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Private Equity Assaults DC Supermarket

Barry D. Wood | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Barry D. Wood

WASHINGTON -- The gale force wind from Toronto struck DC December 2nd with the announcement by Natural Markets Food Group CEO Robin Michel that the Sp...

4 Ways to End Food Waste

Modern Farmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Modern Farmer

A for Waste? An expired-food supermarket? Ending food waste is going to take generations of work. But here are four solutions that are up and running, today.

Two Major Supermarket Chains To Merge

AP | CANDICE CHOI and BREE FOWLER | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Kroger, already the country's largest traditional supermarket operator, is expanding its reach in key southeastern and mid-Atlantic s...

Massive Mexican Slavery Operation Underscores Need for Market Consequences for Human Rights Violations

Greg Asbed | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
Greg Asbed

Earlier this month, a horrifying story of human rights abuse and exploitation broke when Mexican authorities rescued nearly 300 workers from brutal forced labor conditions on a tomato farm in the state of Jalisco.

The Best Supermarket in America

Bon Appetit | Posted 06.11.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Robotic, predictable, processed, and packaged wastelands? Not necessarily.

Handling, and Swallowing, the Truth About Food

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I care deeply about the truth about food, because this particular truth could set us substantially free from the threat of chronic disease and premature death. Chewing and swallowing the truth about food could add years to our lives, and lives to our years.

Digesting the TEDx Food Conference

Liz Neumark | Posted 04.27.2013 | Taste
Liz Neumark

Perhaps the conference had not intended to give us hope -- but rather to disrupt any complacency around the pace of change and the evolution of a national agenda around food policy.

10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill While Eating Healthier

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

Many of us are trying to eat at home these days, but grocery shopping can be overwhelming. The simple chore of buying food involves many variables. Here's how to find the sweet spot to grocery shopping where wellbeing meets frugality.

Study: Do Supermarkets Promote What's Good for You?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study in Appetite is among the first to evaluate the types of foods promoted by U.S. supermarkets and compare them with current dietary guidance.

Christina Wilkie

Hurricane Sandy: Could There Be Food Shortages? | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

Thousands of truckloads of food that were headed for stores in the Northeast are stuck on roadsides and in warehouses following the crippling blow Hur...

Supermarket Chain Says Sprouts Are Too Dangerous To Be Sold

Posted 10.22.2012 | Home

Starting today, Kroger, one of the biggest supermarket chains in the country, is no longer selling alfalfa and bean sprouts in any of its stores. ...

How Do Supermarkets Dispose of Expired Food?

Quora | Posted 12.03.2012 | Home

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Brian Lee, Student During my time working in both management and part time capacities at a large su...

The Faithful Shopper: Gluten-Free Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days, gluten-free baked goods and pastas can't be distinguished from their wheat-based brethren. We've come a long way from the days of rice cakes and dried fake bread! Visit these bakeries, restaurants and shops and feast!

Supermarket Chain Wants Camera Surveillance In Slaughterhouses

Posted 08.20.2012 | Home

Australian supermarket chain Coles recently announced that it may soon require its suppliers to install permanent cameras in their animal sheds and sl...

Some Of The Best And Worst Products At Trader Joe's

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

'What's Good at Trader Joe's?' is a four-member team review site that has been rating the store's best and worst products since August of 2010.

General Store That Opened In 1788 Will Close Its Doors Today

AP | Posted 09.27.2012 | Business

LITTLE COMPTON, R.I. (AP) — Gray's Store in Adamsville village brought in customers for years with its old-fashioned marble soda fountain, cigar and...

PHOTO: Grocery Store Creates 'Man Aisle'

Posted 07.27.2012 | Home

Poor men. According to several studies, more of them have been burdened with doing the grocery shopping for their family. But what's a dude to do when...

WATCH: Would You Serve Supermarket Cake At Your Wedding?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.20.2012 | Weddings

At around $27,000 a pop on average, weddings can be insanely expensive. To cut costs, many couples are taking unconventional steps -- like buying thei...

Mind-Boggling Nutrition Guidance? You Betcha'!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The National Consumers League, claiming to represent consumers' interests, issued a press release this week announcing they had submitted a complaint to the FDA, asking the agency to banish NuVal from the nation's supermarkets.

Stores In England Have To Hide Their Cigarettes Now

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | Business

LONDON -- British ministers say a ban on displaying packs of cigarettes inside supermarkets and other large stores will send a message that smoking is...

Cashier or Smartphone: Which Do You Prefer?

Phil Lempert | Posted 06.03.2012 | Technology
Phil Lempert

Most consumers would rather have a competent cashier and bagger than self-checkout lanes. After all, it's the ending to our shopping trip and common s...

Alys Fowler: Food for Thought (VIDEO) | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

Gardener, Alys Fowler, is an individual who manages to balance city life with sustainable living. The BBC presenter currently lives in Birmingham but is semi self-sufficient and eats 100% seasonally.

Where Are You Buying Your Groceries?

Phil Lempert | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

Where do you shop and why?

9 Things You NEED To Know About The Food You Eat

Tracie McMillan | Posted 04.25.2012 | Books
Tracie McMillan

Three years ago, I went to work undercover in America's food system. I wanted to see how the country's vast industrial food system worked. But more than that, I had a bone to pick with foodies.

Are Increased Food Prices at Odds With Increasing Innovation?

Phil Lempert | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

Innovation is key to growth for food companies, and adds excitement and many benefits for the purchasers of these products. However, I question whether repurposing funds is the way to go.