Most Recent Blog Posts

Oct 18, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: Focus on Food Safety

The Produce Marketing Association’s 2013 Fresh Summit Convention and Expo won’t be all fun and games, as developments in food safety in the past year....More
Oct 18, 2013

Fresh Summit 2013: Produce NOLA Style

Today I got a little taste of New Orleans during the Fresh Summit retail produce tour. We visited four very different retailers, but each location....More
Sep 27, 2013

Expo East: Gluten Free in the Mix

At Expo East: It isn’t just the product attributes themselves, like gluten free, but how they’re executed that determines their success....More
Jun 04, 2013

IDDBA 2013: Ancient Adoption

Like heirloom fruit and vegetables, ancient grains suggest health and legitimacy to some consumers....More
Jun 03, 2013

IDDBA 2013: WFM Leads the Way for 'Natural'

Like in the meat case, the label of “all natural” has infiltrated the dairy, deli and bakery departments....More
Jun 03, 2013

IDDBA 2013: New Bakery Fish

This little guy was a hit on the show floor yesterday. Delimanjoo, a Korean style cake, is filled with custard....More
Jun 02, 2013

IDDBA 2013: Play Ball

In Harold Lloyd's presentation "Better Up! Grand Slam Bakery Ideas" he took the show's sports theme to a new level....More
Jun 02, 2013

IDDBA 2013: Curds, Curds Everywhere

Today was the first day of the 2013 Deli Dairy Bake in Orlando, Fla., and the show was already in full swing....More
May 17, 2013

United Fresh 2013: How Changing Demographics Will Help Produce

Changing demographics in the U.S. are good news for the produce industry....More
May 17, 2013

United Fresh 2013: Understanding America's Eating Culture

“Somewhere along the line we've shifted from being a cooking culture to an eating culture," says June Jo Lee of the Hartman Group....More
May 16, 2013

United Fresh 2013: Retail Honorees Reveal Produce Secrets to Success

Today on the show floor, 10 of the 25 Retail Produce Manager Award winners participated in a panel discussion on what makes them and their stores....More
May 16, 2013

United Fresh 2013: Retailers Lag on PTI Implementation

While most suppliers have fully implemented the Produce Traceability Initiative or could do so fairly quickly, most retailers have not, according to....More
May 15, 2013

United Fresh 2013: Whole Foods Co-CEO Outlines 5 Focus Areas for Produce Industry

In his remarks, Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb focused on five key areas of the greatest importance to the produce industry....More
May 14, 2013

United Fresh 2013: Setting the Stage in San Diego

I arrived today in beautiful San Diego for the 2013 United Fresh Produce Association Conference....More
May 01, 2013

Dillon Shows Leadership at Future Connect

ORLANDO, Fla. — David Dillon, chairman and chief executive officer of Kroger Co., revealed at Food Marketing Institute’s 2013 Future Connect....More
Conference - Show Archives

2014

2013

2012

Contributors

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...
What's Total Access?

Total Access blog provides on-the-floor coverage of industry trade shows.

Blog Archive
Penton Media Food Group and Related Sites

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×