PITTSBURGH ¿ Even if the Pittsburgh Steelers are defeated by their cross-state NFL rivals the Philadelphia Eagles this weekend, Steel City residents could still walk away winners as a result of a new price reduction strategy rolled out by the market leading supermarket chain Giant Eagle.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Regional grocery and general merchandise retailer Meijer will be giving away thousands of diabetes education kits this weekend, as the company kicks off a month-long focus on the chronic disease that affects at least 17 million Americans.
NEW YORK - The All Asia Food Expo, which exclusively features Asian food and beverage products sold to both retail and foodservice outlets, will make its national debut at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Center on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.
AUSTIN, Texas - More than one-quarter of Americans (27 percent) are eating more organic products than just one year ago. Just two years after the U.S., according to the 2004 Whole Foods Market Organic Foods Trend Tracker survey.
El PASO, Texas - Big 8 Food Stores is participating in a one-year pilot that will test the use of new smart cards on IBM point-of-sale systems to conduct electronic benefits transactions for participants in the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program.
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Highland Market, the first grocery store located on the University of Arizona campus, opened late last week in the Highland Commons housing district, according to published reports.
WILMINGTON, Del. - Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang are joining forces with the world's biggest retailer this Halloween season to encourage children to treat themselves to good health by eating a colorful variety of at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables every day.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. ¿ With $12 billion in annual sales, precut, prewashed packaged fruits and vegetables remain the fastest-growing segment in the produce sector, with plenty of room still to grow, according to new research from the International Fresh-cut Produce Association (IFPA).