User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Distribution :: Stores
Last updated: Dec 05 2018 18:04 IST RSS 2.0
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Former grain elevator manager faces federal charge after allegedly stealing millions 5.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Members of the elevator co-op discovered around $5 million had been stolen over the course of 15 years.
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The link between food waste and packaging 23.11.2018
It's a matter not just of portions but of poor materials and design choices.
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Minneapolis considers changes to 'staple foods' ordinance 23.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Some owners of small ethnic grocery stores want to better meet the cultural dietary preferences of their customers.
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5 trends in sustainable retail promoting chemical safety 20.11.2018 Design & Innovation |
Product health is what's in store for retailer strategies.
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Private Equity Pillage: Grocery Stores and Workers At Risk 26.10.2018 American Prospect
This article appears in the Fall 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here .  Since 2015 seven major grocery chains, employing more than 125,000 workers, have filed for bankruptcy. The media has blamed “disruptors”—low-cost competitors like Walmart and high-end markets like Whole Foods, now owned by Amazon. But the real disruptors in this industry are the private equity owners who were behind all seven bankruptcies. They have extracted millions from grocery stores in the last five years—funds that could have been used to upgrade stores, enhance products and services, and invest in employee training and higher wages. As with the bankruptcies of common household names like Toys “R” Us, private equity owners throw companies they own into unsustainable debt in order to capture high returns for themselves and their investors. If the company they have starved of resources goes broke, they’ve already made their bundle. This is all perfectly legal. It should not be. The bankrupted private ...
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Appetites: Dried bean bonanza 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Chef and author Beth Dooley shares her insights into the delights of dried beans and cranberries. She has a few recipes and a guide to bean types to share, too.
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How Pa.-based grocer Giant competes for your virtual shopping cart 15.10.2018 News
Online orders represent a huge new market for supermarkets, and the Philly region is still up for grabs.
Can cooperatives save America's small farms? 11.10.2018 Energy & Climate |
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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A new kind of Giant is coming to 2303 Bainbridge Street 4.10.2018 News
The company unveiled its new concept for urban neighborhoods called Giant Heirloom Market.
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12 things we're buying at the new Sprouts Farmers Market 24.9.2018 News
Last week, Pennsylvania's first Sprouts Farmers Market opened up, bringing a 32,000 square foot, health-focused grocery store to South Philadelphia's Lincoln Square. Here's what to look out for when you go.
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Amazon is said to plan up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021 20.9.2018 News
Chief executive officer Jeff Bezos sees eliminating mealtime logjams in busy cities as the best way for Amazon to reinvent the brick-and-mortar shopping experience, where most spending still occurs.
UCare offering discounts on healthy foods to some members 12.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
UCare said it will begin offering its 30,000 non-group health plan members hundreds of dollars in healthy food discounts this month.
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Philly region gets its first all-kosher supermarket 7.9.2018 News
House of Kosher in Bustleton wants to be a one-stop shop for families who follow Jewish dietary laws.
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Natural Grocers Shrug Off Amazon-Whole Foods Threat 27.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Sales at Sprouts Farmers Market, Natural Grocers and hundreds of other health-food retailers are up both in terms of dollar and unit sales a year after Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover of Whole Foods.
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Appetites: Nonprofit makes sure perfectly good food won't go to waste 23.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The North Country Food Alliance is working to combat food insecurity and food waste.
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A year after Amazon takeover, Whole Foods still hasn't shed its whole paycheck status 20.8.2018 News
Whole Foods prices fell 2 percent in July compared with the same month last year, according to Morgan Stanley.
Whole Foods Launches Online Grocery Pickup 8.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Whole Foods is introducing pickup points for online grocery orders, the latest change is introducing to compete against rival food retailers.
White Earth hopes food truck puts reservation on road to better health 28.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Tribal leaders believe a food truck once owned by famed Sioux Chef Sean Sherman can help connect White Earth members to healthier eating choices — and slow the reservation's diabetes epidemic. The idea is gaining speed.
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Father of 2 Parkland shooting survivors is shot and killed in robbery 20.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Ayub Ali was working at his Florida convenience store when a man with a gun walked in. Two of his four kids were in class during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February.
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The next BPA? Why businesses must get ahead of hormone-disrupting chemicals 20.7.2018 Resource Efficiency |
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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