Robert Vosburgh

Supermarket News
Clear Winner: Bottled Water Pours It On 
With bottled water sales on the rise, retailers are making more room for single-serve packs.
2013 Power 50: Ed Crenshaw, No. 3 in Traditional Supermarket Operators 
Ed Crenshaw, CEO of Publix Super Markets, is No. 3 in Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2013 Power 50.
2013 Power 50: Denise Morrison, No. 12 in Suppliers 
Denise Morrison, president and CEO of Campbell Soup Co., is ranked No. 12 in Suppliers in SN's 2013 Power 50.
2013 Power 50: Walter Robb, No. 2 in Other Retailers Selling Food
Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, is ranked No. 3 in the Trending 10 and No. 2 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2013 Power 50.
2013 Power 50: Doug Sanders, No. 9 in Other Retailers Selling Food 
Doug Sanders, president and CEO of Sprouts Farmers Market, is ranked No. 8 in the Trending 10 and No. 9 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2013 Power 50.
2013 Power 50: Tony Vernon, No. 8 in Suppliers 
Tony Vernon, CEO of Kraft Food Group, is ranked No. 8 in Suppliers in SN's 2013 Power 50.
Cost, Motivation Top List of Healthy Eating Obstacles: Study 
WASHINGTON — Consumers continue to express a strong desire for more healthful diets, but concede they remain hampered by cost and a lack of motivation, according to an annual study tracking the shopping habits of U.S. consumers.
Wine Has a Rosé Outlook
Supermarket wine directors experiment with new ways to promote their extensive selections.
Scene of the Grind: Fairway Market's Full-Service Coffee Department
Fairway Market’s signature coffee department roasts, mills and bags a million pounds of beans a year
Spelling Out Nutrition Labeling 
In 2011, the University of California at Berkeley co-sponsored a contest that invited entrants to develop a user-friendly alternative to the sterile-looking, numbers-heavy box known as the Nutrition Facts panel.
Whole Health News Roundup: Non-GMO Certification
Environmental advocates were successfully able to put the cap on bottled water sales for several years as part of their campaigns against plastic.
Traceback Times Two: Consumer Marketing a Growing Part of Product Traceback Programs
Traceback has been part of the modern food industry’s lexicon since the big recalls of the late 1990s.
Asian Aspirations: Modern Asian Supermarkets Aim for Younger Shoppers 1
Some segments of the ethnic supermarket channel are ready for prime time. Gone are the cracked linoleum floors, bewildering signs and outdated service cases.
Sweet on Savory: Savory Flavors Gain Fans in Snack Foods
Spinach chive tea, mushroom thyme scones, sage-infused snack bars: Expect to see packaged foods take on more of a savory profile in the coming months as the aromatic taste shows up in unique — even odd — places.
Yogurt Alley: N.Y. Surpasses Calif. as Top Yogurt-Making State
The gods are smiling on New York state, which last month took the title of “America’s Yogurt Capital” from California, after yet another Greek yogurt manufacturer opened up shop in the dairy-rich region of the state.
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