French supermarkets are now barred from deliberately spoiling unsold food so it cannot be eaten. France’s parliament has voted unanimously to ban its supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food. Instead, they must donate it to a charity or repurpose it as animal feed.
The digital realm is redefining what it means to go grocery shopping, says Nielsen. The consumer research company has found in a survey that one-quarter of respondents are ordering groceries online and more than half (55 percent) are willing to do it in the future.
Pak 'n Save is apparently jumping on the grooming and shopping bandwagon that Barker's High St flagship store kicked off last year. The supermarket chain claims to have launched an on-site beauty service called Pak 'n Shave. A bit of April Fools' banter or the first supermarket expansion of its kind? You be the judge.
Artisan food company Farro has found a way to continue to sell produce and soothe frazzled customers’ nerves over the Queensland fruit fly’s unwelcome invasion of Grey Lynn.