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Hostess Brands to Wind Down Company

Hostess Brands announced that it is winding down operations and has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to close its … Continue reading

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Kroger Announces Merger with Axium Pharmacy

The Kroger Co. announced it will acquire the outstanding shares of Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc., a leading specialty pharmacy, to create a merger of … Continue reading

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Sickles Market Establishes Employee Disaster Fund

Sickles Market, a one-unit upscale independent along the Jersey Shore in Little Silver, N.J., has established an Employee Disaster Fund to assist its employees … Continue reading

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Ever-Growing Competition Rated Top Concern Among Independent Grocers

Competition, the cost of providing healthcare insurance and the economy are the three major worries among independent food retailers, according to the 2012 Independent … Continue reading

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Swanson Flavor Boost

Campbell Soup Company is offering Swanson Flavor Boost in a new 4-pack and adding a seafood variety to its line of concentrated broths. SwansonFlavor … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI Reveals National Brands Gaining on Private Label

It’s no secret that the struggling economy has been a boon for marketers of private label products. Not content to coast on increased consumer … Continue reading

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CPG Manufacturers and Retailers Issue Digital Coupon Guidelines to Combat Fraud

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and National Grocers Association (NGA) released guidelines designed to promote model practices in the “end-to-end” … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2013 to Honor Produce Retail Stars

The United Fresh Foundation, through the Center for Leadership Excellence, is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. Established in … Continue reading

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Global Partnership Formed to Market Red-Flesh Apples

Twelve leading fruit marketers from five continents are joining forces to perfect red-flesh apples and bring the exciting new varieties to market within five … Continue reading

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GMA to Honor Danny Wegman and Tim Smucker with Hall of Achievement Awards

Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) President and CEO Pamela G. Bailey today announced that Daniel Wegman, Chief Executive Officer, Wegmans Food Markets and Timothy Smucker, … Continue reading

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Consumers with Healthier Eating Habits Snack More—NPD Group

Contrary to conventional wisdom, the more consumers snack, the healthier their eating behaviors, according to The NPD Group, a leading market research company. NPD’s … Continue reading

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Market Street Announces Plans for New Store in Flower Mound

Market Street today announced it had finalized plans for the construction of its seventh location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, this one to be … Continue reading

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TempTRIP Introduces One-Touch Intelligent Tag

TempTRIP, LLC is introducing a one-touch temperature tag which now makes food and pharmaceutical cold chain management simple, yet more “intelligent” than ever before.  The … Continue reading

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Ahold USA recognized by U.S. EPA for Leading Green Power Purchases

Ahold USA announced today that is has again been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) list of the largest green power purchases. … Continue reading

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The Happy Egg Co. Free Range Eggs Flock to U.S. Stores

The happy egg co. is giving shoppers something to cluck about as they expand distribution of their Free Range eggs into select Southern California Gelson’s grocery … Continue reading

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New England Produce Council Inc. Partners Up to Help Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

On Friday November 9th, NEPC, the Greater Boston Foodbank and the New England Produce Center collaborated their efforts in putting together a truckload of … Continue reading

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Southern California Food Banks to Share Bounty from PMA

Produce suppliers from across the United States and around the world donated an estimated 231,165 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables to the Second … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Begins Annual Believe in Heroes Promotion to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

Weis Markets announced the launch of its second annual Believe in Heroes promotion to benefit Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), an organization that raises awareness … Continue reading

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Strongbow Hard Cider

HEINEKEN USA IS ADDING STRONGBOW HARD CIDER TO ITS PORTFOLIO BEGINNING JAN. 1. According to Heineken officials, the Strongbow brand will further complement the … Continue reading

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Ahold USA recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Leading Green Power Purchases

Ahold USA announced that is has again been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) list of the largest green power purchases. As … Continue reading

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Butterball Partners with Brands for Gold Standard Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving Butterball is helping holiday cooks give this year’s celebration the golden touch by partnering with brands often included in the feast. In … Continue reading

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Pure Hot House Foods Launches Fresh Kits

Pure Hot House Foods recently launched its Pure Flavor Fresh Kits. Designed to be convenient and affordable, Salsa, Caprese and Guacamole are the first … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company Honors Former CEO and President

“We felt that the internet was a good avenue to reach all the people who Chris had an impact on throughout the world. The … Continue reading

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Independent Grocers Embrace Online Shopping Trends

Unified Grocers announced that it is offering independent retailers an exclusive “eShop-Rewards” program that allows consumers to earn points toward a $25 prepaid Visa … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Kicks Off Holiday Food Drive For Needy

Stater Bros. Supermarkets, in conjunction with its charitable arm Stater Bros. Charities, will be “Harvesting Hope” in Southern California communities.  The 4th Annual “Harvesting … Continue reading

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