McDonald's Corp is making its McCafe ground coffee available in Canadian grocery stores this month, the fast-food giant said on Tuesday, part of its broader campaign to win market share in a country long dominated by rivals like Tim Hortons Inc and Starbucks Corp ....More
Whole Foods Market, which already offers shoppers places to dine in, sip gourmet coffee or otherwise hang out, is ready to sell them fresh-made beer as well when it opens its next Houston store in early November....More
A collection of food entrepreneurs and nascent brands presented their takes on the future of food as part of the first annual Future Food Expo at the Taste Talks event Sept. 13 and 14 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Starbucks isn’t the only one breaking out the pumpkin flavor early this year. Retailers from Haggen to Whole Foods are trying to get customers excited about fall with special products and recipes....More
SABMiller Plc was rebuffed in an attempt to buy smaller brewer Heineken NV, a deal that would have strengthened it against a potential bid by Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, people with knowledge of the matter said....More
In response to customer requests for a healthier meal deal with a beverage option other than soda, this week Schnuck Markets included ground turkey, bagged salad and iced tea as part of its Friday Drive Time Special....More
From consumer attitudes to emerging trends, the health and wellness space often produces more questions than answers for supermarkets. Four of these questions are showcased in this blog post that serves as a curtain raiser for SN's upcoming event at Natural Products Expo East....More
Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: sweet and spicy popcorn; zucchini chocolate muffins; spicy arrabbiata pasta sauce; “free run” grape juice; and white cheddar puffs....More