Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

PMA Statement Regarding the PMA and UFPA merger

Mike O’Brien, co-chair of the joint task force leading Produce Marketing Association’s and United Fresh Produce Association’s merger discussions, today issued the following statement: … Continue reading

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Dole Goes Bananas for Northwest’s Largest Multi-Day Bike Ride

Dole is going bananas for Cascade Bicycle Club’s 33rd Annual Group Health Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic – to the delight of 10,000 riders. … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Receives Top Scores on Global Food Safety Initative Audit

Showcasing its ongoing commitment to food safety, Frieda’s, Inc. just announced they received a score of 99.72% in their Global Food Safety Initiative audit … Continue reading

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Prevention Magazine and Food Marketing Institute Reveal 20th Annual Shopping For Health Survey Results

Nutrition continues to drive decision making in supermarket aisles across the country, according to Shopping for Health 2012, the 20th in a yearly study … Continue reading

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National Pork Board Promotes Ease and Versatility of Pulled Pork

The National Pork Board launches its Pulled Pork is Perfect promotion this month, appealing to consumers’ needs for convenient, versatile meal options for the … Continue reading

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Lipman Acquires Packing House from Ace Tomato

Lipman has acquired a packing house from Manteca, California-based Ace Tomato Co., Inc., a tomato packer and fresh produce distributor. The newly acquired facility … Continue reading

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Marketers Could Be Wasting Millions Trying to Reach Baby Boomers

According to a recent national study monitoring the attitudes of Baby Boomers, marketers may be making fatal flaws in their assumptions about this large … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Announces 100 Day Price Freeze

Weis Markets, Inc. announced it has lowered the prices on over 1,000 staple items and that it will freeze the prices of these products … Continue reading

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FDA, UC Davis, Agilent Technologies and CDC to create publicly available food pathogen genome database

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the University of California, Davis, Agilent Technologies Inc., and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Continue reading

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GBS Growth Partners Forms New Commercialization Business Unit

GBS Growth Partners, one of the leading advisory groups for food and beverage brands in the US, has formed a new business unit to … Continue reading

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Smart Snack Food for Kids

Looking for a nutritious alternative to the sugary and salty snacks that often find their way into your children’s lunch boxes? Bitsy’s Brainfood is … Continue reading

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Philanthropic Pet Food Boosts Non-Grocery Revenue

Mister Buck’s Genuinely Good Pet Food Co. offers holistic natural pet food to consumers while promoting local community philanthropy. According to Jon Kitto, founder … Continue reading

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AWMA Summit & Business Exchange to Set New Records

The AWMA Summit & Business Exchange (ABX), to be held September 10‐13 at the Ritz‐Carlton Hotel at Amelia Island, Fla., is on pace to … Continue reading

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USDA Approves Neogen’s Reveal Q+ for Zearalenone

The USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) has verified the performance of another of Neogen’s simple and accurate tests for zearalenone. GIPSA’s … Continue reading

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Verlasso Expands its Presence with Seafood Distribution Partner, Fortune Fish Company

Verlasso, the world’s first provider of harmoniously raised fish, continues to expand its market presence through a new partnership with Fortune Fish Company, an … Continue reading

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Atalanta Corporation Introduces Cows Creamery

The Atalanta Corporation welcomes COWS CREAMERY from Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada, as the exclusive U.S. distributor to its impressive lineup of quality cheeses. … Continue reading

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Dr. Schar Opens Gluten-free Food Facility in US

Dr. Schar USA has opened a $15m gluten-free food manufacturing facility in the US. The new site marks the company’s first facility in the … Continue reading

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Georgia Peach Council Sweetens Peoples’ Day

Georgia Peach Council’s grassroots marketing campaign sweetened the day for workers in the key markets of Tampa and Orlando, Florida. This year, Florida consumers … Continue reading

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ShopRite Announces its First Gas Station in the Capital Region

ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., which operates 31 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, including recently opened locations in Niskayuna and Albany, N.Y., today … Continue reading

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Q&A with Ed Beckman, Certified Greenhouse Farmers

Ed Beckman, the president of Certified Greenhouse Farmers talks to Grocery Headquarters about greenhouse-grown produce and why the industry needs a standard definition for … Continue reading

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Vitalicious Introduces VitaPizza

Described as a nutrient-rich, low-calorie, single-serving frozen pizza, VitaPizza is being introduced as an alternative to the American favorite for people trying to practice … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Build Homes for St. Louis Families

On Saturday, July 14, more than 160 Anheuser-Busch employees and family members will roll up their sleeves for an exclusive “Builder Day” where for … Continue reading

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Sunlight Introduces Pretty Lady for the Summer

Sunlight International and JP Dulcich & Sons Grapes is kicking off this year’s summer grape season than with a new merchandising program, including new … Continue reading

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Retailers Looking to New Ways of Driving Customer Retention

The latest American grocery market share figures from IGD Retail Analysis may have done little to buoy the retail sector’s low spirits, but there … Continue reading

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Kimberly-Clark and Colgate-Palmolive Company Team Up with HealthyChildren.Org

With more than 77 million children heading back-to-school this year, moms could use a helping hand. That’s why Kimberly-Clark and Colgate-Palmolive, the makers of … Continue reading

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