Produce Retail News

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...

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...

Inflation is the biggest worry for Toronto consumers, says Mike Mauti, managing partner for Execulytics, a consulting firm based in the Toronto region.Though overall consumer inflation in Toronto was running about 6.3% in December, food inflation was still high at 11% year-over-year, Mauti said.Beyond general food inflation, retail inflation for fresh vegetables was even higher, he said. “We are going to continu...

Maintaining the dignity of lower-income shoppers and increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables for all are key goals that the National Grocers Association is pushing for in the 2023 farm bill.Based in Washington D.C., the trade association represents the independent sector of the food retail and distribution industry. On Feb. 2, the NGA sent a letter outlining its 2023 farm bill priorities to the U.S. Senate C...

San Antonio-based NatureSweet is kicking off a “Snack Like a Champ” program that encourages consumers to make its snacking tomatoes part of their Super Bowl spreads.From now until March 12, 2023, those who purchase NatureSweet products can upload a photo of their receipt to qualify for a chance to win a Fanatics gift card and have an opportunity to buy sports gear and memorabilia, according to a news release. Receipt...





Featured Companies

Become a Member Today