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Smithfield Attains 100th Donation on Helping Hungry Homes Tour

Smithfield, this week, completed its 100th donation on its Helping Hungry Homes tour totaling more than 14 million servings of protein donated to local … Continue reading

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Oldways Holds Second Annual Supermarket Dietitian Symposium

Oldways will hold its second annual Supermarket Dietitian Symposium Wednesday, February 29th through Friday, March 2nd in Savannah, Ga.  The symposium will provide three … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp. and Food Bazaar Sign Wholesale Agreement

Wakefern Food Corp. has been chosen by New York City-based Food Bazaar Supermarkets to fulfill its dairy, frozen food, grocery, health and beauty, non-foods … Continue reading

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Meijer, Michigan State University Product Center launch Made in Michigan initiative

Meijer and the Michigan State University Product Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources are teaming up to strengthen the state’s economy by supporting Michigan … Continue reading

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A&P goes with Galleria

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P) has chosen Galleria Retail Technology Solutions to help optimize its merchandising strategy and improve the customer … Continue reading

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BJ’s Wholesale Club Opens Three New Locations

BJ’s Wholesale Club announces the opening of three new club locations: Gainesville, VA, Deer Park, NY and Ithaca, NY. The wholesale club, with its … Continue reading

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Annie’s Expands into Frozen Category with a Certified-Organic Rising Pizza Crust

Annie’s announces its expansion into the frozen aisle with the introduction of new family-sized, certified-organic frozen pizza. Available in four flavors including Uncured Pepperoni, … Continue reading

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Ahold USA signs with NCR

Ahold USA, the U.S. division of Amsterdam-based Ahold, has selected NCR’s Advanced Marketing Solution to manage offers and promotions to customers. The Ahold USA … Continue reading

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DSS Trapped Key Loading Dock Safety System by Omron STI

Omron Scientific Technologies introduces the DSS Trapped Key Loading Dock Safety System, a simple and effective three-step loading dock safety system, say company officials. … Continue reading

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Load Runner

A new concept in material handling, the LoadRunner from AeroGo, Inc. makes it safe for one operator to easily move loads up to 2,500 … Continue reading

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Simply Potatoes Introduces Steamables

Simply Potatoes is introducing a line of fresh, never frozen, steam-in-the-bag potatoes. Steamables offer a method of cooking that keeps in nutrients while maintaining a fresh … Continue reading

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Bacon Croutons

J&D’s Foods has added Bacon Croutons to its bacon-flavored foods repertoire. J&D’s Bacon Croutons are made with super-premium, gourmet croutons infused with the great … Continue reading

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FMI Applauds Merchant Advisory Group Payments Roadmap

On behalf of the nation’s retail and wholesale grocers, the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) supports efforts by the Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) to bring … Continue reading

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Diesel Power

Nissan Forklift Corp. introduces the GO6 Series, with a larger lifting capacity coupled with a fuel-efficient diesel engine, to its Platinum line. The heavyweight … Continue reading

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Marketing Plus Receives Award for Design Work

Marketing Plus of Fresno has recently received recognition for its work in advertising and package design. The award-winning work is for Marketing Plus’ clients, … Continue reading

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Safeway Announces Change in Leadership at Vons

Safeway announces that Tom Keller, President of the company’s Vons Division, will retire after more than 40 years of distinguished service in the food … Continue reading

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USDA Proposes Rule to Update Poultry Slaughter Inspection System

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a long-awaited proposed rule that would modernize the poultry slaughter inspection system in the United States. The … Continue reading

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IPC’s Retailer Handbook is Available

After one of its busiest years in terms of marketing initiatives, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is distributing hundreds of comprehensive Retailer Support Guides … Continue reading

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Marketers Scramble for Footing as Pet Owners Shop Around

Pet product marketers and retailers must re-evaluate their strategic options to respond to an increasingly competitive marketplace, according to “Pet Product Retail Channel and … Continue reading

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FRESH By Brookshire’s Awarded LEED Green Building Certification

Brookshire Grocery Company announced that FRESH by Brookshire’s has been awarded LEEDcertification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green … Continue reading

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CPMA is Sold Out

Having already sold out once and expanded to meet the additional demand, exhibit spaces at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s (CPMA) 87th Annual Convention … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Offers Cost-Conscious Customers More Ways to Save

With tightened family budgets, Stop & Shop is re-introducing its Guaranteed Value product line with a new look and new products all at compelling … Continue reading

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Tillamook launches new line of yogurt

Tillamook is releasing a line of light yogurt, naturally sweetened with Truvia sweetener. The recipe has no artificial growth hormones, no artificial flavors, no … Continue reading

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New PLU Code Approved for Francis Mango Variety

The International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS) has approved a new PLU code for the Francis mango variety. Retailers, shippers and growers are encouraged to … Continue reading

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N.G.A. Announces Expansion of Its Successful Executive Leadership Development Program

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) announced that it is partnering with the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business and Unilever to … Continue reading

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