Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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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Potandon Announces Autism Awareness Campaign

Potandon Produce L.L.C. in a joint effort with the Autism Society is pleased to announce the kick-off of our 2012 Autism Awareness Campaign which … Continue reading

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Vidalia Onion Committee Honors Grower of the Year and Hall of Fame Recipient

Almost 250 people packed the Vidalia Community Center recently to kick up their heels in celebration of the pioneer of sweet onions at the … Continue reading

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A&P Emerges From Chapter 11

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company announced that it has successfully consummated its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as … Continue reading

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Organic Lemonade by MADE Drinks

MADE Drinks Company’sis adding three new organic lemonade offerings to its line of original lemonade. The varieties include Half & Half, an organic green … Continue reading

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BJ’s Wholesale Club Commits to Offering Sustainable Seafood

BJ’s Wholesale Club announced its commitment to members and the environment by implementing a new sustainable seafood policy ensuring all seafood products sold in … Continue reading

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simplyTress Dry Shampoo Spray

PREMIER BRANDS OF AMERICA announces its simplyTress Dry Shampoo Spray. Officials for the Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based company say the unique spray instantly refreshes hair … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Expands Sustainable Seafood Program

Building on its current commitment to sustainably source wild-caught seafood, SUPERVALU announced a significant expansion of the company’s seafood sustainability program. Specifically, SUPERVALU has … Continue reading

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BI-LO and Winn-Dixie Complete Merger

BI-LO, announced that it has successfully completed its merger with Winn-Dixie following approval of the transaction by Winn-Dixie shareholders on March 9, 2012. As … Continue reading

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BelGioioso Cheesemakers Bring Home Gold

Young, strong and determined, a new crop of Cheesemakers at BelGioioso Cheese have been learning the art of cheesemaking from a few of the … Continue reading

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Simpli OatShake Introduces New OatShake Coffee

Simpli OatShake (www.livesimpli.com), winner of BevNET Live’s Best New Smoothie award for 2011, is expanding its OatShake family with OatShake Coffee, a silky smooth … Continue reading

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