Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Most Consumers Unwilling to Pay More for Non-GMO, NPD Reports

The labeling of genetically-modified (GMO) foods is at the center of debate across the country, but the decision to buy or not buy non-GMO … Continue reading

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Kellogg Commits To Fully Traceable Sourcing Of Palm Oil

Kellogg Company announced a global commitment to work with palm oil suppliers to source fully traceable palm oil, produced in a manner that’s environmentally … Continue reading

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Ninth Annual Power of Meat Study Highlights Opportunities for Retailers

Shoppers place high importance on value, quality and variety when making purchasing decisions in the meat aisle, according to the Power of Meat survey … Continue reading

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SuperSeedz To Reveal Rebranded Retail Packaging at Expo West

SuperSeedz has announced that the company will be revealing their rebranded package design at the Natural Products Expo West in March. SuperSeedz is a … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist Farms Owner Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Albert Pieri, a second generation family owner at Ocean Mist Farms, recently received the UnitedAg Lifetime Achievement Award. Pieri worked at Ocean Mist Farms … Continue reading

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Tillamook Launches a New Website

To commemorate its 105th anniversary, Tillamook launched a redesigned website at The new look reflects their continued growth as a dairy brand, innovation in product development, packaging … Continue reading

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Klondike Brands Ads Recognized by Idaho Advertising Federation

The Idaho Advertising Federation recently presented I.E. Productions, an Idaho Falls Multimedia Advertising agency with a 1st Award in the Magazine Category for a series … Continue reading

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Goose Island Introduces Big New Beer: The Illinois

  “Big, like Goose Island’s edgy-but-dependable home Chicago.  Big, like the sprawling imagination of our brewers. Big, like the flavor, aroma and mouth feel … Continue reading

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Store Category Blurring to Continue, KRS Study Predicts

The results of a Fall 2013 survey of over 1200 U.S. Millennial, Generation X and Baby Boomer consumers, conducted by retail design firm King Retail Solutions (KRS), emphasized … Continue reading

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California Avocado Commission Establishes Demonstration Grove

More than 100 California avocado growers and industry stakeholders attended the California Avocado Commission’s (CAC’s) inaugural field day at Pine Tree Ranch Demonstration Grove … Continue reading

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Wish Farms Strawberry Picking Challenge Raises Nearly $75K For Charity

The Inaugural Bright House Networks Strawberry Picking Challenge, hosted by Wish Farms raised approximately $75,000 for Redlands Christian Migrant Association. The fundraising event, held … Continue reading

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CMI Releases Variety Apple Performance Report

Top performing retailers generate up to three times more apple category dollars even after equalizing for store size according to a new analysis released … Continue reading

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Pink Lady America & Bob’s Red Mill Partner For Gluten Free Treat

When the marketing arm behind the Pink Lady Brand Apple went looking for a new partner who could match the quality of its apple, … Continue reading

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National Mango Board to Host Second Annual Mango Food Safety Conference

The National Mango Board (NMB) will be hosting their second annual Mango Food Safety Conference on Thursday, Mar. 6, 2014, starting at 8 a.m. at the … Continue reading

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Nualight To Unveil New LED Innovations At Euroshop 2014

Nualight is to feature its latest product innovations at the world-leading trade fair Euroshop in Dusseldorf from this Sunday, February 16, running until Thursday, … Continue reading

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Hass Avocado Board Study Provides Insights on Retail Pricing

A recent consumer shopper insight study conducted by the Hass Avocado Board, reported that product display, quality/ripeness and price are three key purchase motivators, … Continue reading

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FMI’s Debuts Supermarket Facts Video

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Matrix Group, a digital agency specializing in web design, development and e-marketing in the Washington D.C. area, announce the … Continue reading

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“What America (Tw)eats”: Social Media Sheds Light On Breakfast Habits

An exploration of social data, entitled “What America (Tw)eats,” conducted by the National “got milk?” Milk Mustache Campaign in conjunction with social media analytics … Continue reading

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FMI Honors Six Food Retailers with 2013 Community Outreach Awards

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has announced the six winners of its 2013 Community Outreach Awards. The awards recognize the creative, charitable programs established … Continue reading

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Newcastle: The Unofficial Beer of the Underdog

Newcastle Brown Ale is setting the stage for increased sales during the 2014 college basketball tournament season with retail and on-premise programming that celebrates … Continue reading

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Kroger Announces Acquisition of YOU Technology

The Kroger Co. announced it has purchased the assets of YOU Technology Brand Services, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based digital coupons and promotions company. Founded in 2008, YOU … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Celebrates a Successful Campaign

Last fall, Produce for Kids teamed up with ACME Markets, Meijer Stores, Publix Super Markets and more than 20 fruit and vegetable suppliers for … Continue reading

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New Survey Results Show Shoppers Want More Personalized Assistance in Supermarkets

Shoppers are spending more than half of their fresh-food dollars in supermarkets and want professionals on the shopping floor to support healthier eating habits … Continue reading

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Nordic Naturals Introduces Vitamin C Gummies for Kids and Adults

For kids—and the young at heart—Nordic Naturals introduces Vitamin C Gummies, providing 250 mg of vitamin C. These 100% vegetarian gummies are an easy way to … Continue reading

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IFT Wellness 14 Conference to Focus on Healthy Snacking

According to data from The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Americans consume more of their daily calories as snacks rather than as meals. … Continue reading

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