Walmart’s sheer size gives it an opportunity to address issues in the food system, although it won’t be easy, Jack Sinclair, EVP, grocery division, said at The New York Times Food for Tomorrow conference on Wednesday....More
Wal-Mart Stores on Monday introduced a new commitment to food sustainability, saying the effort would contribute to lowering the “true cost” of food while improving access to healthy food and transparency as to its origins and ingredients.
The initiatives were announced at a summit at the retailer’s Bentonville headquarters....More
Savvy food retailers know that reducing food waste isn’t just a feel-good story for customers — it can also help a business’s bottom line. But where can supermarkets turn if they don’t already have waste reduction programs in place?...More
Stater Bros. Markets said Wednesday it has received the Best Emissions Rate Award for the second year in a row from the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership for having the lowest corporate-wide refrigerant emissions rate among all GreenChill partners in 2013....More