Consumers Prefer Shopping for Groceries in Stores

Even frequent internet shoppers eschew ordering groceries online   NACS Online   Most U.S. shoppers prefer going to the supermarket than ordering groceries online, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds, Reuters reports. That survey calls into question just how much Amazon’s buying Whole Foods would change the grocery channel. The poll found that 75% of online…

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…

BP to Reintroduce Amoco Fuel Brand

First branded station expected to open this year   Refiner and supplier BP announced today that it will reintroduce its Amoco retail fuel brand, giving current BP marketers more growth options in select U.S. markets and helping BP boost retail fuel sales nationwide. Last seen more than a decade ago in the United States, the…

CALL TO ACTION!

Call your state senator and ask them to support Senate Bill 501. Call your state house representative and ask them to support House Bill 4504. Who is my State Senator and State Representative?  Go to www.michiganlegislature.org and click on contact my Senator or my House Representative on the bottom and find out and call them…

LIPARI FOODS ACQUIRES ASSETS OF DETROIT CITY DAIRY, INC d/b/a DAIRY FRESH FOODS, INC INCREASING STRONG PARTNERSHIP IN LOCAL AND NATIONAL BRANDS

WARREN, Mich. – Effective August 11, 2017, Lipari Foods, a leading Midwest food distributor based in Warren, Mich., agreed to acquire several assets of Dairy Fresh Foods, Inc. including the Dairy Fresh brand. Dairy Fresh Foods is headquartered in Taylor, Michigan. This opportunity expands Lipari’s product breadth and fulfills another strategic goal for the company.…