Jenna Telesca

Jenna
Telesca
Content Director,
Supermarket News

Twitter: @jennatelesca

Articles
Gallery: Seafood Expo highlights

The Seafood Expo North America (formerly the International Boston Seafood Show) was expected to bring in more than 19,000 seafood manufacturers and retailers into the city of Boston. 

Supermarkets score high on customer experience 
Grocery stores have some happy customers. H-E-B and Trader Joe’s took the top two spots on the Temkin Group customer experience ranking.
Some retailers look to food hubs for local sourcing 
Sourcing from small, local farms can pose challenges for retailers who need a guaranteed steady supply of high-quality product.
Tops freshens prepared foods program 
Tops Friendly Markets, Williamsville, N.Y., has been mixing things up in the deli and prepared foods departments.
Gallery: Tops Friendly Markets deli store tour
Tops Friendly Markets caters its prepared food and deli offerings in each store to the tastes of the customers in the market.
Diners look cross-channel for prepared foods 
Prepared foods are a staple for many shoppers, and they are purchasing them at different types of retailers, according to the most recent “The Why? Behind the Buy” report by Acosta Sales & Marketing.
Consumers want citrus convenience 
When shopping for citrus, customers have varying expectations when it comes to tangerines and grapefruit.
Frosty outlook marks domestic citrus 
Growers in Florida and California are anticipating a drop in citrus production this season.
Murray’s Cheese plans for expansion with Kroger 
Proving that supermarket customers are looking for more sophisticated options than the usual cheeses found in the dairy aisle, Murray’s Cheese shops continue to expand within Kroger banner stores.
New rules for fresh foods 
The fresh food industry hopes to influence key regulations and bills in 2014.
Duane Reade digs deeper into fresh  1
Duane Reade is giving New York City quick-serve restaurants and supermarkets a run for their money.
Gallery: Fields Foods comes to St. Louis
Fields Foods, a local-focused retailer in St. Louis, held its grand opening on Jan. 3 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, store tour and product demos.
Produce Industry Hopeful for 2014 Farm Bill 
WASHINGTON — It’s been a long time coming, but the produce industry appears optimistic that the Congress will be able to pass a 2014 Farm Bill early in the new year.
FDA Gives Industry Another FSMA Comment Period 
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration will allow the industry and public to comment on a second set of proposed Food Safety Modernization Art rules that deal with water quality, manure and compost standards and mixed-used facilities.
2014 Prediction #9: Gestation Crate Promises Implemented 
Next year, supermarkets will start walking the walk on their sow housing pledges.
Comments
The power of 'Wow!'
September 10, 2014

Great point that grocers should put on their consumer hats to find that wow factor.

It also sounds like food retailers should ignore conventional wisdom about the...

How good is your produce — really?
August 24, 2014

Interesting point! I think this mindset could be applied to all the perimeter departments. Many retailers see the meat department or bakery department as standouts, but...

Merge right: 10 key markets
May 22, 2014

Hi Martha,

When you go to the log in screen (at the top right of our homepage) there's a link you can click on to retrieve your password.

Best,
Jenna...

United will supply eight Texas Albertsons
May 9, 2014

Thanks for pointing this out. We've made the correction.

A Closer Look at the FDA Antibiotic Retail Meat Report
April 5, 2013

Hi Rick,

It seems that only raw chicken products were sampled. They sampled either a wing, breast, or thigh:
...

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