Online grocery store Martie offers surplus foods directly to shoppers in a bid to prevent waste and tackle food insecurity. As people's shopping behaviors change amid the rising cost of living, can brands align with eco-conscious consumers that have increasingly limited budgets?
Big box chains and discount retailers may be expanding their influence across Middle America, but many rural and suburban residents in these states still struggle to access fresh and nutritious food. What are they searching for at supermarkets and how are stores meeting their expectations?
Lockdowns catapulted grocery delivery services to success in many cities around the world, with apps like Getir, Weezy, and Gorillas offering to send goods to people’s doors in just ten minutes. But is lightning-fast delivery sustainable? And are there other ways to offer convenience without speed?
While shopping has been made easier with delivery and online access, it still remains to be a tedious task. In a bid to make grocery shopping seamless and entertaining, Lollipop AI has launched, helping Britons curate their meal prep and add ingredients automatically all in one app.
A biotechnology start-up in the US has developed sensors to measure the ripeness of fruits and vegetables, allowing for the smart stocking of products in-store. This development not only appeals to waste-conscious consumers but will also please those who are quality-conscious about produce.