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Sales Review: Cherries

Significant price increases led to decreased cherries sales.  By Martha Scheler Cherries made up 2.9% of fruit dollar sales, ahead of specialty fruit, pears … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Chris Kronenthal

Chris Kronenthal, CTO of FreedomPay, says faster, simpler, safer and smarter payment management solutions are available to retailers.  Introduce us to FreedomPay. Chris Kronenthal: … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Tea time

Health-conscious consumers are looking for premium Ready-to-drink teas with less sugar. By Suley Muratoglu Reformed soda drinkers continue to look for healthier ways to … Continue reading

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United Fresh Women in Produce Reception to Honor Teri Miller

Teri Miller, produce category manager at Delhaize America, headquartered in Salisbury, North Carolina, will be the honoree and featured speaker at the United Fresh … Continue reading

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Mars Moves Toward Carbon Neutral Operations with Wind Farm

Mars, Incorporated, in partnership with Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, announced an agreement on a new 200MW wind farm that will generate 100% of the … Continue reading

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Castello Innovates with Burger Blue Cheese Slices

Blue cheese burgers are gaining ground with consumers since they started popping up on restaurant menus nationwide. Castello, makers of craft cheeses since 1893, … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Launches 6th Annual Paws For Pets Program

Weis Markets announced the launch of its sixth annual Paws for Pets program, a company-wide initiative that collects monetary donations, pet food and supplies … Continue reading

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Study Finds Lean Pork Can Be Included in DASH Eating Plan

Adults following the well-documented DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan to help lower blood pressure can also include nutrient-rich lean pork as … Continue reading

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HEINEKEN USA Introduces Desperados

HEINEKEN USA announces the arrival of Desperados, a beer blended with tequila barrel-aged lager. This distinct Latin-inspired European import beer will launch this month … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Honors 2014 Supplier Award Winners

Whole Foods Market has revealed the winners of its annual Supplier Awards, the company’s highest honors for producer partners that embody its mission and core … Continue reading

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Value tops list of Millennials’ shopping priorities, says new PLMA study

A new nationwide study from PLMA for the first time casts significant light on the grocery shopping patterns of the Millennials, the 100 million … Continue reading

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Hain Celestial Expands Portfolio with Acquisition of Rudi’s Organic Bakery

The Hain Celestial Group has announced the acquisition of Rudi’s Organic Bakery, (“Rudi’s”), an organic and gluten-free company with facilities in Boulder, Colo.  Under … Continue reading

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Survey Reveals Consumers Underestimate Meat and Poultry Nutrition Benefits

Most consumers don’t fully recognize the unique nutrition benefits that meat and poultry offer, according to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Poll … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Recevies Product of the Year Award

Alto-Shaam has received the Product of the Year Award by Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI). The award is for the innovative technology in the … Continue reading

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ASMI Announces Responsible Fisheries Management Program Improvements

To continue to provide the highest assurance of responsible fisheries management of Alaska’s fisheries, the Board of Directors of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute … Continue reading

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Kroger Certifies 500th ENERGY STAR Store

The Kroger Co. announced that its Fry’s Marketplace located on West Bell Road and I-17 in Phoenix is the Kroger family of store’s 500th … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Meets Requirements of USDA Certified Very Tender Program

Harris Teeter now offers U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Very Tender beef. Harris Teeter began labeling its Reserve Angus beef brand with the … Continue reading

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BARO North America’s Alpha H2 LED Fixtures

BARO North America introduced its next generation Alpha H2 LED family of fixtures during this year’s National Grocers Association show in Las Vegas. According … Continue reading

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FDA Proposes to Extend Its Tobacco Authority

As part of its implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act signed by the President in 2009, the U.S. Food and … Continue reading

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Wish Farms Now Offers Organic Berries Year-round

Wish Farms is now offering a year-round supply of conventional and organic strawberries and blueberries. With the Florida strawberry season completed, the company’s focus … Continue reading

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Stoneridge Orchards Launches Value-Added Dried Whole Fruit Products

Stoneridge Orchards announces a variety of new products, ranging from dried fruits lightly dipped in dark chocolate or Greek yogurt, to the company’s signature … Continue reading

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Organics Unlimited Adds 370 Acres

Organics Unlimited has added 370 acres of certified organic banana production in Michoacan, Mexico, to increase its supply of bananas. This new acreage will … Continue reading

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National Pork Board Launches “Grill it like a Steak”

This summer grilling season, the National Pork Board is getting consumers to cook their favorite pork chops and ribs on the grill. The “Grill … Continue reading

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Cracker Barrel Wins at World Championship

A group of Kraft brands were acknowledged among the best at the recent biannual World Championship Cheese Contest. Kraft took home three medals, including … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Grows Sustainability Efforts

In honor of Earth Day, Weis Markets celebrates its sustainability achievements that have helped lessen its impact on the environment. Since 2008, Weis has … Continue reading

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