Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Pappy Fred’s Old Style Pizza Sauce

DelGrosso Foods has introduced Pappy Fred’s Old Style Pizza Sauce under its La Famiglia DelGrosso ultra-premium label. According to company officials, the sauce is … Continue reading

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$57 Billion Pet Industry Walks the Line—But Readies for More

In the New Normal of economic moderation, pet industry players must walk a line between promotional pricing and product premiumization, according to U.S. Pet … Continue reading

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Corona Extra Launches New National Hispanic Campaign

Corona Extra today announced a new national multimedia advertising campaign entitled Los Latinos Tenemos Algo Extra (We Latinos Have Something Extra) that invites Hispanics … Continue reading

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New Sausages by Hormel

This April Hormel Foods is introducing two new sausage products to its portfolio—Hormel Natural Choice chicken sausages and Hormel Natural Choice smoked sausages. Hormel … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program Announces 2012 Graduates

The Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker program, the nation’s only advanced training course of its kind for veteran cheesemakers, has graduated one new and two returning … Continue reading

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The Great Big Idaho Potato Truck Embarks on Seven-Month Cross-Country Tour

After months of much anticipation and fanfare, the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck officially set off on its seven-month cross-country journey following a ribbon-cutting … Continue reading

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Celebrate the 5th Annual Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Winners at United Fresh 2012

Six of the country’s most exciting chefs and foodservice professionals representing an array of culinary styles and backgrounds will be honored this May at … Continue reading

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Government and University Research Experts’ Solutions in the United Fresh FreshTech Learning Center

The annual S-294 poster session at United Fresh, May 1-3 in Dallas, features cutting-edge research on food safety and quality aspects of fresh and … Continue reading

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New Vidalia Onion Icon Hits Georgia Menus

Vidalia onions will soon be popping up on menus across Georgia. While chefs routinely use the famous Vidalia onions raw or cooked in a … Continue reading

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Food Lion Launches New Brand Strategy

Food Lion launched its new brand strategy in 268 stores in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. These markets are the first stores in … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Eliminates Red-rated, Wild-caught Species

Beginning this Earth Day (April 22), Whole Foods Market will no longer carry red-rated, wild-caught fish in its seafood departments. The move, which comes … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Jesse Garcia

The senior vice president of sales and chief customer officer for Minneapolis-based MOM Brands says his company is well-positioned to grow in the cereal … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… David Kirkpatrick

The chief marketing officer for The FaVe Juice Co. says consumers are looking for beverages with fewer calories and more servings of fruits and … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Looking for the silver lining

By  David Donnan Commodity volatility can create business opportunities for grocers. Effectively managing escalating commodity volatility is rapidly becoming an increasingly mission-critical agenda item … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Columns

Dissecting the data

The Grocery Headquarters annual State of the Industry Almanac delves into the performance of dozens of supermarket categories. Good times? Bad times? That is … Continue reading

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KL1 compact tablet counter

Kirby Lester announced its KL1 compact tablet counter has exceeded the company’s expectations to become the most successful product launch in the company’s four-decade … Continue reading

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Carl Buddig & Company Joins Forces with Reading Is Fundamental

To promote children’s literacy and family reading time, Carl Buddig & Company is partnering with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) for a second year to … Continue reading

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Ball Park Flame Grilled Patties

BALL PARK introduces fully cooked Ball Park Flame Grilled Patties. Ball Park Flame Grilled Patties are made with 100% beef and are ready straight … Continue reading

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Tyson Offers Consumers A Flavor Fiesta

Tyson Foods will partner with two brands for a spring and early summer savings opportunity. Tyson Wings and Boneless Wings from the grocer’s deli pair … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Commemorates 150 Years Of Celebrating Cinco De Mayo

Dos Equis is rolling out the Lost Art of Celebrating Cinco spring retail program with substantially increased media investment and more engaging support to … Continue reading

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Liquid Refreshment Beverage Market Increased in 2011

The U.S. liquid refreshment beverage market grew by 0.9% in 2011, according to preliminary data from Beverage Marketing Corporation. This marked a second year … Continue reading

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Food Lion Raises $4.5 for Easter Seals

Food Lion associates and customers raised a record $4.5 million during their annual Shop&Care for Easter Seals, representing a 22 percent increase over last … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Proposes Mondelēz International as New Name for Global Snacks Company

Kraft Foods announced plans to change its corporate name to Mondelez International, Inc.  ”Mondelez” (pronounced mohn-dah-LEEZ’) is a newly coined word that evokes the … Continue reading

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CPMA’s 87th Annual Trade Show: By the Numbers

CPMA’s Annual Convention & Trade Show is produced in a cyclical fashion, visiting the same four cities (Montréal, Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver) across Canada … Continue reading

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Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation Board Selected

The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation, a Colorado nonprofit corporation, announced today the appointment of their inaugural board of directors for 2012-2013. The Pink Pumpkin … Continue reading

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