Lowes Foods will offer rewards points to customers who reuse paper, plastic and cloth bags at their stores. The company is also trying to reduce its energy consumption and is providing tips to customers.
The food industry is looking to the potato as an ingredient alternative to grains, which continue to rise in price. The United Nations also is heralding the tuber as a good option for developing nations, where potato production is increasing.
Extract made from green tea and reishi mushrooms slowed the growth of sarcoma tumors in mice, two Chinese studies have shown. Both the mushrooms and green tea have a long history as traditional Asian medicine ingredients.
SUPERVALU will launch a new line of organic and natural foods called Wild Harvest as part of a strategy to make its stores more contemporary. Ads with the slogan "organify your world" will begin on Sunday.