The Produce Reporter Week in Review – December 20, 2019

- General News

Pamela and Greg are in a festive mood because the U.S. House of Representatives has given …

Albertsons scraps Plated meal kit subscriptions, moves brand to private label lineup

- Retail
The company plans to shift focus from subscription to building a comprehensive in-house culinary brand that delivers another exciting component of the store experience.

VIDEO: Fresh Summit Retail Tour: Albertsons, Fullerton, CA

- Produce with Pamela
FULLERTON, CA—Organizers for the Fresh Summit Retail Tour brought three distinct formats to participants. In Bristol Farms we saw high end. At Grocery Outlet we saw deep discount and with Albertsons we split the difference. 

Geoff White named EVP & Chief Merchandising Officer of Albertsons Companies

- Retail
Geoff White was previously vice president of produce for Safeway, and began his career at Safeway in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Albertsons grew digital and eCommerce 33% in Q1

- Retail

Company Release – 7/24/2019 9:00 AM ET BOISE, Idaho, July 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Albertsons …

Albertsons Companies unveils new pledge to reduce plastic use in packaging

- General News
Albertsons Companies today announced a broad plastic waste reduction pledge to advance sustainability throughout the company, starting with its extensive Own Brands portfolio.

Albertsons store adjusts to romaine shortage

- Retail
A new Albertsons store gets creative in the wake of the E. coli romaine outbreak.

Are meal kits on a decline? Study predicts growth shift

- Retail

A new report from Packaged Facts suggests meal kit sales grew more than 22% in 2018…but that growth is about to take a dive.