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Whole Foods CEO: Detroit is a long-term investment

Jun 5, 2013
Walter Robb, CEO of high-end grocer Whole Foods, talks to Marketplace about why his company is opening its latest store in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit.
Posted In: Whole Foods, groceries, Food, Detroit, food deserts, poverty, Walter Robb

Do those grocery bags say Amazon.com?

Jun 5, 2013
According to Reuters, Amazon is on the verge of bringing online grocery delivery to cities across the country.
Posted In: Amazon, groceries, Food

What people in Midtown think about Whole Foods-Detroit

Jun 5, 2013
Upscale grocer Whole Foods is opening a location in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood. The area is mostly poor, but many residents are excited to gain access to high-quality foods. Others aren't convinced that the store is catering to them.
Posted In: Whole Foods, Detroit, poverty, grocery stores, Food, food deserts

Two years after the Partnership for Healthier America, have calorie counts decreased?

May 30, 2013
In 2010, 16 food and beverage companies promised to reduce calories as part of the First Lady’s Partnership for a Healthier America. Two years later, how have they done?
Posted In: food and drink, Food, calorie, Michelle Obama, obesity

How do delivery services like Grubhub and Seamless make a profit?

May 21, 2013
Two of the biggest restaurant takeout services, Grubhub and Seamless, will merge. A look at exactly how their business works, and how individual restaurants factor in.
Posted In: Grubhub, Seamless, delivery services, Food

Hold the spoon -- World Nutella Day back on after being called off

May 21, 2013
Nutella-maker Ferrero called for an end to the day celebrating the chocolate hazelnut treat, then backed off.
Posted In: nutella, Food

Michael Pollan wants you to cook

Apr 23, 2013
In his latest book, Michael Pollan emphasizes economic and health benefits of cooking.
Posted In: cooking, Food, Michael Pollan

Quiz: Is global meat consumption up or down?

Apr 23, 2013
How much do you know about global dietary habits and meat consumption?
Posted In: Food, meat, diet

China's toxic harvest: Consumers flock to imported food

Apr 18, 2013
Thanks to a string of scandals that have damaged the reputation of China’s domestic food supply, more and more among the country's rising consumer class are turning to imported foods.
Posted In: China, Food, Health

Gluten-free has its day, and restaurants respond

Apr 11, 2013
The notion that gluten-free is good has worked its way onto menus and into prepared foods.
Posted In: Food, diet

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