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Consumers Brought Home the Bacon and Spent More Time in Grocery Stores in July

July was a continuation of recent trends for U.S. grocery shoppers, IRI reported, as consumers ate fewer meals at home, did more of their grocery shopping in-store and spent more time in the grocery store. How rising coronavirus cases may change things in August remains to be seen.

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Impossible Foods Names New Execs, Readies Plant-Based Chicken

Ready for plant-based chicken nuggets? That's where Impossible Foods is headed this fall, as the Redwood City, Calif.-based company announces executive moves and details its upcoming category expansion.

For consumers still somewhat wary about buying fresh fish online from their preferred grocer, frozen seafood has proved a convenient, dependable go-to alternative.

Chairman Rick Cohen said the acquisition will further strengthen the wholesaler's ties with Albertsons in frozen product, "as well as support a new relationship with Albertsons’ mid-Atlantic division."

Milk Bar, founded in New York in 2008 and known for out-of-the-ordinary ice-cream flavors such as Cereal Milk, will sell pints in four flavors at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide.

Consumers aren’t abandoning meat—not by a long shot—but they are choosing plant-based more often.

Help customers beat the heat with innovative treats.

Beyond traditional veggie burgers and sausages, Very Good offers less widely found plant-based fare such as jackfruit steaks and adzuki bean pepperoni sticks.

Beyond Meat sausages and meatballs are rolling out to more stores across the country as sales of plant-based meat alternatives spike.

Three trends driving smart cold-storage tech adoption.

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