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 Nov 08, 2011

BJ’s Joins the Club with Food Donation Program

Retail food drives are as synonymous with the holiday season as a turkey dinner. They’re a bit of warm, fuzzy PR that gets shoppers in the holiday....More
in Refresh Nov 07, 2011

Supermarkets Ramp Up Diabetes Programs

A year ago, the Centers for Disease Control released an alarming report stating that by the year 2050, one in three Americans could be diabetic. The....More
in Refresh Nov 01, 2011

Fair Trade USA to Revisit New Standards

Fair Trade USA, the country’s largest certifier of fair trade products, announced late last week that it will revisit its new labeling policy (....More
in Refresh Oct 28, 2011

Q&A: Fair Trade USA

Earlier this week I posted about Fair Trade USA’s controversial resignation from Fairtrade International (FLO), the movement’s governing body. The....More
in Refresh Oct 25, 2011

Fair Trade Plan Threatens to Split Movement

For a certification standard that’s been around less than twenty years, fair trade has by all accounts performed exceptionally well in the U.S. One....More
in Refresh Oct 21, 2011

Make Way for Food Day

Every movement deserves its day. Back in the ‘60s the growth of environmentalism led to Earth Day, which is now celebrated by more than 500 million....More
in Refresh Oct 18, 2011

Saving Green By Doing Green

Consumers like to say they support the environment, but whether they actually do anything depends on what’s in it for them. For the truly dedicated,....More
in Refresh Oct 17, 2011

More BFY Means More Sales Growth

Mainstream retailers have steadily increased their selection of better-for-you foods over the years, and according to a new study they shouldn’t slow....More
in Refresh Oct 11, 2011

Good Fats Make for Great Sales

After years of buying skim, low-fat and no-fat products, consumers have welcomed the news that not all fats are created equal. Witness the meteoric....More
in Refresh Sep 27, 2011

MSC Numbers are No Fish Tale

The Marine Stewardship Council released its annual report today, and once again we’re reminded of how quickly sustainable seafood has evolved from a....More
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