Kroger: CSR & Sustainability News

The Kroger Co. is an American supermarket chain founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the country’s largest grocery store chain and its second-largest grocery retailer by volume and second-place general retailer in the country, with Walmart being the largest.


Kroger Takes a Bite of the Organic Market, Whole Foods Downsizes

Whole Foods stocks have declined in recent years. The company is fighting back with a new, leaner prototype of its brand, due to…
Original Unverpackt co-founder Sara Wolf (left) packs up some perfectly-portioned bulk buys.

3p Weekend: 10 Companies That Are Rethinking Food Waste

Food waste is a staggering global problem: Roughly a third of the food produced for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion…

Kroger Cuts Energy Use By 35 Percent, Ramps Up Sustainability Efforts

The Kroger Co. reduced the energy use in its stores by 34.6 percent since 2000, saving more than 2.5 billion kilowatt hours (kWh).…
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Kroger’s ‘Simple Truth’ Chicken Claims Alleged to be Simply False

A new lawsuit alleges supermarket giant Kroger misled consumers with "humane" and "cage free" labels on its chicken products, revealing gaps in labeling…
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Kroger Converts Food Waste into Renewable Energy

Kroger's "anaerobic digester" in Compton, CA, takes in food waste and pumps out biogas, providing power for its campus and distribution center.

Kroger Uses Food Waste to Power California Distribution Center

The Kroger Co. came up with an inventive solution to prevent food that is not fit to be sold or donated from ending…

Food Compost: There’s Gold in Them-Thar Green Bins

My desk is at the front of my house, right by a street-facing window, so I keep an unintentional vigil on my San…