Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

myIDDBA Show Planner Available

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) has released myIDDBA Show Planner, a valuable new tool designed to enhance the Dairy-Deli-Bake experience. myIDDBA Show Planner provides … Continue reading

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Bulk is Green Council Invites Retail Partners to Take Part in National Bulk Foods Week 2012

The Bulk is Green Council (BIG), a national organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the environmental and economic benefits of buying organic and natural … Continue reading

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Mann Packing Changes Fresh-Cut Sweet Potatoes

Mann Packing’s new and improved sweet potatoes are now crinkle-cut, making them look more like sweet potatoes look more like French fries. This change … Continue reading

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NFRA and Twentieth Century Fox Prepares for June Dairy Month 2012

Consumers can expect “mammoth” promotions in the refrigerated dairy aisles this June as the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) celebrates the 10thannual … Continue reading

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Egg Farmers Launch New Website in Support of Legislation

The United Egg Producers announced today the launch of, an informational website promoting the passage of H.R. 3798, federal legislation that is needed … Continue reading

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PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo to Focus on Consumer-Driven Solutions

Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Foodservice Conference & Exposition, July 20-22 in Monterey, Calif., USA, combines the essential ingredients to help the foodservice industry understand … Continue reading

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Growers Supply Offers Hydroponics Introductory Workshop

On Wednesday, July 11, 2012, Growers Supply will be holding a day-long hydroponics workshop at their state-of-the-art Technology Center in Dyersville, Iowa. The workshop … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist Farms Announces Four Artichoke Sweepstakes Winners

Ocean Mist Farms’ spring promotion, the Take Your Pic sweepstakes, engaged shoppers nationwide and increased membership in Ocean Mist Farms’ Artichoke Aficionados club. The … Continue reading

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2012 Sweets & Snacks Expo

From May 8-10, Chicago’s McCormick Place was the sweetest place to be. Continue reading

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CCOF and Oregon Tilth Announce Planned Merger

CCOF and Oregon Tilth, two of the nation’s leaders in the organic movement and certification, have announced plans to merge. Together, the two organizations, … Continue reading

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Shop ‘n Save to Open New Location in Delmont

SHOP ‘n SAVE, the independently owned and operated grocery chain with more than 70 stores in Western Pa., Ohio and West Virginia, are opening … Continue reading

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New N.J. Peach Buyers Guide Dedicated to Al Caggiano

The 2012 New Jersey Peach Buyers Guide is now available to all interested in the New Jersey Peach industry and those buying New Jersey … Continue reading

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GMDC to Debut First-to-Market Research

The 2012 GMDC General Merchandise Conference in Orlando, FL at the Orlando World Center Marriott will be held June 1st through June 5th. GMDC, … Continue reading

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Study Finds Giant Food and ShopRite are Consumers’ Favorite Grocers

Giant Food is consumers’ favorite grocer, followed closely by ShopRite and then Walmart, according to a new consumer study by Market Force Information. The … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Rebrands In-store Signage

Bacompt, a leader in shelf-edge marketing programs for supermarkets, drug stores, and other retail chains, has just completed the first-store implementation of rebranded shelf … Continue reading

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First Private Brand App Launched by Daymon

Daymon Worldwide has launched the world’s first Private Brand mobile app, available for iPhone, iPad and Android platforms. The app was unveiled in Amsterdam … Continue reading

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U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Kicks Off Little Blue Dynamos Campaign

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is launching a national marketing campaign this month to engage the next generation of produce shoppers by highlighting … Continue reading

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Dole Discusses Sustainable Agricultural Practices at Forum

Dole Food Company, Inc. participated in the second annual Forum on Sustainability and Happiness in Costa Rica. Dole’s Sylvain Cuperlier, Vice President of Corporate … Continue reading

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Veggie Stix’s New Formula

In April, Good Health Natural Products began shipping a new line of Veggie Stix vegetable snacks to mass retailers. The reformulated Veggie Stix has … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce and Johnny’s Fine Foods Kick Off Their 2012 Midwest Johnny’s Be Good Road Tour

Potandon Produce L.L.C. is going on tour with Johnny’s Fine Foods.  The companies have teamed up to sample each company’s unique products and seasonings … Continue reading

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SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO Deemed a Success

Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the 2012 SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO, hosted a global audience of close to 15,000 qualified industry professionals from … Continue reading

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Safeway Launches Just for U Digital Savings

To make grocery shopping easier and provide great savings, Safeway launched the Just for U program in the company’s Oregon and Washington divisions. Just … Continue reading

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UFCW International Union Releases Smartphones App

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), the nation’s largest grocery workers union, today announced the release of its first ever-smartphone app, … Continue reading

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U.S. Ice Cream Market Tops $25 Billion

Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” just sold for a record $120 million at auction in New York, but that’s peanuts compared to the very … Continue reading

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PMA Donates Salad Bar in Support of Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools and the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative

Produce Marketing Association (PMA), as a member of the National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance, donated a salad bar to John R. Downes Elementary School … Continue reading

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