Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

ShopRite Supermarkets Partners with Senior Services of Albany to Launch Free Shuttle Service

ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., which operates 32 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, announced that it has partnered with Senior Services of Albany … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Awarded 2012 Specialty Crop Block Grant

Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce that the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has awarded the organization $75,000 in specialty crop grant … Continue reading

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Pork is Ready to Party this Holiday Season

The National Pork Board wants consumers to bring pork to the party this holiday season. A new fourth-quarter promotion  positions pork roast as a … Continue reading

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HarvestMark Team Unveils HarvestMark 2013

YottaMark Inc., provider of HarvestMark, has announced the next generation of its product line: The new line-up introduces two new solutions: HarvestMark Insights, which … Continue reading

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NACS Show Hits Record Numbers

A record number of buyers fueled a 7.2% surge in NACS Show attendance this year, as attendance hit 24,056, the second highest ever, and … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids and Sunset Park Elementary School Students Celebrate New Salad Bar

On Tuesday, October 16, Produce for Kids and Sunset Park Elementary School held an event in Miami, Fla., to celebrate the new salad bar … Continue reading

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35,000 New Reasons to Stock Vidalia Onions Following Nationwide Promotion

Fans of Georgia’s sweet onion printed almost 50,000 Vidalia coupons this summer with a whopping 26% of those consumers redeeming them to cash in … Continue reading

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Six More Alaska Seafood Processors Attain RFM Chain of Custody

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is pleased to announce that six more Alaska seafood processors successfully met the requirements of the FAO-Based Responsible Fisheries … Continue reading

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Heatcraft Cuts Ribbon on Innovation Center

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration, a global provider of commercial refrigeration solutions, put out the welcome mat at its new Innovation Center in Stone Mountain, Ga. … Continue reading

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Welch’s Filled Licorice

FRANKFORD CANDY HAS PARTNERED WITH WELCH’S to develop an innovative product for the rapidly growing licorice category. By adding a jelly filling inside a … Continue reading

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Kroger Outlines Growth Strategy

The Kroger Co. unveiled its long-term strategy for enhanced growth at its investor conference in New York.  Building on strong momentum from its proven … Continue reading

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Kansas City’s Largest Grocer Participated in Metro’s First-Ever Perishable Food Drive

Price Chopper, Kansas City’s largest grocer, hosted Kansas City’s first-ever perishable food drive. In partnership with Harvesters-The Community Food network and Channel 41 Action … Continue reading

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Survey Finds that Supply Chain Excellence Drives Revenue Growth

A new survey finds that more companies now view improving their supply chain management systems as not only a way to improve business operations, … Continue reading

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Most U.S. Consumers Are Only Somewhat or Slightly Concerned About the Safety of U.S. Food Supply, Reports NPD

Even with frequent food safety outbreaks and recalls, concern levels about the safety of the U.S. food supply remain relatively constant with temporary spikes … Continue reading

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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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