Retail Foodservice


Publix continues to eliminate waste by making sustainable retail foodservice changes

The Florida-based grocer continues to expand its efforts in energy efficiency in retail foodservice by opting for lighter plastic slider bags in deli, single labels in bakery and switching to returnable plastic totes for seafood shipments.

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UNFI unveils 2 new meal solutions to compete with restaurants

New fresh and frozen entrees and sides from Cook•Able and Cadence Kitchen reduce labor demand at retailers for fast, high-quality entrees and sides, UNFI said Wednesday.

The company has already teamed up with Standard AI to bring autonomous units to the University of Houston and San Jose State.

The new Crafted Market lines offer restaurant-style meals in 5 minutes or less at home, for customers seeking convenience.

The meal kit brand's new state-of-the-art production center in Douglasville, Ga., will help expand the company's presence in the Southeast.

The new virtual food court is open inside their neighborhood Kroger on East Mockingbird Lane, which features national and local brands available for takeout or delivery.

Schnuck Markets, Inc., St. Louis, has expanded a partnership with DoorDash to deliver prepared food from 21 additional stores throughout Illinois, Indiana and Missouri.

The original live series “Unleash the Feast” allows viewers to vote on their favorite dishes in real time.

The winning flavors of the grocer’s seventh-annual Donut Flavor Craze contest will be available to purchase throughout June at Arizona stores.

The retailer's 14th store in Chicago—and 20th overall—brings to the historic community its signature all-day cafe experience, a full coffee bar and a new summer menu.

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