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Uber CEO: Grocery delivery makes obvious sense

October 10, 2018

Having found success delivering restaurant meals, Uber’s next logical move is to take up grocery delivery, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told a conference hosted by Vanity Fair magazine. “I think that this product of delivering great quality food to you at home in 30 minutes or less is magical and is going to move into grocery… Read more »

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Momentum grows for IBM Food Trust Network

October 10, 2018

Carrefour will roll out the food supply chain network solution to all of its brands worldwide by 2022, while Topco Associates, Wakefern, and suppliers BeefChain, Dennick Fruit Source, Scoular and Smithfield have joined the blockchain traceability program. Full Story

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Floral flavors, charcoal ingredients take root

October 2, 2018

Charcoal, hibiscus and vinegar are just some of the ingredients finding their footing in foods and beverages this year. Products such as hibiscus tea, lavender lattes, apple cider and charcoal cleansing drinks are among the drinks cropping up in response to these trends, writes Nancy Ngo. Full story

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Walmart’s new apps help employees complete tasks

October 2, 2018

Walmart is releasing a string of in-house apps for mobile devices to make work smoother and more efficient for its associates. The apps include an information hub and assistance with receiving, stocking and price changes. Full story  

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1010Data State of Grocery

October 2, 2018

1010 reveal’s State of Grocery report analyzes the changes within grocery that drove this industry-altering year, and delivers a view of the segment’s biggest disruptors and unforeseen consumer trends. 1010data_State_of_Grocery

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Your September FoodBytes

October 2, 2018

Two days. Seven food pun characters. Over 400 attendees. Six Dine Around Immersions. Eight Expo stations. More than 1,000 slides of information presented by industry experts. Foodscape 2 was an experience unlike any other. We hope you were able to attend, but if not, this month’s FoodBytes recaps all the action with 52 things we learned… Read more »

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