Christine LaFave Grace


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Christine LaFave Grace

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Check Your Spam Folder: Hormel Acquires Planters

Hormel said the deal broadens its scope for future deals in the snacking space.

Fresh Food

Meat Trends Favor Snacking, Affordability

From charcuterie to lunch meat and jerky, consumers clamor for convenient protein.

For Walmart, building supplier diversity means helping smaller suppliers scale up. To bring Weathered Souls' Black Is Beautiful stout to store shelves, that included enlisting the help of eight other craft breweries.

With no food sampling in-stores and many consumers doing at least some of their grocery shopping online, how can a brand support new-product discovery—and the basket sales boost that comes from it?

A Texas district court judge dismissed Walmart's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Food and beverage stores added more jobs in January than they did in December, according to BLS data, while warehousing and delivery jobs declined for the month.

Stop and shop ... or not: Massachusetts-based Stop & Shop, an Ahold Delhaize brand, adds order pickup from temperature-controlled lockers at Boston store.

Raley's will have a namesake food lab as part of its sponsorship of the AgStart food and agriculture incubator, a public-private partnership to support next-generation food entrepreneurship.

Walmart says its pharmacies are ready to go; FMI praises the move to expand vaccination access.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have announced the recipients of a first round of grants supporting racial equity initiatives across the U.S. Meanwhile, the Kroger Foundation picks four beneficiaries for its "Build It Together" initiative.

Fifth Season produce will now be available at more than 75 Giant Eagle and Market District grocery stores in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

"You have to keep asking yourselves, 'Are we solving the right problem? How do we keep listening?'" Schnucks CEO Todd Schnuck says at FMI's Midwinter Executive Conference.

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