Top Grocery Retailer and Food Supply Chain News May 1 – 15
By iFoodDS Team
May 15, 2023
Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of May 1 – 15, sustainability and traceability for seafood remained a priority for grocery retailers and a new study identified how shoppers define loyalty. Aldi announced its expansion plans and Red Sun Farms was named on the best managed companies in Canada.
Sustainability and Traceability in Seafood
Grocery retailers are prioritizing traceability and sustainability for seafood products. Supermarket Perimeter talked to grocery retailers like Ahold Delhaize to discuss their traceability efforts.
Shoppers Define Loyalty
A new study by Kroger’s retail data insights company analyzed what drives consumer loyalty. Purchase behavior, consideration, or preference. The study also included recommendations for retailers to strengthen customer loyalty.
Giant Food Supports Local Farms
As part of their April register campaign, Giant Food raised more than $100,000 to support local farmers in the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia area. Farms will receive a grant to improve farm viability.
Red Sun Farms Named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
For the 11th year in a row, greenhouse grower Red Sun Farms was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
Aldi Expansion Plans
Aldi announced its expansion plans in the U.S. and will open 120 new stores during 2023.