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The Battle Over Food Advertising To Kids Continues

The ad industry is taking yet another look at the rules and regulations around how foods that are high in calories, sugars and sodium are advertised on TV and perhaps more importantly on non-broadcast media.

Jun 01, 2018 Watch Video

Walmart’s New High Tech Small Supermarket

Walmart has opened its first small-sized high-tech supermarket - in Shenzhen, China, which just may be a format that is the Aldi and Amazon Go challenger.

May 31, 2018 Watch Video

Good Food Might Be Just The Thing That Brings Down Healthcare Costs

A new research report published in Health Affairs suggests that serving higher quality customized foods may actually reduce their stay and healthcare costs.

May 29, 2018 Watch Video

Barnes & Nobles is Hoping A Grocerant Will Save The Chain

Eater reports that there are now five Barnes & Noble Kitchens in the U.S., including a new one in West Plano, Texas.

May 25, 2018 Watch Video

A New Coffee Label May Lead To Confusion

A judge in California has ruled that coffee companies in California must label each with a cancer warning label.

May 24, 2018 Watch Video

Put Down That Plastic Bottle Of Water

Australia’s SBS News reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) is set to launch a review into the potential health risks of microplastics found in bottled drinking water.

May 23, 2018 Watch Video

If Tariffs Are Put On imports Our Food Supply Is At Risk

One of the advisory boards that I sit on had a very heated debate between farmers and growers and how the Administration’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum could dramatically hurt our food economy.

May 21, 2018 Watch Video

The Hemp Fight Has A New Leader

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told hemp advocates in his home state of Kentucky that he will introduce legislation to legalize the crop as an agricultural commodity.

May 18, 2018 Watch Video

Hello Fresh Opens Their Marketing Play Book

The meal kit company is very focused on content.

May 17, 2018 Watch Video

What Grocerants Can Learn From Sweetgreen

Salad chains are popping up all across the U.S. but Sweetgreens is noteworthy.

May 15, 2018 Watch Video

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