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  • SFA Our Members
    Industry Operations June 10, 2024

    From Hawaii to Massachusetts to Poland, Meet the Newest SFA Members

    During the month of May 2024, the Specialty Food Association welcomed 90 new members from every corner of the United States (aloha, Hawaii!) and nine other countries.
  • Whole Foods Meat Department
    Industry Operations June 10, 2024

    Whole Foods Expands Animal Welfare, Third-Party Certification Standards

    Whole Foods Market said Friday it is furthering its animal welfare commitments by requiring additional products and species to meet its quality standards for meat.
  • Hy-vee storefront
    Industry Operations June 10, 2024

    Hy-Vee To Assist Shoppers Following Closures

  • Cocktail
    Industry Operations June 10, 2024

    PA Grocers May Soon Offer RTD Cocktails

  • Digital grocery sales
    Trends and Statistics June 10, 2024

    Retail Sales Climbed in May

    Total retail sales, excluding automobiles and gasoline, were up 1.35 percent seasonally adjusted month-over-month and up 3.03 percent unadjusted year-over-year in May.
  • Chipotle storefront at night
    Industry Operations June 10, 2024

    Chipotle Portion-Size Protestors Take to TikTok

    Young customers on social media, particularly TikTok, are protesting what they consider to be smaller portions.
  • Hy-Vee OpportUNITY Pitch Competition

    Hy-Vee Reveals OpportUNITY Pitch Competition Brands

    Hy-Vee said Thursday that 15 minority- and women-owned pitch competitors will participate in the OpportUNITY Inclusive Business Summit, taking place June 18 in South Dakota.
  • ShopRite Recycling Kiosk
    Industry Operations June 07, 2024

    ShopRite Debuts Recycling Kiosks

    ShopRite and its store brands Paperbird and Bowl & Basket are collaborating with P&G, Purina, Campbell’s Snacks, and recycling innovator TerraCycle to launch a recycling program...
  • Walmart Shelf Labels
    Industry Operations June 07, 2024

    Walmart, Sam's Club Invest in Customer Experience

    Walmart said Thursday that it plans to expand its digital shelf label technology to 2,300 stores by 2026, a technology lauded for operational efficiencies.
  • Coffee cup on table
    Trends and Statistics June 07, 2024

    Report: Tea Beats Regular Coffee in US

    When it comes to ordering at restaurants and coffee shops, tea is more popular than regular coffee in 30 states.
  • Soda in a glass
    Industry Operations June 07, 2024

    Poppi Faces Lawsuit Over Gut Health Claims

    Functional beverage brand Poppi is facing a class-action lawsuit from a consumer who questions its gut health improvement claims.
  • Person with money typing into a calculator.

    Persistent Inflation Distresses Food Industry

    Grocery sales in 2023 were hit by both inflation and the expiration of pandemic era benefits.
  • Bashas' Donut Contest
    Industry Operations June 06, 2024

    Bashas' Announces Doughnut Flavor Contest Winners

    In anticipation of National Doughnut Day on Friday, Bashas’ held its Donut Flavor Craze contest wherein customers are invited to submit flavors for the grocer’s bakery cases.
  • Local Hive
    Industry Operations June 06, 2024

    Whole Foods Sources Hot Honey

    Whole Foods recently began stocking Local Hive Honey Hot Sauces at its stores nationwide.
  • Foxtrot storefront

    Foxtrot to Reopen

    After suddenly closing its doors in April and filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, specialty grocer Foxtrot revealed Wednesday that it will reopen in select markets.