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Albertsons Stores in Las Vegas Reach Environmental Milestone

With Earth Day just around the corner, 30 Albertsons stores located in the greater Las Vegas area, Henderson, and Boulder announced a major environmental … Continue reading

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How Are Grocery Shoppers Advancing Their Use of Digital Media?

Connecting with Modern Grocery Shoppers, a new report developed by Brick Meets Click (BMC) in partnership with Grocery Shopping Network (GSN), will be released … Continue reading

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BI-LO and Coca-Cola Team Up With the USO

BI-LO and Coca-Cola have partnered with the USO to support its Operation Phone Home (OPH) program, which connects troops deployed overseas with their families … Continue reading

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Dassant Baking Mixes

NorthWest Specialty Baking Mixes has a new Dassant branded premium baking mix offering. Eight new flavors feature classic favorites that provide a strategic advantage … Continue reading

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CGA Launches New Website

The California Grocers Association’s new and improved website is now as fresh as its members produce. Launched April 9, CGA’s redesigned website includes exciting … Continue reading

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United Fresh Joins with FMI for Exclusive Independent Operator Opportunities

United Fresh Produce Association is joining forces with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Independent Operators Committee to deliver increased value to independent supermarkets at … Continue reading

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Walmart, Major Food Companies to Fight Hunger this Spring

The anti-hunger movement got some major backing when representatives from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation, The Band Perry, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and four of the … Continue reading

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Pompeian Receives First USDA Quality Monitoring Verification for Olive Oil

Pompeian, Inc., with headquarters in Baltimore, MD., is the first olive oil manufacturer to attain the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing … Continue reading

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Growers Supply Announces Hydroponic Workshop

Growers Supply, a division of FarmTek, will be holding a day-long hydroponics workshop on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at their state-of-the-art Technology Center. Featuring … Continue reading

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Safeway and the Go Green Initiative Partner for Earth Day Contest

Safeway Inc. announces their partnership today with the Go Green Initiative to launch the first annual Go Green Glogster Earth Day contest. Students will … Continue reading

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Quarantine for Huanglongbing Declared in Hacienda Heights Section of Los Angeles County

A 93-square mile quarantine is in place in the Hacienda Heights section of Los Angeles County following the detection of the citrus disease huanglongbing, … Continue reading

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Dishoom Foods Launches Cobra Corn

Dishoom Foods is introducing Cobra Corn. The popcorn is seasoned with a blend of 10 Indian spices and seasoning, called Mumbai Masala (Bombay Spice) … Continue reading

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Bridgelux Introduces Cetero Spot Light Module

Bridgelux Inc. announced today the introduction of the Bridgelux Cetero Spot Light Module (SLM) a compact high flux density light source delivering clean and … Continue reading

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Savvy Penny Launches A New Mobile and Digital Technology for Supermarket Coupon Savings

Savvy Penny is an in-store digital coupon system, designed for supermarkets that use Bluetooth technology to offer value and savings to consumers. At the … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist “Take Your Pic” Sweepstakes

Ocean Mist Farms is supporting sales of fresh artichokes this spring peak season with the company’s second consumer sweepstakes.  The Take Your Pic sweepstakes … Continue reading

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Not Just for Breakfast: A Boom in the Food Bars Market

U.S. retail sales of cereal/granola bars and energy/nutrition bars reached $5.7 billion in 2011, according to Food Bars in the U.S., a just-released report … Continue reading

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Local Shoprite Associates Raise $1 Million To Help Feed The Hungry

Raising help and hope for the hungry is a top priority for ShopRite associates who band together each year for a five week contest … Continue reading

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FMI’s Private Brands Summit Encourages Retailers to Think Like a Customer

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) will feature the 2012 Private Brands Summit, taking place alongside FMI2012: The Food Retail Show, in Dallas. The Summit … Continue reading

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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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