Giving begets gain when grocers share still-good perishables

ASU research shows that food retailers who donate perishable items to food banks significantly increase their profit margins.

Department of Agriculture awards ASU over $3 million in grants for agribusiness research

Morrison School of Agribusiness faculty received five grants to advance agriculture and food supply chain research.

Best credit card for groceries

ASU expert discusses the benefits of credit card rewards programs for groceries and travel.

Study finds U.S. households, especially in rural areas, increasingly shop at dollar stores for food

An agribusiness expert explains the role dollar stores play in U.S. communities.

Sustainable labeling — and information — stimulate a higher willingness to pay among coffee drinkers

Are consumers willing to pay more for sustainably grown coffee? And if so, why? New research found that people’s motivations for being willing to pay more were mixed, but buying a sustainable product because it makes them feel good about themselves was the surprise front-runner.

High cost of food has shoppers changing their spending habits

What many are stocking up on at the grocery store looks a lot different these days.

Are dollar stores the villains they’ve been made out to be?

As more and more of the stores open, it’s important to understand their impact on diets and local economies — and also the unique position they are in to help solve problems in our food systems.

Affordable health insurance still a barrier to preserving U.S. farm businesses

An ASU agribusiness professor and fellow researchers wanted to see if the amount of farm families' off-farm work changed with the Affordable Care Act of 2009, which offers subsidies to make health insurance premiums more affordable for workers who don't have employer-sponsored insurance.

What drives consumers to purchase healthy foods?

Assistant Professor Lauren Chenarides at the Morrison School of Agribusiness, along with other agricultural economists, examined the stumbling blocks people with low incomes face when shopping for nutritious food.

Have a seat for chair yoga before class

Over the years, Associate Professor Carola Grebitus saw increasing numbers of students dealing with anxiety. When her yoga hobby grew into wanting to train others in the calming practice, she found a ready audience.