New Survey Reveals Over 40% of Americans Don’t Want to Eat Out

April 2, 2020 Cheeses of Europe

According to Datassential’s latest industry survey on March 17, 41% of Americans are nervous or worried about going out to eat and 27% are avoiding going out to restaurants altogether. Those numbers will only rise as Americans stay-at-home in an effort to combat the global pandemic. On the flip side, consumers staying in means more grocery shopping and meals at home.

Walmart: We’re Making Key Services Completely Contact Free

We’re in unprecedented times. The way we’re all living and shopping is changing. We know customers want and need to be served differently. And, we’re moving quickly to adapt to those changing needs. It’s one way we can help to add some stability to our customers’ lives.

HomeValet Launches Revolutionary Contactless Home Delivery System

April 2, 2020 HomeValet

HomeValet’s comprehensive solution to severe, ongoing challenges in the home delivery space is primed to hit markets in the third quarter of 2020. HomeValet is experiencing immediate demand for its solution for contact-less, unattended, and UVC light disinfected home delivery of grocery and other products purchased online.

GrubMarket Acquires Boston Organics to Continue its Nationwide Expansion

April 2, 2020 GrubMarket

GrubMarket announces its acquisition of Boston Organics, an online farm-to-table grocery delivery service in Massachusetts. The deal marks the company’s third farm-to-table grocery delivery acquisition in the past four months after acquiring Michigan based Doorganics in late November and San Francisco based Eating With The Seasons in January.

FDA Provides Flexibility Regarding Menu Labeling Requirements for Chain Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 1, 2020 FDA

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released a guidance document, Temporary Policy Regarding Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Chain Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, to provide temporary flexibility to chain restaurants and similar retail food establishments currently required to provide nutrition information, including calories, on menus and menu boards.