Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

ASMI Study Reveals $300 Million Opportunity For Seafood Retailers

A recent study by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) discovered several opportunities for retailers to improve sales, totaling up to more than $300 … Continue reading

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Crown Equipment Introduces a 4,000-Pound Capacity Walkie Straddle Stacker

Crown Equipment Corporation, a material handling company, has expanded the capacity range of its Crown SX 3000 Series stacker. Available in North America and … Continue reading

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E-cigarette Market Continues to Grow

With each passing day, the national pool of smokers seems to be going up in smoke, as Americans feel mounting pressure to quit for … Continue reading

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Whole Foods and Safeway Top Greenpeace Seafood Sustainability Ranking

Greenpeace released the 8th edition of its annual report, Carting Away the Oceans, which evaluates 26 major retailers on their seafood sourcing and sustainability. … Continue reading

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Nielsen Announces 2014 U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Award Winners

Nielsen, a provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, has announced its U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Winners for 2014: Angry Orchard … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association’s Finalists for Best New Product 2014 Announced

Crunchy capers from Sicily, lentil rice crispbread from East Hampton, New York, and grapefruit lilac water from Westfield, Mass., have made the finalist list … Continue reading

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Food Lion Unveils New Chain-wide Strategy

Food Lion unveiled its new chain-wide strategy:  “Easy, Fresh and Affordable…You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day!”  The announcement launches a multi-year initiative … Continue reading

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A Fresh Look at Frozen Foods

America’s leading frozen food makers launched a national effort to encourage consumers to take a fresh look at frozen foods through the “Frozen. How … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce Donates Salad Bars to Conejeo Valley Schools

As supporters of the United Fresh Foundation’s “Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools” campaign, Hollandia Produce formally presented its donation of two new … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Launches a Fresh Brand

In an effort to raise its visibility and provide a clear identity within the fresh product categories, C.H. Robinson has launched the global business … Continue reading

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Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show to Partner with FMI Connect 2015

Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show is participating with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) on a 2015 initiative to bring together their signature events … Continue reading

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Planters Gives Peanut Lovers Four New Flavors

Planters and the iconic Mr. Peanut have introduced four peanut flavors including Salted Caramel, Cocoa, Chipotle and Smoked. Planters, known for its more than … Continue reading

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CMI Identifies Key Retail Opportunities for Cherry Sales

A CMI (Columbia Marketing International) report identifies key differences between top and bottom performing retailers in U.S. markets, revealing strategies leading supermarket chains use … Continue reading

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Naturipe’s “The Very Berry Month of May”

Naturipe Farms has launched “The Very Berry Month of May” promotion and sweepstakes that will continue through May 31st. Each week will be dedicated … Continue reading

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Litehouse Introduces Feta Cheese into Produce

Consumers will now be able to pick up all their salad ingredients – from greens and tomatoes to dressing and feta crumbles – in … Continue reading

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Grocery Manufacturers Association Responds to “Fed Up” Movie

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has released the following statement from president and CEO Pamela G. Bailey in response to the film Fed Up: “Our … Continue reading

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United Fresh Names Honorees in 2014 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

Marking its 10th year of recognizing exceptional retail produce managers, United Fresh announced the honorees of its 2014 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. The … Continue reading

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Tribe Hummus Breaks Bread With Limited Batch Flavor, Rosemary Focaccia

Pairing its chickpea-based hummus with an Italian import, Tribe rolls out its latest Limited Batch flavor, Rosemary Focaccia, a zesty, tasty and fragrant spread that … Continue reading

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New Research Shows Too Many Options in Store May Be a Bad Thing

Many people assume that offering shoppers options is a great way to increase basket size and encourage people to buy more, industry observers say. … Continue reading

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Loblaw Unveils DNA-traceable Beef

Loblaw Companies announced it is using IdentiGEN’s DNA-based traceability process to guarantee origins and improve eating quality of Loblaw’s cut from Canada AAA Western Beef. The … Continue reading

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NPD Group Forecasts Country’s Eating Behaviors

The U.S. population is changing with Boomers aging, Generation Z and Millennials entering new life stages, and Hispanics making up a growing share of … Continue reading

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S&F Foods Introduces Certified Gluten-Free Delights Stuffed Sandwiches

Recognizing and catering to the 18 million Americans that are on a gluten-free diet, and seeking gluten-free food options, S&F Foods has introduced a … Continue reading

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StorOx 2.0 Now Registered in California

BioSafe Systems announces that StorOx 2.0, a bactericide/fungicide, is now registered for use in California. StorOx 2.0 is a versatile post-harvest tool that extends … Continue reading

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A&P Selects Retail 20/20 to Combat Shrink and Fraud

A&P has selected Retail 20/20 to enhance its  chain-wide effort to reduce shrink and fraud. Based out of New Jersey, A&P operates more than … Continue reading

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America’s Household Brands Losing Ground, Deloitte Reports

U.S. consumers are pushing their shopping carts past many of America’s national brands and feel little regret in doing so, according to Deloitte’s American … Continue reading

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