Deloitte: Demand for Fresh Food Shows No Signs of Cooling Yet Consumers are Checking Out More Frozen Alternatives

October 1, 2021 Deloitte

Consumers are worried the fresh food on store shelves isn’t as fresh as it used to be. Sixty percent say the time between buying and spoiling has gotten shorter recently. Meanwhile, 3 in 4 consumers say storing frozen food is convenient.

Network Distribution Supply Chain Partnership with Whole Foods Market

October 1, 2021 Network Services Company

Network Distribution®, a global distribution organization, is honored to announce a continued partnership as supplier to Whole Foods Market. Trade partners since 2016, Network provides food packaging, store supplies, and front end bags to the grocery retailer, with the goal of creating an outstanding shopping experience for Whole Foods customers.

Albertsons Companies Becomes First National Grocer to Launch Shoppable Video Experiences and Livestream with Firework

October 1, 2021 Albertsons Companies

Firework, the short-form video platform designed to bring a shoppable, livestream video experience to any website, announced a new partnership with Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI). The food and drug giant is the first US grocer to utilize the Firework platform to transform its digital offerings, bringing online shoppers a community-oriented experience led by shoppable, short-form and livestream video.

Co-Founder and CEO John Mackey Announces Retirement

October 1, 2021 Whole Foods Market

Mackey will serve as CEO until September 2022. Chief Operating Officer Jason Buechel to become Whole Foods Market’s next CEO.

Bowery Farming Introduces Baby Rabe, New ‘Farmer’s Selection’ Limited-Edition Greens, Now on Shelf

October 1, 2021 Bowery Farming

Bowery Farming, the largest vertical farming company in the United States, today introduced Baby Rabe, the next release in its ‘Farmer’s Selection’ product category, which first launched in stores January 2021.