Fresh Food

Fresh Food

Wholesale Food Prices Ease a Bit After a Bruising Year

Food suppliers' prices were up nearly 13% overall in 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Jan. 13, while December saw a small respite in pricing for beef, pork and produce.

Fresh Food

Meat Sweats? Meat Volumes Feel the Heat of Inflation

Volume sales of fresh meat at retail slid 7% for all of 2021 as the average price per pound across the meat department was 14% higher in December than it was at the end of 2020.

The free, opt-in program, available to Schnucks Rewards members, will tally and track customers' purchases of better-for-you fare.

The newly launched association, representing the union of PMA and United Fresh, is “transformational,” says IFPA.

Afresh CEO Matt Schwartz shares how retailers can be smarter in the year ahead.

The Batavia, Ill.-based grocer identifies the bites—from wellness to french fries—that will be big in the year ahead.

Partners with Sweden's Picadeli to introduce the concept to six Safeway, Acme and Kings stores across Washington, D.C., Maryland and New Jersey.

Almost half of shoppers say grocery prices are much higher recently, and more than 4 in 5 say they're both aware of and concerned about inflation at the grocery store, a new survey from IRI finds.

Fresh fruits and vegetables saw large month-to-month price increases in November, while beef wholesale prices edged up again after dipping in October.

Grocery prices rose 6.4% on a 12-month basis, a level not seen since December 2008, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

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