NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — City residents, commuters and kids are the primary focus of a soon-to-open supermarket that’s bringing fresh, wholesome foods to a community that’s gone more than 20 years without a full-service food retailer.
Starting out as a straightforward plan to promote back-to-school meals, the Meal Maker Challenge has quickly grown to become an August tradition for ConAgra Foods and H-E-B, for which SN awarded ConAgra the Supplier Leadership Award for Integrated Marketing.
Safeway employs nearly 3,000 people at its corporate campus in Pleasanton, Calif. All of them have access to a modern cafeteria serving organic food, a full-service fitness center, and soon, a comprehensive health center.
For its creative, bold and unprecedented efforts on behalf of its shoppers and employees, Safeway has been named the recipient of the 2012 SN Whole Health Enterprise Award for excellence in health and wellness marketing.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The natural products industry is taking its vitamins.
The merger of Sunflower Farmers Market and Sprouts Farmers Market may have captured the most attention, but it’s not the only muscle this segment is flexing. A number of deals on the manufacturing side are just as powerful, according to industry stakeholders interviewed during the recent Natural Products Expo West here.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Employees of Whole Foods Market who participated in an in-house health assessment and support program reduced their weight by an average of 7% at the end of a six-month period, according to one of the initiative’s organizers.
For all its acclaim, the USDA's MyPlate logo belies a frustrating truth, that in a nation of ever-expanding waistlines, most consumers eat according to the plate a mere seven days out of the year, according to a survey by the NPD Group.