User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Distribution :: Stores
Last updated: Nov 11 2019 19:40 IST RSS 2.0
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The vertical farming industry is growing deeper roots 11.11.2019
Automation, changing consumer appetites and the heightened focus on sustainable agriculture cultivate new interest in urban and indoor growers.
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Column: Ralphs supermarkets don't just want your business. They want your love 8.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Businesses cook up "brand identities" intended to convey their deep, sincere feelings about everything except their interest in making money.

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Your grocery list might be pressuring big food companies to take sustainability mainstream 24.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Chicago data firm is tracking what goes through the checkout lines at upscale markets including Kowalski’s and Lunds & Byerlys. That data is pushing more and more food companies toward sustainable products.
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Braum's is the best burger joint. You'll wish you were here 23.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Chances are, if you live outside the middle of the country, you've probably never heard of Braum's.

How Zest Labs is tracking produce to reduce waste 17.10.2019 Small Business |
The company uses sensors to provide data about a product's shelf life.
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This Pasadena roaster sells coffee that lures even Starbucks 11.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Chuck Jones co-founded Jones Coffee Roasters, which built of five generations of organic sustainable coffee growing to operate a small chain of coffee shops and sell beans to others, including Starbucks and Whole Foods.

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How Darrell Corti became a tastemaker in California food and wine 9.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Darrell Corti is so much more than a Sacramento grocer: He's a tastemaker whose passion for quality has influenced the likes of Alice Waters, Ruth Reichl and Jeremiah Tower.

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In a small Alaskan town, entrepreneurs attempt to go from food insecure to secure 28.9.2019 Energy & Climate |
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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Jaden Smith teams up with Stance on pop-up focused on colorful fashion and social causes 19.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Retail Happenings: "Louis Vuitton X" extends its stay in Beverly Hills; Chanel's beauty store at Palisades Village gets a revamp; and more.

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They can't all be Grand Central Market: Does L.A. have too many food halls? 12.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Taking a cue from the enduring success of Grand Central Market, food halls have mushroomed in popularity. Maybe we have enough.

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Walmart rolls out unlimited grocery delivery subscription 12.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Walmart is rolling out an unlimited grocery delivery subscription service this fall as it races to gain an advantage in the competitive fresh food business.

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Labor Day 2019: Which Restaurants Are Open? Chick-fil-A, Dairy Queen and More 1.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Schools and most businesses in the United States will be closed on Monday, September 2 for the public holiday.
How chicken sausage links became a centerpiece to South L.A.'s black food culture 27.8.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

For decades, a small group of black-owned businesses have supplied South L.A. with chicken sausage links, an integral part of black L.A.'s food culture.

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Target is launching a new grocery brand as it fights for market share 19.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Target expects its Good & Gather grocery brand to be a multibillion-dollar business by the end of next year.

Hmong immigrants helped save this prairie town, but now their children are leaving 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The influx of Hmong-Americans into Walnut Grove, Minn., gave the community a boost, but two decades in, they’re facing the same challenge as other rural parts of the state: How do you give young people a reason to stay?
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Impossible Burger could be sold in stores after FDA approves coloring 31.7.2019 LA Times: Business

The Impossible Burger, so far only available at restaurants, could finally be making its way to U.S. grocery store shelves, giving chief rival Beyond Meat Inc. a new competitor inside retail.

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Living without plastic: One family's journey 19.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Jasper and Vjera Watts, along with their two young children, are trying to live a plastic-free life. It isn't easy.

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Your hummus habit could be good for the Earth 10.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
High in fiber and protein, chickpeas are playing a starring role on menus. They're also good for soil health -- and growing demand could help restore soils depleted by decades of intensive farming.
Toxic PFAS chemicals in food and food packaging pose risks to grocery stores and big box retailers 8.7.2019 Resource Efficiency |
With toxins in food packaging and supplychains, companies are exposed to major financial, reputational and legal liabilities.
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All that online grocery shopping is causing a cold storage shortage 7.7.2019 LA Times: Business

Deep in a Vernon warehouse, barrels of frozen mango puree from Mexico are stacked four stories high. Hams for Christmas are flash-frozen as June temperatures climb outside.

Inside this dimly lit chamber of the Lineage Logistics warehouse, it is 10 degrees below zero — cold enough to stop a ballpoint...

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