Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Dos Equis Invites Consumers to “Discover the Masquerade” this Halloween

This October, Dos Equis, is inviting adult consumers and retailers to take their celebrations to a more exotic and interesting level with Dos Equis … Continue reading

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CGA President Testifies in Opposition to Proposition 37

California Grocers Association President Ronald K. Fong testified before a California Legislature Joint Informational Hearing, telling legislators that a controversial initiative on the November … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI Uncovers Current and Emerging Trends of Diverse Baby Boomer Generation

At 80 million strong, baby boomers are one of the largest demographics in the United States. They spent more than $160 billion on packaged … Continue reading

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Klondike Brands Supports the National Breast Cancer Foundation

Produce Departments across the country will be a little rosier this fall when Klondike Brands rolls out its second year of support for the … Continue reading

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Safeway to Serve “Colorado Proud” Beef

Cargill and Safeway are collaborating to provide Coloradans with steaks, roasts, stew meat, cube steak and stir fry beef under the supermarket’s Rancher’s Reserve … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation to Award $100,000 in Grants to Fund Healthy Eating Initiatives At Schools

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation awarded $100,000 to Fuel Up to Play 60’s (FUTP 60) Healthy Lifestyle Grant program in an effort to encourage … Continue reading

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Landshark Lager and Ocean Conservancy Unite for International Coastal Cleanup Day

Landshark Lager is partnering with Ocean Conservancy in support of the organization’s International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 15.  The annual effort, now in … Continue reading

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The CIAA Annouces Food Retailers Selected for Trip to the Sial Trade Show

The Cheese Importers Association of America is thrilled to name the selected food retailers for its trip to the SIAL Trade Show in Paris, … Continue reading

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Kiwifruit for Kids 2012 Launches for Back-to-School

ZESPRI Kiwifruit announced today it will be launching its second annual Kiwifruit for Kids campaign. The campaign, which enjoyed huge success last year, has … Continue reading

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Supply chain-wide alliance hosts food safety training for Hawaii produce growers

When growers gather for two food safety workshops to be held in Hawaii later this month, surely the scenery will be exceptional – and … Continue reading

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Kettle Cuisine Adds Four New Soups

Grilled Cheese & Bacon Soup, Moroccan Lamb with Couscous, Black Eyed Pea & Smoked Ham Soup and Greek Chicken Orzo Soup arenow. Bold flavors, reflective … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sales Heat Up

It’s been a hot summer, and what’s better to cool people off, but ice cream…and it appears that the market for ice cream in … Continue reading

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Upward Growth for Fresh Produce Continues in Q2 FreshFacts on Retail

Fresh produce dollar and volume sales saw larger increases in the second quarter of 2012 than the first, though average retail prices continued to … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Expands Fuel Savings Program to New Jersey

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company and Shell are announcing the expansion of Stop & Shop’s Gas Rewards program to customers in New Jersey. … Continue reading

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FSIS Provides Guidance for Listeria Sampling Programs in Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products

USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing changes it will make in its procedures for Listeria monocytogenes(Lm) product sampling programs in ready-to-eat meat … Continue reading

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Shanley Farms Now Shipping Morro Bay Avocados

Shanley Farms is now shipping Morro Bay Avocados which are solely grown in San Luis Obispo County, the northernmost avocado growing region in California. … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Chunky Soup Brings Back the Mama’s Boy Ad Campaign

Campbell’s Chunky soup, the Official Soup Sponsor of the NFL, is bringing back its Mama’s Boy advertising campaign this season. Campbell Soup Company selected … Continue reading

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Emmi Roth USA Sponsors Professional Cheese Education and Certification

Emmi Roth USA, a charter sponsor of the 2012 Certified Cheese Professional Exam administered by the American Cheese Society, is proud to congratulate the inaugural … Continue reading

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Coupons.com Reports Top Coupon Categories for 2012

Honoring September’s National Coupon Month, Coupons.com released the top coupon categories for 2012. The company also released the top mobile and fastest rising categories … Continue reading

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The Original SoupMan Rolls Out Shelf-Stable Soup Cartons

SoupMan, Inc. has announced that The Original SoupMan is working with Integrated Marketing Services (IN) as its shopper marketing and retail promotions agency of record. … Continue reading

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NPA Supports Consumer Right to Know About GMO but Opposes Calif. Prop 37

While the Natural Products Association supports the right of consumers to know what ingredients go into their food products, it has announced its opposition … Continue reading

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Alaska Seafood’s Quick Reference Guide Goes Mobile

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) announced the release of their Alaska Seafood Species Quick Reference Guide in a mobile format. Users of the familiar spiral-bound … Continue reading

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Mango PLU Codes and Voluntary Recalls

Following the voluntary recall of certain varieties of mangos, the National Mango Board (NMB) is supporting the industry-wide response to ensure the safety and … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Close Underperforming Stores

SUPERVALU announced it will close approximately 60 underperforming or non-strategic stores this fiscal year including 38 in its retail food reporting segment and 22 … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch Contributes to Isaac Relief Efforts

Anheuser-Busch has shipped 4,312 cases of emergency drinking water—or 103,488 cans—to affected areas to support Hurricane Isaac relief efforts. The emergency water has been … Continue reading

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