Grocery

20 Ways Your Grocery Store Makes You Sick

The grocery store seems so innocent: A cabinet-filling cornucopia of sustenance for you and your family. Turns out, it contains an average soap opera's worth of secrets. As soon as you walk in the door — wait, don't grab that cart before you read this — you're presented with some pretty serious threats to your health, from secretly unhealthy products to marketing gimmicks to the stuff that lurks on the freezer door handles. That's why Eat This, Not That! Health asked top experts to reveal the ways your grocery store can make you sick — so your next shopping trip…
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Founders Coffee expands to a third location, this time inside a Henderson grocery store

Beloved Founders Coffee expands to a third location for coffees, toasts, teas, and pastries, this time in Green Valley inside La Bonita Supermarket. This third location, the first for Founders inside a supermarket, will offer the same menu of traditional coffees including a classic dark roast and Founders blend as well as lattes including the lavender white chocolate and Hula Girl with mocha, coconut, and caramel. New La Bonita specials include the churro latte with cinnamon, espresso, milk, and white chocolate; tres leches latte with sweetened condensed milk, dulce de leche, espresso, and milk; and cafe con leche. Founders Coffee…
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Grocery foodservice trending up, but visibility still low

Early in the pandemic, retailers like The Fresh Market were putting out restaurant-quality meals and ShopRite tested enhanced meal solution centers. The FMI report highlighted three significant themes that could further impact grocery foodservice. Visibility at retail: More than one-third of consumers, up slightly from 2019, “do not recognize their local grocer as a foodservice option due to a lack of menu choices,” the report highlighted, identifying continued work by grocers to increase visibility of its options. Hybrid Meals Support Shoppers: The report found that shoppers are looking for comprehensive meal solutions, not just prepared items. In fact, 55% of…
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Buck, Cohen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Bring Grocery Stores to Food Deserts

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04) and Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-09) introduced the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas Act to increase rural communities’ access to fresh and affordable groceries, create jobs, and stimulate local economies. This legislation would increase the rehabilitation tax credit for establishing a grocery store in a food desert, increase the work opportunity tax credit for these grocery stores hiring local residents, veterans, disadvantaged youth, and other workers with barriers to employment, and create a tax credit for selling fresh fruit and vegetables.  “Access to fresh and affordable food is fundamental to maintaining a healthy lifestyle,…
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