Liz Webber

Fresh Market Editor / Content Producer
Supermarket News
Articles by Liz Webber
Photo Courtesy of Dorothy Lane Market
Dorothy Lane foodservice has scratch fever
Dorothy Lane Market, a three-store independent based in Dayton, Ohio, resolves to make prepared foods from scratch with seasonal ingredients.
Gallery: Pizza and more at Dorothy Lane
Dorothy Lane Market’s emphasis on scratch-made products and seasonal ingredients makes its deli and prepared foods departments stand out.
Protein craze extends to fortified milk 
As consumers look to add more protein to their diets, many are turning to protein-fortified milk products for their convenience and familiarity.
Photo Gallery: Inside a Whole Foods Small Format Store 2
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — The Whole Foods Market store here devotes sizeable areas to fresh departments despite its small footprint.
2014 Prediction #7: Retailers Crib From Pop-Ups, Food Halls 
To spice up foodservice in 2014, supermarkets will take inspiration from pop-up restaurants and food halls like Eataly.
Gallery: 2013 Food Industry Predictions vs. Reality
With 2013 coming to a close, we took a look back at SN's projections from last year to find out which ones came to fruition and which fell flat.
2013 Another Transformative Year for Many Food Retailers 
Merger-and-acquisition activity and changes in leadership provided some of the biggest supermarket industry stories in 2013, but GMOs, health and wellness, food safety and Cronuts also provided many headlines.
Industry Reacts to FDA’s Animal Antibiotic Updates
WASHINGTON — FDA today announced measures to rein in antibiotic use in animals, moves that industry groups generally saw as positive but consumer and animal welfare advocates condemned.
Go Fish: Can Seafood Sustain 2013 Sales?  2
Seafood has bounced back from its recession woes, but can the department hold on to the sales momentum?
Timeline: Corn’s Effect on Meat Prices
SN tracks the 2012 drought and its impact on meat and poultry prices at retail.
Metro Promotes Healthy Eating With Smiles 
MONTREAL — Before Metro Inc. introduced its À votre santé avec Metro, or My Healthy Plate with Metro, healthy eating program, the retailer dug into studies and conducted its own research on what Canadians expect from grocers in terms of health.
Friend in Feed: Protein Price Changes Ahead 
Low feed prices should spell relief for chicken and pork, but beef prices will stay high into 2016 or beyond.
FDA Recommends Phaseout of Trans Fats 1
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration today announced plans to revoke the “generally recognized as safe” status for partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of artificial trans fat, based on their negative health effects.
Retailers Promote Combined Holiday 
With Thanksgiving coinciding with the first day of Hanukkah this year, some retailers are offering special menus or promotions for the combined holiday many have dubbed “Thanksgivukkah.”
PMA Sifts Through FSMA Myths 
NEW ORLEANS — The Produce Marketing Association’s food safety experts gathered here at the annual Fresh Summit conference earlier this month to explain some of the nuances and answer questions on the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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