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Ahold Delhaize USA intends to invest $480 million to transform and expand its supply chain operations over the next three years. The investment supports a strategy to transition the supply chain network into a fully-integrated, self-distribution model. It includes the acquisition of three warehouse assets from C&S Wholesale Grocers and new leases on another two facilities. Food Institute Focus
New Seasons Market and New Leaf Community Markets will merge with Good Food Holdings. New Seasons Market and New Leaf Community Markets will continue to operate independently as certified B Corporations. In addition, Metropolitan Market will acquire New Seasons' Mercer Island, WA, location and convert the store by mid-2020. The Ballard, WA, location will close by the end of 2019, and New Seasons will not open a new location in Seattle as originally planned. Full Story
Kroger and Walgreens formed a new group purchasing organization aimed at delivering purchasing efficiencies, lower costs and combined resources. The new joint venture, which will support its in-store collaboration, will be called Retail Procurement Alliance. Full Story
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority believes the merger of Amazon and Deliveroo could harm competition in the restaurant and the emerging grocery delivery sector, where Amazon and Deliveroo already established market-leading positions. The group will proceed to an in-depth investigation if the two companies fail to offer legally-binding proposals that address its concerns, reported Reuters. Full Story
Walmart will test grocery delivery with autonomous vehicles in a partnership with Nuro. Full Storyread more
Upper Saddle River, NJ (November 5, 2019) – New Jersey-based news and information service The Food Institute and Washington, DC-based firm OFW Law are taking their popular U.S. Food Labeling Seminar online! This year’s labeling course will be available virtually, in multiple parts, to allow more food industry executives access across the country.
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