Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

PMA Applauds Efforts of the Alliance for Food and Farming

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the release of the Environmental Working Group’s … Continue reading

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GMA Outlines Global Food Safety Progress at FDA Meeting

Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Executive Vice President of Policy and Strategic Planning Mary Sophos delivered the keynote address at the Food and Drug Administration’s … Continue reading

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T&A Raises More Than $170,000 for Cancer Research

In this 14th year of supporting the American Cancer Society, with the help of company sponsors and members of the community, Tanimura & Antle … Continue reading

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Ethnic HBC Market Remains Robust

There is good reason to be optimistic about the market for health and beauty care products targeted to minorities, according Ethnic Hair, Skin, and … Continue reading

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Federal Trade Commission Approves Giant Acquisition of Fifteen Genuardi’s Stores

The Federal Trade Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of fifteen supermarkets by GIANT Food Stores from Genuardi’s Family Markets, a subsidiary of Safeway … Continue reading

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Price Chopper to Include Free Prenatal and Children’s Vitamins

Price Chopper Supermarkets has expanded its health and wellness platform by bolstering its Baby Club program to begin offering free vitamins to expectant mothers … Continue reading

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Produce For Better Health Foundation Shares Shopper Insights

For the past six years, Produce for Better Health Foundation, has conducted a consumer survey focused on moms with young children, and the motivators, … Continue reading

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A&P’S Extends Exclusive Woodson & James Choice Angus Beef Brand

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company announced the extension of its line of premium-quality Angus beef, featuring steakhouse-quality meat at affordable supermarket prices. … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Launches ‘Local Fresh 24/7′

Kings Food Markets  launches its exclusive ‘Local Fresh 24/7′ program.  The Local Fresh 24/7 program allows Kings to offer customers the benefits of a … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU’s Essential Everyday Brand To Expand

SUPERVALUannounced that it is expanding its Essential Everyday brand to 2,700 of the most shopped-for products across more than 100 categories throughout the grocery … Continue reading

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Adults More Likely to Buy Organic Food if it Were Less Expensive

As they say, “you are what you eat.” One of the key factors to staying healthy is to eat nutritious food, but sometimes the … Continue reading

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Safeway Expands Usage of Reusable Shipping Containers to Produce

Safeway furthered its commitment to sustainability and the environment by announcing that it has transitioned to using reusable product containers (RPCs), rather than corrugated … Continue reading

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GS1 announces Global Product Recall Standard

GS1, a not-for-profit organization that designs and manages a global system of supply chain standards, announced today the ratification of a new global product … Continue reading

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United States Senators from Idaho Welcome Great Big Idaho Potato Truck to the Nation’s Capitol

The U.S. Senators from Idaho, James E. Risch and Mike Crapo, today joined the President and CEO of the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), Frank … Continue reading

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Peruvian Avocados Return to the United States

Avocados from Peru are returning to the United States this June through September. To celebrate, the Peruvian Avocado Commission is launching an inaugural marketing … Continue reading

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Dri Mark Products Exhibiting at the 2012 NRF Loss Prevention Show

For the 3rd consecutive year, Dri Mark Products, Inc., the leading manufacturer of America’s security marking and counterfeit detection systems, will exhibit at the … Continue reading

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SAP Adds Mobile Apps

SAP recently unveiled a number of mobile applications—including those that can benefit retailers and shoppers—that link to its enterprise application software. The SAP In-Store … Continue reading

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Dads are Having More Influence on Grocery Shopping

More than one-in-three (35%) moms admit dads have had more influence on grocery store purchases over the last few years. And, with 52 percent of dads … Continue reading

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Salmon Standard handed over to Aquaculture Stewardship Council

Today, the Salmon Aquaculture Dialogue has handed over the global salmon standard for responsible farming to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). Earlier this year … Continue reading

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Golazo Expands its Reach

Golazo, the maker of all-natural sports energy and hydration drinks, is expanding its reach. Shoppers can now find the full portfolio of eight beverages … Continue reading

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Walmart and Unilever Executives Join GS1 US Board of Governors

Cameron Geiger of Wal-Mart Stores, and Kees Kruythoff of Unilever North America have been appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors, the information … Continue reading

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FreshBakes

BAKE’N JOY’S LATEST FLAVORS ARE ALL ABOUT CHOCOLATE. The company is expanding its line of PanFree Predeposited Loaf Cake Batters with Red Velvet Chocolate … Continue reading

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Grocery and Wholesale Retailers are America’s Favorite Gas Stations

Costco and Kroger are consumers’ favorite places to fill their gas tanks, according to a new consumer study by Market Force Information, a leading … Continue reading

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Fluctuating Prices Have Varied Effects in Q1 FreshFacts on Retail

Fresh produce retail prices fluctuated in the first quarter of 2012, though fruit categories managed to remain steady while the majority of vegetable products … Continue reading

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Save-A-Lot Announces Plans for New Distribution Center

Save-A-Lot, one of the nation’s leading hard-discount grocery retailers and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU, announced plans for a new 250,374-square-foot food distribution … Continue reading

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