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  1. Department: Food
All the packaging for Clover and Country Life Spreadable is now fully recyclable As part of its commitment to ensure all packaging is reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2025, the Saputo Dairy UK is removing the non-recyclable cover papers from its Clover, Utterly Butterly and… This story continues at Saputo UK introduces recyclable cover papers […]
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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Although inflation’s pace has slowed since the middle of 2022, the cost of everyday essentials continues to rise. At Dollar General, more shoppers are experimenting with store brands as they seek ways to lessen the strain on their family budgets, says Jackie Li, senior vice president, private brands and global sourcing at […]
  1. CPG: Food
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety alert regarding Crecelac Goat Milk Infant Formula and other infant formula products imported and distributed by Dairy Manufacturers Inc. The alert highlights Cronobacter contamination concerns with Crecelac Infant Powdered Goat Milk Infant Formula. Although Dairy Manufacturers Inc. initiated a recall on May 24, 2024, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
In recent years, the global food industry has experienced a significant transformation as an increasing number of consumers adopt plant-based protein alternatives. The rising demand for veggie burgers, meatless sausages, dairy-free milk, and plant-based yogurts not only reflects changing consumer preferences but also highlights a growing awareness of the environmental, health, and ethical impacts of […]
  1. CPG: Food
In a significant move, Dairy Manufacturers Inc., a Texas-based company, has initiated a voluntary recall of several baby formula products after they were found to be noncompliant with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. The recall encompasses all lot codes of three specific products: Crecelac Infant 0-12, Farmalac 0-12, and Farmalac 0-12 Low Lactose. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
StrongPoint reports that Belgian retailer Collect&Go, Colruyt Group’s online shopping service, is trialling its grocery lockers for e-commerce orders.  The lockers will be installed at a number of Colruyt Group locations, providing customers with a way to collect their online groceries. “We are thrilled to partner with Collect&Go, Colruyt Group’s online shopping service, and have […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at petco.com for […]
  1. Department: Food
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart recently opened two new Neighborhood Markets, one in Florida and one in Georgia, that offer expanded assortments and more space for pickup and delivery. The new stores, one in the Dune Lakes area of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, and the other in the Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta, feature updated layouts […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Touted as its biggest private label launch in 20 years, Walmart has introduced Bettergoods, a line of 300 food products priced up to $15, with most products available for under $5. Many of the Bettergoods items — which span categories including frozen, dairy, snacks, beverages, pasta and chocolate — are unique to Walmart rather than […]
  1. CPG: Food
Dairy specialist Müller has unveiled a new category advice initiative for milk drinks to complement its “Make Pots of Profit” advice programme for yogurts and desserts launched last year. Müller says the milk drinks category is huge, with sales of £350m a year in convenience… This story continues at Müller launches milk drinks category advice […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart is pitching a new private-label grocery brand, bettergoods, to shoppers looking for “elevated culinary experiences.” Bettergoods represents the retailer’s biggest store-label food brand in 20 years in terms of its breadth of items, some of which are just hitting Walmart stores and its website. As the rollout continues through autumn, there […]
  1. CPG: Food
UK inspections of European food, animal and plant product imports have come into force. Aimed at improving biosecurity, plant and animal inspectors will examine a proportion of imported goods including fresh meat, fish, and dairy produce. Importers fear this will disrupt supply chains, particularly for… This story continues at Post-Brexit border checks begin; food price […]
  1. Data & Insights
  Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a peek at what’s hot in the culinary world! Once again Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® and his team,  are seeing some new signals of our ever-evolving consumer focused adoption of fresh food with functionality; including botanical infusions, and even a […]
  1. CPG: Food
Saputo Dairy’s dairy-free brand Vitalite UK, has partnered with training provider The Allergy Badge to campaign for better industry awareness of food allergies as it unveils a package of free support for retailers. The dairy-free spread has undertaken new research to shine a light on… This story continues at Vitalite announces retailer support for allergy […]
  1. Associates & Employees
See this visualization first on the Voronoi app. The Largest U.S. Corporations by Number of Employees This was originally posted on our Voronoi app. Download the app for free on Apple or Android and discover incredible data-driven charts from a variety of trusted sources. Revenue and profit are common measures for measuring the size of […]
  1. Department & Category
  It’s at the intersection of yesterday fast-food restaurant and playground and time starved consumers that today’s consumers is opting for fresh food fast and simple according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  The drive-thru has been a fast-food staple for decades, but the way we get our burgers and […]
  1. Department: Food
  Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believes that customer migration from the restaurant sector to the convenience store sector will continue. In the bustling world of quick bites and on-the-go meals, convenience stores have quietly transformed into unexpected champions of fresh food. These unassuming neighborhood pit stops, once synonymous with chips, sodas, and […]
  1. CPG: Food
Cadbury has released a new limited edition 360g Cadbury Dairy Milk Bar with ‘Yours for 200 Years’ vintage-style design on front-of-pack. Closely following the launch of limited-edition Cadbury Dairy Milk bars, which are available in seven different collectable designs to commemorate Cadbury’s 200th anniversary celebrations,… This story continues at Cadbury launches ‘Yours for 200 Years’ […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
See this visualization first on the Voronoi app. Industry Favorability, by Political Party This was originally posted on our Voronoi app. Download the app for free on iOS or Android and discover incredible data-driven charts from a variety of trusted sources. Much and more has been written, in the last decade particularly, about the U.S. […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Co-op has become the first UK convenience retailer to have its net zero targets validated by the globally recognised Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). SBTi – a body that assesses corporate climate targets – has given the thumbs up to its near-term and overall targets to become net zero across its own operations by 2035, […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree Inc. reported disappointing quarterly earnings and offered a downbeat outlook on March 13 and announced plans to shutter about 1,000 stores, nearly all of which operate under its Family Dollar banner. As part of an ongoing portfolio review, company executives have identified some 600 Family Dollar stores to close in […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  Insights of consumers are a tool that every marketing team can benefit from. In the case of Progressive Grocer, they go directly to shoppers to explore not only what they’re buying in supermarkets, but also why they’re making certain decisions.  In a great article by Jenny McTaggart the insights are easy to absorb. Steven […]
  1. CPG: Food
Cadbury is today (18 March) launching Cadbury Dairy Milk &More, a new addition to the Dairy Milk range. Comprising two new flavours, Cadbury Dairy Milk Nutty Praline Crisp and Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel Nut Crunch, the bars are available in retailers nationwide from today. The… This story continues at Cadbury launches Dairy Milk &More with […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
CHESAPEAKE, Va.— The Family Dollar discount chain said Wednesday that it will close around 1,000 stores. The announcement came as the chain’s parent company, Dollar Tree, announced its fourth-quarter fiscal results for 2023. The chain said it will close 600 locations this year and 370 stores over the next several years as store leases expire. […]
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MINNEAPOLIS — Target has announced plans to roll out Store Companion, a new generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) tool. The chatbot, designed by Target, will be available for team members at all of its nearly 2,000 stores by August, becoming the first major retailer to share that it is bringing this technology to its store team […]
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Walmart is partnering with Agritask, a crop supply intelligence solution, on a pilot that will deploy Agritask’s remote sensing and data analytics tools in various regions of the U.S. and Mexico in order to provide hyperlocal insights on seasonal blackberry and cherry crops from select Walmart suppliers. The real-time monitoring will help drive rapid response […]
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Major carriers all around the world increase the rates of their services at an average of 4 – 6% YoY.  While carriers transfer this burden of inflation to shippers via increased merchants, most merchants do not do the same to their customers but instead absorb shipping costs as a marketing technique to attract customers. Returning […]
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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.

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