User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Independent
Category: Food Distribution :: Stores
Last updated: Nov 11 2019 19:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The vertical farming industry is growing deeper roots 11.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
Automation, changing consumer appetites and the heightened focus on sustainable agriculture cultivate new interest in urban and indoor growers.
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How Zest Labs is tracking produce to reduce waste 17.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The company uses sensors to provide data about a product's shelf life.
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In a small Alaskan town, entrepreneurs attempt to go from food insecure to secure 28.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Where food prices are 35 percent higher than the US mainland average, community members do what they can to address food insecurity.
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Toxic PFAS chemicals in food and food packaging pose risks to grocery stores and big box retailers 8.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
With toxins in food packaging and supplychains, companies are exposed to major financial, reputational and legal liabilities.
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More grocers are putting their money where their mouths are when it comes to food waste 14.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
Walmart, Kroger realize that awareness is a big part of the problem and the solution.
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How to save a shelf-life: cutting down on food waste across its supply chain 25.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Here's how better packaging and labeling can help change throw-away culture.
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The link between food waste and packaging 23.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
It's a matter not just of portions but of poor materials and design choices.
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5 trends in sustainable retail promoting chemical safety 20.11.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Product health is what's in store for retailer strategies.
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Can cooperatives save America's small farms? 11.10.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Amid a nationwide rise in worker-owned businesses of all types, small farms across the country are foregoing traditional farm ownership and reaping the benefits of cooperative farming.
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The next BPA? Why businesses must get ahead of hormone-disrupting chemicals 20.7.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Toxic substances are found throughout supply chains; here’s how to take action to keep your customers — and your business — safe.
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Amazon's experimental recipe for food retail 13.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Food is turning into an information business, and the online retailer-turned-grocer has an unassailable competitive advantage.
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This blockchain startup is hungry to address the grocery industry’s food waste dilemma 5.4.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A new app from startup INS Ecosystem, which will be tested in several markets starting later this year, could help balance supply and demand.
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Amazon unveils grocery delivery via Whole Foods chain 9.2.2018 Science / Technology News

US online giant Amazon on Thursday unveiled plans to launch grocery delivery to a number of US cities for its Prime subscriber using its recently acquired Whole Foods supermarket chain. While Amazon has previously offered limited grocery delivery, the new Prime Now service offers a wider selection of fresh items with service in one or two hours, stepping up competition against rivals such as Instacart and Peapod.

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How Whole Foods uses saltwater to cut costs and boost resilience 31.1.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The grocer is installing thermal batteries in California and Hawaii to hedge its bet against power outages.
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Coming soon: the Robomart, a self driving vegetable bin 11.1.2018 TreeHugger
Silicon Valley keeps thinking up fresh new ways to clog our roads, kill jobs and destroy main streets
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How I plan to stick to a grocery budget this year 9.1.2018 TreeHugger
When it comes to spending, food is my greatness weakness, which is why I need to establish better parameters.
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UK grocer sells food past 'best before' date 5.12.2017 TreeHugger
Customers are happy to buy expired food if it costs next to nothing.
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Canadian grocers expand online services after Amazon acquires Whole Foods chain 23.11.2017 Science / Technology News

Metro Inc. is looking to expand its online grocery offerings to Ontario next year, making it the latest Canadian retailer to ramp up its e-commerce options in the face of potential competition from Amazon. Metro CEO Eric La Fleche said Wednesday the grocer already offers "click and collect" in seven stores in Quebec and home delivery service in Greater Montreal, Quebec City and Gatineau, Que., covering 60 per cent of the population of Quebec.

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The fast food industry is co-opting venison 8.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Farm-raised deer can be dangerous for wild game and bypass the art of hunting.
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Dispatch From the Front Lines of Puerto Rico in a Post-Maria World 11.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
This piece was originally published by Latino Rebels on October 9, 2017. You can access the original story here. One Day in the Life of a (Hurricane María) Survivor Salinas, Puerto Rico—My husband Roland wakes me up to the tune of "no water today." I suspected as much when I noticed the low water pressure during my nighttime visit to the bathroom. I guess the electric generator that was powering the water pump ran out of diesel or gas or maybe it malfunctioned. It's been on for the past two weeks and presumably they're supposed to be used only for emergencies. Yesterday, Dr. Gerson Jiménez, the medical director at Guayama's hospital (the only hospital still operating in the municipality of 45,000 people and serves as a regional medical facility), said he's afraid his generators will malfunction any day now because they're only meant to operate for 72 hours at a time. I thought things were bad without electricity. Now without water, it seems like life will be unbearable. The weekend weather brings more ...
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