Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

IFT Launches Certification Program

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) announced the launch of the new Certified Food Scientist (CFS) program developed by IFT for food scientists worldwide. … Continue reading

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USDA to Assist Livestock Producers, Bolster Federal Nutrition Programs

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to do everything it can to help farmers, ranchers, small businesses, and communities being impacted by the … Continue reading

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The Men’s Grooming Market Grows at Rapid Pace—NPD Group

Credit the influence of popular culture – and specifically, the increased appearance of facial hair on the red carpet – for the rise in … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Reconfigures Online Presence

United Supermarkets has reconfigured the online experience for its guests with the launch of brand new websites for each of its major store banners: … Continue reading

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Sprouts and Sunflower Donate $100,000 to Aurora Victim Relief Fund

Sprouts Farmers Market and Sunflower Farmers Market have donated $100,000 to the Aurora Victim Relief Fund to benefit the immediate and long-term needs of … Continue reading

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Menno Beachy Recalls Grape Tomatoes

Menno Beachy of Cresco, Iowa, is recalling one pint containers of Certified Organic Grape Tomatoes because they have the potential to be contaminated with … Continue reading

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Superior Rankings in Food Safety for Dulcich/Sunlight

For the seventh year in a row, Jakov P. Dulcich and Sons has scored a superior ranking in food safety. In the last few … Continue reading

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Interstate Warehousing Opens Two Expansions in 2012

Interstate Warehousing has completed the Phase IV expansion at its Indianapolis (Franklin), Indiana cold storage facility. The 140,000 square foot expansion brings the total … Continue reading

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Tomales Bay Foods, Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall of Two Cheeses

Tomales Bay Foods, Inc., Petaluma, Calif., a cheese distribution company, is recalling all partial wheels of two cheeses distributed by Tomales Bay Foods Inc., … Continue reading

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Two Major Grocery Customers Begin Implementation of Park City Group’s Food & Drug Safety Technology

Park City Group, Inc., a leader in consumer goods supply chain technology, has announced that Global Supply Chain Systems, Inc., the food and drug … Continue reading

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Florida Pink Shrimp Arrives at Fortune Fish Company

Fortune Fish Company is highlighting wild Florida pink shrimp as its sustainability initiative during August and September. Florida pink shrimp, also known as Key … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Launches Healthy Ideas Food for Friends

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced the launch of its first ever Healthy Ideas Food for Friends program to help raise funds for … Continue reading

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PMA to Host Fresh Connections: Yakima

West Coast produce industry members from across the supply chain will have the opportunity to connect and participate in an interactive program designed to … Continue reading

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Nature’s Path Announces Winners of the Third Annual Gardens for Good Grant

In continued support of their belief that everyone has the right to fresh, organic, chemical-free food, officials at Nature’s Path Organic Foods are pleased … Continue reading

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Goya Foods to Donate 40,000 Pounds of Food to Charities Nationwide

Goya Foods will donate 40,000 pounds of Goya products to charities across the nation in the name of musical artists Marco Antonio Solis, Chayanne, … Continue reading

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Campbell Completes Acquisition of Bolthouse Farms

Campbell Soup Company announced it has completed the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms from a fund managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a private equity … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company’s Green Giant Fresh Bagged Asparagus and Blueberries Features Box Tops

This back to school season, retailers can entice consumers Box Tops for Education products such as Green Giant Fresh Blueberries and Bagged Asparagus from … Continue reading

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ADC’s ReFresh 2012 Dates/Location Announced

Applied Data Corporation (ADC) has announced the dates for the 11th annual ReFresh Fresh Item Management (FIM) Conference and User Group — September 10th-12th, … Continue reading

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Bayer CropScience Acquires US-based Biological Company AgraQuest

Bayer CropScience announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase AgraQuest, Inc. for a purchase price of US$ 425 million (approximately EUR 340 … Continue reading

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Albertsons Market’s Campaign is Hitting the Road

Albertsons Market launched a month long contest asking customers to share their Best Road Trip. Ever! through photos, videos and essays on Albertsons Markets’ … Continue reading

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MilkPEP Halloween Promotion Featuring PEANUTS Gang Can Increase Chocolate Milk Sales

For the seventh consecutive year, The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), creators of the national Milk Mustache “got milk?” campaign, will help retailers increase … Continue reading

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Loblaw Introduces Guiding Stars Program

Starting August 10, customers at Loblaws stores in Ontario will have a faster, easier way to make healthier food choices when shopping for groceries … Continue reading

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Tosca Limited Acquires Georgia-Pacific RPC

Tosca Limited, a U.S. based provider of reusable container pooling and logistics services to the food supply chain, announced that the company has acquired … Continue reading

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Burch Equipment Corrects Cantaloupe Variety Subject to Recall

Burch Equipment LLC, North Carolina, is correcting the variety of cantaloupe involved in recalls initiated on July 28 and August 2, 2012.  Previous announcements … Continue reading

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Eight O’Clock Coffee Company Goes One Cup at a Time with Keurig

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Eight O’Clock Coffee Company announce the companies have reached a multiyear agreement to make Eight O’Clock coffee, Tetley tea, … Continue reading

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