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 Feb 28, 2008

HFI Highlights

We wanted to take some time to remind everyone about the Healthy Foods International Exposition and Conference, scheduled for June 18-19, 2008 in....More
in Refresh Feb 22, 2008

ConAgra Joins Labelmania

Manufacturers and retailers are really falling in love with the idea of nutrition guides. Everyone keeps coming out with their own versions. By the....More
in Refresh Feb 21, 2008

Who Are You Wearing?

Everyone talks about sustainability going mainstream. Well, it's also going classical. We're talking about music; specifically, a recital by the eco-....More
in Refresh Feb 20, 2008

Harris Teeter Takes Up Animal Welfare

More news on the animal welfare front. Just last week, Safeway announced new guidelines for proteins, and today, Harris Teeter said it, too, would be....More
in Refresh Feb 13, 2008

Sustaining Valentine's Day Sales

So, is green the new red? That's what we're wondering as we look around at the various ways retailers are playing up Valentine's Day 2008. Pesticide-....More
in Refresh Feb 11, 2008

Safeway Talks to the Animals

Animal welfare continues to be an emerging segment of the food business, and it's one supermarket retailers are right to invest in. Consumer interest....More
in Refresh Feb 08, 2008

Keeping the Organic in Organic

With a 2007 growth rate of more than 20% and sales of roughly $4 billion, the organic category runs the constant risk of attracting scammers. Luckily....More
in Refresh Feb 05, 2008

Coke's Honest Investment

It's odd to be blogging about a blog, but that's what we're doing today, after being invited by Seth Goldman, the "TeaEO" of Honest Tea, to read....More
in Refresh Feb 01, 2008

Construction Trends Point Green

An annual report on construction trends put out by the management consulting firm FMI Corp. (no relation to the Food Marketing Institute) is....More
in Refresh Jan 28, 2008

Supervalu Pulls Sunflowers

Late Friday Supervalu announced they would be shuttering the Sunflower Markets concept it introduced with fanfare just about two years ago. There are....More
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