A Food Industry Web Guide

Needs updating as it is time/date sensitive

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|

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|

Why The US Soybean Market is In Upheaval

For years, China has been the largest market for US Soybeans but sales to China are down 94% from the 2017 harvest. The steep drop is due to retaliation for tariff actions taken by the Trump administration in 2018. Rather than pay the increased price for soybeans, the Chinese are turning to [...]

2019-06-25T12:46:15-04:00November , 2018|

What is the Biggest Fast Food Restaurant Chain?

Ever wonder which fast food restaurant is the largest out of the thousands of fast food restaurants in the world? It seems like a simple question but as it turns out it can get quite complicated. The problem with providing a simple answer primarily has to do with the fact that term [...]

2019-11-27T11:57:03-05:00May , 2018|

The Menu Labeling Law – What’s Next?

FDA seeks to clarify confusion surrounding the law May, 2017 – The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) was expected to begin enforcement of the menu labeling rule on May 5, 2017. However, only days before the enforcement date the FDA released a pre-publication version of an interim final rule which extends compliance and [...]

2019-06-27T18:07:08-04:00May , 2017|

Nearly half of US grocers do not yet offer any omnichannel services

Survey Shows 46% of grocers behind in omnichannel April, 2017 - The number of brick & mortar grocers who have not deployed any omnichannel service offerings is over 46%. This according to Progressive Grocer's 2017 Report of the Grocery Industry. Omnichannel service programs provide customers with tools and messages both in-store and [...]

2019-06-21T20:47:40-04:00April , 2017|