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  Metcalfe’s is a fourth generation independent grocer that strives to put the local Madison, WI community first. “It’s a people business for us,” says Metcalfe’s COO and Co-Owner, Kevin Metcalfe. “We’re providing food that’s going on a family...

Packaging waste is an urgent global problem, and the food industry is poised in a unique position to make lasting, impactful change while serving as an example to other retail sectors. Grocers will find that prioritizing planet-friendly packaging...

Grocery stores are just one link in an ecosystem of food in any community. Many grocers feel a responsibility to look for food insecurity and shortages in their surrounding area and take action to help fill in disparities. The work also extends to...

Six months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, grocery shoppers in the U.S. are still spending more on groceries each month while taking fewer trips to the store. In August, per trip spending increased by 6%, while...

From constant mask-wearing to social distancing, the coronavirus has changed many aspects of our everyday lives, mostly in ways that at this point six months after the outbreak, many consumers are regarding as the eye roll-worthy “new normal.” 

Since January of 2020, San Francisco-based Imperfect Foods has seen “more than a 40% growth” in its active user base, says VP of Merchandising Ed O’Malley. The food subscription service that currently serves 400,000 subscribers in 38 states says...

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