Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Fruits and Vegetables Star in USDA’s New School Meal Standards

The United Fresh Produce Association applauds the release of new nutrition standards for school meals. First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Agriculture Tom … Continue reading

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RILA Unveils Retail Sustainability Report

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has released the first ever industry-wide Retail Sustainability Report. The 2012 report highlights sustainability leadership in the retail … Continue reading

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A&P’s Launches Storewide Health and Wellness Platform

A&P announced the launch of a new “Live Better” health and wellness platform across all of its A&P, Pathmark, Superfresh, The Food Emporium and … Continue reading

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Professional Cooking Competition coming to the 35th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival

Chefs across Georgia will soon reveal new layers of their own talent as well as the versatility of the Vidalia Onion. Kicking off the … Continue reading

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Inaugural Idaho Potato Bowl Scores Big With More Than 4.3 Billion Media Impressions

Although the Ohio University Bobcats defeated the Utah State University Aggies by a single point at the inaugural Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the Idaho … Continue reading

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Tour of Chile’s Orchards, Vineyards and Farms Builds Bridges to North America’s Produce Industry

Leaders in the retail produce trade are touring the fruit-growing regions of Chile, one of the top sources of fresh fruit during the North … Continue reading

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Pork Receives AHA’s Heart-Check Mark Certification

To help inspire healthier lifestyles, the National Pork Board (NPB) is putting the spotlight on juicy, flavorful tenderloin, which recently certified pork tenderloin as … Continue reading

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Retalix in the Clouds

Retailix, a global provider of innovative software and services to high-volume, high complexity retailers, announced today that Retalix 10,  its next generation store suite, … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop and Customers Raise Nearly $2 Million through Food for Friends Program

Stop & Shop customers and partners set the bar high once again by donating nearly $2 million through the company’s 22nd annual Food for … Continue reading

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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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