Food Service Industry News Archives

May 2018

Food Service Industry News from the industry experts.

MAY Industry News

How Grocery Stores Make Grilling Sizzle

Younger shoppers need additional guidance when they fire up the briquettes, so retailers might provide pre-seasoned meats, or videos showing preparation ideas. Millennials also seek new experiences, so some stores offer special “limited-time only” meat blends in during prime grilling season . . . READ MORE

Schnucks to Open New Small-Format Store

Schnuck Markets Inc. plans to open a new small-format store in Warrenton, Mo., this fall and close two under-performing stores in Rockford, Ill., this summer. Emphasizing fresh departments, the small format will enable customers to navigate the store more easily, according to chairman . . . . READ MORE

Kroger Brings Scan, Bag, Go To Metro Atlanta Area

Kroger unveiled its new Scan, Bag, Go program, a new technology that allows customers to scan their own groceries for quicker shopping, in metro Atlanta Tuesday morning, April 16. The service is another way for customers to shop, alongside online ordering, traditional checkout lanes and home delivery. . . . READ MORE

Identifying Regulatory Reform Initiatives at USDA

On July 17, 2017, USDA published a request for information, Identifying Regulatory Reform Initiatives, pursuant to Executive Order 13777-Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda . . . READ MORE