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Mar 17, 2014

Seafood Expo: Revamp your seafood case

The lack of significant growth in the seafood department is due to lack of innovation in the seafood case, John Whitman of Whitman Management Group....More
Mar 17, 2014

Seafood Expo: Long John Silver’s focuses on product innovation

Long John Silver’s will be introducing a new line of sandwiches, soups and salads in May, said Chief Food Innovation Officer Marie Zhang at a panel....More
Mar 17, 2014

Seafood Expo: Chipotle exec talks marketing

The “Putting the Food Back into Seafood” panel at the Seafood Expo was almost more of a discussion in a classroom between people who are directly or....More
Mar 16, 2014

Seafood Expo: DeMoulas invested in seafood success

The DeMoulas Market Basket chain took its seafood sales from less than 1% of total store sales to 2% for fresh seafood and 2 to 2.5% for frozen....More
Mar 15, 2014

Seafood Expo: What’s on the menu

It’s been a cold winter, but the sun is shining here in Boston. I’m here for the newly renamed Seafood Expo North America (formerly the International....More
Mar 09, 2014

Trends meet trends on Expo West show floor

Members of the media covering the Natural Products Expo West show named a frozen chicken verde product from up-and-coming natural brand Luvo as the....More
Mar 09, 2014

Expo West show wrap-up: How to take mainstream retail forward

The Expo West lesson: when it comes to health and wellness, supermarkets must keep embracing smart solutions. The stakes are too high....More
Mar 08, 2014

Independent natural retailers urged to tell their story

Independent natural food retailers concerned about growing competition form larger natural chains and supermarkets hopping on the health and wellness....More
Mar 08, 2014

Baby food grows up at Expo West

I’m a working mom to a 15-month-old who likes to exert her independence at mealtime. She wants to feed herself, and there is no telling if the....More
Mar 08, 2014

The authenticity imperative

The definition of natural is one of the authenticity challenges facing the food industry....More
Mar 07, 2014

Inspiring call to action highlights Robb presentation

A poet, an inner-city gardener, a researcher, a minister, a conventional grocer and a former NBA star were among the guests of Whole Foods Market co-....More
Mar 07, 2014

Dr. Weil's world of challenge and hope

It felt like Woodstock for the natural food industry. A long, snaking line led to a giant Expo West ballroom so packed that attendees sat in the....More
Mar 07, 2014

Cow's milk, meat and coal power

What do cow's milk, meat and coal power have in common? All have alternatives that once didn't exist, noted Steve French, managing partner and owner....More
Mar 07, 2014

Takeaways from SN's Big Event

SN's conference at Expo West has ended,so it's time to take a moment and reflect on a couple of key takeaway's from the half-day event....More
Mar 07, 2014

Sprouting confidence

Jim Nielsen had a lot to be proud of as he led an exclusive tour of Sprouts Farmers Market’s newest prototype in Huntington Beach, Calif. Thursday,....More
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David Orgel

David Orgel is executive director, content & user engagement, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, SupermarketNews.com. Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends through a bi-weekly...

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Jon Springer has been writing about food, food retailers and food retailing for more than 10 years, and is in his second tour of duty with Supermarket News. His prior experience includes covering the...
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