No one has a “regular” supermarket

What’s a reasonable number of distinct grocery stores to visit each month? (Don’t forget to factor in Costco.) According to an annual report from FMI, a food-retail industry group, the average American shops at 4.4 different grocery stores each month. And that’s higher for millennials and Gen Z shoppers, who visit 5 and 6.2 stores per

5 trends shaping the grocery store of the future

Grocery shopping is evolving at a rapid clip. It’s a shopper’s market, and consumers are demanding new, innovative experiences from check-out free shopping to home delivery, curbside pickup and meal kits. Some argue that online grocery is over-hyped, given that many consumers want to touch, feel and select their food for freshness. The reality is

Federal food policy aims to lift local and Canadian-grown products

Federal programs to boost the profile of domestic and locally grown foods at home while reducing food waste, food insecurity and deceptive food marketing are all up for funding under the government’s new Food Policy for Canada. Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Parliamentary Ag Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant announced the new policy Monday in Montreal, following