Jeff Wells

Reporter, Supermarket News

Jeff Wells is a reporter with Supermarket News, covering health and wellness issues for the magazine's quarterly Whole Health supplement. Jeff previously worked for consumer magazines and has written for various publications and websites. He does most of his shopping at Whole Foods and the corner bodega, but he can’t go too long without making the pilgrimage to Costco.

Posts by Jeff Wells

in Refresh Mar 01, 2012

Sugar's Seduction Turns Bitter

Our collective sweet tooth may be due for a reckoning. Recent studies have quantified just how much sugar and other sweeteners we consume, and the....More
in Refresh Feb 24, 2012

The Evolving Science Behind Gluten-Free

There are those who say the gluten-free craze is a bubble waiting to burst, while others claim the highly lucrative industry still has plenty of room....More
in Refresh Feb 21, 2012

A Shot of Scrutiny for Energy Drinks

It seems the “energy” theme has become a double-edged sword for the food and beverage industry. On the one hand, there’s the enormous growth....More
in Refresh Feb 16, 2012

Controlling Portion Control

In an industry where more food sold means more money, what value could portion control possibly hold?....More
in Refresh Feb 07, 2012

Wal-Mart Goes for Great

One year ago Wal-Mart announced its grand plan to offer healthier and more affordable food in its stores. Today, the company took a significant step....More
in Refresh Feb 02, 2012

Raising the Bar on Cocoa Sourcing

These days it seems the bigger a company is, the more shoppers want to know what’s going on behind the scenes....More
in Refresh Jan 31, 2012

Q&A: Stockbox Grocers

Nimble startups like Stockbox Grocers in Seattle are worth watching for the unique ideas they bring to underserved neighborhoods. Chief among them:....More
in Refresh Jan 26, 2012

Non-GMO Shoppers Say: Just Label It

The “Just Label It” campaign aims to do no less than convince the Food and Drug Administration to label GMOs....More
in Refresh Jan 19, 2012

FTUSA Offers Up Revised Policy

When Fair Trade USA announced three months ago that it was making changes to its certification policy and breaking away from the movement’s global....More
in Refresh Jan 13, 2012

Goodbye, Gary

In his three decades leading Stonyfield Farm from organic farming school to multimillion-dollar yogurt company, Gary Hirshberg not only convinced a....More
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