Signatures Submitted To Fight California Bag Ban

January 2, 2015 Judy Lin, Associated Press

Business groups trying to overturn a new California law that bans single-use plastic bags said Monday that they've collected more than enough signatures to put their referendum on the November 2016 ballot.

Market Street Grocery Set To Fill Much-Needed Niche For Downtown Pittsburgh

For Downtown residents, 2015 will start with another countdown — to the opening of a long-awaited grocery in Market Square. The store will be the first of its type Downtown since Rosebud Fine Food Market and Deli on Seventh Street at Fort Duquesne Boulevard closed in March 2010.

New Grocery Stores Coming To Richmond Area In 2015

The competitive Richmond-area grocery scene will get more crowded in 2015. The super-frugal Aldi chain and Walmart, with its Neighborhood Market format, both have plans to open multiple stores in the area.

Nature’s Best’s Texas DC Rebrands As KeHE Distributors

January 2, 2015 KeHE Distributors, LLC

Nature's Best's Flower Mound, Texas, facility will undergo a rebranding within the next several weeks. Nature's Best was acquired by KeHE Distributors, LLC, in August 2014. The KeHE Distributors logo will replace the Nature's Best logo at this facility, as well as on trucks, uniforms and corporate letterhead that operate out of this facility.

Tampering With Needles Puts PEI Potato Growers On Edge

No one has come forward so far to claim the $100,000 reward for solving the mystery of who is sticking sewing needles into Prince Edward Island’s potatoes – a situation that has seen the destruction of hundreds of thousands of pounds of produce and has put members of the province’s $1-billion potato industry on edge.