December 13, 2019

Kroger and Walgreens Form Group Purchasing Organization

Building on a unique collaboration that first brought together the Kroger food and grocery experience with Walgreens‘ expertise in health and beauty, the companies have formed a new group purchasing […]

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December 13, 2019

Teamsters Strike UNFI, Supplier To Whole Foods, Fresh Market, Cub Foods

Teamsters Local 414 drivers, warehouse and maintenance workers went on strike Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Fort Wayne United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) distribution center to protest the company’s violations […]

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December 13, 2019

Federal Jury Finding Favors Rose Acre Farms in Antitrust Class Action

Egg producer Rose Acre Farms, won its second major federal antitrust case in less than two years this week, according to a press release issued by law firm Porter Wright. […]

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December 13, 2019

Eastside Distilling Partners with Publix to Offer Redneck Riviera Whiskey

Eastside Distilling, which has been producing high-quality, craft spirits in Portland, OR, since 2008, announced this week Florida grocery giant Publix will sell Redneck Riviera Whiskey in 273 stores throughout […]

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December 11, 2019

siggi’s Launches Pioneering Plant-Based Product Line With More Protein Than Sugar

siggi’s, the lower sugar yogurt with simple ingredients, announced the launch of their first ever plant-based recipe arriving at grocery and retail stores this month.  The product contains three times […]

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December 11, 2019

CDC Issues Salad Kit Safety Alert

The CDC this week issued a food safety alert for consumers of Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits. The kits are said to have possible E. coli contamination that […]

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December 9, 2019

Optimum Nutrition Enters Distribution Agreement With Kalil Bottling Company

Glanbia Performance Nutrition, parent of the Optimum Nutrition brand, today announced an agreement with Kalil Bottling Company to distribute Essential Amin.O. Energy Plus Electrolytes Sparkling Hydration Drink, expanding the availability […]

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December 9, 2019

US, European Grocery Retailers Ranked in Digital Maturity Benchmark Study

Digital is sparking change in every market segment and grocery is no exception. Evolving customer demand—coupled with continued increases in competition—is driving the business forward, forcing grocers to upgrade their […]

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December 6, 2019

UNFI Reaches Definitive Agreements to Sell 13 Shoppers Food Stores

United Natural Foods, Inc. announced it has entered into definitive agreements to sell 13 of its 43 Shoppers Food & Pharmacy stores to three separate grocery operators. 12 of the […]

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December 6, 2019

C&S Wholesale Grocers Expand into the Pacific Northwest

C&S Wholesale Grocers are expanding into the Pacific Northwest with the addition of a new warehouse in Troutdale, OR. This state-of-the-art warehouse will open by the summer of 2020 and […]

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