Foodtown has introduced a mobile application, powered by MyWebGrocer, that lets users browse circulars, create shopping lists, collect coupons, check off items as they shop, find recipes and locate stores.
MyWebGrocer has introduced an application that lets consumers grocery shop from mobile devices, with features for browsing circulars, placing orders and scheduling delivery or pickup. "Our new mCommerce app makes it even easier for today’s busy shopper to complete all of their grocery-related activities from their mobile phone," CEO Rich Tarrant said.
Dean Foods has reduced sugar in TruMoo chocolate milk by 40%. The low-fat version has 140 calories per serving, and the fat-free version has 120 calories. Both provide nutrients including calcium, potassium and protein.
Participants at the Sustainable Foods Summit in San Francisco spoke of the importance of creating an efficient supply chain. Michael Hewett of Publix Super Markets said 80% of sustainability opportunities can be found in the food supply chain, and change is imperative because humans are consuming resources at an unsustainable rate.
Children in elementary and middle school can enter cereal-box designs in a contest by H.E. Butt Grocery. Two grand-prize winners will get $5,000 for their school, and their artwork will appear on H-E-B Toasted Oats and H-E-B Honey Nut Toasted Oats.
Sunday newspaper inserts remain the primary source for coupons, clipped by 49% of coupon users, according to Scarborough Research. The consumer researcher found a 24% increase in coupon use since 2006, with 22% getting coupons from digital sources, 26% from store circulars, 33% from direct mailings and 43% using in-store coupons.