Texas grocer Central Market turned salad bars and hot bars into packaged food displays during the pandemic. Source: Central Market Grocery stores have shut down self-serve salad bars during the pandemic. They’ve taken away displays of fresh olives and dips. And they’ve replaced giant kettles of ready-to-ladle hot soup with sealed to-go containers. The deli
A food aisle at a Big Bazaar hypermarket, operated by Future Retail, in Mumbai, India Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon is partnering with a leading Indian retail group as it continues its push into the world’s second most populous country. Under a new deal announced Monday, Amazon will become the official online
Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown said Tuesday that the company is speeding up how quickly it can release new meat alternatives. “Not only is the pace of new product development getting faster, but we’re getting better at getting better. The whole innovation cycle is accelerating,” Brown said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.
Starbucks is offering oat milk as a dairy-free option in the Midwest. Source: Starbucks Starbucks announced Tuesday that it would introduce oat milk regionally and add two new dairy-free drinks to its U.S. and Canadian menus. Oat milk will be coming to 1,300 cafes in the Midwest, including locations in Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri
Impossible Foods, the company known for its vegetarian Impossible Burger, said Monday that it plans to launch meatless ground pork and sausage as the company turns its focus to international expansion in 2020. Impossible Sausage will debut later in January at 139 Burger King restaurants in Savannah, Georgia; Lansing, Michigan; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Montgomery, Alabama,
A still image from Heineken O.O video ad Source: Heineken Americans are drinking less beer, encouraged by trends like Dry January. But brewers like Molson Coors Beverage and Heineken are trying to use the monthlong sobriety challenge to promote their beer. Dry January started in the United Kingdom in 2013. Since then, the movement has