foodservice

First Kroger-Kitchen United location opens in LA

First Kroger-Kitchen United location opens in LA

LOS ANGELES — The first kitchen center opened through a partnership between Kroger Co. and Kitchen United debuted Wednesday at a Ralphs grocery store in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. The kitchen center will enable customers to order freshly prepared, on-demand meals from participating restaurants, and pick them up at the Ralphs store or

‘Grocers positioned to be ultimate mealtime solution’

‘Grocers positioned to be ultimate mealtime solution’

ARLINGTON, VA — The grocery industry has an opportunity to expand its share of consumers’ total food spending by improving its foodservice offerings, according to a new analysis by FMI, the food industry association. “Grocery foodservice is at a competitive inflection point when we look at the state of the U.S. food dollar and the

FMI: Grocers can win with foodservice

FMI: Grocers can win with foodservice

ARLINGTON, VA – Although their foodservice sales have suffered because of the  COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from FMI- The Food Industry Association finds that grocers are poised to more effectively compete for food-away-from-home dollars. “Food retail business owners navigated state and local challenges to operations and adapted by redistributing labor across the store, and foodservice employees embarked