Ashley Nickle

Ashley Nickle

Nuro driverless vehicle hits the road for Fry’s grocery deliveries

An unmanned vehicle is now delivering groceries from Fry’s Food Stores in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Salad restaurant Chop Stop planning 16 new locations in 2019

California-based salad chain Chop Stop has signed agreements for 16 new locations in three states for 2019.

Wonderful partners with kid-focused YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview

Wonderful partners with popular kid-focused YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview

Fair Trade USA revokes certification of Suragroh melon farm

Fair Trade USA has decertified Suragroh melon farm, a Honduran division of Fyffes.

FDA finds E. coli in irrigation reservoir, narrows romaine advisory

The FDA has named Adam Bros. Farm in Santa Barbara County as one source of the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine — but it cautions that the finding does not explain all the illnesses in the outbreak.

Hazel Technologies apricot product fares well in UC Davis trial

University of California-Davis researchers tested a Hazel Technologies product designed to slow the ripening of apricots and found it improved the shelf life of the fruit.

Misionero marks acquisition anniversary

Gonzales, Calif.-based organic leafy greens grower Misionero is celebrating two years since the company was purchased by Harbinger.

Reflections on retailer responses to romaine

I visited 12 grocery stores in the Kansas City area the evening that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked another E. coli outbreak to romaine, and the Nov. 20 trip was far more revealing than I expected.

Millennials Eat — Sweet Potatoes!

Amelia and Ashley discuss which age groups and regions buy the most sweet potatoes, along with their experiences with the vegetable and "millennial-friendly" ways to use it.

Kroger app enables self-aware shopping

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Kroger executives believe their new OptUp mobile app will change the way America eats, and they might be right.