Category Archives: Blogs

Disruptive Innovation

It’s time to decide—Are you disruptive influence or just being disrupted?  Hopefully the former since these seem to be the true innovators—the gamechangers in … Continue reading

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Organic sales on the rise

Think what you will about GMOs (genetically modified organisms), but after seeing the latest survey results from the Organic Trade Association it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Best in Show

One thing I noticed at this year’s FMI convention was that austerity is in. For the most part, gone were the big pavilion-style booths … Continue reading

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What the Shuck??

I was in Wegman’s this weekend buying food for a barbecue. The barbecue was a last minutes idea so naturally I was in a … Continue reading

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Sense on the Dollar

If you listen closely, you can hear the sounds of lawyers and government watchdogs salivating. It’s about a potential merger between the two big … Continue reading

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Large Pie, Hold the Toppings

Looking back on my fondest childhood memories in NJ, pizza is woven into so many remembrances I have of being a kid. For instance, … Continue reading

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A Lost Key

There has been much written – including in the pages of this very magazine – about new supermarkets blossoming in inner-city food deserts. Whole … Continue reading

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Beating the Little Town Blues

I was in Atlanta years ago on a business and upon my hotel arrival the lovely lady at reception asked where I was from … Continue reading

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The change of the culinary season

Despite today’s cold, overcast weather, I’m quite certain that spring has finally arrived in Manhattan. Seasonal allergies tend to keep me indoors until late-May, … Continue reading

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A sunny and sweet lunch spot

A new market opened around the corner from Grocery Headquarters’ NYC offices. Our team has pretty much exhausted all our food options in the … Continue reading

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Re-examinging self-checkout

It seems that once again we’re about to be embroiled in one of those age-old arguments about how far we can push customers into … Continue reading

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Feeling inspired in Anaheim

If you love all things natural and great food, I highly recommend that you attend Expo West at least once in your life. Not … Continue reading

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A Taste of What’s to Come

Last weekend I had the pleasure of dining at Le Bernardin. In case you are not familiar with the restaurant, Le Bernardin is a Michelin Guide … Continue reading

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Como Se Dice, Disneyland of Food?

Just when I thought Eataly’s New York City location was the greatest place on earth I hear that the Italian food-emporium chain is planning … Continue reading

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How Too Much Sugar Can A-Salt Your System

We’re always being told what’s bad for us (looking at you red meat, excess calories, carbs and trans fats), but two of the usual … Continue reading

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Got Milk Life?

After two decades of everyone from athletes to models to moguls donning that silly white ‘stache, someone has finally decided that it’s time to … Continue reading

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Can We Finally Say Goodbye to Paper Coupons?

I have had my share of issues with redeeming manufacturer coupons in the past and simply find the traditional system of clipping coupons both … Continue reading

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This Weekend Takes the Cake

Red velvet cake is one of my most favorite desserts, so when my fiancé and I got engaged this weekend my family put a … Continue reading

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Olympic Snowboarder Get Medal Made of Bacon

The Olympics are almost over—this is the last weekend—but before we say so long to speed skating and curling there are a few more … Continue reading

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Shelton Cooks Up Five-Alarm Fire

Who doesn’t love a man who cooks? Country Superstar and coach of The Voice Blake Shelton recently released the video for his latest single, … Continue reading

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National Drink Wine Day

Half way through the day yesterday I found out that it was National Drink Wine Day. Never one to miss out on an opportunity … Continue reading

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LEGO My Eggo

The LEGO Group is really having a moment right now. The LEGO Movie grossed $69 million opening weekend and was #1 at the box … Continue reading

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Deli Counter-Intelligence: My Love-Hate Relationship

There are certain everyday situations that feel like little jackpots: getting a parking spot right in front of the store you’re going into; walking … Continue reading

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Chocolates That Break the Mold

This Valentine’s Day I was lucky enough to be on the receiving end of some seriously fancy chocolates. My sweetie surprised me with champagne … Continue reading

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Appletizeme: what’s your apple personality?

There’s something so cool about biting into an apple. It’s the only fruit that I can think of that can be used as dramatic … Continue reading

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