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AeroFarms Grows Into the Midwest

The Newark, N.J.-based vertical farming company is expanding with a 150,000-square-foot facility outside St. Louis, and it is partnering with Cargill on a research effort focused on more-sustainable cocoa production.

Retailers

Wakefern to ‘Drive a More Sustainable Future’

In an effort to improve quality, sustainability, and lower costs for customers, Wakefern produce departments are adopting the latest in RPCs.

Forget the "hot vax summer." It's time for faux-chicken-nugget fall. Plus, where does lab-grown meat stand to gain ground? Look to the seas, says Bloomberg Intelligence's Jennifer Bartashus.

For progress against audacious sustainability goals in difficult circumstances, and for creating a movement that has inspired and engaged partners throughout the food chain, Kroger is WGB’s Grocery Business of the Year.

Loop, an innovative program built around durable, reusable packaging for brands that could usher in a new paradigm for how consumers buy and replenish consumables, will hit select stores in the Portland area in September.

Price Rite Marketplace has partnered with Flashfood, an app-based marketplace that seeks to eliminate retail food waste by connecting consumers with discounted food nearing its best by date.

Kroger’s Innovation Fund supports entrepreneurs—including brothers Adam and Jeremy Kaye, founders of upcycled food company Spare Food Co.—making headway in waste and hunger reduction.

The co-founder and CEO of Quicklizard talks about how grocers can use price optimization to support their sustainability initiatives and the business case for automated pricing in an inflationary environment.

In partnership with Volta, the East Coast supermarket has installed five charging stations at its stores, with 50 more coming by the end of this year.

Having watched their garbage pile up in a year spent eating mostly at home, consumers are more aware of and concerned about food waste and product packaging—and they're looking for the companies they buy from to be, too.

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