Food Facts Round Up #6

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Thank You To All Who Attended Our Feeding America Appreciation Dinner Last Night!


Progressive Grocer: Experts Weigh In On Unsaleables

Unsaleable goods sometimes result in out-of-stocks, a persistent challenge that continues to be a work in progress for the industry. Progressive Grocer called on a few experts to get their thoughts on the latest strategies to improve on-shelf availability. (read more)

Supermarket News: Six Strategies To Win Retail Of The Future

“We believe that every retailer has the right to win,” said Laura Renaud, of Hershey’s communication team. Here are a few strategies that may help retailers adapt to the future of food retail. (read more)

USA Today: More Than 1/3 Of Food Is Wasted

Every day, American families throw out tons of spoiled food — or food they think is spoiled because they misunderstand “sell by” labels. Restaurants dispose of usable leftovers, and farmers toss imperfect produce. (read more)

Aldi to offer online shopping in 3 US cities

The Food Marketing Institute estimates that online sales could comprise 20% of total grocery sales by 2025. Aldi, meanwhile, recently announced it will spend $3.4 billion to increase its store count to 2,500 locations from more than 1,600 currently. (read more)