Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Purely Elizabeth Debuts Ancient Grain Granola at Target Stores Nationwide

Purely Elizabeth has announced that their line of Ancient Grain Granola will be available at Target stores nationwide beginning June 8. Purely Elizabeth’s granola – in … Continue reading

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Mars Chocolate N.A. Expands Bites Portfolio with TWIX Bites

Offering the same caramel, crunchy cookie and milk chocolate as a full-size TWIX Bar, TWIX Bites come unwrapped and are now available nationwide at … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Mike Stotts

Mike Stotts executive vice president, sales and marketing for Navajo, says supermarkets can bring innovative products typically found in the specialty market to their … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Sales Review: Mushrooms

The end of year holiday season is peak time for mushroom sales. By Jordyn Bailey Mushrooms made up 4.1% of all vegetable sales for … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Talking Shop with… Francis Delpech

Francis Delpech, president of 1515 Design & Manufacturing, says using versatile equipment is essential to retailers. Tell us about 1515 Design & Manufacturing. Francis … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Food Forum: Capitalizing on corporate responsibility

Retailers can turn what customers care about into bottom line returns. By Matthew Prescott   Many people say that animal treatment will become the next … Continue reading

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Sippin’ up sales

Grocery Headquarters’ Beverage Almanac examines the RTD tea and coffee, bottled water and beer categories.  By Andrew Kaplan How important is the beverage category? … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Center Store

International Floriculture Expo to Co-locate with United Fresh in 2015 in Chicago

Organizers of the International Floriculture Expo have announced plans to co-locate the 2015 and 2016 editions of the floral industry’s leading education program and … Continue reading

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Kretschmar’s Super-Premium ‘Master’s Cut’ Deli Meat Line

Kretschmar Premium Deli Meats & Cheeses announced the launch of Master’s Cut, a line of super-premium bulk deli items. The line features flavors of … Continue reading

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J.P. Dulcich & Sons Introduces Proprietary Green Seedless Grape

J.P. Dulcich & Sons, a grower of California table grapes, has announced its newest variety. The Green Emerald is a proprietary green seedless grape … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, Uncategorized, What's New

Crispy Green Receives Official Non-GMO Designation

Crispy Green, the maker of Crispy Fruit, single-ingredient freeze-dried fruit snacks, has announced that its product lineup has been has been Non-GMO Project Verified. … Continue reading

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Macfrut Expects a Record-breaking Event

After the positive results of last year’s event – 24,800 certified visitors from 35 countries – Macfrut, an international exhibition of the fruit and … Continue reading

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Discover “Next Generation” Packaging Ideas at FMI Connect

Attendees at FMI Connect will have the opportunity to experience what is in store for packaging at retail, as product packaging and displays continue … Continue reading

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Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Relaunch in Historic Fish Market

Healthy Solutions Spice Blends’ is relaunching its line of seafood flavors at the Harbor Fish Market in Portland, Maine. Founded in 1969 by Ben … Continue reading

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Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Set Grand Opening Date

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a specialty grocer featuring healthy and organic value-priced offerings, is excited to announce the grand opening for Illinois’s second store … Continue reading

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PBH Foundation Continues Support for Supermarkets with Grants

To continue the support of supermarkets and supermarket dietitians, PBH is offering $25,000 in total grant funding to support grocery store dietetics as a … Continue reading

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Grocery Study Reveals Consumer Favorites

 Trader Joe’s continues to deliver a grocery experience that leaves shoppers wanting more. A study of more than 6,200 consumers by Market Force Information, … Continue reading

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FMI to Launch Senior Merchandising Executive Forum at FMI Connect

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the inception of new and original resource for senior merchandising executives throughout food retailing, the Senior Merchandising Executive … Continue reading

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Full Tilt Marketing Recognized for Excellence in Web Design

Full Tilt Marketing, a full service marketing agency specializing in fresh produce, was recently recognized for excellence in web design. The recognition comes for … Continue reading

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Avitae Brings Caffeinated Water to Michigan

Avitae USA announced that its caffeine water is now available in 70 Spartan Stores across Michigan. Spartan Stores operates four store banners, including D&W … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Pride Proposes to Acquire Hillshire Brands

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has made a proposal to acquire The Hillshire Brands Company for $45.00 per share in cash, in a transaction valued at … Continue reading

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Nestea Splashes Back with Revival of the “Nestea Plunge”

Nestea officially announces the revival of the brand’s iconic “Nestea Plunge” with the new 2014 advertising campaign. This updated communication strategy is designed to … Continue reading

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PMA Launches Redesigned Website

In response to member feedback and as part of its new strategic plan implementation, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) unveiled its redesigned website, www.pma.com. With … Continue reading

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York Minis Win First Ever Sweets & Snacks Expo Best In Show

York Minis from The Hershey Co. won the inaugural Best In Show Award, part of the Sweets & Snacks Expo’s Most Innovative New Product … Continue reading

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Sweet Drops SteviaClear is Now USDA Certified Organic

SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener announced that its Liquid Stevia Sweet Drops SteviaClear has been certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It joins the company’s 10 and … Continue reading

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