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 Jan 25, 2008

Andronico's Breaks from the Pack

A few entries back we wrote about an East Coast supermarket operator who made the tough, but correct, decision to stop selling tobacco in all its....More
in Refresh Jan 22, 2008

Whole Food's Message in a Bag

Well, congratulations to Whole Foods Market again for turning what could be interpreted by consumers as a big inconvenience into a Happening. I'm....More
in Refresh Jan 18, 2008

Consumers Win a Label Fight

Consumers in Pennsylvania will still be able to examine containers of milk to see if it was produced without artificial growth hormones. In what one....More
in Refresh Jan 14, 2008

The Gas/Food Price Relationship

Are higher gas prices hurting sales of health and wellness items? Let’s face it, higher pump costs are hurting everything. A new survey of some 26,....More
in Refresh Jan 10, 2008

A New Footprint to Measure

Advocates for water conservation have adapted a term being used by their carbon-reduction cohorts for a new campaign that invites Amerricans to....More
in Refresh Jan 04, 2008

Wegmans: Up in Smoke

It’s one of the obvious ironies retailers need to resolve if they want to honestly project an image of authenticity. Why do stores offering health....More
in Refresh Jan 03, 2008

Monsanto On the Move

Green this, eco that, but take note: Monsanto Company announced today that its latest quarterly profits nearly tripled. Your wellness shoppers will....More
in Refresh Dec 21, 2007

Resolution Solutions

The holidays are a profitable time for retailers, but so is the period after New Year’s, when everyone flocks back to stores in search of post-party....More
in Refresh Dec 21, 2007

Del Monte Does the Fruit Monty

Del Monte is exposing everything it’s got starting today — everything about its fresh produce products, nutrition, recipe ideas and healthful....More
in Refresh Dec 18, 2007

A Store Grows In Brooklyn

It was just last week that we wrote about a store opening in California devoted to anything and everything local. But that one is situated in the....More
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