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Food Retailers are Addressing Consumer Needs and Demands for Food Safety, Quality and Transparency


The demand for fresh prepared food is growing in retail markets and creating challenges for managing the supply chain. Consumers are craving and demanding more food transparency. Food safety and quality management software ensures consumer trust of fresh prepared foods.

Blurred Lines of Food Retail and Restaurants

The “Grocerant”. Restaurant-quality, fresh food offered within the convenience of a grocery store setting. And unlike the catchy, hybrid names of famous celebrity couples, this concept is here to stay. Retail grocery chains are raising the bar on their foodservice offerings and by doing so are attracting the coveted Millennial generation, according to recently published research by The NPD Group.

In-store dining and take-out of prepared foods from retail grocers has grown nearly 30 percent since 2008, and accounted for 2.4 billion in foodservice visits and $10 billion of consumer spending in 2015, according to NPD’s recently released report, A Generational Study: The Evolution of Eating.

4 Surprising Consumer Trends Food Retailers Should Know

We can all recall a litany of consumer food trends of years past, from shunning carbohydrates, sodium or fat, to obsessing over the latest “superfood.” But as much as consumer preferences ebb and flow, they’re an important bellwether of buying habits and an opportunity for food retailers to cater to influential markets.

Fighting Food Fraud with Traceability Software

The largest international ocean conservation organization is calling for end-to-end traceability throughout the entire seafood supply chain following a study released involving the mislabeling of America’s favorite fish – salmon.  Oceana has released a new study that collected 82 salmon samples from restaurants and grocery stores and found that 43 percent were mislabeled. 

ALDI Remove Artificial Ingredients From Food

Grocery chains are now starting to follow food companies who are banning artificial ingredients from their products.  The Aldi supermarket chain announced that by the end 2015 all of its branded products, which make up the vast majority of its product offerings, will be free of synthetic colors, partially hydrogenated oils, and added MSG, reports Supermarket News.

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