Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Specialty Food Association’s Finalists for Best New Product 2014 Announced

Crunchy capers from Sicily, lentil rice crispbread from East Hampton, New York, and grapefruit lilac water from Westfield, Mass., have made the finalist list … Continue reading

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Food Lion Unveils New Chain-wide Strategy

Food Lion unveiled its new chain-wide strategy:  “Easy, Fresh and Affordable…You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day!”  The announcement launches a multi-year initiative … Continue reading

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A Fresh Look at Frozen Foods

America’s leading frozen food makers launched a national effort to encourage consumers to take a fresh look at frozen foods through the “Frozen. How … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce Donates Salad Bars to Conejeo Valley Schools

As supporters of the United Fresh Foundation’s “Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools” campaign, Hollandia Produce formally presented its donation of two new … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Launches a Fresh Brand

In an effort to raise its visibility and provide a clear identity within the fresh product categories, C.H. Robinson has launched the global business … Continue reading

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Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show to Partner with FMI Connect 2015

Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show is participating with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) on a 2015 initiative to bring together their signature events … Continue reading

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Planters Gives Peanut Lovers Four New Flavors

Planters and the iconic Mr. Peanut have introduced four peanut flavors including Salted Caramel, Cocoa, Chipotle and Smoked. Planters, known for its more than … Continue reading

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CMI Identifies Key Retail Opportunities for Cherry Sales

A CMI (Columbia Marketing International) report identifies key differences between top and bottom performing retailers in U.S. markets, revealing strategies leading supermarket chains use … Continue reading

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Naturipe’s “The Very Berry Month of May”

Naturipe Farms has launched “The Very Berry Month of May” promotion and sweepstakes that will continue through May 31st. Each week will be dedicated … Continue reading

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Litehouse Introduces Feta Cheese into Produce

Consumers will now be able to pick up all their salad ingredients – from greens and tomatoes to dressing and feta crumbles – in … Continue reading

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Grocery Manufacturers Association Responds to “Fed Up” Movie

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has released the following statement from president and CEO Pamela G. Bailey in response to the film Fed Up: “Our … Continue reading

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United Fresh Names Honorees in 2014 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

Marking its 10th year of recognizing exceptional retail produce managers, United Fresh announced the honorees of its 2014 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. The … Continue reading

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Tribe Hummus Breaks Bread With Limited Batch Flavor, Rosemary Focaccia

Pairing its chickpea-based hummus with an Italian import, Tribe rolls out its latest Limited Batch flavor, Rosemary Focaccia, a zesty, tasty and fragrant spread that … Continue reading

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New Research Shows Too Many Options in Store May Be a Bad Thing

Many people assume that offering shoppers options is a great way to increase basket size and encourage people to buy more, industry observers say. … Continue reading

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Loblaw Unveils DNA-traceable Beef

Loblaw Companies announced it is using IdentiGEN’s DNA-based traceability process to guarantee origins and improve eating quality of Loblaw’s cut from Canada AAA Western Beef. The … Continue reading

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NPD Group Forecasts Country’s Eating Behaviors

The U.S. population is changing with Boomers aging, Generation Z and Millennials entering new life stages, and Hispanics making up a growing share of … Continue reading

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S&F Foods Introduces Certified Gluten-Free Delights Stuffed Sandwiches

Recognizing and catering to the 18 million Americans that are on a gluten-free diet, and seeking gluten-free food options, S&F Foods has introduced a … Continue reading

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StorOx 2.0 Now Registered in California

BioSafe Systems announces that StorOx 2.0, a bactericide/fungicide, is now registered for use in California. StorOx 2.0 is a versatile post-harvest tool that extends … Continue reading

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A&P Selects Retail 20/20 to Combat Shrink and Fraud

A&P has selected Retail 20/20 to enhance its  chain-wide effort to reduce shrink and fraud. Based out of New Jersey, A&P operates more than … Continue reading

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America’s Household Brands Losing Ground, Deloitte Reports

U.S. consumers are pushing their shopping carts past many of America’s national brands and feel little regret in doing so, according to Deloitte’s American … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s University Introduces Online Executive MBA in Food Marketing

Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business (HSB) is expanding its reach and deepening its impact with the launch of an online delivery option … Continue reading

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Placon Acquires Plastic Packaging Corp.

Placon announced that it is has completed the acquisition of privately-held rigid plastic container manufacturer, Plastic Packaging Corp. Founded in 1954 by Fred Weiss, … Continue reading

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GMA to Honor Retired Walmart CEO Mike Duke with 2014 Hall of Achievement Award

Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) President and CEO Pamela G. Bailey announced that the association will honor retired Walmart President and CEO Mike Duke with … Continue reading

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Shopppers Willing to Pay More for Premium, Local Foods

The second annual A.T. Kearney survey of U.S. shoppers’ local food buying habits finds that local food is fast becoming a necessity for attracting and … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop to Raise Awareness for Child Hunger

As part of its ongoing mission to fight hunger in the local communities it serves, the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company is teaming up … Continue reading

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