Ukrop's Super Markets is encouraging its customers to use its special holiday-themed paper bags as wrapping paper, in line with its program to reduce, reuse and recycle. All 29 Ukrop's locations offer the logo-free grocery bags.
Master chef Joseph Poon, a specialist in Asian fusion foods, kicked off the grand reopening of the Greenwich ShopRite in Phillpsburg, N.J., recently with in-store cooking demonstrations. The celebrity chef brought new notice to the 70,000-square-foot center, which is filled with eateries.
Consumption of fish, especially those high in omega-3 fatty acids, and the use of vitamin D supplements can help reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration in the elderly, two new studies found. AMD is the leading cause of blindness in those older than 60, but researchers looking at 4,519 people between the ages of 60 and 80 found that those who ate more fish were least likely to have the disease, and a second study of 7,752 people found that those who took vitamin D had a reduced risk of early AMD.
Ukrop's Super Markets snapped up the production arm and recipes of Mrs. Marshall's Prepared Foods for an undisclosed sum. Mrs. Marshall's Cafe in Virginia will continue to operate as a standalone business, the cafe's operator said.