Fresh Food

The latest developments and top trends in producemeat, seafooddelibakerycheesefloral and specialty and gourmet foods.

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In Detroit, a New Effort to Connect Indie Grocers to Their Communities

"Everything you see in a white, middle-class suburban neighborhood is what you need to see in the urban Black neighborhood—an abundance of healthy food and availability," says Rachael Dombrowski, co-director of the Great Grocer Project.

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AeroFarms to Go Public in SPAC Deal

The indoor produce grower said the SPAC deal would provide it with capital for geographic and category expansion.

Shoppers have sought out more, and more expensive, proteins during the pandemic. But just because their restaurant visits will increase doesn't mean what they buy at the grocery store is likely to change, IRI analysts say.

Five indoor-grown SKUs from Bowery Farms are now in 275 stores operated by Albertsons' Mid-Atlantic division.

Consumers find value-added proteins a welcome mealtime solution at the crossroads of convenience and culinary discovery.

Walmart is a brilliant example of an Old World business behaving like an innovative tech startup, said global futurist Chris Riddell in his keynote speech during this year's virtual Annual Meat Conference.

Meat sales soared by 20% from 2019 to 2020, finds the new Power of Meat report from FMI and the Meat Institute Foundation.

Anne-Marie Roerink, principal with 210 Analytics, breaks down the top 10 findings from the annual Power of Meat report, including product transparency, value-added offerings and online shopping.

Go fish: For at-home Valentine's dinners and Lenten fish Fridays, increasingly seafood-confident consumers added more fresh and frozen seafood to their carts in February.

The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, identified as a top legislative priority for United Fresh this year, heads again to the Senate.

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