New Acosta Report Explores the Current and Future Growth of Online Grocery Shopping

November 12, 2021 Acosta 

 Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, released its latest research report, The Growth of Online Grocery Shopping Shows No Signs of Slowing Down. The report details consumers’ growing preference for online grocery shopping, largely resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares future predictions for the U.S. grocery market. According to Acosta’s research, nearly 25% of all online grocery shoppers plan to do more within the next year.

Cub Foods Starts Its Own Online Orders Business, With Pickup and Deliveries

November 12, 2021 Gita Sitaramiah, Star Tribune

Cub Foods is starting its own online pickup and delivery services, a sign they have become integral to the grocery shopping experience.

Food Safety for E-Commerce Operations – Meeting Customer Expectations

The use of technology also enabled novel ways for retailers to engage consumers and provide them with flexibility in how they shop. As technology continues to evolve, business models will change along with consumer expectations. No matter what the future of food retail looks like, retailers will adapt and continue to meet the ever-changing needs of their customers. 

Leading Grocers Adopt Bell and Howell QuickCollect GO! POD™

October 4, 2021 Bell and Howell

The robotic e-commerce order pickup solution eliminates labor-intensive order touchpoints using patent-pending, next-generation automation, and intelligent software. With the QuickCollect GO! POD™, Bell and Howell addresses growing challenges with labor shortages and costs, inefficiencies of e-commerce pickup as well as the high cost of last mile delivery allowing consumers unprecedented convenience while reducing complexity and cost for grocery retailers.  

Preferred by Home Delivery Consumers, Aptar Food + Beverage’s SeaWell™ Active Packaging Systems Passes ISTA and ASTM Testing

September 21, 2021 Aptar Food + Beverage

Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection, part of AptarGroup, Inc. and a leader in a broad range of food protection and active material science solutions for seafood and fresh-cut produce, passed ASTM (American Society for Testing & Materials) and ISTA (International Safe Transit Association) 3A testing procedures for its SeaWell™ active packaging system, confirming its robustness for e-Commerce seafood delivery.