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NGA Supports Bill Introduction Preventing New Regulations on Grocers

The National Grocers Association (NGA) applauds the introduction today of the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2012, bi-partisan legislation that will prevent the … Continue reading

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BioPet Vet Lab Unveils IntegriMEAT, a DNA Tracking Program for Livestock

BioPet Vet Lab, an animal biotechnology company specializing in DNA applications, has launched IntegriMEAT, a DNA-source verified program aimed to produce an identification and … Continue reading

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MilkPEP’s Refuel “got chocolate milk?” Campaign Helps Challenged Athletes

MilkPEP’s REFUEL “got chocolate milk?” campaign has partnered with the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), an organization that awards grants or equipment to athletes with … Continue reading

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Target Remodels 30 Stores to Expand Fresh Food Selection

Target announced that it has begun remodeling 30 general merchandise stores in the U.S. Upon completion of the construction in October 2012, the remodeled … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Shoppers Donate Over $445,000 to Support Our Troops Donation Card Campaign

In May, Harris Teeter hosted a donation card campaign benefiting USO and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The campaign encouraged customers to help make a … Continue reading

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Clear Springs Offers Ruby Red Rainbow Trout

The Rainbow Trout leader and sustainable seafood innovator, Clear Springs Foods, adds a new wave of excitement to their line of products—new Ruby Red … Continue reading

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RATIONAL’s Roasted Chicken Solution

RATIONAL has created a solution that makes preparing roasted chicken even more efficient, saves up to 40% on cleaning costs, works twice as fast … Continue reading

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Sunflower/Sprouts Farmers Market Opens Second San Jose Store

Rapidly growing natural and organic foods retailer Sprouts Farmers Market will open its second San Jose location on Wednesday, August 1, at the Almaden … Continue reading

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Cargill Initiates Voluntary Recall of Ground Beef in Northeast

Cargill Beef, a business unit of Wichita-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, today announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of approximately 29,339 pounds of … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Awarded LEED Green Building Certifications

Harris Teeter announced that three of its recent stores are now officially recognized as LEED-certified projects by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified … Continue reading

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Indianapolis Fruit to Host 25th Annual Vendor Showcase

Indianapolis Fruit Company is honored to welcome all of their customers and over 100 produce industry growers, shippers & vendors from around the world … Continue reading

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Food Retailers Offer Value to Consumers Struggling in a Challenged Economy

Recent reports predicting drought-related impact on food prices and what it means for grocery bills reinforce the ways in which food retailers are meeting … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets to Acquire 21 Supermarkets From GU Markets

Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in western New York, central New York, and northwestern Pennsylvania, announced that the company has entered … Continue reading

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Nualight Announces New Vivace Solutions for Serve-overs and Closed Multi-decks

Nualight has launched two new Vivace lighting solutions to improve color vibrancy in fresh food displays. Vivace is Nualight’s premium LED lighting color technology … Continue reading

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A&P’s Live Better Baby Club Celebrates One-Year Anniversary with Improved Diapers

The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) announced that it has improved its line of America’s Choice diapers to be more comfortable … Continue reading

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Thirst quenchers and imported beer are favorites among Hispanic beverage consumers, reports Mintel

Hispanics are the fastest-growing consumer group in the U.S., with almost every consumer product vying for their attention and dollars. The alcoholic and non-alcoholic … Continue reading

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Fortune Fish Company to Acquire JDY Gourmet

Fortune Fish Company and JDY Gourmet announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Fortune Fish Company will acquire JDY … Continue reading

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Mountain Dew Launches First-Ever Global Campaign with “The Dark Knight Rises”

Mountain Dew announced that its partnership with Warner Bros.’ and Legendary Pictures’ summer blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises, which opens in theaters on July … Continue reading

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With Prepared Foods Market at $32 Billion, Supermarkets Aren’t Just for Groceries Anymore

Sales of prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods at retail will reach $32.45 billion in 2012, up 7.5% from 2011, according to Prepared Foods and … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Expands Product Mix with a Value Priced Pepper Pack

Baloian Farms is introducing Oddbells, a value priced consumer pepper pack. Driven by an interest to find a market for their unique shaped, non-blocky … Continue reading

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Giant and Martin’s Customers Raise More Than $550,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Customers at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets once again showed their overwhelming support for local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals through the … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Move Forward as Merger Talks End

Statement from David Krause, Chairman of the Board, and Ron Midyett, Chairman-Elect: “Based on input from many of our members, the United Fresh Board … Continue reading

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Costco Applauded for Calling on Pork Suppliers to Eliminate Controversial Pig Gestation Crates within 10 Years

The Humane Society of the United States welcomes the announcement by Costco—the nation’s second-largest food retailer—that the chain is calling on its pork suppliers … Continue reading

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Shoprite Announces Third Annual Fundraising Initiative to Benefit Veterans Groups Throughout New York State

ShopRite Supermarkets, which operates 31 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, including recently opened locations in White Plains, Scarsdale, Niskayuna and Albany … Continue reading

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FirstFruits Marketing Receives Award

FirstFruits Marketing of Washington, LLC was recognized by the Association of Washington Business (AWB) as one of seven Washington employers, and the only in … Continue reading

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