Fresh Food

Albertsons' Big Bet on Vertical Farms

A deal with the high-tech indoor farm company Plenty will provide greens for more than 430 stores in California, the retailer said.

Fresh Food

Dole Companies Partner With No Kid Hungry

In the absence of school meal programs due to COVID-19, this partnership marshaled resources to provide meals for children in need.

This Southern California retailer isn't going to let social distancing stand in the way of offering customers its favorite roasted peppers.

The category is still seeing the double-digit sales increases that have been the norm since the pandemic began.

The pandemic pulled the plug on sampling, but these grocers found a way to promote fresh.

Calling the newly installed hyrdroponic farm at its Lakeland location "the future," the eco-minded grocer sends a strong message of sustainability.

A 20-foot-high geoponic “wall farm” allows customers to “pick” their own produce.

The format gathers produce professionals twice a month via Zoom for learning and sharing.

The survey states that the $60 billion grocery category is losing momentum to other retail options, including subscription services, farmers’ markets and convenience stores.

The biannual Produce for Kids campaign aims to give back while offering digital opportunities to shoppers, including a free Facebook Live Cooking Class.

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