A Food Industry Web Guide

Who are the top 10 Grocers in the United States (2019)

Although Walmart is not classified as a supermarket it is by far the largest food retailer in the U.S. The Kroger Co., comes in a distant second although Kroger retains it's claim to being the largest supermarket chain in the country. Walmart has more than a 26% share of all groceries sold [...]

2019-12-02T13:38:18-05:00November , 2019|

The cottage food industry explained

Food processing is a large complex sector of the global food industry that is dominated by large multi-national corporations. And all food companies in the United States, whether a small company or a large company, must adhere to a dizzying variety of food safety and labeling laws at both the Federal and [...]

2019-12-04T10:19:57-05:00November , 2019|

How many grocery stores are there in the United States?

Related Links: The largest US Supermarket company is The Kroger Co...but there's a hitch. The top 10 grocers in the US by sales volume are... The answer to this question is always in flux as the retail landscape changes and the definition of a 'grocery store' is challenged. That [...]

2019-11-27T11:24:03-05:00April , 2019|

Are We in The Golden Age of Grocery Shopping?

The editors at GrubStreet think we are! It’s a bad time to be in the business of selling groceries, and the headlines are as bleak as you’d expect: “The Retail Apocalypse Is Coming for Grocery Stores,” “The New Era of Grocery Just Claimed Its First Victims,” “Grocery Retail ‘Bloodbath’ Is Here,” [...]

2019-06-25T12:45:29-04:00November , 2018|

Smaller retailers push for changes to the FDA Menu Labeling Rules

November, 2017  - Earlier this month, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft supplemental guidance on menu labeling. Comments on the guidance will be due on January 8, 2018 and the menu labeling requirements will be enforced by the FDA beginning May 7, 2018. The Obama-era rules call for [...]

2019-11-22T13:57:15-05:00November , 2017|