Kokua Market, the only natural-foods co-op on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, has revamped its design and added an additional 1,000 square feet of store space and an improved deli and prepared-foods selection. The co-op, its general manager says, is not worried about Whole Foods' potential entry into the market.
Dole Food opened a $54 million salad-packaging and distribution facility outside of Charlotte, N.C., this week. It hopes to open a frozen-fruit plant in the region if area growers can produce more berries, a Dole executive said.
Income, education level and perceived food price all affect the overall diet of U.S. adults, a new survey found. People in higher socioeconomic groups, especially women and whites, generally have the healthiest diets.