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 Jun 10, 2008

Our HFCS Pet Peeve

I'll come right out and say it: I hate High Fructose Corn Syrup. I am not obese or diabetic, and I have all my teeth. So, what's the matter? I hate....More
in Refresh Jun 09, 2008

Taking Stock of Celebrity Diets

Have sales of maple syrup been on the high side? Running out of Red Bull? Reordering eggs more often? If you answered yes to any of those questions,....More
in Refresh Jun 02, 2008

I Want My Green TV

The entire sustainability movement will receive its greatest validation to date with the debut of Planet Green, the new Discovery network launching....More
in Refresh May 29, 2008

Consumers Say the R Word

Are you listening Ben Bernanke? Hear that, you talking heads on CNBC? Consumers think we're in a recession. So put away your formulas and your spin,....More
in Refresh May 27, 2008

High Season for Summer Bevs

You have to respect today's supermarket beverage buyer. He or she is getting inundated with new products, promotional deals and merchandising....More
in Refresh May 27, 2008

Boston, the BoDeans and Biofuels

While in Boston over the Memorial Day weekend, I ended up at Hatch Shell in the Charles River Esplanade - site of the 15th annual EarthFest. I did....More
in Refresh May 23, 2008

Asking for Directions

Talk about timing. Unified Grocers of Los Angeles is introducing its own line of natural and organic foods and beverages to the company's independent....More
in Refresh May 19, 2008

One Month to Go

As the days count down, it's time again to write a few words about the Healthy Foods International Exposition and Conference scheduled for June 18-19....More
in Refresh May 15, 2008

Meat Goes Local

Everyone is familiar with local produce. It's nice to see a retailer taking the concept one step further and bringing local to the meat case. Weis....More
in Refresh May 12, 2008

How Now, Brown Rice

In the consumer mind, brown rice equals health. Vegetarians have long made those meaty, nutty grains a staple of their diet. Not only is brown rice....More
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