Retail Foodservice


Moser’s Opens New Location With Attached Champs Chicken Drive-Thru

"Communities will always need grocery stores and comfort food, that’ll never change," said Roger Moser, owner of the Missouri-based grocery chain.


Wegmans Puts Finishing Touches on New Virginia Store

The 81,300-square-foot location, offering restaurant foods prepared by Executive Chef Juan Flores and his culinary staff, will anchor a development that features three luxury apartment towers.

The 122,000-square-foot location in New Braunfels, Texas, will also have the first Home by H-E-B department.

The retailer’s 47th store in the Sunshine State offers Palm Beach Gardens community members a “new sensory experience”: a center-store culinary kitchen and Roasting Plant Coffee.

"When our DFW restaurants think food, we want them to think Kroger," said Keith Shoemaker, president of Kroger's Dallas division.

With the company's launch this month of Instacart Platform, Shoppable Recipes and Instacart Ads, Instacart is seeking to deepen its relationship with some of grocery's biggest names—and smaller players, too.

Bristol Farms Newfound Market, located in Irvine, Calif., features seven of its own chef-created restaurant brands, offering everything from Nashville Hot Fried Chicken to plant-based plates and beachside food with a global twist.

The online grocery platform has launched Shoppable Recipes on TikTok, Tasty and other platforms that allow consumers to discover new recipes and add the ingredients to their carts at the same time.

Program recognizes innovations that meaningfully improve foodservice operations. Recipients will be on display at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, taking place May 21-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Consumers made more meals at home as inflation and surging COVID-19 cases (and winter) only boosted at-home dining's appeal, IRI's latest shopper survey suggests.

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