Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

The Great Big Idaho Potato Truck Rolls into Atlanta

As part of its cross-country tour, the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck spent a few days enjoying the southern hospitality in Atlanta, Ga. One … Continue reading

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Unified Grocers Partners With Guiding Stars and healthyAisles to Launch Nutrition Guidance Program for Independent Retailers

Unified Grocers, a wholesale grocery distributor in the western United States, has partnered with Guiding Starsand Vestcom’s healthyAisles to give shoppers of independent grocery … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Partners with DonorsChoose.org to Support Classroom Projects

This fall, Produce for Kids and DonorsChoose.org are joining forces to support the Produce for Kids’ Healthy Schools, Healthy Minds campaign, through the funding … Continue reading

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Campbell to Acquire Bolthouse Farms

Campbell Soup Company announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Bolthouse Farms from a fund managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, … Continue reading

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Jel Sert Acquires Family of Functional Beverage Brand Names

The Jel Sert Company, makers of fun foods, has announced that it has acquired the SUPER C, PURE KICK and ZOIC functional beverage brand … Continue reading

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New Jersey Firm Recalls Various Frozen, Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products

Buona Vita, Inc., a Bridgeton, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 324,770 pounds of various frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible contamination … Continue reading

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Navel Invasion: Top Quality Citrus Arriving from Chile

Sweet, refreshing navel oranges from Chile are now arriving at U.S. food retailers just as the harvest season reaches its peak. Over 1,100 metric … Continue reading

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CMI is Accepting Submissions for Custom Cherry Bike Giveaway

CMI has launched their Customized Cherry Bike Give away contest for retailers across the United States. The company’s high graphic impulse bins and informative … Continue reading

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California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Launches New Website

California Grocers Association Educational Foundation today launched its new website, www.cgaef.org, to provide CGA member employees and their dependents with relevant and easy-to-find information … Continue reading

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Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers Welcomes Paul Newman

Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers located in Wenatchee, WA., announced today that industry veteran Paul Newman is joining the sales team as the Organic Category … Continue reading

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R&H Fudgie Brownie Platters

Entice and delight your customers with a brownie platter for every occasion. Available in 18 varieties, including one Everyday Fudge/Cream Cheese platter and 17 … Continue reading

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Dole Promotes the Banana as Nature’s Original Energy Bar

A summer-long national marketing campaign that challenges summer fitness fans and recreational enthusiasts to consider the banana as one of nature’s best energy sources … Continue reading

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Three Industry Leaders to be Inducted into Frozen Food Hall of Fame

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) are pleased to announce that the Distinguished Order of … Continue reading

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Fan Feedback Inspires Two New Chobani Innovations

Chobani is introducing two new ways to enjoy Chobani Greek Yogurt – 16-ounce Blends and single flavor 6-packs. Derived from consumer feedback, the brand’s … Continue reading

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Fans Donate to the ShopRite Partners In Caring & Phillies Food Drive on July 8th

ShopRite and the Phillies announced today that they will host the second annual ShopRite Partners In Caring food drive to benefit Philabundance at the … Continue reading

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Beef Checkoff Seeks Entries for National Retail Beef Backer Awards

The Beef Checkoff Program issued today the call for entries for the annual National Retail Beef Backer Awards, a prestigious national awards program that … Continue reading

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MountainKing Lights a Fire Under Summer Potato Sales

Responding to rapidly increasing trends for home grilling, Farming Technology, Inc. / MountainKing is promoting a potato grilling concept to retail grocery partners. Specially … Continue reading

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Getting crafty in Cajun country

The 2012 IDDBA convention provided retailers with a wealth of products and merchandising ideas.  Continue reading

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Talking Shop with Tim Hassett, Campbell Soup Co

The senior vp, North America sales, for Campbell Soup Co. outlines the company’s strategy to help rejuvenate the center store. Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Jan A. Verleur, V2 Cigs

The chief executive officer of V2 Cigs says electronic cigarettes can drive repeat business if retailers position them correctly. Grocery Headquarters: Tell us about … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Barry Goldsher, Growers Supply

The president and chief executive officer of Growers Supply says that hydroponics is the best way to achieve greater production as demand for locally … Continue reading

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Chile Food Truck Debuts at Fancy Food Show

Wines of Chile USA along with ProChile sponsored an innovative truck concept at this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington DC, June 17-19. … Continue reading

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Banner Mountain Sprouts Voluntarily Recalls Organic Sprouts

As a precautionary measure, Banner Mountain Sprouts is voluntarily recalling organic sprouts under the following names: 4-oz. zesty greens, 5-oz. sprout salad, 4-oz. clover, … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Shoppers Donate $553,000 to the American Cancer Society’s More Birthdays Campaign

In March, Harris Teeter hosted a donation card campaign benefiting American Cancer Society (ACS). The campaign encouraged customers to help create a world with … Continue reading

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FMI Reacts to U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Constitutionality of the 2010 Health Care Reform Law

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable … Continue reading

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