Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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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Food Lion Summer Campaign to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Food Lion kicked off its Children’s Miracle Network Hospital’s Miracle Summer Balloon Campaign, Wednesday, June 6 supporting local children and their families receiving medical … Continue reading

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Albertsons Southern California Division Announces Workforce Reduction

ALBERTSONS Southern California Division, a subsidiary of SUPERVALU, announced plans to reduce its store-level workforce by an estimated 2,200-2,500 positions. These reductions, which will … Continue reading

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Fruits And Vegetables Included In Plan To Improve Our Nation’s Health

Yesterday a bipartisan group of former cabinet secretaries released a comprehensive and actionable plan to improve America’s physical and fiscal crises, driven by the … Continue reading

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Modjo Hydrate Elite Expands Distribution

Modjo Hydrate Elite  the coconut water and sea salt based sports drink and Modjo forLIFE  the line of antioxidant and rejuvenation beverages will now … Continue reading

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SmartWash Organic Gets OMRI Approval

The new organic food wash enhancer from Salinas-based SmartWash Solutions has been reviewed by the Organic Materials Review Institute and determined to be allowed … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets’ Red Hot Summer Game Features More Than $12 million in Prizes/Offers

More than $12 million in prizes and money-saving offers – including a guaranteed $250,000 grand prize winner – will be up for grabs during … Continue reading

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Dole Goes Bananas for Release of Dreamworks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

As part of its ongoing goal to make bananas an even bigger part of America’s everyday routine, Dole is helping Alex the Lion and … Continue reading

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GMDC Awards 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award to Jerry Brown

During the “Dinner with the Chairman” at the 42nd Annual 2012 General Merchandise Conference in Orlando, FL, GMDC awarded its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Reaches Milestone With its First 24-Hour Store

United Supermarkets reached another milestone on Sunday, June 3, when its Market Street location at 50th and Indiana here become a 24-hour store. It … Continue reading

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Stemilt set to begin apricot harvest in Washington

Stemilt Growers, Washington’s largest apricot grower/shipper is set to begin harvest on its 2012 apricot crop later this month in central Washington. According to … Continue reading

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Angry Birds-branded oral care products

ANGRY BIRDS FEVER HAS CAPTIVATED A BROAD SWATH OF CONSUMERS ACROSS ALL GENERATIONS. Dr. Fresh will leverage the brand’s appeal in an oral care … Continue reading

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REMIS shows off its Curves

REMIS America launched its semi-vertical refrigerated door, the Curve XL, at the recent FMI2012 show in Dallas. The insulated sliding glass door was featured … Continue reading

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Customers Can Now Fill Their Pet Prescriptions at Stop & Shop

With more than 60% of its grocery shoppers having at least one dog or cat in their household, Stop & Shop announced the launch … Continue reading

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