Category buyers from supermarket chains, several specialty retailers, executive chefs, food journalists and even a food historian, selected 10 finalists for the Specialty Food Association’s sofi Award.
Roche Bros. opened the first store in a new banner, Brothers Marketplace, in Weston, Mass., on May 18. Dubbed a “next generation community market,” the store hopes to take advantage of consumers’ growing interest in where their food comes from.
Village Super Market’s new ShopRite store in Morristown, N.J., illustrates many of the health and wellness attributes that made the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative the recipient of SN’s annual Whole Health Enterprise award.
Butter is enjoying resurgence in popularity. Long the favorite fat of professional chefs, foodies and people unconcerned about their waistlines, butter is now being embraced by consumers interested in taste and natural ingredients.
SN readers tracked the ups and downs of retailers, reading articles on fast-growing retail chains, Supervalu's Rainbow acquisition and the resignation of Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel. Here are the most-viewed stories and galleries from SN's e-newsletters.