User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Regional
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Amazon will need to cut Whole Foods prices more to beat Wal-Mart 31.8.2017 Denver Post: Food
Jeff Bezos will have to trade in his potato peeler for a meat cleaver if he wants to fight a price war with Wal-Mart, his biggest grocery competitor.
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Attention, shoppers: Whole Foods Market is now owned by Amazon.com. 28.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
Evidence that the $13.7 billion tie up of Amazon and Whole Foods is done includes placement of Echos sold near the organic produce, some of which is priced a third less than it was last week.
Amazon cuts prices at Whole Foods by up to 43 percent on first day 28.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
Cutting prices at Whole Foods is a sign that Amazon is a sign that Amazon is serious about taking on competitors such as Walmart Stores, Kroger and Costco Wholesale.
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Amazon to lower prices at Whole Foods as soon as purchase is finalized Monday 25.8.2017 Denver Post: Food
Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market will be finalized Monday, and shoppers will see an immediate markdown in prices on a number of items, including salmon, avocados, baby kale and almond butter, as the tech giant looks to shake up the grocery business.
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Americans are buying more food at Walmart 18.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The retailer on Thursday said food sales had grown to their highest level in five years, as Walmart expands its grocery business in stores and online by adding more organic produce. The company also is testing grocery delivery in New York, and has taken aggressive steps to compete with Amazon.com, which is in the process of buying Whole Foods Markets for $13.7 billion, as well as European discounters like Aldi and Lidl, which are ramping up their presence in the United States.
Pedal power: How Denver bike crews are rescuing food from landfills one ride at a time 7.8.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Scraps and Denver Food Rescue offer hyper-local solutions to food waste that the city and others may not provide. Both groups do the bulk of their work from bikes, allowing neighborhood-based programs and immediate deliveries without a middleman.
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Grocery stores are adapting to more male shoppers – who they treat like knuckleheads 28.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
There is mounting evidence that more men are shopping for groceries than in previous generations. And when they do head to the store, men tend to buy many items at once, and shop alone, according to Men's Health.
Natural Grocers is welcomed in RiNo but there are mixed interpretations of what its arrival means 27.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
And while community leaders welcome a new food source in an area with little access to healthy options, there's been varying interpretations of what the store means. Some view it as the topping off of revitalization. Others see it as the latest -- almost predictable -- sign of gentrification.
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“Natural flavors”: A little label’s little lies 26.7.2017 Denver Post: Food
We found ourselves collectively amazed at how many unambiguously unhealthy products advertise the seemingly healthy label "natural flavors."
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United by fundamentalist Mormon beliefs, one polygamous group helps another by bringing truckloads of food 23.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Colorado City, Ariz. • It was 8:35 a.m. on a Saturday when Gabriel Owen arrived here with three tons of potatoes and a ton of wheat. He steered the old Chevy pickup and the flatbed trailer it towed into the parking lot of Meadowayne Dairy — the last grocer here serving members of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. But the commodities Owen hauled 300 miles from South Salt Lake weren’t meant to be sold on shelves. The potatoes and wheat were donations t...
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Downtown Westminster, looking to become next Front Range destination, signs Marczyk Fine Foods 20.7.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Marczyk Fine Foods announced Tuesday that it will open its third location in Downtown Westminster marking a turning point for the development.
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Ready-to-cook meals from Amazon in bid to expand groceries 19.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
Amazon has begun selling ready-to-cook meal packages for busy households in a bid to expand its groceries business.
In Utah, grocery shopping made easy — order online for delivery to your door 8.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Saratoga Springs • Shelly Thompson was all smiles when groceries ordered online from Smith’s Marketplace arrived at her doorstep. “This is going to make my life so much easier,” she told delivery woman Lana Garrard, who produced a list of items Thompson had selected on ClickList, the online grocery-ordering service introduced last August by Smith’s. ClickList originally was set up so customers could fill out an order by phone or computer, have store employees collect their items, store them in ...
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Wal-Mart upgrades to Angus beef as grocery competition heats up 4.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
Just in time for Fourth of July barbecues, Wal-Mart has upgraded its beef to certified Angus across the U.S. as the fight for food shoppers' cash intensifies.
From a roadside hay trailer to 56 stores, Moe’s Original Bar B Que is an Eagle Valley success story 2.7.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Eagle Valley's Moe's Original Bar B Que franchise started by three Alabama college pals in a hay trailer in 2002, grows to 56 stores in 15 years.
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Some shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brands 2.7.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The latest: Amazon's move to purchase Whole Foods has spurred worries about a decline in quality and ethical standards, or that the store will become like other supermarkets.
Amazon robots poised to revamp how Whole Foods runs warehouses 26.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
When Amazon’s $13.7 billion bid to buy Whole Foods was announced, John Mackey, the grocer’s chief executive officer, addressed employees, gushing about Amazon’s technological innovation. “We will be joining a company that’s visionary,” Mackey said, according to a transcript of the meeting. “I think we’re gonna get a lot of those innovations in our stores. I think we’re gonna see a lot of technology. I think you’re gonna see Whole Foods Market evolve in leaps and bounds.” A major question about t... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact 25.6.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?
Amazon’s food offensive forcing supermarkets into 21st century 23.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Walk into a grocery store 10 years from now, and you’ll see more prepared meals, personalized recommendations and perhaps even an in-house restaurant. What you probably won’t see is a random stockpile of food and a long line at the register. Time-consuming trips and a cumbersome checkout process are some of the top challenges that grocery stores aim to tackle in coming years, and the stakes are high. Online delivery services and deep-discount chains are threatening to upend supermarkets’ long-he... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery 22.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer’s stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week, when Amazon announced a $13.7 billion megadeal to acquire Whole Foods. The two companies have not yet detailed how their proposed union might change the experience for customers. But the deal has the potential to boost the outsized ambitions of Amazon CEO Jeff B... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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