Snap Retailer Rule Compliance Deadlines Approaching Fast

USDA will begin implementing some eligibility requirements for SNAP retailers beginning Monday, October 16th   By NACS Online   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will begin implementing some of the eligibility requirements for retailers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) beginning on Monday, October 16, 2017. Those…

Fast-Casual Pizza Heats Up

Across the country, more restaurants are serving up unique pies in a quick environment   By NACS Online   A relatively young concept, fast-casual pizza is taking off, with affordable, dine-in pizzerias springing up all over the country, Eater reports. Pie Five, Pieology, MOD Pizza, Blaze and Martina all promise quick, fresh pizza made to…

Healthy Solutions

What are customers looking for in good-for-you snacks with healthy ingredients?   By NACS Online   Two years ago, organic product sales increased more than 10% year-over-year, nearly tripling the growth of the food market overall, according to the Organic Trade Association. Today, 75% of households now regularly purchase organic foods, especially in urban and…