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Fresh Food

On the Scene at PMA’s 2018 Fresh Summit

The nation’s produce and floral marketers returned from their pilgrimage to the Sunshine State with ample inspiration and fresh insights heading into a new year. Click through to peruse a selection of Fresh Summit highlights captured by WGB’s roving reporters.

Retailers

Honey Bee Experiment Paves Way for 1st Small-Format Macey’s

“Priceless lessons” learned from the year-old concept store gives Associated Food Stores a new format “to fulfill the needs of today’s consumer in a comfortable, easy-to-shop store.”

WGB editors combed the Fresh Summit aisles in search of the hottest industry trends and narrowed their list to a dozen watch-worthy items in the coming year.

Beef brand’s cross-country journey celebrates western Pa. family's Angus cattle heritage.

WGB’s October Endcap guest discusses the significance of industry’s present cycle of disruption, the importance of creating one’s own future, the joyful inspiration he derives from seeing others achieve success and his penchant for ‘driving like you stole it.’

Publix Super Markets last week took the wraps off its new GreenWise Market concept store in Tallahassee, Fla., at the southwest corner of Gaines Street and Railroad Avenue, near Florida State and Florida A&M universities.

While some of the 18 individuals chosen as inaugural Grocery Game Changers represent a new breed of grocery groundbreakers who are helping to redefine their companies’ infrastructure, culture and overall mindset, others are familiar formidable forces that have proven to be as adaptable as they are talented, evident in their legacies of entrenched grocery industry experience.

Amid an unprecedented period of transformation, Winsight Grocery Business is pleased to showcase a compilation of the most influential leaders in food retailing today.

Food retailers earn highest overall marks among various retail formats on the national customer satisfaction study.

Rouses Markets opened its 58th location in late September in Covington, La., a fast-growing area on Louisiana’s Northshore.

Construction for the project, which will create 700 new jobs, is set to begin in late 2019.

The move marks a change in course for the agency, which published draft guidance this week explaining the circumstances of when it could publicize store names involved in active recalls.

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