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Target, Amazon Squeeze Grocery Stocks From 2 Sides

5 Brands Shaking Up the Grocery Industry  Adweek

Grocery Stores’ Amazon Problem Getting Worse  Barrons

Struggling Supervalu makes changes to leadership team  SN

Dollar General a threat to small-town grocery stores?

With 18% market share, Amazon leads online grocery sales

Will Amazon Kill Whole Foods 365 Chain?

5 Ways Technology Is Transforming the Grocery Industry

SUPERVALU to Acquire Associated Grocers of Florida  Yahoo

Amazon’s Grocery Industry Disruption

Kroger planning big changes for hundreds of stores

Lidl buys more land in Texas

Walmart to Expand Food Stamp Acceptance Online  The Street

Wal-Mart Is Simplifying Store Operations  Bloomberg

Fresh Market to ‘double down’ on service  SN

New Course For Supermarkets: Opening Restaurants  Forbes

Hurricane Irma leaves supermarkets bare and waiting…  CNBC

Target slashes prices on thousands of items  Reuters

Whole Foods Price Cut Leads To 25% Surge

Amazon to cut Whole Foods prices  Reuters

UK to food industry: Cut the calories  CNN

Wal-Mart expands online grocery delivery via Uber  CNBC

Study finds private labels have staying power  SN

Competition forces grocers to sell an experience

Supervalu committed to Cub Foods chain

Stew Leonard’s pulls imitation crab meat off shelves

Big food braces for online competition  Chicago Tribune

Walmart expands grocery pickup in CA

Organic food is pricier but shoppers crave it  USAToday

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Some young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm

Study: Food & agriculture drive 1/5th economy

Farmer’s fear potential loss of NAFTA

Four key factors shaping U.S. agriculture

Farmland values lower in the Central and Northern Plains

Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals

ND farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide

Global trends spawning seafood innovation

Washington leads country in blueberry production

Growing food inside shipping containers

USDA’s Rollback of GIPSA Rule to Impact Farmers  WI Ag

The future of farming may be below the soil

Corn Harvest Continues to Trail Average Pace

Irma Called a ‘Major Calamity’ for Florida Crops

Organic Industry Sues USDA over Egg Regs  MSN

How Agriculture Came to Be a Political Weapon

CEO of the world’s No. 1 meatpacker arrested in Brazil  Reuters

Urban Agriculture Bill Introduced in U.S. House

Head of USDA’s organic program retires

A plant-based approach to sustainable seafood

Pilgrim’s Pride Poultry to pay $1B for UK’s Moy Park  Reuters

Irma severely damaged some major Ag crops in FL  CNBC

Farmers face vendor lock-in as agriculture goes digital

USDA recalls cooked chicken product in 7 states

Why Florida farmers want to kill NAFTA  MSN

US cuts deal to export pork to Argentina

Technology has changed agriculture

Trouble in the wild blueberry business

Trump’s Trade Pullout Roils Rural America  Politico

GM salmon alarms Canadian environmentalists  Yahoo

Good News for Bees as Numbers Rise  MSN

August deadline to apply for federal crop insurance

CA farmers race to replace workers with robots  LA Times



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The big Washington food fight  Politico

Unilever launches search for new CEO  MW

Company giving a second life to wasted food

Irene Rosenfeld Retires From Mondelēz  NYT

Walgreen’s re-launches private label food line

FDA warns two companies to clean up their facilities

Nestle fast-tracks restructuring

FDA Halts Operations at Peanut Butter Plant  NBC NY

Conagra revamping the Slim Jim brand  CNBC

Nestle opening a dedicated office to serve Amazon  Bloomberg

Study: Consumers value biodegradable food packaging

Food Stocks That Are Defying Industry Woes

GRAS status for Cargill’s canola lecithin

CEO Exodus from Big Food Companies  Fortune

Kirkland Signature: one of Costco’s Biggest Success

Now on sale: candy flavored fruit

Kraft Heinz names 29-year-old 3G Capital partner as CFO  CNBC

Target severs ties with Hampton Creek

Kraft Heinz Plan to Fight Sales Slump  yahoo

Hormel to Buy Fontanini Italian Meats

Oprah is in business with Kraft Heinz  USAToday

How The Kellogg Brothers Revolutionized Breakfast

FDA Challenges Facing Impossible Burger  NYT

Big Food Companies Are in Crisis Mode

New ‘outsider’ CEO at Oreo cookie maker  Reuters

Behind one organic frozen food company  CBS News

Salmonella Papaya Outbreak Strikes States

General Mills’ CEO: company is ready to grow

AI could spot defective baby food

EPA fines Alaskan seafood company

Coca-Cola is replacing Coke Zero

Hormel launches new snack line

The Technology of Mayonnaise  Bloomberg

Pickle company achieves zero food waste

Illinois has lost multiple food manufacturers

Campbell Soup to withdraw from GMA  MW

Cape Cod Chips To Stay On Cape Cod

Big Food’s Next Big Problem  WSJ

US Foods acquires 3 Midwest distributors

Hampton Creek’s Board Quits  Bloomberg

Kellogg to move to a warehouse system

Reversing the curse of the center aisle  Yahoo

How Big Food Lost Touch With The Market  Forbes

Nestle’s health science biz  investing $22M Reuters

Food industry incubator coming to Chicago

Snack bar company Kind explores stake sale  Reuters

Campbell Soup buys Pacific Foods for $700M



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What It Takes to Run a Food Truck  WSJ

French chef leads top 100 chefs ranking  Yahoo

Red Robin tests delivery-only concept  Crain’s

The Future Of Fast Food Is Vegan  Forbes

Who Will Be Blue Apron’s White Knight?

Sexual misconduct rampant in restaurants, workers say

Blue Apron cuts about 320 jobs

Romano’s Macaroni Grill chain files Chapter 11

Sysco Corp to Acquire HFM FoodService

Pub in the Middle of Nowhere Named World’s Best Restaurant  Bloomberg

Culver Franchising Gets Its First Big Investor  MSN

How 5 Seattle Chefs Survive in The Restaurant Biz

Robot replacement begins in fast food industry  Daily Mail

Restaurant Industry in the Age of Technology

Starbucks pays employees despite Hurricane closures

Restaurateur Danny Meyer on the Mistakes that Guided Him  MSN

Kroger Is Opening a Restaurant

Chili’s is trimming menu by 40%  USA Today

Can Restaurants Overcome The Amazon Effect?

Dallas Restaurants Face A Staffing Shortage

Dishwashers can make or break a restaurant

KFC’s Comeback Story Takes Flight  QSR

Grocers Draw Millennials With In-Store Restaurants  NPR

Little Caeser’s self-service Pizza Portal  Yahoo

Online food delivery poised for growth  Forbes

Dunkin’ Tests Dumping ‘Donuts’ from name  CBS LA

Pizza Hut launches loyalty program  NRN

Winners of Unhealthy Restaurant Meals Contest

Senator wants fast food packaging investigated

Starbucks closing Teavana chain

How restaurants will use Technology

McDonald’s Works on Transforming Image  NYT

Technology & the Food Workforce of the Future

How Does Norovirus Get into Restaurant Food?  Yahoo

Packaging Produce for foodservice needs

The fastest-growing restaurant chain in history  BI

More Problems for Chipolte  CBS News

A Young Chef Invents ‘Neo-Fjordic’ Cuisine  NYT

Amazon treading on Blue Apron’s turf  CNBC

Why McDonald’s Fries Are So Addictive  MSN

Can remodels save the fast-food industry?

US Restaurant Industry Stuck in Collapse  ZeroHedge

Digital Disruption In Food Service

Chipotle NEXT Kitchen tests new menus

When Will Restaurant Automation Get Here?

Restaurants see results from mobile apps  MW

8 food documentaries on Netflix

Chefs Make Edibles that Taste Delicious

Subway is the the largest retailer in the US

Modernizing Ethiopian cuisine



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