Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

AgroAmerica Launches One Banana Brand in the N.A. Market

AgroAmerica is introducing it latest venture to the North American and European markets: ONE. The Better Banana Company. One Banana will be available for … Continue reading

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September is Fruits & Veggies Month

September is Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Month and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is celebrating with a ‘Fuel Up with Every Form’ toolkit … Continue reading

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Randy Houser, Eckrich and John Morrell Food Group Give Back to Community

Platinum-selling country music artist Randy Houser joined Eckrich and John Morrell Food Group at its Sioux Falls, S.D., facility to donate 12,350 pounds of … Continue reading

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Tribe Offers Single-Serve Hummus and Pita Chips

Tribe is feeding the growing consumer desire for healthier grab-and-go snack options with a new, single-serving To Go pack. Each pack contains a pre-portioned … Continue reading

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Ruan Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Steve Chapman, Ruan Transportation Management Systems’ chief executive officer, has named Ben McLean president and chief operating officer of Ruan Transportation Management Systems. Since … Continue reading

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Northwest Pear Industry Releases Revised Crop Estimate

Representatives of the Northwest pear industry have officially updated their initial projections for the 2014 fresh pear crop yield: reports of a crop of … Continue reading

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CMI Named Finalist for PMA Impact Award

Columbia Marketing International (CMI) has been named as a finalist for the 2014 PMA Impact Awards in Excellence in Packaging for their innovative single-serving … Continue reading

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MOM Brands Utah Facility Earns OSHA Award

MOM Brands was recently honored by the Utah Labor Commission Utah Occupational Safety and Health Division (Utah OSHA) for the worksite safety and health … Continue reading

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Original Gourmet Patents Lollipop Manufacturing Process

Original Gourmet Food Co. recently received a U.S. Patent1 for its gravity-deposited lollipop manufacturing process. A family-owned business, Original Gourmet officials pride themselves on … Continue reading

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Fresh Solutions Network Named a Finalist for PMA Impact Award

Fresh Solutions Network has been named as a finalist for the 2014 PMA Impact Awards in Excellence in Packaging for their innovation and excellence … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Conference

The Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency (OEMR) at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) in collaboration with the PBS show, The Cooking Odyssey, … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Foods Revamps Line of Grab-and-Go Sandwiches

Lifestyle Foods has revised its successful line of healthy grab-and-go sandwiches, with the introduction of seven new varieties available this September. Initially launched last … Continue reading

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Dole Celebrates the American Banana Split

Last year Latrobe, Pa., was officially recognized as the birthplace of the banana split and was presented with a historical marker from the Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Produce For Kids Partners with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Produce for Kids is teaming up with The Very Hungry Caterpillar for its third annual Healthy Families, Helping Kids campaign this fall. The campaign, … Continue reading

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Tozer Seeds to Exclusively Grow Kalettes

Tozer Seeds has entered into exclusive marketing agreements with six companies to grow and market Kalettes, the kale and brussels sprouts hybrid. The companies … Continue reading

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Garry Green Discusses How Sulfur Dioxide Additives Affect Dried Fruit

Garry Green, the president and chief executive officer of Seawind Foods, reveals the effects of utilizing sulfur dioxide when producing dehydrated fruits. Continue reading

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Balance Foods Launches Line of “Smart Snacks”

Balance Foods is launching a line of healthier, better-for-you snacks to serve millions of elementary and high school students across the country. The nine … Continue reading

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Strauss Free Raised American Grass Fed Beef Gains Increased Distribution

Strauss Brands and Publix Supermarkets has partnered to offer customers Strauss Free Raised grass fed and finished beef exclusively at over 1,000 Publix stores … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce Takes the ALS Challenge

Potandon Produce is stepping up to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and make a donation to the ALS Association. Steve Ottum, COO at … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines Between Meal and Snack Foods Will Drive Growth of Better-For-You Snack Foods

U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive … Continue reading

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GMA Recognizes Retired Walmart CEO Mike Duke with Hall of Achievement Award

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) presented retired Walmart President and CEO Mike Duke with its 2014 Hall of Achievement Award before more than 400 … Continue reading

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GMA Honors Big Heart Pet Brands and PepsiCo with CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its Advisory Council awarded Big Heart Pet Brands and PepsiCo, Inc. with the 2014 CPG Awards for Innovation … Continue reading

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H-E-B Honored with Political Advocacy Award at NACDS Total Store Expo

Two industry retailers were honored for their political advocacy and grassroots support at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Political Involvement Reception during … Continue reading

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GMDC Whitepaper Focuses On Spring and Summer Seasonal Strategies

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) and its Educational Leadership Council have released the “Seasonal Best Practices, for the New World of Shopping: Part … Continue reading

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Kraft, McDonald’s Bringing McCafé to Retail

McDonald’s and Kraft will be giving coffee lovers across America another reason to enjoy the morning. The two companies announced a collaboration to expand … Continue reading

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