Consumers are more wary of their seafood purchases than when shopping for other animal proteins like beef or chicken, according to Fishpeople CEO Ken Plasse. ©GettyImages/robynmac

Fishpeople CEO: ‘Seafood is stuck in the '20s’

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Consumers aren’t shopping for seafood the same way they shop for other fresh category products, and it shows, with overall seafood sales remaining sluggish mainly due to unique barriers that don’t exist in other fresh food areas.

Blue Apron CEO: 'There is a vast number of consumers who maybe want to interact with our product on a different basis...'

Blue Apron embraces omni-channel strategy as Costco pilot expands

By Elaine Watson

As rivals Plated and Chef’d have embraced an omni-channel strategy, Blue Apron has unveiled plans to expand the rollout of branded meal kits at Costco in a bid to woo consumers that buy into the meal kit concept, but don’t want to commit to a subscription.

The proposed rule does not mention foods produced via techniques such as gene editing. Picture: istockphoto, vchal

USDA proposed rule on GMO labeling raises more questions than answers

By Elaine Watson

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a long-awaited proposed rule to establish GMO labeling standards (the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard), but still leaves most of the key questions – including how to interpret its...

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