Covid-19 Facebook Live 5/7/20

The Lempert Report
May 07, 2020

The important role Retail Dietitians playing with Covid-19

Given the pivotal role grocery stores are playing during this extraordinary time, the editors of Winsight Grocery Business and SupermarketGuru Phil Lempert are teaming up for a Grocery COVID-19 Facebook Live series that will breakdown the latest developments unfolding on the front lines in U.S. grocery stores.  Our special guest is Annette Maggi, Executive Director of the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance to talk about what Retail Dietitians are doing during Covid-19 at retail.

In today's segment, we will discuss:

  • The changes at Sprouts.
  • How grocery retailers are working with dairies to avoid the dumping of milk
  • The important role Retail Dietitians playing with Covid-19?


Jon Springer, Executive Editor

Jon oversees WGB’s daily newsletter and covers WBG’s East Coast and technology beats, breaking news and exclusive profiles and features for the brand’s print and digital platforms.

Jennifer Strailey, Senior Editor

With more than two decades of experience covering grocery, natural products and specialty foods and beverages, Jenn focuses on fresh food, retail foodservice and specialty categories and is responsible for covering the West Coast beat for WGB’s daily news.

Kat Martin, Content Manager

Kat’s has spent her career covering the food industry with a focus on helping independent grocers run profitable operations. Kat serves as the Midwest beat reporter, as well as covering trade associations and public policy for WGB’sdaily news.