Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Kroger Extends Summer Fuel Savings Promotion

Kroger customers will be able to earn and redeem their fuel points to save up to $2.00 off per gallon at Kroger Family of … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Launches Month Long Fight Hunger Program

Weis Markets announced the launch of its fifth annual Fight Hunger Food Drive, a month-long program offering customers an opportunity to donate to local … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Tom Ferguson

The vice president of sales strategy and trade management for the specialty coffee business unit of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters shares his thoughts on … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Olivia Grosbois

The director of the SIAL Group says Paris is a perfect opportunity for retailers to explore new products and cuisine. Grocery Headquarters: Tell us … Continue reading

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Food Forum: The Workers’ Comp perfect storm

What can grocers do to mitigate their risk? By David R. Leng Hang on to your wallets. Employers are already seeing the tip of … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Protecting sensitive data

As thieves become more advanced, retailers must be careful to purge customer data and other information before discarding hard drives. By Andrew Kelleher Hackers … Continue reading

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Talent Search

By Barrie Dawson Can supermarkets compete with other industries for top executives? The workday begins before the doors swing open and it often drones … Continue reading

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NCA Opens Nomination Period for the 2013 Confectionery Leadership Awards

The National Confectioners Association, in conjunction with Candy & Snack TODAY magazine, has opened the nomination period for the 2013 Confectionery Leadership Awards which … Continue reading

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Old Wisconsin’s Snack Bites to Debut on Annett’s No. 43 at Atlanta

Old Wisconsin has announced that it will debut its popular Snack Bites products on NASCAR driver Michael Annett’s No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford … Continue reading

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Tillamook Wins ‘America’s Best Colby’

Tillamook won America’s Best Colby at the American Cheese Society Conference, making it the second year in a row that Tillamook’s Colby has placed … Continue reading

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Campbell Celebrates Andy Warhol and 50 Years of Pop Culture History

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s 1962 famed work, 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans, Campbell Soup Company  is introducing limited-edition cans of Campbell’s … Continue reading

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The ASC Celebrates the First Certified Farmed Tilapia

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is celebrating the market launch of its global, independent trademark for responsibly farmed seafood. Tilapia from Indonesia is the … Continue reading

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GMA Presents Wakefern President with Industry Award

Joe Sheridan, President and COO of Wakefern Food Corp., was recognized by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) with the 2012 Industry Collaboration Leadership Award. … Continue reading

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Mann Packing is Teaming Up with Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series

Mann Packing is teaming up with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series to feature its award-winning Stringless Sugar Snap Peas at two major race … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Partners with Grocery Stores and Sprouts to Encourage Healthy Eating

This fall, Produce for Kids and select grocery stores will be launching the Healthy Schools, Healthy Minds campaign to raise money for local health and nutrition-based … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Grilled Cheese E-Book Features Winning Recipes

The Grilled Cheese Academy has released a free recipe e-book featuring the winners of the 2012 Grilled Cheese Recipe Contest. Contestants from around the country submitted … Continue reading

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Certified Greenhouse Farmers and SureHarvest Announce Sustainability Initiative

Certified Greenhouse Farmers and SureHarvest have begun collaboration on a next generation sustainability certification platform based on the principles of performance metrics, technology innovation, … Continue reading

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PMA Impact Award Winners to be Announced Oct. 27 at Fresh Summit

Finalists in the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) 2012 Impact Award: Excellence in Packaging have been chosen. The winners  will be awarded Saturday, Oct. 27 during the breakfast … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets Launches “Tops In Education” School Fund-Raising Program

Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in western New York, central New York, and northwestern Pennsylvania, announced that the company has launched … Continue reading

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Global Consumers’ Intent to Buy Food and Beverages Online Grows

According to a new study from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, global consumers’ intent … Continue reading

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GMA, McKinsey & Company and Nielsen Release Customer and Management Channel Survey

According to the 2012 Customer and Management Channel Survey released at the GMA Executive Conference, consumer packaged goods companies winning in their categories are … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter to Feature Wines of Chile

Harris Teeter stores in the DC and VA markets will be conducting in-store tastings of Chilean wines Sept. 15-30th.  Featured items include Cono Sur … Continue reading

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Safe-Dock Infant Car Seat

Safe-Strap Co. announces the Safe-Dock, a universal infant car seat docking station for shopping carts. The Safe-Dock provides a secure place on the shopping … Continue reading

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Meijer Matches “Simply Give” Donations 2-to-1 in Support of Hunger Action Month

Meijer will double match every customer’s $10 Simply Give donation made Sept. 2-8 in support of Hunger Action Month. This initiative, called Simply GiveWeek, … Continue reading

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Revel Systems’ POS system

Revel Systems, a provider of iPad-based point-of-sale (POS) solutions across a number of industries, released a version of its POS system designed specifically for … Continue reading

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