Potato News from Arkansas
Walmart says its massive online sales growth will continue next year
October 10, 2017Walmart expects its massive growth in online sales in the United States to continue next year.
Schmieding Produce Launches New 100 Calorie - Skinny Potato
January 30, 2017Schmieding Produce Launches New 100 Calorie - Skinny Potato: Potatoes are sorted in such a way, that each potato has roughly a calorie content of 100 Calories
Wal-Mart to phase out Organic Food brand Wild Oats
May 17, 2016Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is phasing out its Wild Oats organic food brand, according to people familiar with the matter, dropping a line of products introduced two years ago to bring inexpensive organics to the masses.
Walmart’s steps up commitment to a sustainable food system
October 09, 2014In front of hundreds of associates, suppliers and nonprofit organizations at its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting, Walmart announced its commitment to create a more sustainable food system.
Conagra sells Medallion Foods assets to snack manufacturer Shearer's
April 25, 2014Shearer’s Foods, a savory snack manufacturer owned by private equity firm Wind Point Partners, has acquired the assets of the Medallion Foods business from ConAgra Foods,Inc. for $33.5 million.
Wal-Mart partners with Wild Oats to roll back prices on organic food
April 14, 2014Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. The retailer that leads U.S. stores in grocery sales said on Thursday it struck a deal to sell Wild Oats brand organic foods at non-organic prices.
'King Rustics' potato debuts at Walmart, just in time for holidays
December 17, 2013While the russet potato has been a fixture on kitchen tables across America for as long as . . . well, we've had kitchen tables . . . a new variety of russet is waking up taste buds just in time for the holidays with a smoother, moister and richer taste.