Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

United Fresh to Honor Women in the Produce Industry

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for an honoree to speak at the 15th annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce held Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Holds Seasonal Display Contest

Reminding retailers and consumers alike that pears are a fresh choice during the winter months, Pear Bureau Northwest is holding a nationwide display contest … Continue reading

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USDA MyPlate Partner Produce for Better Health Foundation Announces “What’s on MyPlate?” Day

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) today announced that they are teaming up with the nearly 6,000 USDA partners to make March 8, 2012  … Continue reading

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Mountain Valley Spring Company Enters Into New Bottling Agreement

Mountain Valley Spring Company announced today a new bottling agreement with TalkingRain Beverage Company, Inc. Pursuant to the agreement, the Company will manufacture certain … Continue reading

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New Labels to Provide Consumers With the Information They Need to Make Healthy Food Choices

Beginning today, consumers will have convenient access to important nutritional information about the raw meat and poultry products they most frequently purchase, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce Announces “500 Sneaker March” Promotion

Del Monte Fresh Produce announced today the launch of their “500 Sneaker March” promotion which begins March 1 and runs through March 31. The … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Invests More Than $1 Million to Expand Health and Wellness Programs

In recognition of National Nutrition Month, United Supermarkets will begin launching several new initiatives as part of its more than $1 million investment into … Continue reading

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IPC Celebrates its Diamond Anniversary

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is celebrating its diamond anniversary with one of its biggest sweepstakes ever—a chance to win a one-carat diamond solitaire … Continue reading

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Galleria offers strategic assortment tool

Galleria Retail Technology Solutions, a provider of retail and category optimization solutions, launched Galleria Strategic Assortment, a range planning solution that enables retailers to … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Launches Integrated Mobile Apps

SUPERVALU  announced the launch of a custom-built mobile application that gives customers the tools they need to be efficient while shopping its stores. The … Continue reading

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Mintel: Authenticity is Key Ingredient in Ethnic Fare

Ethnic food preparation and consumption has been on the rise over the past several years and according to Mintel’s latest research, it will continue … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Specialty Deli Meat

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Food Forum: Creating opportunities for collaboration

To nurture the next generation of food retailers, industry leaders and educators must find new ways to work together. By Richard J. George, Ph.D. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Columns

Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

Larry Graham, president of the National Confectioners Association, says that this year’s event will be the largest ever and should offer quite a few … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Xavier Poncin

The executive director of SIAL Canada 2012, says that momentum is building for this year’s event, slated for early May in Montreal. Grocery Headquarters: … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Perfectly Packaged

Environmental concerns have moved to the forefront of the packaging category. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Upfront

Heading for Home

The annual Housewares Show promises a wide selection of new merchandise that may fit into supermarkets. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Food Forum: Avoiding poor promotion execution

Discounts and other incentives that are handled incorrectly at the POS can result in significant losses for retailers. By Derek M. Rodner Retailers are … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Columns

Dur-A-Flex Earns National Certification

One of Dur-A-Flex’s floor systems has been certified by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) for slip resistance. The NFSI provided Dur-A-Flex with the … Continue reading

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FMI Study Reveals the Economic Impact of Allowing Wine Sales

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released a study that demonstrates the positive, economic impact of permitting wine sales in the 8,489 food stores doing … Continue reading

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International Production & Processing Expo Selected As Name for New USPOULTRY, AFIA & AMI Co-Located Tradeshow

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will serve as the umbrella name for the new U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), American Feed … Continue reading

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GIANT Food Stores Launches New App

As part of its ongoing commitment to offering customers simple solutions to enhance their shopping experience, GIANT Food Stores announced the launch of its … Continue reading

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Bottom Dollar Food to Expand in New Jersey

Bottom Dollar Food, a discount grocer with expansion efforts under way in the greater Philadelphia market, announced today plans to open eight additional stores … Continue reading

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SPAM Celebrates 75 Years with Introduction of Sir Can-A-Lot Spokescharacter

The Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco. Comedian Bill Cosby was born. And in 1937, SPAM products were introduced into American cupboards. To … Continue reading

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Food Retailers Issue Report Demonstrating the Costs Associated with Shouldering Debit Card Fraud-Prevention

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued a report that examines the extent to which FMI’s food retailer members are paying a disproportionately higher amount … Continue reading

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