User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Distribution :: Stores
Last updated: Aug 08 2018 14:05 IST RSS 2.0
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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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Science of slimming: What happens when you 'burn' fat? 4.7.2018 News
There's a whole world in those stubborn fat cells.
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The Company Beating Amazon in Grocery Delivery 22.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Amazon and Walmart have invested billions in e-commerce. Yet with one deal, Kroger took the lead in grocery delivery. Expect the two retail giants to fight back.
Longmont residents petitioning to exempt food bought at grocery stores from city sales tax 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A petition seeking support for exempting food bought at grocery stores for at-home consumption from Longmont municipal sales taxes was approved by the city clerk's office for circulation Thursday.
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Grocers, growers, garlic: Can locally grown take root in Minnesota? 21.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Will small-town consumers buy healthy, regionally grown food from their local grocer, even if it costs a little more? Specialty farmers watching an experiment this summer at Bonnie's Hometown Grocery in Clinton, Minn., hope the answer is yes.
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Amazon expands Whole Foods grocery delivery service to Philadelphia area 12.6.2018 News
With the expansion, the Whole Foods deliveries through Prime Now are available in 14 cities nationwide. The service began in February in Austin, Dallas, Cincinnati and Virginia Beach, Va.
Stores pull veggie trays after illnesses reported in Minnesota and Wisconsin 9.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Officials say 11 people in Wisconsin and three in Minnesota reported buying vegetable trays at Kwik Trip prior to getting sick.
Wawa moving into building alongside Whole Foods for third South Street location 8.6.2018 News
Plans call for consolidating three separate retail spaces on the building's ground floor at Ninth and South Streets to accommodate the convenience store
Last Rainbow Foods in Minnesota continues to survive 4.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Rainbow Foods chain was once the second-largest in the metro area. But in 2014 the parent company pulled out of the market, and today the surviving Rainbow stands alone along the retail corridor that is White Bear Avenue.
HelloFresh Will Now Deliver Meals to the Supermarket 3.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
HelloFresh is putting its meal kits on supermarket shelves, the latest sign that makers of the pre-portioned meals are counting on retailers to bolster their subscription businesses.
With the help of virtual therapists, people with eating disorders tackle anxiety in grocery stores 20.5.2018 Washington Post
With the help of virtual therapists, people with eating disorders tackle anxiety in grocery stores
What is your dog eating? Petco will show you with in-store kitchens 19.5.2018 LA Times: Business

Petco shoppers soon can opt to see exactly what goes into their pet’s meals thanks to a new deal the retailer has inked with JustFoodForDogs, a Southern California purveyor of human-quality pet food.

The partnership, announced earlier this week, will see San Diego-based Petco construct JustFoodForDogs-branded...

Swapping fryers for fitting rooms: Chicago looks to regulate mobile boutiques 18.5.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
After years of contentious efforts to regulate food trucks, Chicago is tackling a new kind of mobile business: trucks that swap fryers for fitting rooms and hawk merchandise, not meals. The city in 2016 gave about a half-dozen mobile boutiques — selling apparel, shoes and artwork — permission ...
Kroger teams with British online grocer to take on Amazon and Walmart 18.5.2018 LA Times: Business

Kroger Co. is showing some fight.

The largest U.S. grocery chain, battered by doubts that it can thrive as Amazon and Walmart siphon off food customers, took a big step on Thursday by teaming up with Ocado, a British online grocer known for automated warehouses where robots quickly fill orders....

Walmart to launch grocery delivery next week in Chicago area 18.5.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
Walmart is launching its grocery delivery service in the Chicago area Tuesday, a major development in the region’s fiercely competitive grocery industry as retailers increasingly compete for online dollars. Other Chicago-area chains like Jewel-Osco, Mariano’s, Aldi and Meijer already offer ...
She was the driving force behind one of the largest Latino grocers — and abuelita Tere to 53 grandchildren 13.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When it came time to say goodbye to Teresa Reynoso de Gonzalez, nearly two dozen people squeezed into her Fullerton hospital room.

Still more waited in the hallway. And in a nearby lobby. And in a conference room, freed up by the hospital once the crowd reached nearly 100.

“Doctors thought she...

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Farmers Are Struggling to Make Ends Meet. This Controversial Policy Could Help. 12.5.2018 Mother Jones
With a trade war looming, commodity prices falling, and the dairy industry in full-blown crisis, a growing number of American farmers are embracing a controversial set of farm policies that would manage the country’s commodity production and stabilize crop prices. The policies, known as supply management, governed US agriculture for decades but were abandoned in […]
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