Foodservice


  • Open computer screen against an orange background showing the Consumerhaus homepage
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    How a Gen Z founded digital marketplace is trying to reach coveted young shoppers

    Set to launch early next year, Consumerhaus has a few strategies in place aimed at forging deep connections between shoppers and the grocery-focused assortment it sells.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
  • A Target worker hands a person in a car a Starbucks bag.
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    Target expands Starbucks curbside pickup service

    In addition to the partnership, the retailer has been investing in new locations and store formats. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Nov. 28, 2022
  • Salad and hot bars at the Whole Foods in Glover Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
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    Foodservice sales, unit growth bounce back for grocers

    After taking a hit earlier in the pandemic, grocers’ foodservice and prepared foods recently surpassed 2019 levels, according to a new report from the Food Industry Association. 

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    The Friday Checkout: How grocers are trying to make Thanksgiving affordable

    As inflation-weary shoppers prepare for the big day, food retailers are wooing them with targeted deals aimed at taking the edge off high prices for holiday staples.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Nov. 18, 2022
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    Foxtrot expands to Maryland with 23rd location

    The store marks the chain’s fifth location in the greater Washington, D.C., area, and includes an assortment of local products and dining areas, including an outdoor patio.

    By Jessica Loder • Nov. 14, 2022
  • Three men standing in front of shopping carts and a sign that says Dom's Kitchen & Market.
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    How Dom’s Kitchen & Market is addressing 5 grocery trends

    From weaving customer data into the fabric of its business to owning e-commerce, the Chicagoland grocery startup is looking to stay ahead of key industry developments. 

    By Nov. 3, 2022
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    Kroger to add ghost kitchens to three Ohio stores

    The grocery chain is working with Kitchen United to bring the to-go food halls, which will let shoppers order from multiple restaurants at once, to supermarkets in the state’s capital region.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Inside the store: Dom’s Kitchen & Market’s second Chicago store

    The newest location from the grocery startup led by veteran executive Bob Mariano is 50% larger than its first shop and focuses on being a destination for meals and gourmet experiences.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Inside the Store: Whole Foods’ Manhattan ‘oasis’

    This store has made itself a destination along the High Line with a full grocery assortment along with several dining and drinking experiences, including a coffee shop and vegan street food vendor.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    Clover Food Lab opens newest location complete with specialty grocery store

    The Massachusetts-based vegetarian fast food chain’s 15th location includes a 400-square-foot grocery section focused on local goods.

    By , Oct. 10, 2022
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    5 retailers focusing on made-to-order meals

    Schnuck Markets’ addition of a popular St. Louis barbecue restaurant to one of its stores comes as grocers are looking to enhance their foodservice options.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    DoorDash expands partnership with Loblaw to offer on-demand delivery

    The newest collaboration between the delivery company and Canadian grocer will offer rapid delivery to around three-quarters of Canadian consumers from 1,100 stores. 

    By Oct. 7, 2022
  • Three pictures of a person next to a Home Chef box.
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    Kroger’s Home Chef links with Rachael Ray on meal kits

    Available in more than 1,300 Kroger stores and online for delivery, the kits under the collaboration include recipes like steakhouse burgers, spicy sloppy joes and pork lo mein.

    By Oct. 6, 2022
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    Shipt announces initiatives to help reduce food insecurity

    The delivery company’s planned projects include improving access to healthy foods and supporting nutrition-related research.

    By Sept. 28, 2022
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    New shoppable recipe website Jupiter taps into chef content creators’ online fans

    The startup has created a platform where customers can instantly fill their virtual shopping carts with the ingredients needed to create their favorite chef influencers’ recipes.

    By Sept. 19, 2022
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    UNFI introduces two new meal solutions

    The wholesaler has added flash-frozen meal offerings and fresh meal kits amid growing demand for prepared food options within grocery stores.

    By Sept. 8, 2022
  • Grab-and-go items at a Whole Foods in Washington, D.C.
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    Prepared foods are hot, in-store dining is not, report says

    More retailers plan to add space for grab-and-go, made-to-order stations and self-service, according to a new Food Industry Association report.

    By Aug. 30, 2022
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    Meijer launches new heat-and-eat meals

    The retailer’s Crafted Market and Crafted Market Signature selections include a dozen offerings that are now available in the grab-and-go deli section.

    By Aug. 22, 2022
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    Buc-ee’s announces store in Missouri, will expand West in 2024

    The c-store chain, known for its massive stores and variety of food options, will offer full-time benefits like 401(k) matching and three weeks of vacation to workers at the upcoming 53,000-square-foot location.

    By Brett Dworski • Aug. 17, 2022
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    BP plans to maximize East Coast footprint with NY c-store opening

    California-based Ampm debuted in the Big Apple, with a grocery section of fruit, dry goods and a bakery, as well as a hot deli. 

    By Brett Dworski • Aug. 12, 2022
  • Photo illustration of a hand holding a phone showing a food catering section in an app.
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    Courtesy of Instacart

    Instacart brings FoodStorm’s catering software to its app

    The integration builds on Instacart’s expansion into the meals space at a time when inflation is prompting many consumers to skip restaurant dining and eat at home.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Major c-store chain plans to open more food-focused, fuel-free locations

    QuikTrip will open its second prepared foods-focused location next week in Oklahoma as it and other convenience operators continue to blur the lines with grocery stores and restaurants.

    By Brett Dworski • Aug. 5, 2022
  • A building with the words "Kitchen United Mix" on the exterior
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    How Kitchen United’s new access to grocery stores, malls will fuel its growth

    With $100 million in fresh funding under its belt, the ghost kitchen operator will build out its tech stack and expand within new and existing markets. 

    By Julie Littman • July 29, 2022
  • Exterior of a Kroger store with a "Kitchen United Mix" sign on the building and delivery van.
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    Courtesy of Kroger

    Kroger opens 'virtual food court' at Dallas store

    The newest Kitchen United Mix location houses several local and national restaurants and allows customers to bundle food from multiple brands into one pickup or delivery order. 

    By July 19, 2022
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    US Foods continues to expand foodservice outlets

    The distributor plans to open four Chef’Store locations over the next year across three states.

    By July 7, 2022