Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Kroger Named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities

The Kroger Co. was named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities at the organization’s annual Bridges Gala in … Continue reading

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Food Associations File Lawsuit to Overturn Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), along with the Snack Food Association, International Dairy Foods Association and the National Association of Manufacturers, filed a complaint … Continue reading

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RBDA Names Retail Dietitian of the Year

Stephanie Schultz, MSM, RDN, CD, the director of Health and Wellness at Skogen’s Festival Foods in De Pere, Wisconsin was named the Retail Dietitian … Continue reading

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FMI And Voluntary Benefit Solutions Launch Insurance Program

Voluntary Benefit Solutions Corporation (VBS), an insurance brokerage focused on the retail and wholesale industries, is joining with Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to offer … Continue reading

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Private Label Groceries Growing in Popularity

More shoppers are purchasing private label products this year compared to last year, according to a recent study of more than 6,200 consumers by … Continue reading

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The Retail Dietician of the Year is…

Stephanie Schultz, MSM, RDN, CD, the director of Health and Wellness at Skogen’s Festival Foods in De Pere, Wisconsin was named the Retail Dietitian … Continue reading

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Star Ranch Angus Beef Summer Promotion Celebrates 100% American Beef

This summer, Tyson Fresh Meats is celebrating red, white and blue with a new Star Ranch Angus beef promotion focused on 100% Real. American. … Continue reading

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Partnership for Food Safety Education Launches ProducePro Campaign

The nonprofit Partnership for Food Safety Education is introducing ProducePro, a new campaign intended to support consumers with important home practices for the safe … Continue reading

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FMI Supermarket Chef Showdown Champion is…

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced five category winners and one grand champion in the Supermarket Chef Showdown, the food retail industry’s unique competition for … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2014 Store Manager Awards Announced

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Store Manager Awards, which recognize exceptional supermarket store managers who … Continue reading

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Motorola Solutions Introduces Next Generation Personal Shopper

With the majority of shoppers reporting that self-help technologies improve their shopping experience, Motorola Solutions, Inc. has unveiled the industry’s most advanced personal shopping device, which will help … Continue reading

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Prairie Farms “Pouring It On” Campaign to Donate Milk to Local Food Banks

It’s June Dairy Month, and Prairie Farms is Pouring It On in a big way by giving back to the communities where their farm … Continue reading

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FMI Annual Trends Analysis Reveals Change in both Primary Store and Shopper

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has released its annual analysis of U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, presented by FMI president and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin … Continue reading

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Mrs. Green’s Natural Market Donates to Community Groups Across U.S. and Canada

Mrs. Green’s Natural Market has announced a series of donations totaling nearly $25,000 to community organizations that promote healthy, sustainable lifestyles. Several Mrs. Green’s … Continue reading

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Kahlúa Inspires Consumers to Shake-Up Their Summer Cocktail

Kahlúa, the classic rum and coffee liqueur, is putting a stake in summer with the new Kahlúa Summer Shake-Up campaign. From casual dinner parties … Continue reading

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Consumers Call for Personalized Experiences—PwC

As consumers continue to demand more from retailers, the grocery industry should adapt and provide targeted shopping experiences tailored to specific consumer needs and … Continue reading

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Artisanal Online Grocery Service to Expand

Artizone, an online grocery shopping service offering a curated collection of artisanal foods from local artisans and purveyors, plans to expand into five new … Continue reading

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Food Lion Providing Meals to Families in Need

Food Lion pledged to donate 500 million meals to families in need by the end of 2020 through its new community relations platform, Food … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods to Acquire Hillshire Brands

Tyson Foods has submitted a unilaterally binding offer to acquire all outstanding shares of The Hillshire Brands Company for a price of $63 per … Continue reading

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Cargill Moves to Group Housing for Company’s Sows

Cargill, one of the largest pork producers in the U.S., is continuing its commitment of moving to group housing for its sows that produce … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Announces “Pear Up” Contest Winners

Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce the 40 winners of its inaugural “Pear Up with USA Pears” display contest. The contest invited all … Continue reading

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Mann Packing Launches Family Favorites Packages

Mann Packing redesigned its full line of fresh vegetable packaging to be more consumer focused and better represent the company’s third generation of family … Continue reading

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Litehouse Launches Opadipity Greek Yogurt Dips

Litehouse Foods, a premier salad dressing, dip, herb and cheese company, is expanding into a new category with the launch of Opadipity Greek Yogurt … Continue reading

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Fresh Fruit Cuts Introduces Sliced Pears

Capitalizing on the growing popularity of convenience driven fresh cut snack items, Fresh Fruit Cuts has expanded their value-added product line and will begin … Continue reading

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Dominex Rebrands Eggplant Products for Growth into Other Vegetarian Products

With a growing consumer interest in  flexitarian, vegetarian and vegan lifestyles, Dominex Natural Foods is rebranding its Dominex Eggplant products to convey a “better … Continue reading

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