Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Kroger Announces Acquisition of YOU Technology

The Kroger Co. announced it has purchased the assets of YOU Technology Brand Services, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based digital coupons and promotions company. Founded in 2008, YOU … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Celebrates a Successful Campaign

Last fall, Produce for Kids teamed up with ACME Markets, Meijer Stores, Publix Super Markets and more than 20 fruit and vegetable suppliers for … Continue reading

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New Survey Results Show Shoppers Want More Personalized Assistance in Supermarkets

Shoppers are spending more than half of their fresh-food dollars in supermarkets and want professionals on the shopping floor to support healthier eating habits … Continue reading

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Nordic Naturals Introduces Vitamin C Gummies for Kids and Adults

For kids—and the young at heart—Nordic Naturals introduces Vitamin C Gummies, providing 250 mg of vitamin C. These 100% vegetarian gummies are an easy way to … Continue reading

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IFT Wellness 14 Conference to Focus on Healthy Snacking

According to data from The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Americans consume more of their daily calories as snacks rather than as meals. … Continue reading

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Delhaize America Asks for Animal Welfare Reports from Pork Suppliers

Delhaize America announced that it will require its pork suppliers to produce reports regarding their progress in eliminating from their pork supply chains the … Continue reading

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BrightFarms Partners with Mariano’s

BrightFarms announced that it and Mariano’s, the growth banner of Midwest grocery leader Roundy’s Supermarkets have partnered to deliver year-round local produce to Mariano’s … Continue reading

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Lucky Charms Celebrates 50 Years of Magically Delicious

Lucky Charms cereal is commemorating 50 years of magically delicious fun with a 50-day celebration thanking fans young and old for keeping the magic … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Host National Sales Expo

SUPERVALU announced it will host its first ever national sales expo, Sales 4 All Seasons, this summer. The three-day event, which will be held … Continue reading

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NGA Reveals Creative Choice Awards ‘Best of Show’ Winners

The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced its Creative Choice Awards “Best of Show” winners in the Marketing and Merchandising categories at a special reception, … Continue reading

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Rational Partners with ENERGY STAR

Rational has joined EPA’s ENERGY STAR program as an ENERGY STAR partner. Due to Rational’s focus on its holistic approach to sustainability, whitefficiency, its … Continue reading

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Cargill Introduces Premium Turkey Burger Line

To meet consumer demand in the growing turkey burger category, Cargill’s Honeysuckle White and Shady Brook Farms brands are introducing six varieties of premium frozen … Continue reading

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Keep A Look Out for Opal Apples

Have you heard about Opal apples? Brand ambassadors have been spreading the word at local events in major cities across the U.S., along with … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Farm Bill

President Barack Obama signed into law the bipartisan 2014 Farm Bill at a special signing ceremony on Michigan State University’s campus. The Farm Bill, … Continue reading

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Top Industry Leaders Honored with NGA Awards

 The National Grocers Association (NGA) recognized five top industry leaders with distinguished leadership awards during the 2014 NGA Show. The following individuals were honored … Continue reading

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2014 NGA Show Opens with Record-Breaking Attendance

The National Grocers Association (NGA) opened its 2014 show with a record-setting attendance level of over 3,000 attendees, alongside a sold-out expanded EXPO floor, which … Continue reading

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Better4U Foods Launches Mediterranean Sprouted Grain Pizza

Better For You Foods is bringing their Mediterranean Ultra Thin Sprouted Grain Crust Pizza to market.  Better4U Foods now offers three varieties of Ultra … Continue reading

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Glutino Introduces The Glutino Gluten Free Gurus

Glutino has announced the launch of The Glutino Gluten Free Gurus, a yearlong program to help guide consumers through the many facets of everyday gluten-free living. Throughout … Continue reading

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Central Market Limiting its Environmental Impact

Central Markets, a regional, locally owned and operated grocery chain,  is deploying  WISErg’s Harvester unit at its Mill Creek, WA store.  The Harvester is … Continue reading

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USA Pears Sponsors Olympic Athlete Torin Koos

Culinary experts often claim that “what grows together, goes together,” and Olympic cross-country skier Torin Koos proves that this adage rings true. Koos grew … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Introduces a Line of Combis for 2014

Engineered with a commitment to foodservice innovation, Alto-Shaam announces its latest line of Combi ovens, the CT PROformance Combitherm Ovens. Delivering a  combination of … Continue reading

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PMA Commends Passage of the Farm Bill

Bryan Silbermann, CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s and U.S. House of Representatives’ passage … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce Announces New Packing Location

Potandon Produce is becoming the exclusive marketing agent for the Highland Growers Cooperative and its associated packing facility Idaho Sunfresh located in Rigby, Idaho. … Continue reading

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Supermarket Industry Leaders Help Raise Money in Support of Sight Saving Research

The Foundation Fighting Blindness, a national nonprofit that drives sight-saving research, honored Allegiance Retail Services  President and Chief Operating Officer Michael Stolarz at the … Continue reading

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Can Manufacturers Institute to Highlight the Benefits of Canned Foods

Cans Get You Cooking, a multi-year program of the Can Manufacturers Institute highlighting the benefits of canned foods, is kicking off 2014 with a … Continue reading

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