It’s now Wegmans vs. Lidl in Northwest

June 1, 2022 Jeff Clabaugh, WTOP

Lidl will open a 29,000-square-foot store at 4000 Wisconsin Ave., as part of Donohoe Cos.’ mixed-use redevelopment of office buildings formerly occupied by Fannie Mae. Upton Place will include close to 700 residential units in a six- and an eight-story building. It will include 100,000-square feet of retail and three courtyards.

Wegmans to Eliminate Plastic Bags Companywide by the End of 2022

April 19, 2022 Wegmans Food Markets

Wegmans announced it will eliminate plastic bags companywide by the end of 2022. With this decision, the company’s goal is to shift all customers to reusable bags, the best option to solve the environmental challenge of single-use grocery bags.

Hooray Foods Expands Distribution of Plant-Based Bacon to Wegmans

April 5, 2022 Hooray Foods

Hooray Foods today announced that its innovative plant-based bacon that looks, cooks and tastes just like animal bacon is now available in Wegmans Food Markets. The rollout began with 76 stores located in North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wegmans Food Markets will offer a retail pack of Hooray Foods bacon in its plant-based refrigerated section.

An Eggcellent Change for Sustainability -Wegmans

October 27, 2021 Wegmans

On our journey to improve the sustainability of our packaging, we recently made a change to our egg cartons. Previously made from polystyrene foam, the new cartons are made of 100% post-consumer recycled newsprint and paper products. By making the switch from foam to molded fiber cartons, we will eliminate 625,000 pounds of foam from our stores every year.

Want to Help The World While Helping The Industry? Reduce Online Out-of-Stocks

The produce shelves of today’s retail stores are filled with innovative produce items, which offer flavor and convenience, new eating experiences and more. From new varieties of apples and grapes to innovative fresh-cuts and packaged items, one would think that this explosion of innovative activity would have led to substantial increases in produce consumption. Yet, the Produce for Better Health Foundation has studied the matter and tells us that this is not true.