The recession is changing how people are spending money on food. An analyst looks at the likely winners and losers. Sandwich spreads, coffee and frozen foods are among the probable winners, and restaurants and organic foods probably will suffer, at least temporarily.
Kroger partnered with the Grain Foods Foundation to promote the Bread Art Project, a digital food drive to raise money for a hunger-relief organization. For every digitally designed bread slice uploaded to breadartproject.com, GFF will donate $1 to Feeding America.
Raley's will open an environmentally friendly store in Petaluma, Calif., on April 22. The store earned gold certification through the EPA's GreenChill partnership for its advanced green refrigeration technology and other energy and water conservation efforts.