Latest Grocer Stories

2013-06-24 23:22:11

Jenna Wolfe Learns About Organic Baby Food in Charlotte. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Jenna Wolfe with The TODAY Show came to Charlotte, NC to preview The Baby Grocery Store to learn about baby’s first foods and beyond. Wolfe, who is currently pregnant with a baby girl due in August, has been blogging about her pregnancy and adventure into motherhood. Visiting The Baby Grocery Store and learning about organic baby food is just one of the ways she is preparing for her new role as...

2011-04-02 00:00:03

Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labeling Part of Nationwide Movement Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 Grocery shoppers in 24 states where Best Choice® and Always Save® food products are sold will soon discover a more convenient way to learn nutritional facts on the product they're considering to purchase. Associated Wholesale Grocers, distributor of the two private-label products, is embracing the voluntary move in conjunction with the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery...

2009-12-16 09:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoppers like knowing if their salad is from the United States, Mexico or Argentina. But grocers have found it burdensome to implement the recent Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) laws requiring them to provide the information at point of sale. A task specific website at easyCOOLnow.com for easily making grocery and produce signs debuts today. COOL laws include provisions that require retailers of unprocessed fruits, vegetables and other agricultural...

2009-09-24 08:00:00

SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Peapod is celebrating its 20th anniversary by coordinating hunger-relief efforts in the communities it serves. The online grocer has partnered with the Greater Chicago Food Depository, the Northern Illinois Food Bank and Peapod shoppers and employees to contribute canned goods to the hungry--whose numbers have reportedly increased during the economic downturn. "Our goal is to raise awareness of the growing numbers of families who are turning to food...

2008-11-04 15:18:10

New research suggests that parents who want their preschoolers to eat their vegetables may need to take a hard look at their own eating habits. A study observed 120 young children who were allowed to "buy" food from a play grocery store. Researchers noticed that even 2-year-olds tended to mirror their parents' usual food choices. Those children who chose sweets, sugary drinks and salty snacks generally had parents whose typical grocery list featured such items. At the same time, children with...

2008-08-26 12:00:54

Strack and Van Tils' Web sites have integrated everything a consumer needs to plan an affordable shopping trip. The Web sites make it easy to create a shopping list using: the interactive weekly circular, hundreds of dollars worth of money saving coupons, recipes that fit specific dietary preferences, and cooking videos. No longer does a person have to write a list on the back of an envelope, sort through pages and pages of papers for relevant coupons to clip, and come up with meal ideas;...

2008-08-18 18:00:41

By Joyzelle Davis Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage plans to open its Northglenn store in late October, the 27th Colorado store for the Lakewood- based chain.Vitamin Cottage is building the store "as green as we can," said spokeswoman Nancy Flynn. That includes using soy- based foam insulation, natural wheat sheet wallboard, xeriscape landscaping and a geothermal field for energy-efficient heating a cooling.The family-run chain earlier this year flipped its name to Natural Grocers by...

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