fresh food

Fresh food remains key differentiator

Supermarkets have long used their perishable food departments to wow shoppers and to convey an image of food quality and freshness that helps elevate shoppers’ perceptions of the whole store. The importance of fresh food has only grown lately, as the pandemic led Americans to change their grocery shopping and cooking habits in ways that

FMI unveils ‘The State of Fresh Foods’ report

FMI unveils ‘The State of Fresh Foods’ report

ARLINGTON, Va. – A deep dive by the Food Industry Association (FMI) into the state of fresh foods at retail finds that the category’s momentum is sustainable and is pushing deeper into the digital channel. The pandemic changed Americans’ grocery shopping and cooking habits, with consumers incorporating more fresh foods into their diets, says Leslie