Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Four Albertsons Stores in Seattle Area Reach Zero Waste Milestone

Through an innovative approach to recycling, food donations and composting, four Albertsons stores in the greater Seattle area announced a major environmental sustainability accomplishment … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist Farms Receives Economic Vitality Award

Ocean Mist Farms is being honored by the Monterey County Business Council for its contribution to agriculture in Monterey County. “Ocean Mist Farms has … Continue reading

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Lower Sodium Bacon

In an effort to fulfill demand for lower sodium products, John Morrell added a lower-sodium bacon to its line of naturally smoked bacon. “With … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Fall 2011 Campaigns Make Record-Breaking Donations

Produce for Kids (PFK) announces record breaking results for the Fall 2011 campaign benefitting both PBS KIDS and Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools … Continue reading

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United Fresh is Going on Tour

The United Fresh Produce Association is launching a month-long member outreach tour. Beginning February 8th with the United Fresh Impact Forum in Berlin, Germany, … Continue reading

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Eco Gate by IEP

Illinois Engineered Products (IEP) has launched a security gate for loading docks and receiving doors that proves the adage, “less is more” say company … Continue reading

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Four Grocers Recognized for Beef Merchandising Initiatives

Broulim’s Fresh Foods, Haggen Food & Pharmacy/TOP Foods, Harris Teeter Inc. and Safeway were awarded the National Retail Beef Backer awards at the at … Continue reading

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Save Mart donates Fun Centers to Children’s Hospital

Save Mart/FoodMaxx Supermarkets and the Starlight Foundation presented Children’s Hospital Central California with four mobile fun centers. In total 10 Fun Centers were donated … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Together in Education Launches ‘We Think GREEN’ Contest for Fourth Year

Harris Teeter Together in Education (TIE) launched its fourth “We Think GREEN” contest on Feb. 1. The “We Think GREEN” contest is open to … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Wages War on Waste, One Plant at A Time

Kraft Foods’ employees are making steady progress reducing the amount of manufacturing waste they produce.  And in doing so they’re reducing their environmental impact.  … Continue reading

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A 360 Checkout Solution

Wincor Nixdorf officials say they are setting a new standard for retail customer service with the introduction of the 360 Scan Portal, a fully … Continue reading

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Fourtina is the Latest in Baero’s Recessed Luminaire Line

At the forefront of Baero North America’s enhanced 2012 recessed luminaire line is the stylish Fourtina. According to company officials, the ability to rotate … Continue reading

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Modular D Hydraulic Lift from Pflow

Pflow Industries is unveiling the Modular D hydraulic lift, a modular version of its Series D hydraulic lift. The lift is delivered in two … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Utility Lighters

SCRIPTO HAS ADDED OFFICIALLY LICENSED U.S. ARMY UTILITY LIGHTERS TO ITS PRODUCT LINE. Officials for the Ontario, Calif.-based company say the lighters are built … Continue reading

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Heineken Serenades on Valentine’s Day

Heineken is helping ignite romance this Valentine’s Day with the launch of a new Facebook application called The Serenade. Based on the brand’s second … Continue reading

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Lift’n Buddy

As a tool to fight workforce injury, many companies are turning to the Lift’n Buddy, a portable electric hand truck that does the lifting … Continue reading

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Omnii XT10 by Psion

The Psion Omnii XT10 is an ultra-rugged, modular hand-held computer that is targeted for demanding uses such as supply chain and logistics operations. The … Continue reading

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Grocery Appealing More to On-the-Go Consumers

There was a time when convenience stores (c-stores) served all the needs of consumers looking for a convenient location, a quick grab-and-go purchase, and … Continue reading

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Hispanics Influencing Country’s Overall Eating Patterns

Hispanics now comprise 16 percent of the U.S. population and the U.S. Census indicates the U.S. Hispanic population is expected to grow 34 percent … Continue reading

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Pallet-level Temperature Monitoring

Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS), a pallet rental service, and Intelleflex, which produces temperature monitoring devices, are teaming to provide growers, producers, co-ops, shippers … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Pork

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Food Forum: Going wireless

By increasing the number of tasks they can perform in the store and warehouse, mobile-powered workstations can save labor costs while still improving morale … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Columns

Sales Review: Onions and garlic

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Talking Shop with… Mike Steele

The national sales manager for REMIS America says the company is expanding to meet increasing retailer demand for doors on coolers and cases. Grocery … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Columns

Pet project

Mastering the pet category is becoming a priority for grocers as manufacturers offer new products and merchandising strategies to keep customers coming back. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit