Tag Archives: mobile apps

[News] Gluten Free Retail HQ News – Sept 8, 2016

By | September 8, 2016

All the latest Gluten Free Retail HQ news you need. Right here. Right now. Enjoy Life Foods opens state-of-the-art production facility. Bakery On Main refreshes website. Kent State is home to nation’s first gluten-free dining hall. New UK mobile phone app points way to gluten-free food. Enjoy Life Foods Opens Doors To New State-of-the-Art Gluten-Free, Allergy-Friendly… Read More »

GMA SmartLabel Provides Product Transparency

By | March 21, 2016

In December 2015, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) introduced its SmartLabel technology initiative. The goal is to give consumers “instantaneous access” to detailed product information on thousands of products through their smart phones. This means providing increased transparency on ingredients and other product attributes, including nutritional information, allergens, genetically engineered ingredients, third-party certifications, social compliance… Read More »

Gluten Free Apps Support Shopper Journey

By | March 18, 2016

A growing number of gluten free apps are cropping up that cater to shoppers with food allergies, and more specifically those with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. There are apps that support product research and the in-store food shopping process as well as tools that help locate gluten free-friendly dining-out options. This post focuses on… Read More »

Kroger Simple Truth Sets Sales Record

By | March 9, 2016

Last week Kroger reported results for its fourth quarter and 2015 fiscal year, which ended on January 30, 2016. Some key performance highlights: 9% identical supermarket sales growth (excluding fuel) in Q4, continuing its string of quarterly identical supermarket sales growth, now at 49 straight quarters. That’s an incredible 10+ years running. 2015 full-year identical… Read More »

Transparency Tools Rule

By | February 18, 2016

It’s critical that celiacs and other gluten-sensitive shoppers conduct adequate due diligence on products and ingredients, else health risks come into play. Product and supply chain transparency is paramount. Fortunately, the gluten-free shopper journey is becoming more manageable as new technology and tools, like mobile apps, come on board. Today, tools and technology to support… Read More »