Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Gourmet Trading Company’s Green Giant Fresh Bagged Asparagus and Blueberries Features Box Tops

This back to school season, retailers can entice consumers Box Tops for Education products such as Green Giant Fresh Blueberries and Bagged Asparagus from … Continue reading

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ADC’s ReFresh 2012 Dates/Location Announced

Applied Data Corporation (ADC) has announced the dates for the 11th annual ReFresh Fresh Item Management (FIM) Conference and User Group — September 10th-12th, … Continue reading

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Bayer CropScience Acquires US-based Biological Company AgraQuest

Bayer CropScience announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase AgraQuest, Inc. for a purchase price of US$ 425 million (approximately EUR 340 … Continue reading

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Albertsons Market’s Campaign is Hitting the Road

Albertsons Market launched a month long contest asking customers to share their Best Road Trip. Ever! through photos, videos and essays on Albertsons Markets’ … Continue reading

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MilkPEP Halloween Promotion Featuring PEANUTS Gang Can Increase Chocolate Milk Sales

For the seventh consecutive year, The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), creators of the national Milk Mustache “got milk?” campaign, will help retailers increase … Continue reading

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Loblaw Introduces Guiding Stars Program

Starting August 10, customers at Loblaws stores in Ontario will have a faster, easier way to make healthier food choices when shopping for groceries … Continue reading

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Tosca Limited Acquires Georgia-Pacific RPC

Tosca Limited, a U.S. based provider of reusable container pooling and logistics services to the food supply chain, announced that the company has acquired … Continue reading

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Burch Equipment Corrects Cantaloupe Variety Subject to Recall

Burch Equipment LLC, North Carolina, is correcting the variety of cantaloupe involved in recalls initiated on July 28 and August 2, 2012.  Previous announcements … Continue reading

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Eight O’Clock Coffee Company Goes One Cup at a Time with Keurig

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Eight O’Clock Coffee Company announce the companies have reached a multiyear agreement to make Eight O’Clock coffee, Tetley tea, … Continue reading

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Idaho Potatoes Star as Main Ingredient in Food Blogs Across the Country

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is collecting original Idaho potato blog posts and serving them up in a new section on its website, The … Continue reading

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NoKota Packers Joins Fresh Solutions Network

NoKota Packers, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has joined Fresh Solutions Network, a partnership of multi-generational potato and onion companies committed to … Continue reading

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Newcastle Brown Ale Brings Back Limited Edition Werewolf

Newcastle Brown Ale today announced the first nationwide release of its limited edition beer, Newcastle Werewolf. On shelves now for a limited time, Werewolf … Continue reading

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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

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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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