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  • Almonds
    Wheat Free Flours for Baking In Connecticut
    Many store in CT sell products for making wheat free baked goods. Many adult and children are on gluten free diets that require them to avoid wheat based flour. There are alternatives flours that taste as good and are sold at many local CT Health...
  • Plums are being recalled
    Plum, peach and nectarine recall affects local supermarkets
    Fresh fruit distributor, Wawona Packing Company located in Cutler, California is voluntarily recalling specific lots of stone fruits packed between June 1, 2014 and July 12, 2014, because they may have been contaminated with listeria monocytogenes...
  • Examining food environments: Lack of healthful choices in poorer neighborhoods.
    Examining food environments: Lack of healthful choices in poorer neighborhoods
    The lack of choices is hurting the health of entire neighborhoods. Healthy foods may be missing from stores in low-income black neighborhoods, a recent University of Georgia (UGA) study finds. You can read the full research, "Store Type and...
  • Baskin-Robbins ice cream
    Baskin-Robbins enters the grocery market
    Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, has announced a partnership to bring a flavorful range of packaged ice cream and ice cream bars to the shelves of major retailers across the U.S. this spring. The new...
  • Kroger
    Kroger announces purchase of Harris Teeter Supermarkets
    Kroger, the largest grocery store chain in the United States and the second largest retailer overall after Wal Mart, is about to add to its size through acquisition, according to a USA Today report from July 10, 2013.Kroger announced that it will...
  • China's CPI Rises 2.4 Percent In April
    Will Pittsburgh see Kroger?
    People in Pittsburgh are familiar with Giant Eagle as there is one in about every community and the privately owned company is headquartered in Pittsburgh, but the Kroger Co. does not operate in the Pittsburgh market. In Kroger Co.’s press...
  • Why should preppers shop at farmers’ markets?
    Why should preppers shop at farmers’ markets?
    Farmers’ markets are more likely to sell food grown on small, local farms instead of food grown on large, distant, corporate farms. Thus, there are positive differences between buying food sold in local farmers’ markets and buying food...
  • Pointless supermarket foods to avoid
    Shop smarter: 6 supermarket foods to avoid
    Supermarkets are an unavoidable part of our everyday lives, and for those who like to cook at home they can easily be part of one's daily routine. However, they can prove to be a gauntlet of healthy and sustainable to downright awful food...
  • to pulp or not to pulp, here are the choices
    To pulp or not to pulp; the choice is yours
    People in other countries don’t have the food choices we Americans enjoy. It’s possible they’re jealous because we have 35 types of Oreos® and their dessert is sweet and sour cicada. (See my story on food bugs) http://oreos...
  • Food is the economic target
    Food is the economic target
    Data shows 1.5 million New Yorkers living in areas with limited supermarket access. Expanding fresh food access in underserved communities has been shown to improve nutrition and lower costs related to obesity and diet-related disease while...
  • All toppings included
    Types of guys- part two
    3. The FoodieThis guy is regularly heating up the kitchen old fashioned style. He's cooking you dinner or breakfast in bed, and this guy actually knows the difference between a whisk and a spatula.Let's be honest, what man doesn't like...
  • Wegmans floral department
    What makes for a great supermarket – Part 3
    In Part 2 of this series, the “new supermarket in town” was featured—Wegmans, a regional chain now poised to enter the New England market in October. Families from the greater Boston area will have the chance to see for...
  • Foodtown, Wayne, NJ
    Food shopping to the music of the 60’s
    When this baby boomer grew up in the 1960’s in Colonia, there was only one supermarket to go to: Foodtown. It was a small store on Inman Avenue but it provided good food at good prices. Although the store was small, it attracted a loyal...
  • Supermarket produce photo
    TLC’s ‘Extreme Couponing’ forces Publix Supermarket to adopt new rules
    TLC’s new reality show 'Extreme Couponing' premiered on April 26 at 9:30 p.m. and has earned TLC the No. 1 ad-supported cable slot on Wednesday evenings. That means millions are watching as extreme coupon users purchase products for...
  • Food Stores
    Giant Food Stores continue to grow
    The Philly area has seen various supermarket chains come and go over the years. The past few have been especially hard for these businesses to survive. As people struggled with cut backs at their jobs or even losing their jobs, they cut back on...