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I’m in a Committed Relationship With Supermarket Meals

The best thing I ate in Seattle, the other week, was a prime rib sandwich made with a nearly overwhelming quantity of seriously quality Pacific Northwest beef, and the perfect amount of horseradish. The bread was warm, and very fresh; the sandwich came with—because they asked, and I said yes, a thousand times yes—a considerable vessel filled with fragrant au jus, no charge.

H-E-B Is Looking for the Best Texas-Made Food to Add to Its Stores

There are two types of Texans. Those who love H-E-B. And those who don't know what they're missing.

This Grocery Chain Has the Best Reputation of Any Major Company in America

Even if you don’t live in one of the six states that currently have a Wegmans—New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Virginia, for the record—you’ve likely still heard of the 90-plus location grocery chain.

This City Is Secretly The Supermarket Capital of America

Floridians will carry on all day about Publix, if you let them, about that excellent, reasonably-priced store brand product, and those very good deli subs. Mid-Atlantic types can get downright obsessive over all things Wegmans.

Kroger Teams Up with Microsoft on High-Tech Grocery Stores

With about 11 percent of the market, Kroger is America’s largest pure grocery chain (only Walmart sells more groceries). But recently, Kroger has a new competitor to worry about—or more accurately, two old competitors that have teamed up against it: Whole Foods and Amazon.

Kroger Launches Ugly Produce Program

The topic of food waste is certainly having its moment in the sun, but just because it’s been addressed publically doesn’t mean it’s been solved. Plenty of work still needs to be done, and one of America’s largest grocery store chains wants to keep the momentum going: Kroger has announced plans to launch its own brand of ugly produce.

Brad Paisley and His Wife Kimberly Plan to Open a Grocery Store Where Everything Is Free

Brad Paisley and his wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley are giving back to the Nashville community in the form of a free grocery story.

Why Trader Joe’s Could Be Amazon’s Next Victim in the Retail Apocalypse

When Amazon.com Inc. bought Whole Foods last year, investors panicked and dumped shares in Kroger, Sprouts Farmers Market and even Walmart. The fear was that the e-commerce leviathan would disrupt yet another industry.

Kroger Will Eliminate Plastic Bags in Its Grocery Stores by 2025

You won’t face the question of “paper or plastic?” while checking out at Kroger‘s supermarkets for much longer.

The nation’s largest grocery chain announced Thursday it plans to eliminate single-use plastic bags at all of its stores by 2025. The company, instead, says it plans to transition to reusable bags.

​​​​​​​The Great American Supermarket Is Not Finished With You, Yet

Very recently, in San Antonio, Texas, a little boy named Thomas had a birthday party, and that birthday party went viral. Thomas was turning five, which is kind of a big deal, at least to a four-year-old, and what did he want for his birthday, more than anything? He wanted a trip to the supermarket.