Kellogg Co. has promoted improved literacy along with its breakfast cereals by encouraging consumers to redeem free books for their families or for schools in need through a program called “Great Starts, Great Stories.”...More
Although frozen food stores have existed in France for years, New York’s Babeth’s Feast marks the first American take on the concept.
The retailer offers everything from pastries to main meals to herbs — all of it frozen — and the high-quality products have piqued local customers’ interest.
Launched in August in all 213 Meijer stores, Ready! For You provides ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. The meals cost $12-$15 for a family of four, and ingredients are included in the retailer’s weekly sales....More
Millennials are seeking specialty foods for snacks and on-the-go meals, finds an online consumer poll conducted by the Specialty Food Association, with younger adults reporting spending more on specialty food than Baby Boomers and older consumers....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