Merger-and-acquisition activity and changes in leadership provided some of the biggest supermarket industry stories in 2013, but GMOs, health and wellness, food safety and Cronuts also provided many headlines....More
NEW YORK — Gotham West Market isn’t your mother’s food court. The new addition to the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood here includes stalls from high-end restaurants, the premium slow-drip coffee shop Blue Bottle and the food store Brooklyn Kitchen.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Food Marketing Institute and National Grocers Association both voiced support for a Senate bill introduced Thursday that would exclude supermarkets from the FDA’s menu labeling regulations....More
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores said customers can purchase a 10-person Thanksgiving meal for $34.86, which is close to 30% less than the national average $49.04 estimated by the American Farm Bureau Federation....More