Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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

Posted in Nonfoods, What's New

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

Posted in Equipment, What's New

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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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

Posted in Promotions, Wellness, What's New

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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