-commerce firm’s marketplace.

    By Oct. 5, 2021
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    Consumers favor frozen foods as shelf life, price concerns grow, survey finds

    More than eight in 10 consumers in a recent Deloitte survey said the prices of fresh food have grown more than is justified.

    By Jessi Devenyns • Oct. 4, 2021
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    John Mackey and Whole Foods: A timeline

    Following the influential CEO's retirement announcement this week, here's a look back at some of the biggest milestones for the chief executive and the company he founded.

    By , Oct. 1, 2021
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    Private label losing ground to name brands, IRI says

    Supply chain challenges and consumers flush with cash have benefited national offerings, but inflation and the end of government aid programs could soon help store brands.

    By Christopher Doering • Sept. 30, 2021
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    5 ways grocers can harness the food-as-medicine trend

    Prescription programs, personalized nutrition education and incentives are some of the tools grocers can use, according to the Food Industry Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.

    By Sept. 29, 2021
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    Misfits Market raises $225M as its valuation doubles to $2B

    The e-grocer plans to use the additional funds to increase its assortment and expand nationwide.

    By Sept. 15, 2021
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    GrubMarket brings in $120M in Series E funding

    The produce distributor and technology company is exploring the development of automated picking systems and planning to expand into new service areas.

    By Sept. 15, 2021
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    Meijer prepares to open fourth small-format supermarket

    Rivertown Market, a 42,000-square-foot location in Detroit's East Jefferson Corridor set to open Oct. 6, will feature a "vast assortment" of fresh and prepared foods.

    By Sept. 10, 2021
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    On Special: How Hy-Vee's meat department is becoming a meal destination

    The Midwestern grocer has added more grill-ready sides and other accompaniments to its full-service and case-ready assortments in order to capture a larger portion of shoppers’ plates.

    By Aug. 25, 2021
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    How digital olfaction could make inroads with grocers and consumers

    From aiding with product creation to sniffing out spoiled food, technology that mimics the way humans smell has the potential for wide applicability. 

    By Aug. 23, 2021
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    Target posts 9% comp sales entirely driven by traffic

    The retailer, which emphasized its theme of "growth on top of growth" even as the pace slows, saw "double-digit" growth in fresh category sales during the second quarter.

    By Maria Monteros • Aug. 19, 2021