BOLIVAR, Mo. — Woods Supermarkets here is the midst of a six-week grand-opening celebration at its largest store — a 53,540-square-foot unit in Sunrise Beach, Mo., just a mile or so from the Lake of the Ozarks, that opened late last month....More
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Food and Drug Administration have issued a report on the findings of a study to reduce listeria contamination in retail delis....More
NEW YORK – Murray’s Cheese, continuing to expand its store-within-a-store arrangement with Cincinnati-based Kroger Co., will hit California soon with Murray’s Cheese Shops in Ralph’s Grocery Co., a Kroger subsidiary....More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found “a lack of recent progress in reducing foodborne infections” in 2012, while the Center for the Science in the Public Interest found that outbreaks dropped by 40% from 2001 to 2010....More
WASHINGTON — Manda Packing Co.has expanded a recall to include 468,000 lbs. of deli meats due to a risk of Listeria contamination, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service....More
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — The Price Chopper foodservice team is busy developing new recipes for 16 new quick-service areas launching at the "Store of the Decade" in Latham in November. The team is also rolling out of a customized subs program and a soup nutrition information program.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Price Chopper’s foodservice team is passionate about food and doesn’t shy away from a challenge. These attributes will serve the retailer well as it prepares to open a new concept store with 16 quick-service areas in Latham, N.Y., in November....More
SN asked 10 experts to make predictions about developments that will have a significant impact on food retailing in 2013. Predictions ranged from the increasing use of environmentally friendly coolants to improved merchandising in the cheese category. View the gallery to see all 10 predictions, and click the related stories to read more about each prediction.
This coming year will bring important, unmistakable merchandising changes in the deli and cheese departments of the major supermarket chains, said Steven Jenkins, executive vice president of New York-based Fairway Market....More