Feb 04 2019
Building A Culture of Trust and Transparency in Food Retail David Fikes, Vice President, Communications and Consumer/Community Affairs Retail & FoodService
In a few weeks, I’ll be traveling to Seattle for one of my favorite research projects—the ethnographic interviews that are part of our annual U.S. Grocery Shopper Trendsreport. These interviews take place in shopper’s homes and we inquire about their grocery shopping and meal preferences. During these interviews, I love to ask participants to fill […]
Feb 01 2019
The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced that it presented the Golden Seal Award to Mark Finocchio, President of Pinnacle Food Sales, for his “Outstanding Achievement” in the sale and promotion of California cheese in the Southeast.
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Jan 28 2019
As we’ve previously reported, the FDA has long been exploring how consumers perceive plant-based foods that mimic dairy products, meaning products like “almond milk” or “cashew cheese.” In response to the FDA’s request for comments on the use of dairy foods names for plant-based products, the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) released a statement confirming […]
Jan 21 2019
Continuing its expansion to reach across the southern United States, Publix has announced it is adding two more stores to its roster.
Todd Jones, CEO, Publix
“Publix is always seeking locations where we can serve our customers and offer an exceptional shopping experience,” said Publix CEO Todd Jones of the move. The retailer has acquired the leases […]
Jan 15 2019
Here at Deli Market News, we believe all cheese is good cheese, a belief we share with the Cheese Importers Association of America (CIAA). While this seems obvious to those of us who live and breathe cheese, the CIAA knows that there is still some mystery around the imported stuff. To remedy this, the CIAA […]
Jan 07 2019
Across America, cheesemakers are stockpiling their wares as exports dwindle and consumer tastes change. It is currently estimated, according to CBS News, that cheesemakers have amassed 1.4 billion pounds of cheese—enough for each man, woman, and child in the U.S. to have 4.3 pounds of cheese each. Consumers and producers don’t have to worry about […]
Jan 02 2019
2019 Food and Beverage Trends: Grocery Shoppers Expect More from Packaging Evergreen Packaging Retail & FoodService
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Evergreen Packaging®, a global leader in fiber-based packaging solutions, today released a white paper, “2019 Food and Beverage Packaging Trends,” based on data from the annual EcoFocus Trend Study, which forecasts key trends that will shape the U.S. food and beverage industries in the year ahead. Now in its ninth year, the […]
Dec 17 2018
Grocers have long been the laggards in the retail technology game. That’s understandable, given the channel’s longtime traditional nature, narrow margins and reluctance to make huge investments in risky areas.
CASHIERLESS, SCAN-FREE SHOPPING
Amazon debuted the Amazon Go format to the public in Seattle and has since expanded it to several stores in such cities as Chicago […]
Dec 10 2018
Cage-Free Eggs Are Out, Pastured Ones In As Tastes Change, Again Lydia Mulvany & Deena Shanker, Bloomberg Dairy
The bar is rising for what’s considered a happy chicken, sparking the hottest trend in the market: the pasture-raised egg. Pastured eggs come from hens that spend most of their time outdoors, dining on bugs and taking dust baths while also indulging in their favorite activities, like scratching and perching. That’s a step up from […]