How I’m Fooducating My Kids to Make Healthy Choices

How I’m Fooducating My Kids to Make Healthy Choices

This is a guest post by Stacy Whitman. “Mom, can we get Cheetos?” “Mom, can we get Frosted Flakes?” “MOM?!?” I’d taken my then-6-year-old son’s to the grocery store to gather ingredients for a recipe to cook together. Concerned about … Continue reading

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“Healthy Elements” – Yet Another Nutrition Label to Confuse Shoppers

“Healthy Elements” – Yet Another Nutrition Label to Confuse Shoppers

Supervalu is one fo the largest grocery retailers and wholesalers in the US. IN January they jumped on the front-of-package-nutrition-labeling wagon when they introduced NutritionIQ at some of their Albertson’s locations. Now the company is introducing a different scheme, named … Continue reading

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CBS Early Show – 5 Supermarket Lessons

CBS Early Show – 5 Supermarket Lessons

“Nothing happens by accident in a supermarket. Everything is designed to sell.” Keep these words, by Consumer Reports retail expert Tod Marksare, in mind the next time you go grocery shopping. In a 5 minute segment from the Early Show … Continue reading

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9 Recession Induced Habits in Food Purchase and Preparation

9 Recession Induced Habits in Food Purchase and Preparation

Image via Wikipedia Two recent articles in Progressive Grocer Magazine highlight changes in food purchase and preparation. 1. Trading down from premium brands to private label or store brands. 2. Consolidation of shopping trips. 3. Coupon clipping and purchase planning … Continue reading

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