Haggen Food & Pharmacy has installed kombucha growler stations at three stores in Bellingham, Wash. Supplied by Oregon-based humm kombucha, the fermented tea comes in four flavors that customers can purchase in 32-oz. or 64-oz. jugs.
Launched in August in all 213 Meijer stores, Ready! For You provides ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. The meals cost $12-$15 for a family of four, and ingredients are included in the retailer’s weekly sales.
For many in-store bakeries, the FDA’s proposed ban on partially hydrogenated oils — a major source of artificial trans fat — seemed like a no-brainer given what their customers are asking for and the progress they’ve already made in reformulating products.