Jeff Wells

Supermarket News
SN Whole Health: Wing Nut or Peanut? 
At a time when childhood obesity rates are higher than ever, 42% of parents say they have an easier time reading furniture assembly instructions than deciphering nutrition labels.
SN Whole Health: Raw Milk Reprieve 
There has always been something cloak and daggerish about the raw milk movement, with its tales of clandestine supply networks, supporters buying shares of cows, and farmers selling on the side.
SN Whole Health: Chocolate Diplomacy 
Nothing embodies fair trade quite like a chocolate bar. It's fitting, then, that it's become the reference point in the debate that's threatening to split the fair trade movement.
SN Whole Health: Bite Club 
To save money on fresh, local food, a growing number of shoppers are going off the retail grid. Specifically, they're banding together with people in their communities to establish food buying clubs.
SN Whole Health: The Next Big Yogurt 
Greek yogurt companies scored a smash hit when they brought an old-world formula into the modern age. Sales of the creamy, high-protein treat have increased from $60 million five years ago to $1.5 billion currently, according to investment firm UBS.
Collaboration: The Clorox Co. 
The Clorox Co. understands that effective trade collaboration is a two-way street. Not only is the process about gaining insights from trading partners but providing them too.
Whole Health: Out of the Box 
Is it possible to be entirely package-free? A handful of independent retailers believe so. London's Unpackaged, opened in 2006, features a wide selection
Whole Health: Whopper Stopper 
Most companies are happy to promote sustainability so long as it doesn't touch the core business. Not so at Max Burger, a fast-food chain in Sweden that's
Whole Health: Starch Wars 
White starch's image took a beating during the Atkins Diet craze several years ago. Pasta, for one, enjoyed 88% household penetration pre-Atkins but quickly
Whole Health: Granola's New Start 
Consumer demand for whole, unrefined ingredients has made superstars out of some decidedly unsophisticated foods. Such is the case now with granola, that
Whole Health: GMOs Hit the Road 
Close to 600 retailers took part in last year's inaugural Non-GMO Month in October, hosting in-store events and promoting the sale of products bearing
THE NUMBERS ARE SOBERING: 44 million Americans live below the poverty line; the number of food stamp users has increased 34% over the past two years.
Whole Health: Oiled Up 
CONSUMERS WANT THEIR BODIES to be well-oiled machines, and they mean that literally. First there was olive oil, which grew to become a kitchen staple
Groups OK Henhouse Reforms 
United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the U.S., two groups with a long and contentious history, have come together in support of federal standards
2011 Power 50: No. 47 Pamela Bailey 
Pamela Bailey, president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, is ranked No. 47 in SN's 2011 Power 50. Read her profile here.
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