Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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

Posted in Perishables, What's New

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

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Q & As, Web-Exclusive Content

Drink Pink 365 Days a Year

Founded by breast cancer survivor Trish May and now a division of DS Waters of America, Inc., Athena will contribute a minimum of $1 … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, Promotions, What's New

Rickland Orchards Introduces a Shelf-Stable Greek Yogurt Bar

Rickland Orchards has announced the launch of the first-ever Greek Yogurt Bar. The Greek Yogurt Bars feature honey-roasted granola and real fruit dipped in … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness, What's New

Verdant Partners LLC is working with Don Goodwin of Golden Sun Marketing

Verdant Partners LLC is pleased to announce its affiliation with Golden Sun Marketing of Minnetrista, Minnesota. In this new relationship, the parties will work … Continue reading

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Safe Quality Food Institute, Alchemy Release New Practitioner Training Course

Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a division of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and one of the world’s leading Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) … Continue reading

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PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo Advances Healthy, Flavorful Menu Options

The call from consumers and health advocates for healthier menu options for kids and adults was answered by the produce and foodservice supply chains … Continue reading

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North Shore Announces New Team Members

North Shore Sales & Marketing, Inc. has new additions to its team. As of May 2012 Gerard “Gerry” Watts has been brought on as … Continue reading

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Natural Products Expo East 2012 is Coming Up

Natural Products Expo East will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md., September 19-22, 2012. The show draws 22,000 industry professionals … Continue reading

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Decas Cranberry Products Announces National Rollout of Reduced-Sugar Cranberries

Decas Cranberry Products Inc. have announced the national rollout of two reduced-sugar dried cranberry lines, Paradise Meadow LeanCrans and Funny Face Dried Cranberries. LeanCrans, designed to appeal … Continue reading

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The Cold-Brew Expansion Effect

Austin-based, Chameleon Cold-Brew is proud to announce expansion into Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New … Continue reading

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Holland’s Family Cheese Latest Addition

Holland’s Family Cheese is introducing Marieke Golden, a new semi-soft cheese celebrating the Penterman family’s Dutch heritage. Crafted from rBGH-free cow’s milk and vegetable … Continue reading

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Stemilt presents $12,000 check to the Washington Apple Education Foundation

Stemilt Growers presented Washington Apple Education Foundation with a check for $12,000 last week. The funds for the check came from the proceeds of … Continue reading

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Q&A with Rebecca MacKay, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Rebecca MacKay, vice president, strategy, insights and planning, for the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy talks to Grocery Headquarters about its recent research into … Continue reading

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Six Small-Batch Beers from Budweiser Brewmasters Named After ZIP Codes

Twelve Anheuser-Busch brewmasters at Budweiser’s 12 geographically dispersed breweries worked together to create their own “tribute” beers to fit the Budweiser brand’s reputation for … Continue reading

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