Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Updated State Fruit and Vegetable Profiles Now Available

The fresh fruit and vegetable industry has a profound effect on all 50 states, according to updated state profiles released by United Fresh today … Continue reading

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Chelan Fresh Marketing to Offer an Exclusive Cherry Variety

Chelan Fruit Cooperative recently announced the acquisition of the Orondo Fruit Company packing plant in Orondo, Washington, from the Griggs and Clennon families. Along … Continue reading

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Wonderful Pomegranate Harvest is Underway

Early season Pomegranate varieties have moved smoothly into the distribution channels and now the Wonderful, the principal pomegranate variety is starting to ship. “Continued … Continue reading

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Del Monte Goes Bananas for Charity Events

Participants in the Miami Paddle Challenge held at Matheson Hammock Park were in for a unique surprise when they were joined by five giant … Continue reading

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Turbana Brings Consumers Back to the Farms

As the “farm to table” idea has achieved national recognition, Turbana announced they are bringing this concept full circle by showing North American consumers … Continue reading

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Shoprite Supermarket Raises $300,000 To Benefit Five New York State Veterans Groups

ShopRite Supermarkets, which operates 32 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, including its recently opened location in Slingerlands NY, will make a … Continue reading

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Nielsen Holiday Forecast: Uptick in Key Food/Household Categories

According to Nielsen analyses, higher consumer confidence levels, increased impulse buying and consumer intent to spend more could all lead to an upside surprise … Continue reading

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Kroger Ratifies Agreement with Central Ohio Union

The Kroger Co. associates working at Kroger stores in Central Ohio have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 1059. “We are pleased … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Debuts Enhanced North Hoboken Store

Kings Food Markets announced the grand reopening of its North Hoboken location, the brand’s Fresh Ideas concept store. An upscale chain with 25 stores … Continue reading

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International Meat Expo to Feature Comprehensive Education Program

Meat and poultry professionals seeking practical solutions, real world insights and proven best practices will benefit from the diverse education opportunities offered January 28 … Continue reading

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NGA Continues Fight for Credit Card Reform

NGA and eight other national associations vowed to continue the fight for credit card reform and oppose the proposed settlement in the case of … Continue reading

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Ruan Earns U.S. EPA 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award

Ruan was honored with a SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a true industry leader in freight supply chain … Continue reading

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Giant Eagle Keeps Grocery Bills Down By Locking Up Low Prices

Multi-format food and fuel retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. announced it will help families better manage their grocery budgets by locking low prices through the … Continue reading

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Study Shows Even Small Increase in Fruit and Veggie Consumption can Improve Health

An estimated 20,000 cancers could be prevented if half of all Americans simply increased their consumption of fruits and vegetables by a single serving … Continue reading

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Food Lion Lifts up Holiday Caravan Parade

The Holiday Caravan Inc. announced that Food Lion has agreed to be the presenting sponsor of the Holiday Caravan Parade through 2014. The Holiday … Continue reading

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Growers Supply Announces Fall 2012 Photo Contest

Do you love showing off your Growers Supply products? Think you’re using them in a unique and interesting way? Growers Supply will be holding a … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce is Giving Away Banana Halloween Costumes

Del Monte Fresh Produce announced the launch of its Banana Halloween Costume Giveaway. The Facebook sweepstakes began October 8th and ends October 18th. Many … Continue reading

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Black Gold Farms Launches Better with Reds Campaign

Black Gold Farms, is rolling out its Better With Reds retail marketing campaign that continues the promotion of its year-round red potato tablestock program. … Continue reading

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Shoppers take Center Stage in Rumba Meats Recipe of the Month Promotion

As part of the new, integrated, digital marketing strategy for Rumba meats, Cargill is unveiling the brand’s third annual on-pack promotion titled “Recipe of … Continue reading

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Mann Packing Receives Certification as a Women Business Enterprise

Mann Packing Company, one of North America’s leading suppliers of fresh vegetables and fresh-cut vegetables received certification as a Women Business Enterprise through the … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI’s EconoLink Shopper Segmentation Report Points to Cautious Optimism, Continued Prudent Practices

Just over one quarter of shoppers (27 percent) anticipate they will be financially better off a year from now, up from a dismal 22 … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Details Plans for New Concept Store

Price Chopper Supermarkets unveiled plans to build a multi-faceted new concept store in Latham (NY) that will combine a variety of fresh, made-to-order food … Continue reading

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Halloween Recipes from the Idaho Potato Commission

Halloween treats don’t always have to be about the candy. With the Idaho Potato Commission’s collection of ghoulish recipes, make this Halloween all about … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Sustainable Seafood Program

Kings Food Markets announced a partnership to develop and implement a sustainable, responsible seafood program with FishWise, a non-profit organization focused on the health … Continue reading

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New Tools to Help Grocers Recycle More Plastic Containers

The Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers (APR) announced the availability of new online resources created to help grocery chains recycle more of the plastic … Continue reading

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