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Amazon's US grocery sales surged 50% to $420m in Q2; perishables up 110%

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As a percentage of the overall grocery retail market, Amazon’s $420m in Q2 grocery sales in the US is pretty small fry. But its 50% year-on-year growth is making the whole industry pay attention, says e-commerce data firm One Click Retail.

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UrthBox acquisitions continue consolidation in subscription snacks

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FDA approves qualified health claim for macadamia nuts

New qualified health claim for macadamia nuts shows FDA’s evolving stance on dietary fat

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Guiding Stars could give retailers competitive edge as more shoppers look for healthy options

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Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: The business case for kosher certification

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The ready meal category is ripe for growth

The ready meal category is ripe for growth and likely will pull consumers from meal kits and frozen

General Mills' Nature Valley granola bars were the latest to face a '100% natural' lawsuit over the weed killer glyphosate. Pic: ©iStock/Feverpitched

General Mills wins fight to label Nature Valley granola bars as ‘natural’

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