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.

Posts by Robert Vosburgh

in Refresh Jul 11, 2008

WH Talks with Michael Pollan

Very few people out there have the power to change the way millions of Americans eat. The government is one. So is Oprah. But for the thinking person....More
in Refresh Jul 10, 2008

Stevia Wonder

There's never been any doubt about the sweetness of stevia: The extract alone can be up to 300 times as powerful than regular sugar. It's noncaloric....More
in Refresh Jul 08, 2008

Empowering Employee Health

For supermarket executives, health and wellness is synonymous with employee benefits. To wit: -Safeway president and CEO Steven Burd has made health....More
in Refresh Jul 02, 2008

How Broccoli Works

I don't want to date myself by making the well-worn reference to President George Bush the Elder and his opinion of broccoli. So, I'll just say this....More
in Refresh Jul 01, 2008

Rotten Tomatoes

Food safety is often overlooked in all the talk about health and wellness. But let's face it, if the food makes you sick, who cares about antioxidant....More
in Refresh Jun 26, 2008

The Diabetes Opportunity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an update this week announcing that the number of Americans with diabetes increased to 24....More
in Refresh Jun 24, 2008

Healthy Attitudes in Texas

While in Dallas this past week attending the Healthy Foods International Exposition and Conference, we had the opportunity to visit a few retailers....More
in Refresh Jun 20, 2008

Fill 'Er Up. And Make It Premium Kitchen Grease

Food and fuel prices have driven consumers to conserve and repurpose like they’ve never had to before. As the Washington Post reported earlier this....More
in Refresh Jun 16, 2008

Home Is Where the Food's At

There's been a bunch of stories crossing the wires this past week about the growing number of consumers food shopping for home consumption. No big....More
in Refresh Jun 12, 2008

Raw Milk, Raw Nerves

About a year ago we had the opportunity to cover the building tension between government regulators and raw milk drinkers. We spoke to Mark McAfee,....More
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