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Amazon’s grocery moves – a signal of more to come?

- Produce with Pamela
Three years after Seattle-based Amazon acquired Austin, TX-based Whole Foods Market Inc., it seems that the tech giant is finally moving forward with grocery plans of its own.

Aldi releases 5-year plastic reduction plan

- Retail
As a founding Activator of the U.S. Plastics Pact, ALDI U.S., along with other members of the pact, has agreed to contribute toward four ambitious goals.

Salmonella outbreak tied to bagged peaches at Aldi

- General News
The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis infections.

Lidl’s Long Island debut affected prices more than Walmart

- Retail
Retailers on Long Island decreased prices considerably after Lidl opened new stores compared to prices collected before Lidl entered the market. The price-cutting effect was more pronounced than previous academic findings about Walmart's entry into a new market where price decreases typically varied between 1% and 2.5 % or 5% at most.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – February 21, 2020

- General News
Pamela's in McAllen, TX, for an In Bloom working night for the Texas International Produce Association, and happened to catch the groundbreaking for a new facility for GR Fresh, and Greg's got coverage from Aldi and the coronavirus back in the office. 

I found Trader Joe’s products at Aldi, but it’s not what you think

- Produce with Pamela
BERLIN—I often hear the rumor that Trader Joe’s and Aldi are the same company, and it’s a complicated thing to explain.

Lucky’s Market files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to sell remaining stores

- Retail
A week after announcing the abrupt closure of 32 of 39 stores, Niwot, CO-based Lucky’s Market has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and reportedly plans to sell its remaining stores.

Aldi and Trader Joe’s: Are they related?

- Produce Blueprints

A popular misconception about Aldi U.S. BB #:116756 is that it’s a sibling company, or at …

Aldi’s industry impact

- Produce Blueprints

Inmar Analytics’ Future of Food Retailing provides evidence of Aldi’s BB #:116756 strength versus its competitors. …

Working with Aldi

- Produce Blueprints

For produce suppliers, Aldi BB #:116756 represents a significant boost in sales. “It’s a huge opportunity …