Robert Vosburgh

Supermarket News

Robert Vosburgh is group editor of Supermarket News (SN), the food industry's leading newsweekly, where he coordinates coverage of fresh foods, grocery and beverage. He is also editor of SN Whole Health, a quarterly supplement created in 2004 in response to the overwhelming interest in health and wellness shown by retailers operating in mainstream channels. Bob joined SN back in 1997 as the fresh foods editor.

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Jun 03, 2013

Time to Make History of Hemp Growing Bans

Congress may be deadlocked on many issues, but hemp farming isn’t one of them....More
Apr 15, 2013

Finding a Big Story Packed in a Little Grain

It might be easy enough to find an amaranth bagel, but does anyone know where I can get a spelt beer?....More
Feb 25, 2013

Start the Webvan, You’ve Got Deliveries to Make

The supermarket industry seems poised to take its foot off the brake and have another go at home delivery....More
Jan 14, 2013

The Ticking Clock Starts Favoring Supermarkets

It’s ironic that supermarkets have not made a bigger deal about their own ability to get products to the shelf....More
Nov 26, 2012

Organic Industry Needs a Check-off Program

It’s time for organic farmers, producers and manufacturers to start thinking like a brand....More
Oct 22, 2012

In Real Life, Celebrities Love the Dollar Store

Every week, the celebrity– and scandal-obsessed US Weekly runs a photo feature called “Stars — They’re Just Like Us!”....More
Sep 01, 2012

Retail Clinic Outlook Lies in Fresh Meals History

A number of reports released over the past few weeks have touted the bright outlook for retail health clinics. How will this new generation of retail....More
Jul 08, 2012

A Magic Number Emerges in the Natural Channel

The importance of 1,000 stores in a natural food chain isn’t so much the number itself, but what it represents....More
May 26, 2012

Can Lawsuits Compel FDA to Act on Labeling?

Lawsuits against food companies are nothing new, but the pace of filings is alarming....More
Feb 27, 2012

Global Organic Standard Moves Closer to Reality

This is the year we can say organic took a key step toward the ultimate goal: One World, One Standard, says SN Group Editor Robert Vosburgh in this....More
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