New Acosta Report Explores the Rising Impact of Inflation on Consumer Dining Habits

May 20, 2022 Acosta 

Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today released its sixth edition of The Why? Behind the Dine, a research report providing foodservice-specific insight bolstered by the expertise of its CORE Foodservice division.

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Chartwells Higher Education Introduces Climate Labeling to Dining Halls with Exclusive Partnership that Empowers Students to Make More Sustainable Food Choices

Starting this fall, millions of college students nationwide will know the environmental and social impact of what they eat at dining halls with climate labeling, thanks to an exclusive partnership between Chartwells Higher Education and HowGood, an independent research company with the world’s largest database on ingredient and product sustainability. Chartwells, in partnership with HowGood, will introduce this labeling at campuses across the country to empower guests to make more informed dining decisions that better support the planet.

Sysco Transforming the Future of Foodservice Delivery: Announces Intent to Purchase Up to 800 battery electric Freightliner eCascadia from Daimler Truck North America

May 20, 2022 Sysco

Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, and Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), the leading North American heavy-duty truck manufacturer, today jointly announced a Letter of Intent (LOI) to deploy up to nearly 800 battery electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors serving Sysco customers by 2026. The first eCascadia delivery is expected to arrive at Sysco’s Riverside, California site later this year.

Whole Foods Market Presents Winners for Company’s Tenth-Annual Supplier Awards

May 19, 2022 Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market announced 30 awards presented to suppliers in the Unites States, UK, and Canada as part of the company’s tenth-annual Supplier of the Year Awards for 2021. Awards recognize suppliers that exemplify the company’s mission and Core Values, and are presented in categories such as Outstanding Innovation, Environmental Stewardship, Purpose Driven Empowerment, and the company’s top category, Supplier of the Year.

UNFI Announces Chief Operating Officer Eric Dorne to Retire from the Company in late October

May 19, 2022 United Natural Foods

United Natural Foods, Inc. announced that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Eric Dorne will retire from the Company effective October 29, 2022. Dorne has spent 46 years in the grocery industry and the past 11 years in senior leadership roles at UNFI. Dorne will continue to oversee UNFI’s operations and fulfillment network, as well as lead information technology (IT) through his retirement date, working closely with both his direct reports and the senior leadership team to ensure a smooth transition.