Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Limoneira Unleashes the Power of Lemons

Limoneira Company has announced a new marketing campaign to Unleash the Power of Lemons. “Lemons are one of the most versatile items in the … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets, Acosta Marketing and Manufacturers Give Back

United Supermarkets, Acosta Marketing and manufacturers will once again team up for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) Aisles of Smiles promotion. From August 1 … Continue reading

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ConAgra Foods to Acquire Bertolli and P.F. Chang’s Frozen Meals Businesses

ConAgra Foods announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Bertolli and P.F. Chang’s Home Menu frozen meals businesses from … Continue reading

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Newcastle Brown Ale’s No Bollocks Fall Retail Program

Newcastle Brown Ale is extending its popular No Bollocks campaign into the fall with its straight-talking and engaging No Bollocks retail program. Built on … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Sustainability Program Yields Environmental and Economic Benefits

Sustainability initiatives are much talked about in the fresh food industry. For Ready Pac Foods, sustainability goes beyond environmentally-responsible practices to encompass social responsibility … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Helping Bring Salad Bars to Community Schools

Harris Teeter is launching a campaign designed to bring salad bars to schools in the Harris Teeter market communities to support Let’s Move Salad … Continue reading

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Limoneira to Acquire 230 Acres of Agriculture Property in California

On July 20, 2012, Limoneira Company, an agribusiness with prime agricultural land and operations, real estate and water rights in California, entered into an … Continue reading

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Rising Food Prices Survey

With the recent U.S. Agriculture Department forecast that food prices will rise throughout the next year due to widespread drought, many Americans report they are concerned … Continue reading

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Nuval Launches New Label with Contest

The people behind the NuValNutritional Scoring System are starting a contest to name an exciting new product that will make finding wholesome, nutritious foods … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Celebrates 20 Years of Bagels

Price Chopper Supermarkets is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its in-store Bagel Factories which handcraft fresh New York style bagels and bialys from scratch … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Packaged Salads

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Talking Shop with… Gina Boswell

The executive vice president, personal care, for Unilever North America discusses the revolution happening in the hair care category—starting at the scalp. Grocery Headquarters: … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Kyle Stenzel

The vice president of marketing for Signature Brands says his company’s innovation pipeline assures that the dessert category will remain fresh with consumers and … Continue reading

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Food Forum: The renaissance of mixed drinks

As consumers look for pure ingredients when making cocktails, retailers can benefit from merchandising bottled water near the spirits and other mixed drink COMPONENTS. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Columns

Future Forces: Have you called your call center lately?

In a demanding environment, the challenges of exemplary service and growth require a view from outside of your retail window. By Patrick Kiernan Certainly, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Columns

Happy 10th Birthday Klondike Rose Potatoes

Potandon Produce is pleased to be celebrating the milestone 10th birthday of its Klondike Rose potato. The company introduced the U.S. retail community to … Continue reading

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Growers Supply Offers Hydroponics Introductory Workshop: Registration Open

On Wednesday, August 22, 2012, Growers Supply will be holding a day-long hydroponics workshop at their state-of-the-art Technology Center in Dyersville, Iowa. The workshop … Continue reading

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Producer Support of Beef Checkoff Remains High

Support for the beef checkoff remains high, despite weather and economic pressures facing the industry, according to a recent survey of U.S. beef and … Continue reading

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NFRA October Promotion Encourages Healthy Lifestyles

Through its upcoming October Cool Food for Kids promotion, the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) and leading brands will once again reach … Continue reading

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Consumers Plan to Indulge in the Back-to-School Shopping Season

The NPD Group, a leading market research company, released the results of its annual back-to-school study of consumers’ purchasing intentions for the 2012 season. … Continue reading

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Harmons City Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah

With its outstanding made-from-scratch prepared foods; local produce, meats and specialty foods; plus traditional and gourmet groceries, Harmons City Creek has created a religious … Continue reading

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Almond Water Continues to Expand

Victoria’s Kitchen, the makers of Almond Water, is planning a rapid expansion into key and core markets. Beginning August, 2012, consumers will enjoy finding … Continue reading

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Natural Delights Introduces Country’s First Pitted Medjool Dates

Bard Valley Natural Delights is offering consumers a convenient new way to enjoy the lusciousness and all-around snackability of Medjools with the introduction of … Continue reading

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NGA Opposes Proposed Interchange Fee Settlement with Visa and Mastercard

In a unanimous vote, the Board of Directors of the National Grocers Association (NGA) approved a resolution opposing the proposed interchange fee settlement agreement … Continue reading

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Fresh Item Management

The media’s attention to LFTB has raised the issue of fresh food safety and its role in consumer transparency. Continue reading

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