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This is our blog, where we post our ideas and videos, mostly about the retail food industry in Metro New York. We started this blog to communicate with food companies of all types, and people that desire more information about this vitally important industry. The food business touches billions of people every day. We are glad you are here, let’s talk food!

December Welcomes a New Foodtown Supermarket to NYC

By Rich Anderson rich@omnifs.com   On December 1st, the Foodtown of Washington Heights celebrated its Grand Opening, with festivities that continued through the weekend. The supermarket is owned by the Abed Family, who also operate two additional Foodtown stores...

Don’t Get Left Behind With New FDA Labeling Laws…

By Zak Romanoff zak@omnifs.com The food industry is the target of multiple pieces of legislation aimed at bringing reform and a sense of transparency to consumers. There are several laws slated to go into effect in the near future that all food companies/retailers...

America’s Food Basket Makes a Surprising Move

By Zak Romanoff zak@omnifs.com While the dust continues to settle in the Metro NY landscape, independent retailers are looking to receive both the lowest prices on goods and the highest levels of service from distributors. America’s Food Basket, also known as “AFB”...

Food Bazaar Continues to Climb

By Zak Romanoff zak@omnifs.com On Tuesday November 1st, Bogopa / Food Bazaar held a grand opening for its newest location in North Bergen, New Jersey. The former Food Basics location had been closed for approximately 1 year as Bogopa acquired the store after A &...

Key Food: The New Powerhouse

By Zak Romanoff zak@omnifs.com Last Thursday , October 27th the Key Food Vendor Summit was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Staten Island, New York. Close to 800 people representing the vendor community were gathered. This is the 3rd year of the Vendor Summit, and the...
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