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Ghost Kitchen Brands rolls out multi-concept foodservice offering in Walmart

Locations will offer kiosk-based ordering on site and third-party delivery of restaurant and CPG food brands Ghost Kitchen Brands is rolling out its hybrid virtual brand/ghost kitchen concept in dozens of Walmart stores in the U.S. and Canada. The new service will allow shoppers in those locations to select items from the menus of about … Continued

H-E-B expanding presence in Dallas-Ft. Worth area

Texas favorite H-E-B is bringing its flagship H-E-B brand grocery stores to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex next year. The stores, which will open in Frisco and Plano in fall 2022, build on the company’s longstanding presence in the area and reinforce its commitment to serve more customers in this dynamic and growing part of Texas, … Continued

A Few Photos From The Colorado March 14th Snow Storm

Here are a few photos of the snow storm that hit the Colorado area March 13th, and 14th.           Someone build a nice, small snowman outside the US&S building on Monday afternoon….   … and by Thursday it was melted into a sad little lump.

Sprouts Farmers Market to open 20 new stores in 2021

Among the locations are 10 sites in Florida, and four new-format stores Michael Browne | Mar 05, 2021 Natural and healthy grocer Sprouts Farmers Market will open approximately 20 new stores this year, including four with a new, smaller format and one store relocation, the company announced on Friday. Among the openings are 10 stores in Florida … Continued

Whole Foods Markets to buy Jackson Whole Grocer

By Jennifer Dorsey Jan 19, 2021 Updated Jan 19, 2021 Jackson Whole Grocer is being purchased by Whole Foods Market. They’ve announced a “definitive agreement” for the acquisition, which is supposed to close in the early part of this year. “We are fortunate to have this opportunity with Whole Foods Market, an organization that is aligned … Continued

AJ’s Fine Foods Strengthens Community Ties

There’s been a grocery store at Central Avenue and Camelback Road in central Phoenix since 1955. It’s a destination for businesspeople, students and everyday shoppers alike. So when Chandler, Ariz.-based Bashas’ Family of Stores finally earmarked this AJ’s Fine Foods location for a remodel, it had to be special. The result, which included a 5,000-square-foot … Continued

Shoppers Turn to Shelf-Stable Grocery To Keep The Pantry Stocked

Mark Hamstra | Nov 06, 2020 Link to article  at While stock-up shopping has slowed, cooking and baking at home and another COVID wave are still driving grocery sales Food retailers are preparing for ongoing elevated demand for shelf-stable food items amid a persistent stock-up mentality as the coronavirus pandemic continues — albeit at a diminished … Continued

Whole Foods Market Forecasts Top 10 Food Trends for 2021

Retailer’s Trends Council predicts emerging flavors, culinary influences and products poised for the spotlight in the coming year AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 19, 2020) – Today, Whole Foods Market global buyers and experts unveiled their top 10 anticipated food trends for 2021 in the retailer’s sixth annual trends predictions. Hard kombucha, upcycled foods, leveled-up breakfasts and … Continued