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  • Tim Hortons drinks
    Industry Operations By: Mark Hamstra April 17, 2024

    Fall Flavors Emerge on Summer Menus: Datassential

    Traditional autumn menu ingredients have become among the most popular flavors of the summer as well, according to Datassential.
  • Yes, Apple packaging
    Industry Operations April 17, 2024

    Produce Gets a Branding Push

    The everyday apple and other fruits and vegetables are getting a glow-up thanks to reimagined packaging and marketing strategies that borrow from big CPG brands, reports The Wall Street Journal.
  • Powered By Gopuff
    Industry Operations April 16, 2024

    Gopuff Launches Third-Party Integration

    Ultrafast food delivery service Gopuff unveiled Monday Powered by Gopuff, a logistics and technology platform...
  • Panera New Menu Items
    Industry Operations April 16, 2024

    Panera, Starbucks Revamp Menus

    Panera and Starbucks recently debuted additions to their foodservice menus that emphasize flavor diversity.
  • Picture of plant
    Industry Operations April 16, 2024

    Food Shortages, Price Hikes Hit UK

    Extreme weather events have hampered crop yields on farms locally and internationally, causing the U.K. to experience food shortages and price increases.
  • In the Know Webinar Series
    Industry Operations By: George Hajjar April 15, 2024

    How to Inspire Holiday Campaign Success

    A strong seasonal item launch for a holiday campaign requires considerable planning, however, the payoff could be transformative for a specialty business.
  • Senior citizen shopping for groceries.
    Industry Operations April 15, 2024

    NY Bill Would Require Automatically-Applied Digital Coupons for Seniors

    New York State Senator George Borrello introduced legislation to ensure that digital-only coupons and deals are automatically applied to eligible grocery store purchases of senior citizens...
  • Trader Joe's storefront
    Industry Operations April 15, 2024

    Report Alleges Amazon Looked to Adopt Trader Joe's Strategy

    When Amazon was working on a private-label food brand, Wickedly Prime, management resolved to replicate top-selling items from Trader Joe’s.
  • Five and ten dollar bill
    Industry Operations April 15, 2024

    March Retail Sales See Boost

    Last month U.S. retail sales increased more than expected thanks to a surge in online retail transactions.
  • Applesauce pouches, lead-tainted
    Industry Operations April 12, 2024

    FDA Head Urges Congress to Pass Requisite Lead Test

    Dr. Robert Califf, head of the FDA, called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation requiring food manufacturers to test for lead in products imported to the U.S.
  • Canned tuna
    Industry Operations April 12, 2024

    Walmart, Albertsons Join Tuna Transparency Initiative

    Walmart and Albertsons are among the global food industry stakeholders that have joined The Nature Conservancy’s recently launched Tuna Transparency Pledge...
  • Spill & Dish Podcast
    Industry Operations April 12, 2024

    SFA Podcast: Staying True to Culture With Todo Verde's Jocelyn Ramirez

    Chef Joceyln Ramirez is a best-selling cookbook author, New York Times cooking contributor, and founder of Todo Verde, a plant-forward maker of true-to-culture, non-GMO, Mexican seasonings.
  • Person making cake
    Industry Operations April 11, 2024

    Fresh Thyme Market Launches Cake Competition

    Fresh Thyme Market is giving local bakeries the chance to win $10,000 in celebration of its tenth birthday.
  • Fruits in refrigerator
    Industry Operations April 11, 2024

    Illinois Launches Food Desert Grant Program

    Tuesday, Governor JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton joined food justice advocates and local stakeholders to unveil a grant program from the Illinois Grocery Initiative.
  • Person holding PCC Community Markets bag.
    Industry Operations April 10, 2024

    PCC, Industry Stakeholders Consider Next Steps for Regenerative Agriculture

    Retail co-op PCC Community Markets recently hosted an event, PCC’s Convening on Regenerative and Organic Food Systems, wherein the retailer worked with roughly 85 food system leaders...