Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Maple Pecans with Walnuts, Cherries + Cinnamon

Sahale Snacks has added Maple Pecans with Walnuts, Cherries + Cinnamon to its Premium Nut Blend line. Lightly spiced and loaded with big pieces … Continue reading

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AMG Strategic Advisors Releases Findings from Comprehensive CPG Trade Promotion and Spending Study

AMG Strategic Advisors, a recently formed strategy and insights consulting unit of Acosta Marketing Group (AMG), which provides world-class integrated marketing solutions for consumer packaged … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Celebrates its 10th Birthday

Produce for Kids is excited to celebrate a milestone 10th birthday in 2012 and everyone is invited to the yearlong celebration full of healthy … Continue reading

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Value-Added and Organic Produce Show Growth in Q4 FreshFacts on Retail

According to the latest edition of FreshFacts on Retail, nearly all categories within value-added and organic produce groups saw positive dollar and volume growth, … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Gives Thanks – 22 Million Times

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced 2011 as a benchmark year of commitment to alleviating hunger, supporting health and wellness initiatives with emphasis … Continue reading

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BAERO offers an array of LED options

BAERO North America introduced its ARONDO LED product line during the recent National Grocers Association show in Las Vegas. According to company officials, the … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Women in the Produce Industry

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for an honoree to speak at the 15th annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce held Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Holds Seasonal Display Contest

Reminding retailers and consumers alike that pears are a fresh choice during the winter months, Pear Bureau Northwest is holding a nationwide display contest … Continue reading

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USDA MyPlate Partner Produce for Better Health Foundation Announces “What’s on MyPlate?” Day

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) today announced that they are teaming up with the nearly 6,000 USDA partners to make March 8, 2012  … Continue reading

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Mountain Valley Spring Company Enters Into New Bottling Agreement

Mountain Valley Spring Company announced today a new bottling agreement with TalkingRain Beverage Company, Inc. Pursuant to the agreement, the Company will manufacture certain … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

New Labels to Provide Consumers With the Information They Need to Make Healthy Food Choices

Beginning today, consumers will have convenient access to important nutritional information about the raw meat and poultry products they most frequently purchase, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce Announces “500 Sneaker March” Promotion

Del Monte Fresh Produce announced today the launch of their “500 Sneaker March” promotion which begins March 1 and runs through March 31. The … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Invests More Than $1 Million to Expand Health and Wellness Programs

In recognition of National Nutrition Month, United Supermarkets will begin launching several new initiatives as part of its more than $1 million investment into … Continue reading

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IPC Celebrates its Diamond Anniversary

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is celebrating its diamond anniversary with one of its biggest sweepstakes ever—a chance to win a one-carat diamond solitaire … Continue reading

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Galleria offers strategic assortment tool

Galleria Retail Technology Solutions, a provider of retail and category optimization solutions, launched Galleria Strategic Assortment, a range planning solution that enables retailers to … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Launches Integrated Mobile Apps

SUPERVALU  announced the launch of a custom-built mobile application that gives customers the tools they need to be efficient while shopping its stores. The … Continue reading

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Mintel: Authenticity is Key Ingredient in Ethnic Fare

Ethnic food preparation and consumption has been on the rise over the past several years and according to Mintel’s latest research, it will continue … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Specialty Deli Meat

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Food Forum: Creating opportunities for collaboration

To nurture the next generation of food retailers, industry leaders and educators must find new ways to work together. By Richard J. George, Ph.D. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Columns

Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

Larry Graham, president of the National Confectioners Association, says that this year’s event will be the largest ever and should offer quite a few … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Xavier Poncin

The executive director of SIAL Canada 2012, says that momentum is building for this year’s event, slated for early May in Montreal. Grocery Headquarters: … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Perfectly Packaged

Environmental concerns have moved to the forefront of the packaging category. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Upfront

Heading for Home

The annual Housewares Show promises a wide selection of new merchandise that may fit into supermarkets. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Food Forum: Avoiding poor promotion execution

Discounts and other incentives that are handled incorrectly at the POS can result in significant losses for retailers. By Derek M. Rodner Retailers are … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Columns

Dur-A-Flex Earns National Certification

One of Dur-A-Flex’s floor systems has been certified by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) for slip resistance. The NFSI provided Dur-A-Flex with the … Continue reading

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