Welcome to Food Week August 15 – 21, 2022, with a whole mess-o-potamian food stories. A new Girl Scout cookie, cheap chicken wings, boring ketchup, expensive winter veggies, the best airport food and what goes into the price of a banana. Also the best way to cook salmon. Enjoy
Target’s profitability dropped by 90% in the second quarter as it swallows the frog and tries to get inventory right.
Among the missteps made by grocery delivery services, the idea that speed is the most important thing may be the most egregious. There is a ‘wow’ factor with quick delivery but quality and price will always be paramount.
Scammers impersonate a high end seafood supplier from New York with on line offers, taking consumers and making like miserable for Reaglis Foods
Trader Joe’s is the Starbucks of retail: they hired people and gave them better pat and benefits than their industry and hoped to avoid unionization. However, they attract a more educated, self-motivated worker with options. If they want them to stay, they may have to accommodate unions.
RESTAURANTS AND FOODSERVICE
There’s new legislation in California to allow sectoral bargaining and minimum standards for workers. Of course the NRA opposes.