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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.

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Peapod Digital Labs reveals Private Brands Incubator participants to expand supplier diversity in the U.S.

The two-and-a-half-month program allows participants to learn from Peapod Digital Labs’ Private Brands team about the private brand structure of Ahold Delhaize USA.

Despite this inflationary environment, 86% of shoppers feel they have some control over their food spending, FMI reported.

The NGA-ReposiTrak alliance creates opportunity to access technology, thought leadership and best practices on food waste, recalls and other issues.

Brick Meets Click finds online grocery sales jumped to $7.8 billion in July—a 17% increase from a year ago.

The funding round, led in part by one of the founders of Home Chef, will help the Chicago-based e-commerce platform expand its marketplace of Indian and South Asian foods.

The San Francisco-based online grocery pioneer said Tuesday it made several top-level-executive changes to expand the company’s leadership team as it continues to pursue its vision as a grocery technology company. 

The former tech policy adviser for the George W. Bush administration will discuss the shifting political landscape and the implications for business at NGA's October summit in Washington, D.C.

The three-tier Cart Star program will offer incentives, including fuel discounts and childcare assistance, based on shoppers' number of orders filled and their customer rating.

The agency said it wants to "provide a pathway" for companies selling foreign-made formula in the U.S. under temporary FDA measures to continue supplying formula past November.

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