Groundswell NZ requires two-week boycott of Countdown supermarkets
Groundswell NZ is looking for its supporters to boycott Countdown supermarkets for a fortnight, saying the corporate blames farmers for its emissions. It desires its supporters to boycott the grocery store chain, which has 194 shops New Zealand-wide, from Monday, July 24 to Sunday, August 6.
Freshful by eMAG: gross sales of 700 tons of fruit and greens this yr, thrice increased than in 2022
Within the first six months of this yr, Romanians’ curiosity in contemporary vegatables and fruits was growing in comparison with the earlier yr. Thus, Freshful by eMAG offered roughly 700 tons of vegatables and fruits this yr, 3 instances greater than in 2022. On common, individuals allocate greater than 15% of their month-to-month meals spending finances to vegatables and fruits, so 1 in 5 merchandise added to the basket within the Freshful by eMAG app is from this class.
UAE: Careem Quik delivers over 1 mln grocery orders
Careem, the area’s main multi-service app, information over 1 mln grocery orders delivered in Dubai via its on-demand grocery service, Quik, which delivers contemporary produce, groceries, and home goods at supermarket-competitive costs in underneath half-hour. Bananas and blueberries have been the most well-liked order mixture.
UK: Kantar stories largest drop in grocery worth inflation since peak
Grocery worth inflation has seen its steepest decline since inflation peaked in March this yr, falling 1.6 share factors to 14.9% within the 4 weeks to July 9, 2023. In accordance with the most recent knowledge from Kantar, take-home grocery gross sales over the identical interval grew by 10.4% in contrast with 12 months in the past.
(Straw) Berry thrilling information!
Arbroath-based D. Geddes Farms, one of many largest growers of strawberries and cereal crops in Scotland, will provide Asda with over 70mln strawberries this season, together with Further Particular Scottish strawberries for the primary time. Operated by Frank Geddes and his household, D. Geddes Farms has provided Asda shops throughout Scotland and the North of England with strawberries for over 14 years, together with Simply Necessities and Grower Choice strawberries, from its farm situated on the North Coastline.
Veg of Lund enter Poland with distributor
Consistent with the up to date business technique Veg of Lund now begin addressing the Polish market via a distributor enterprise mannequin. Regional associate Hudson NAS will, beginning instantly, handle meals manufacturing, cafés, and retail chains with the European-patented DUG potato drink.
Irish customers say greens are good worth for cash and least more likely to be reduce on resulting from cost-of-living pressures – Bord Bia
Latest analysis by Bord Bia has revealed that 9 in 10 (89%) customers assume greens are good worth for cash and the class least more likely to have been reduce on within the grocery store on account of cost-of-living pressures. It additionally revealed that (90%) of customers declare they prefer to assist native fruit and vegetable growers, 8 in 10 (79%) consider regionally grown greens are of upper high quality, and seven in 10 (74%) consider they’re price paying extra for. The analysis findings are well timed as Irish growers welcome the arrival of new-season potatoes and discipline greens, which at the moment are in plentiful provide regardless of tough planting situations in March and April of this yr.
South Africa: Decide n Pay declares sturdy begin to full-year 2024
Retailer Decide n Pay Shops Ltd has reported a 4.8% improve in group gross sales within the first 4 and a half months of its 2024 fiscal yr. As a part of its strategic initiatives, Decide n Pay expects to incur a restructuring cost of round R250mln (€12.46mln) within the first half of FY24.
Holland: Ahold Delhaize declares that bol.com achieves B Corp Certification
Ahold Delhaize’s Dutch e-commerce model bol.com introduced that it could now name itself B Corp. This certification exhibits bol.com is heading in the right direction in the direction of a extra sustainable and socially accountable group.
Aussie enterprise Bae Juice takes its hangover remedy to New York Metropolis
Melbourne-based enterprise Bae Juice is taking its hangover prevention drink all the way in which to New York Metropolis after reaching an settlement with US-based distributor Gold Coast Distributors that can see the model broaden internationally. Created by co-founders Tim O’Sullivan, Liam Gostencnik, and Sumin Do, Bae Juice arrived on Aussie shores in 2019 and is the primary 100% Korean pear juice to hit the Australian market. For hundreds of years the Korean pear has been used to assist cut back hangover signs, making it a extremely sought-after ingredient.
US: Extra Amazon Recent points floor in South Florida
Two Amazon Recent shops in South Florida are beginning to get stale. A web site in Boca Raton was initially earmarked as a future Amazon Recent retailer, however final week it was introduced the situation will now be a Entire Meals. In the meantime, in Dawn, Amazon is dealing with a lawsuit for not upholding a lease linked to a separate Amazon Recent retailer, in keeping with court docket information.
US: $240K contract accepted for NCSD Recent Fruit and Vegetable Program
US Meals was awarded the Recent Fruit and Vegetable Program bid for FFVP merchandise in Natrona County Faculty District at $241,861.80. Two firms entered bids for the contract.
US: SpartanNash to welcome Indies at annual Meals Options Expo
Two thousand-plus unbiased grocers, distributors, and SpartanNash associates are anticipated to attend the corporate’s Meals Options Expo in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this month. Throughout the two-day personal occasion – billed as the most important in SpartanNash’s historical past – attendees will have the ability to take a look at the corporate’s newest provide chain and merchandising options, along with improved buyer assist companies, private-brand choices, and extra.
Each day Harvest expands its footprint in retail shops throughout America
Each day Harvest, the corporate on a mission to make it straightforward to eat extra sustainably-grown vegatables and fruits, introduced its collaboration with Kroger to deliver Each day Harvest favorites to clients nationwide at greater than 1,100 grocery places throughout the nation.
US: Well being-conscious grocery retailer sprouts in Austin’s Mueller neighborhood this September
As if having town’s finest farmers market was not sufficient, Austin’s Mueller neighborhood is getting one other contemporary produce-fueled deal with. Sprouts Farmers Market is opening a brand new retailer at 1201 Barbara Jordan Blvd. (throughout from the Residence Depot) on September 22.
US: Surging frozen meals demand could stress important chilly storage provide chains
Just about all American households buy frozen meals at the least yearly, however with out resilient chilly storage provide chain infrastructure, the expansion and security of the huge $265bln world frozen meals market could also be put in danger. “Customers are shopping for extra frozen merchandise. It may require extra storage functionality and a extra environment friendly provide chain,” Brian Choi, CEO and managing associate of The Meals Institute, advised CNBC.