Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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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2012 Retail Produce Manager Award Winners Announced

Outstanding produce managers representing 21 different supermarket chains, commissaries and independent retail stores in 15 states and Canada will be the honored guests at … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Named Top Donor by Orange County’s Second Harvest Food Bank and “Shares the Love”

Frieda’s, Inc. was awarded with the Top 20 Community Donor Award of 2011 by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. The second … Continue reading

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FMI and GMDC Partnering on Health and Wellness Conference

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Global Market Development Center (GMDC) announced plans for the two associations to partner in offering a comprehensive conference in … Continue reading

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Boston Seafood Show 2012

Lobsters, flounder and shrimp, oh my! Here are some highlights from GHQ’s visit to the International Boston Seafood Show. Continue reading

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PMA Foundation for Industry Talent Hosts Webinar Series

Produce Marketing Association’s Foundation for Industry Talent is launching a webinar series geared toward young professionals that will provide insights on general business practices, … Continue reading

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The Food Emporium, NYC

GHQ’s Executive Editor Richard Turcsik visited The Food Emporium on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. Continue reading

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USDA and Safeway Join in a National Strategic Partnership to Improve the Nutrition and Well-Being of Americans

Safeway is joining forces with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), to improve the health and well-being … Continue reading

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Midwest Produce Conference & Expo early bird registration now open

The Midwest Produce Conference & Expo looks forward to hosting over 750 industry professionals at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel, August 13-15, 2012. The conference … Continue reading

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Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit Launched

United Fresh Produce Association announces the publication of the Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit. The just-launched Image of Fresh-Cut Toolkit contains valuable marketing strategies and … Continue reading

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Milking the Benefits

In response to consumers who are demanding chocolate milk on-the-go comes a new brand and product from MADE Drinks Company. Charley’s Premium Milk, a … Continue reading

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2012 Sweets & Snacks Expo Offers Discounted Registration

The 2012 SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO, sponsored by the National Confectioners Association (NCA), will be held May 8 – 10 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. … Continue reading

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CPG Industry Will Focus on Consumers Wanting to Live Well with Less in 2012, According to SymphonyIRI Report

From the unstable economy and stubborn unemployment rates to frugal consumers and high commodity prices, there has been endless discussion around the challenges facing … Continue reading

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Avocados from Mexico Hit Airwaves This Spring

The Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) recently launched a 10-week period radio campaign to keep avocados from Mexico top-of-mind with consumers this spring. … Continue reading

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Gulf Seafood Trace Rollout at International Boston Seafood Show

Introduced at the Boston Seafood Show, Gulf Seafood Trace is a full supply chain traceability and marketing program designed to confirm and communicate the … Continue reading

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Thermo Grip Cups

LBP Manufacturing is bringing THERMO GRIP cups to retail. The company introduces THERMO GRIP hot cups with lids in a 10-count retail pack. THERMO … Continue reading

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Nuts & Spices by KIND

KIND Healthy Snacks is unveiling Nuts & Spices, a new line of whole nut bars with only 5g of sugar (or less)—and nothing artificial. … Continue reading

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Sealed Air’s Cryovac Rolls Out New Ovenable Material

The benefits of ovenable material are simplified preparation, faster and unattended cooking and easier cleanup for busy consumers. Featuring exceptional clarity and utilizing the … Continue reading

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