The Produce Reporter Week in Review – December 6, 2019

- General News
Pamela and Greg are coming to you from the Blue Book Services headquarters in Carol Stream, IL, with this edition of The Produce Reporter Week in Review.

Produce performs for Kroger in Q3

- Retail
Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. had a big quarter when it comes to new initiatives, and fresh produce played a vital role for the company. 

Kroger launches dark kitchen partnership to serve ready-made meals

- Retail
For the initial rollout, Kroger Delivery Kitchen Powered by ClusterTruck is launching in Carmel, Indiana – where Kroger and ClusterTruck are jointly opening a fourth kitchen – and Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio. Additionally, King Soopers Delivery Kitchen Powered by ClusterTruck will serve customers in Denver.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – November 22, 2019

- Analysis
Greg and Pamela discuss Walmart's Produce 2.0, Kroger's Infarm and Ocado plans, the ag labor bill's chances of being signed before the winter break, and Frieda Caplan's upcoming appearance on CBS Sunday Morning.

Kroger Partners with Europe’s Infarm to Offer In-store Living Produce Farms

- Retail
The living produce farms will launch this month at two of the 15 stores planned at QFC – a Kroger banner – at locations in Bellevue and Kirkland, Washington.

MAP: See where Kroger is building Ocado online fulfillment centers

- Retail
Kroger has partnered with Ocado to accelerate its ability to provide customers with anything, anytime, anywhere. In June, Kroger broke ground on its first CFC in Monroe, OH and has since announced additional locations in Florida, Georgia, Texas, and in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Kroger reveals new fresh-focused brand strategy

- Retail
The Kroger Co. debuted today its new logo and brand transformation campaign, celebrating its love of all customers and associates, food-first culture and long history as America's favorite grocer.

Kroger opens first food hall concept store

- Retail
The new two-level Kroger store features grab-and-go and ready-to-heat meals for lunch and dinner, in addition to fresh fruits and vegetables and a traditional grocery shopping experience.

On the Road: Kroger, Nashville

- Produce with Pamela
It might surprise you— considering they’re one of the most prolific retailers in the U.S.—but I don’t get around to too many Kroger stores.

Imperfect Produce chosen among Kroger foundation’s inaugural grant recipients

- Retail
The Innovation Fund (the "Fund"), a program of The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation (the "Foundation"), named its inaugural cohort of innovators, selected from nearly 400 applicants who submitted interest earlier this year during the first-ever open call.