Grocery Outlet has 430 stores across eight states and plans to open 10 new stores by the end of 2022. (Source: Grocery Outlet)

Grocery Outlet Specifies Transcritical CO2 for New California Stores Following Energy-Efficiency Study

Transcritical CO2 (R744) is now the refrigeration specification for new stores in California for Emeryville, California-based discount retailer Grocery Outlet, with a goal of expanding the application to other regions in the U.S.   This decision comes after a two-year monitoring program at an East Sacramento, California, Grocery Outlet store that opened in January 2020,…

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The EIA’s Supermarket Scorecard assesses U.S. supermarkets on their actions to reduce HFCs usage.

U.S. Supermarkets Continue to ‘Inexcusably Lag’ on HFCs, says International NGO

The U.S. supermarket sector continues to “inexcusably lag behind European counterparts,” says the Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA), an international NGO, based on analysis conducted for its latest Climate-Friendly Supermarket Scorecard. The Supermarket Scorecard 2022 was published by the EIA on July 6 and assesses the largest U.S. supermarket chains on their adoption of HFC-free technology,…

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