User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Distribution :: Stores
Last updated: Feb 14 2019 16:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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The Real Cost of Cheap Groceries 13.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

There's a price war raging in the grocery aisle—but the people who actually grow and gather our food may be the battle's true losers. Meet the produce pickers of Texas's Rio Grande Valley, whose penny-per-bunch harvest helps stock your pantry for less. Our food is cheap—by some measures, cheaper than it’s ever been. But the inexpensive supermarket fare that consumers now expect doesn’t come without a hidden human cost.

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Nearly 100,000 Pounds of Frozen Entrees Recalled 12.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The frozen chicken products were sold in stores like Walmart and Winn-Dixie.
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Things are really heating up in our kitchen. Send help! 31.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Bought something new at the grocery store the other day: orange chicken, heat and serve. It tasted liked compromise and defeat. I quickly dubbed it “Agent Orange chicken,” for it was redolent of the darkest days of chemical warfare.

To complicate matters, I suddenly can’t drink red wine (acid reflux)....

R.I.P. Denver Whole Foods mac and cheese bar 29.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Union Station location hosted the chain's first-ever mac and cheese bar.
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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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Amazon Plans to Add Whole Foods Stores 31.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Amazon.com is planning to build and expand Whole Foods stores across the U.S. to put more customers within range of the e-commerce giant’s two-hour delivery service.
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 GreenBiz.com
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 | GreenBiz.com
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 Philly.com 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 | 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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A new kind of Giant is coming to 2303 Bainbridge Street 4.10.2018 Philly.com 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 Philly.com 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 Philly.com 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 Philly.com News
House of Kosher in Bustleton wants to be a one-stop shop for families who follow Jewish dietary laws.
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