Challenging Time For Food Charities In North TexasFood charities in Tarrant County are beginning to feel the impact of empty store shelves, as donations from grocery stores dwindle even as demand climbs.
Texas Now Allowing Trucks From Alcohol Industry To Deliver Supplies To Grocery StoresIn an effort to keep grocery stores stocked during the growing concern of the coronavirus outbreak, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has waived laws in order to allow trucks from the alcohol industry to deliver supplies to those stores.
Albertsons, Tom Thumb Closing 4 North Texas StoresThe stores are located in Fort Worth, DeSoto, Flower Mound and Coppell. They are set to close around December 1.
Kroger To Start Selling Products Directly To Chinese ShoppersKroger will start to sell some of its products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by internet giant Alibaba.
Nestle Takes Over Sales Of Starbucks In Grocery AislesNestle is paying more than $7 billion to handle retail sales of Starbucks's coffee and tea outside of its coffee shops.
Texas-Based Fiesta Mart To Be Bought By El SuperThe Texas-based Fiesta Mart chain is being acquired by a California grocer to create what's being billed as one of the largest Hispanic-focused supermarket companies.
McDonald's To Bring Bottled McCafe Drinks To Store ShelvesMcDonald's said that it will soon sell some of its McCafe drinks in bottles at supermarkets and other stores, catching up with coffee rivals Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.
Amazon To Cut Prices On Whole Foods ItemsAmazon plans to use its deep pockets to make big changes at Whole Foods, saying that it will cut prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef and more when it completes its $13.7 billion takeover next week.
Aldi To Offer Grocery Delivery Service In DallasAldi said that it will offer grocery delivery for the first time in three American cities, including Dallas, by the end of the month. The grocer has partnered with Instacart for the service.
German Grocer Aldi Plans U.S. ExpansionLow-cost grocery chain Aldi said it plans to add more stores in the U.S. over the next five years, meaning more competition for traditional grocers, Walmart and organics-focused chains like Whole Foods.
New USDA Food Label Guidelines Aim To Prevent Food WasteThis past week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released food labeling guidelines aimed at reducing the amount of good food that gets thrown out because people think it has gone bad.