Carlisle, Pa.-based The Giant Co. has added four electric vehicles to its fleet to fulfill Giant Direct customer deliveries — keeping fresh produce fresh — in the Philadelphia area, while reducing the company’s environmental footprint.These electric vehicles can save almost 9,000 gallons of gas each year, according to a news release.“The addition of electric vehicles is an economic and environmental investment t...

Who says lettuce and fish don’t make a great couple?Springworks Farm, a certified organic aquaponic greenhouse company based in Lisbon, Maine, has received a $22 million round of fresh funding that will fuel the company’s regional expansion. Raised through equity and debt, the capital will fund construction of Springworks’ fourth and largest greenhouse, which adds 120,000 square feet of production area, according to...

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. has released its second annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report for fiscal year 2022, emphasizing the company's dedication to regenerative agriculture.Natural Grocers cited its history of providing products and services that help deliver positive social and environmental changes in deciding to make regenerative agriculture a focus on the 2022 ESG report, which...

NEW YORK — Long Island City grocer Foodcellar Market is the first retailer to fully deploy Instacart’s Scan & Pay technology in stores — part of the company’s Connected Stores solutions.Customers will now be able to scan items with their phone as they shop — from loose items like weighted fresh produce to middle aisle products like cereal or canned goods — and pay for them using their mobile phones, according to...

To supply customers with a steady supply of sustainably grown, fresh leafy greens, grocery retailers are increasingly turning indoors.The Kroger Co., the latest major grocer to partner with an indoor farming company, recently announced it would expand its offerings of greenhouse-grown produce from Gotham Greens from more than 300 stores today to nearly 1,000 stores by the end of 2023. In addition to produce, the expa...





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