Mainstreaming of Healthy Food Retailing

By Retail Performance Solutions | As food can be bought in more outlets than ever as well as increasingly online, many retailers are trying to differentiate themselves by pursuing a "Healthy Lifestyle" and progressive approach to food and the food retailing experience.

LOHAS Consumers Shop Their Values Driven by Health & Environmental Concerns 2017 Market LOHAS Survey – MilTech

<i>Health & the environment are changing the way many consumers shop for groceries, according to the 2017 Market LOHAS Health & Natural Consumer</i> …

The Four Horsemen of the Good Food Movement

A great way to understand how to strengthen something is to think about how you might destroy it. It’s a thought experiment that can jolt the mind …

Agriculture

The Ultimate Food Label Guide

Get rid of your headache for good with these natural solutions.<p>Find out what to buy when buying in bulk.<p>These helpful tips give you the most for your …

ShopRite offers free counseling with dietitians at its supermarkets

Tapping into consumers' desires to lead healthier lifestyles, ShopRite is offering free dietitian services as well as cholesterol and glucose …

Gluten
Nutrition

Foods Typically Purchased by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Households | Food and Nutrition Service

This study uses calendar year 2011 point-of-sale transaction data from a leading grocery retailer to examine the food choices of SNAP and non-SNAP …

In the Shopping Cart of a Food Stamp Household: Lots of Soda

What do households on food stamps buy at the grocery store?<p>The answer was largely a mystery until now. The United States Department of Agriculture, which oversees the $74 billion food stamp program called SNAP, has published a detailed report that provides a glimpse into the shopping cart of the …

Poverty

Tesco serves up ‘Food Love Stories’ to whet appetite of shoppers

Tesco is whetting the appetites of prospective customers with the introduction of a ‘Food Love Stories’ campaign which highlights the quality of its …

Tesco launches new ‘Food Love Stories’ campaign

Tesco has today launched ‘Food Love Stories brought to you by Tesco’, a new campaign which aims to set out the retailer’s food quality credentials …

Tesco

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the seven retail firms selected to take part in a pilot designed to enable Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to purchase their groceries online. The two-year pilot is slated to begin this summer.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the seven retail firms selected to take part in a pilot designed …

Health Hackers

To previous generations, health and medical knowledge was considered too sophisticated for the layperson to understand. Gen Ys challenge that notion; …

ONE-5, A Farm-To-Fork Offshoot Of Raley's

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s another sign downtown Sacramento is not just a place for work and nightlife, but a place more people now call home.<p>The …

Raley's launches grocery concept focused on healthy living

Raley's announced the launch of a new concept store focused on building consumer awareness about where food comes from. Market 5-ONE-5 will embrace …

Innovation

Whole Foods Names Top 2017 Product Trends

• <b>Wellness Tonics:</b> The year’s hottest picks go beyond the fresh-pressed-juice craze, having roots in alternative medicine and global traditions, as …

Wellness Menu Trends: From Fine Dining to Food Trucks

MarketResearch.com’s David Sprinkle discussed natural and organic foodservice trends during ECRM’s recent Foodservice: Natural, Organic & Better for …

Walmart, IBM and Tsinghua University Explore the Use of Blockchain to Help Bring Safer Food to Dinner Tables Across China

As Walmart opened its new Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center in Beijing today, IBM, Walmart and Tsinghua University announced a collaboration …

Bitcoin

Wal-Mart Tackles Food Safety With Trial of Blockchain

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Walmart Plans To Track Fresh Produce Like Bitcoin

Blockchain is a type of secure database that serves as an unchangeable ledger of information about an object. It was invented to track the movements …

Bitcoin

SQUARE MEALS

Meal kits have taken off in recent years, with Cassandra finding that 30% of young adults have used one and another 24% are interested in trying one, …

Open Agriculture Initiative

Welcome!<p>The MIT Media Lab Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg) is on a mission to create healthier, more engaging, and more inventive future food …

FoodTech: encounter with the ‘Plant Whisperer’

Ever come across a ‘nerd’ farmer? Well, Caleb Harper is one. An architect by profession, he is on the way to revolutionising the contents of our …

Farming

Carrefour Spain Raises Level Of Fresh Produce Available Online

Carrefour Spain is challenging rivals Amazon and El Corte Inglés by offering a more bountiful selection of fresh produce available online, with 75% …

Uprooted

Given the lack of space in urban environments, young people are embracing the cultivation of vertical gardens. No green thumbs are needed; designers …

The quest for quality in fresh-food retailing

In fresh foods, quality is critical—but hard to define and measure. Here’s how retailers can make the quality investments that yield the highest …

eCommerce
Eating

In today's market, your food chooses you

It's no secret your taste in food can change as you get older – but the more important change for marketers is how your taste compares with your kids' or parents'. As Ann Hui explains, companies are learning a lot more about the eating habits of Generations X, Y and Z and it's changing how your …

Millennials

Consumers Focused on Health and Wellness

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