Matthew Enis

Supermarket News
Growing Problem: Tough Immigration Laws Tough on Harvests 
Last April, the state of Georgia approved HB 87 — a tough new immigration reform law inspired by Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070 — which would give the state’s police officers the power to check the immigration status of anyone suspected of any crime, including traffic violations.
Prepared Food Departments Heating Up 
Prepared food departments have weathered the recession well, but aggressive deals by restaurants may signal a new era of competition.
Seafood Labeling Problems Resurface 
YONKERS, N.Y. — A nagging seafood industry problem returned to the media spotlight recently after three recent, separate investigations by The Boston Globe, Oceana and Consumers Union here revealed that more than one-fifth of seafood sold by retailers and restaurants may be mislabeled, incompletely labeled or misidentified by store or restaurant employees.
With seafood prices on the rise, retailers will need new strategies to reel in shoppers
Opportunity Knocks for Produce Industry 
ATLANTA — The stars are lining up for produce and both growers and retailers may be entering an extended period of opportunity to build fruit and vegetable
Diet-related illnesses such as type-2 diabetes are becoming more prevalent, and food allergies such as gluten intolerance are becoming more prominent.
Integrated Marketing: Dole Fresh Vegetables 
In 2009, the packaged salad category was suffering from a case of the “blahs.” Earlier in the decade, bagged salad mixes had been one of the most dynamic, fastest-growing categories in the produce department, but that growth had long-since stalled.
Cost Efficiency: General Mills 
It's become an unfortunate reality for food manufacturers in recent years — input costs continue their relentless rise, but U.S. consumers are still pinching pennies in a stagnant economy. Passing along those rising costs has become a difficult proposition, but inaction is out of the question.
In the late 1970s, Goldie Caughlan, the nutrition education manager for Seattle's PCC Natural Markets, started setting up a card table and a plug-in skillet
Way to Grow: An Interview With PMA's Silbermann 
Retailers and produce industry leaders are preparing for the Produce Marketing Association's annual Fresh Summit International Convention and Exposition
Shaw's Commits to Sustainable Seafood 
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Shaw's Supermarkets here has announced the launch of a new sustainable seafood program developed in collaboration with the Marine
Spartan's Fresh Expo Continues Growing 
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Retailer and distributor Spartan Stores recently hosted its third annual Fresh Experience show, attracting more than 265 vendors and
Although most retailers would agree that poor training tends to lead to poor performance and, ultimately, higher turnover, the average supermarket spends
Facebook Boosts Sushi at WFM 
PHILADELPHIA — Sushi restaurants and takeout shops long ago became fixtures in large U.S. cities, but many Americans still view sushi as an exotic, unfamiliar
After enduring a brief lull during the worst of the recession, catering businesses have been back on the upswing. In fact, according to a recent report
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