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E-Commerce platform Pepper raises $16MM

- General News
Pepper, the eCommerce platform for food distributors, has raised $16 million in Series A funding that will enhance the ordering experience for distributors servicing over 25,000 restaurants and grocery stores in the U.S. and Canada.

OPS announces education session: What Lies Ahead for E-Commerce?

- General News
The growth of online/direct-to-consumer purchasing and the opportunities for organic fresh produce companies to play an increasing role in its future will be the subject of the fourth educational session at the Organic Produce Summit, next month in Monterey, CA.

NEPC announces keynote speakers for 2021 expo

- General News
The NEPC council has announced that it will hold a full-fledged, in-person trade show this fall, and to emphasize its excitement about the re-opening, it is announcing two dynamic keynote speakers.

Consumers don’t trust produce online? Think again.

- Produce with Pamela
No online shopper can pick just the right watermelon, or avocado, or banana -- or can they? 

Hy-Vee partners with Google Cloud to improve digital services

- Retail
Hy-Vee, Inc., a leading supermarket chain with more than 250 stores nationwide, has signed a multiyear partnership with Google Cloud to stay on the cutting edge of digital technology and drive new and unique innovation for its customers – both in store and online.

Kroger begins delivery from automated fulfillment center

- Retail
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, is launching the country's first Customer Fulfillment Center, combining vertical integration, machine learning, and robotics with affordable, friendly, and fast delivery service for fresh food.

UNFI launches e-commerce solution to expand distribution options for suppliers

- Retail
United Natural Foods, Inc., today announced the launch of Community Marketplace by UNFI, a business-to-business digital e-commerce solution for emerging brands looking to expand distribution with UNFI customers.

E-Grocer Weee! raises $315MM in capital

- General News
Weee! (, the leading ethnic e-grocer in the United States, today announced $315 million in Series D financing led by existing investor DST Global.

Blue Apron Holdings Q4, 2020 report shows revenue growth

- Retail
Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. announced today financial results for the quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.

Ahold Delhaize USA partners Giant Co. on micro-fulfillment technology pilot

- Retail
Peapod Digital Labs, Ahold Delhaize USA’s digital, e-commerce and commercial engine, today announced a new micro-fulfillment technology pilot with The GIANT Company in the Philadelphia market.