Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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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Sales Review: Deli prepared foods

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Sales Reviews: Tomatoes

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Natural Delights Medjool Dates Gears Up for Ramadan

Growers of Bard Valley Natural Delights, the country’s top-selling Medjool date brand, are gearing up for Ramadan 2012, the yearly month-long Muslim observance. Ramadan … Continue reading

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NARMS Announces Relocation of Headquarters

The National Association for Retail Marketing Services (NARMS International) will relocate their national headquarters from Stevens Point, Wis., to Broomfield, Colo., in July 2012. … Continue reading

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World Innovations and Food Connections at SIAL 2012

The 25th edition of SIAL, “The Global Food Marketplace” is scheduled for October 21-25, 2012 at the Paris-Nord Exhibition Center in Paris, France. The … Continue reading

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Rise of the Millennials

Jefferies, the global investment bank, and AlixPartners, the global business advisory firm, announced the findings of their new joint study, Trouble in Aisle 5, … Continue reading

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Rickland Orchards Greek Yogurt Bar

Rickland Orchards has launched a Greek Yogurt Bar. The bars feature honey-roasted granola and real fruit dipped in Authentic Strained Greek Yogurt imported from … Continue reading

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Nielsen Names Innovation Award Winners

Launching new products is difficult in the best of times, but winners of the 2012 Nielsen Breakthrough Innovation Award found ways to succeed during … Continue reading

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Organic Consumers Association Challenges American Medical Association on GMO Labeling

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) challenged the American Medical Association (AMA) on its failure to support mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients. … Continue reading

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Heinen’s Deploys Next Generation Aldata Direct Store Delivery

Aldata, a global leader in retail and distribution improvement software, has announced that Heinen’s Fine Foods in Cleveland, Ohio, deployed Aldata Direct Store Delivery … Continue reading

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Genie the Spirit in a Can

Scottish Spirits Imports is launching a collection of canned distilled spirits under the “Genie the Spirit in a Can” brand. Available in 12-oz. aluminum … Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables Advance in Senate Farm Bill

United Fresh congratulates the Senate on the passage of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 with a vote of 64-35. The … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Chefs Awards First Scholarship

On June 12 approximately 80 of New York’s most vibrant personalities from across the fashion and culinary spectrum gathered at the inaugural event for … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Plus Expands Lineup of Asian-Themed Dishes

Vegetarian Plus is introducing two dishes to its already extensive lineup of Asian inspired and easy-to-prepare meat alternatives. Marketed to vegetarians, vegans and occasional … Continue reading

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Vitamin Industry Growth Slows, While Consumers Switch To More Traditional Market Channels

In its fifth year, TABS Group Annual Vitamin Study reports a small increase of 2 percent in vitamin sales versus 2011, to $12.2 billion. … Continue reading

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