Fresh Food


Strack & Van Til enlists Invafresh platform to help manage fresh food sections

The tech company also is helping to optimize the grocer’s recipe management and scale management.


Walmart-backed Plenty opens high-tech vertical farm in California

Billed as the “world’s most technologically advanced indoor vertical farm,” the Plenty Compton Farm is designed to grow up to 4.5 million pounds of leafy greens per year in one city block.

The company grows greens and other produce at its indoor grow facilities year round without pesticides and utilizing approximately 95% less water, relative to typical farming methods.

The new offering serves up a weekly rotation of more than 10 quick-to-prepare recipes for four people, available for delivery.

New service builds on earlier deployments of DoorDash floral and sushi delivery and Olo Rails order management.

The California-based grocer becomes the first in the U.S. to offer the healthy food incentive where participants earn matching dollars when they buy California-grown fruits and vegetables.

Letter to grocer cites research poll of Kroger customers indicating confusion over whether egg products are from caged chickens.

Introduced so far for ground beef, the “flow wrap” design reduces plastic and extends freshness at the case.

Supermarket retailers at 2023 Annual Meat Conference shed light on consumer and industry trends.

Category continues to anchor meals and receive robust promotional play and innovation from retailers and suppliers, FMI/NAMI’s 2023 “Power of Meat” study shows.

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