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Mar 13, 2010

Going Greek

For an accurate representation of just how popular Greek yogurt is right now, look at the picture to the right. It was taken outside the booth....More
Mar 13, 2010

Keynote: Bill McKibben and 350.org

Do you know the importance of the number 350? To activist, author and blogger Bill McKibben, it means the world — literally. From his home community....More
Mar 13, 2010

Mikey Likes It

Remember the old Life cereal television commercials? Two kids sit at the breakfast table, looking warily at a bowl of Life cereal that their Mom had....More
Mar 13, 2010

Friday's Trend Round Up

It’s tough to stay focused when there’s so much ground to cover — and so much food to eat. Nevertheless, we were able to pick a couple trends that....More
Mar 13, 2010

The Reading List

Many supermarket retailers offer their health-minded shoppers any number of books and magazines devoted to whole health. Sometimes the titles are....More
Mar 13, 2010

The Companies Under the Stairs

At Expo West, it can be a chore just to cover the main convention floor, let alone the downstairs area as well. But make no mistake — you want to....More
Mar 13, 2010

Henna by Katie

Trade show attendees know what to expect in the way of freebies. Pens. Lanyards. Chip clips. Maybe a reusable bag. At Expo West, those assumptions....More
Mar 12, 2010

Room Service

Just had a complementary carton of spring water delivered to my room. That’s right, a carton of water, courtesy of the packaging company Tetra Pak....More
Mar 12, 2010

The Man Behind Food Inc.

Food Inc. may not have won the Oscar for Best Documentary film last week, but in terms of overall impact, there’s no contest. Its curtain-lifting....More
Mar 12, 2010

Consumer segmentation: Health and wellness segment

Health and wellness is a highly dynamic category, shaped by the impact of new trends. The basis for segmentation is the adoption curve. Different....More
Mar 12, 2010

Under the Big Organic Top

It's part business and part social, depending on where you are under the giant white tent that stretches across much of the reserved parking area....More
Mar 11, 2010

@ the Social Media Seminar

This morning’s seminar, Best Practices in Social Media, played to a packed house. It could be people were raring to go this Thursday, the day before....More
Mar 11, 2010

Get-Ready Time

It's March Madness of a different kind. We're not talking college hoops, but the well-choreographed chaos that attends the opening of any trade show....More
Mar 11, 2010

Healthful Baking Trends: Simple sells

If 2009 was about inexpensive, 2010 is about simple. If consumers can’t pronounce the ingredient, they don’t want it. Instead, they are looking for....More
Mar 11, 2010

Good crowd on hand early for the Healthy Baking Seminar.

The morning has been active, with most attendees arriving early enough to visit the sponsors' table-top displays. In a few minutes, Katie Martin,....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...

Jon Springer

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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