Speciality http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6716/more en Ahold to join CIW 'Fair Food' program http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/ahold-join-ciw-fair-food-program <div class="node-body article-body">Ahold USA said Wednesday it has joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program, and that it is committed to buying tomatoes only from growers meeting the CIW’s labor standards and paying a "penny-per-pound" premium on tomato orders to fund farm worker wage increases. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/ahold-join-ciw-fair-food-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/ahold-join-ciw-fair-food-program#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Produce & Floral Ahold USA Sustainability Speciality Ahold USA Publix Super Markets Trader Joe's Market Wal-Mart Stores Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:57:00 +0000 523971 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Fancy Food Show's sofi award winners http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-fancy-food-shows-sofi-award-winners <div class="node-body gallery-body">Caramel was a common ingredient among several of the products that took home sofi (specialty outstanding food innovation) awards from last month's Fancy Food Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-fancy-food-shows-sofi-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-fancy-food-shows-sofi-award-winners#comments Photo Galleries Marketing Center Store Speciality FreshDirect Giant Eagle Meijer Inc. New Seasons Market Raley's Supermarkets The Fresh Market Whole Foods Market Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:04:00 +0000 522791 at http://supermarketnews.com UNFI hopes to grow ethnic sales through independents, bodegas http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/unfi-hopes-grow-ethnic-sales-through-independents-bodegas <div class="node-body article-body">Unified Natural Foods Inc. sees the possibility of slow but steady volume growth from the sale of ethnic and gourmet items to independents and to bodegas in major metropolitan areas, Mark E. Shamber, the company’s CFO, told an investor audience Tuesday at the Jefferies Global Consumer Conference in New York.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/unfi-hopes-grow-ethnic-sales-through-independents-bodegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/unfi-hopes-grow-ethnic-sales-through-independents-bodegas#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Speciality Registration United Natural Foods Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:04:00 +0000 521431 at http://supermarketnews.com Traceable seafood honored with NEXTY awards http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/traceable-seafood-honored-nexty-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Several transparently marketed seafood products and a sourdough pasta have been honored with 2015 Natural Products Expo West NEXTY awards, which recognize standout innovations in the natural products space. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/traceable-seafood-honored-nexty-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/traceable-seafood-honored-nexty-awards#comments Latest News Health & Wellness Organic & Natural Sustainability Seafood Center Store Speciality Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:29:00 +0000 520861 at http://supermarketnews.com Analyst: Competition slowing growth for natural/organic retailers http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analyst-competition-slowing-growth-naturalorganic-retailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Decreased consumer demand for discretionary purchases combined with stepped-up competition from the conventional channel is leading to weaker results for natural and organic food retailers, a financial analyst said in a report Monday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analyst-competition-slowing-growth-naturalorganic-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analyst-competition-slowing-growth-naturalorganic-retailers#comments Retail & Financial Organic & Natural Natural Food Stores Speciality Fairway Market Sprouts Farmers Market The Fresh Market Whole Foods Market Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:48:00 +0000 520221 at http://supermarketnews.com USDA verifies first non-GMO claim http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA has verified its first non-GMO claim under its Process Verified Program, according to a letter obtained by SN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim#comments Latest News Government Center Store Speciality Food Marketing Institute Thu, 14 May 2015 17:05:00 +0000 518061 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Stop & Shop introduces its World Menu http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-stop-shop-introduces-its-world-menu <div class="node-body gallery-body">A dedicated frozens case draws attention to World Menu, Stop & Shop’s just-launched “internationally inspired” private label brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-stop-shop-introduces-its-world-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-stop-shop-introduces-its-world-menu#comments Center Store Private Label Speciality Ethnic Stop & Shop Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:32:00 +0000 515751 at http://supermarketnews.com Report: Local product claims remain key http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/report-local-product-claims-remain-key <div class="node-body article-body">“Local" is the most important product claim today, and will remain so over the next three years, retailers said in the Specialty Food Association’s 2015 State of the Specialty Food Industry report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/report-local-product-claims-remain-key" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/report-local-product-claims-remain-key#comments Latest News Marketing Speciality Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:08:00 +0000 515131 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Aldi's gluten-free line http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/gallery-aldis-gluten-free-line <div class="node-body gallery-body">Aldi rolled out a private label gluten-free line several months ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/gallery-aldis-gluten-free-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/gallery-aldis-gluten-free-line#comments Health & Wellness Private Label Speciality Aldi Thu, 02 Apr 2015 20:15:00 +0000 514831 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Protein-packed products http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-protein-packed-products <div class="node-body gallery-body">New product launches with a high/source of protein positioning increased by 33% in 2014. Following are some of the protein-rich packaged foods on store shelves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-protein-packed-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/gallery-protein-packed-products#comments Health & Wellness Center Store Speciality Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:27:00 +0000 513711 at http://supermarketnews.com