European Market: Sustainability & CSR: What Is It All About?

In June 1992, at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, more than 178 countries adopted Agenda 21, a comprehensive plan of action to build a global partnership for sustainable development to improve human lives and protect the environment. Using this as a basis, the United Nations worked with countries all over the world […]

NY Produce Show Discussion: Cornell’s Ed McLaughlin Sees Smaller Format Stores With Secondary Warehousing, JIT Delivery, Changes In Retail-Buyer Relationships

Amsterdam Produce Show: Disruption at retail - What Whole Foods, Amazon, Lidl, Aldi and Wal-Mart mean for the produce industry

This column first appeared on The PerishablePundit.com One of the advantages of having done a virtual edition of The New York Produce Show and Conference was that we came out of it with an all-star collection of incredible industry insight. Today, we share with the broader Pundit audience a conversation with Ed McLaughlin of Cornell University. Ed is widely […]

Tesco trials unwashed potatoes to help cut down on food waste

It has been more than 50 years since major UK retailers have sold unwashed potatoes in their stores, but Tesco says it is giving it a go again to help cut down on food waste in the home. Tesco says by leaving the dirt on them, it can help potentially double their shelf life. According […]

Amazon Fresh opens first UK grocery store, offering private food brand

Amazon Fresh has launched its first convenience grocery store to offer Just Walk Out Shopping in the UK. The store in Ealing, London, is Amazon’s first physical shop and first grocery store outside of the US.  To shop at the Amazon Fresh store, customers simply use the Amazon app to enter and can put their […]