"Last year, the Go Fresh and Local cohort brought fresh ideas and innovative new products to the table that blew our judges away," said Dan De La Rosa, Kroger's group vice president of fresh merchandising.
Meijer announced today the return of its Lift Local Supplier Event, giving local businesses across the retailer's six-state footprint the opportunity to virtually showcase their offerings to Meijer buyers and procurement teams.
Food solutions company SpartanNash has expanded its specialty and local food selection for independent grocers and customers across the U.S. through a strategic partnership with Specialty Food Partners (SFP) and a new online platform called SpartanNash SpecialtyDirect.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced that it has signed its first cooperative agreement under the new Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA) with the Colorado Department of Human Services. Colorado is the first state to enter into a cooperative agreement under the program.
Natural Grocers, America's Organic Headquarters, is bringing local hydroponic, organic produce grown just steps away from its customers with the launch of its new hydroponic GardenBox.
Items will vary weekly depending on farm harvests and what is in season. Customers can view local produce seasonality in a calendar on GiantFood.com. Over 20 farms are participating.
The Kroger Co. today announced the Go Fresh & Local Supplier Accelerator, a new partnership program inviting American growers and producers to apply for the opportunity to work with the retailer.
Meijer announced today that it will host its first virtual Localization Summit, giving local businesses across the retailer's six-state footprint the opportunity to showcase their offerings to Meijer merchants.
If The Fresh Market wants to win more customers, people have to feel like it's a unique experience with carefully curated flavors.
SAN DIEGO – Independent retailers have more competition than ever, but one advantage they still have is their location.