Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

MOM Brands Cereals Earn Seal of Approval from Whole Grains Council

MOM Brands announced today that 85 of its cereals qualify for the Whole Grain Stamp from the Whole Grains Council. The addition of this … Continue reading

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Hojiblanca USA offers new packaging

Hojiblanca USA, which company officials say is the largest producer of extra virgin olive oil in the world, has introduced its product line’s distinctive … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Lipman Acquires Combs Produce

Lipman has acquired Dallas-based Combs Produce, a tomato repacker and fresh produce distributor. The newly acquired company will join Lipman’s nationwide network of farming, … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Facility Achieves SQF 3 Certification

Ready Pac Foods, Inc. is pioneering implementation of Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification in all the company’s facilities and announced that the Florence, N.J. … Continue reading

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IBM Offers Mobile Checkout App

IBM unveiled its IBM Mobile Shopper application that allows consumers to scan items into a mobile phone as they shop the aisles and then … Continue reading

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MilkPEP Launches New Retail-Focused Website

The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), creators of the National Milk Mustache “got milk?” Campaign, has launched a new website, gotmilksales.org, designed exclusively for … Continue reading

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Cutting it close

While the shaving category has had a few flat years, observers say new products should spur growth. by Nora Caley It is no fun … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Uptown Grocery Co.

A look at Uptown Grocery Co., GHQ’s Retail Spotlight of the month. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Photos, Web-Exclusive Content

Talking Shop with… Bob Sewall

The executive vice president-sales and marketing for Blount Fine Foods says that his company’s soup lines enable retailers to offer higher-end, gourmet soups. Grocery … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Columns

Food Forum: Moving targets

Grocery stores can reap the benefits of marketing programs that welcome new residents. By Larry Neal According to the USDA, the average family spends … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Columns

Everything covered

The right packaging has to be more than recyclable materials. It must meet the growing demands of consumers and retailers. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Fresh Beef

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Sales Review: Specialty Cheese

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Turkey Industry Supports USDA Modernizing Food Safety Inspection System

The National Turkey Federation (NTF), in comments submitted today, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed new poultry inspection system represents the logical next … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Honored with Domino’s Pizza Supply Partner Award

Domino’s Pizza awarded Ready Pac Foods, Inc. with its “Annual Supply Partner Award” on May 15th at their 2012 World Wide Rally in Las … Continue reading

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Pilgrims Choice Announces London is Calling Sweepstakes

Can you hear it? The roar of the crowd cheering the athletes of the summer Olympics; the music and pageantry of the Queen’s Jubilee; … Continue reading

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Mango Mania Display Contest Kicks Off in July

Throughout the month of July, the National Mango Board (NMB) will host a Mango Mania Display Contest. More than $10,000 in cash prizes will … Continue reading

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Innovation and Creativity Highlighted at 2012 Sweets and Snacks Expo

At the SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO held in Chicago, Ill., the National Confectioners Association awarded 40 Most Innovative New Product nominations to companies showcasing … Continue reading

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$20 Billion in Chocolate Candy Sales—and 20% Growth in Organic

The $20 billion U.S. chocolate candy market is mature, differentiated, and demanding.  That makes it challenging for marketers of chocolate products seeking to distinguish … Continue reading

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Sprouts Farmers Market and Sunflower Farmers Market Complete Merger

Sprouts Farmers Market and Sunflower Farmers Market announced the closing of the merger of the two companies, creating one of the larger grocers in … Continue reading

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Campbell Highlights Progress on 2020 CSR Agenda

Campbell Soup Company released its 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, Nourishing, emphasizing the company’s integrated CSR approach to consumers, employees, the environment and … Continue reading

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Garcia y Vega 1882

GARCIA Y VEGA, A SWEDISH MATCH NORTH AMERICA BRAND, introduces its Garcia y Vega 1882 rolled leaf cigar. Rolled leaf, also known as “rough … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfoods, What's New

PMA Comments on USDA’s Pesticide Data Program Report

Joe Pezzini, COO of Ocean Mist Farms in Castroville, Calif., member of Produce Marketing Association’s board of directors and chairman of PMA’s Food Safety, … Continue reading

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Alliance for Food and Farming Emphasizes New USDA Report

The release of the United States Department of Food and Agriculture’s (USDA) Pesticide Data Program results should reinforce to consumers that both conventional and … Continue reading

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Consumers Turning to Smartphone Apps and Social Media For Grocery Shopping

With the growing penetration of smartphones, mobile phone applications are quickly becoming the go-to source for countless daily tasks, including finding grocery deals, according … Continue reading

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