Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

ShopRite Achieves EPA GreenChill Gold Certification

ShopRite announced that its Hatfield, PA store has been awarded the GreenChill Gold Certification. This prestigious award, distributed annually by the Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading

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Eggland’s Best has been Approved

Eggland’s Best has been awarded the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) Seal of Approval. The company’s products underwent extensive testing by a panel of ACF-certified … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Instant Oatmeal

The oatmeal is made with whole grains, including certified gluten-free oats, amaranth and quinoa plus chia and flax. It is high in fiber, non-GMO, … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Takes Steps To Position Company For Successful Spinoff

Kraft Foods announced several moves to help ensure its North America-based snacks and grocery businesses are well-positioned to become two independent public companies before … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Donates Over $7.4 Million to Non-Profit

Harris Teeter believes in giving back to the communities in which it is located, and during its 2011 fiscal year, the company donated $7,430,505 … Continue reading

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Weis Announces Price Freeze Program

Weis Markets, announced it has lowered the prices on 1,700 staple items and that it will freeze the prices of these products through April … Continue reading

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Enviro-Log

Enviro-Log expands its earth-friendly product line with Firestarters, designed to provide an alternative for kindling, petroleum-based starter blocks, lighter fluids and ethanol-based gels. “In … Continue reading

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Wegmans Takes Another Step Towards Seafood Sustainability

Wegmans Food Markets has united with the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership to help understand Wegmans’ impact on the future of seafood sustainability. “The seafood industry … Continue reading

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FDA Cracks Down on Carbendazim in OJ

The FDA announced that it is implementing a “test and hold” policy for all imported shipments of orange juice to determine if they contain … Continue reading

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Newcastle Offers a Fourth Limited Edition Beer

Newcastle Brown Ale, brewer of One & Only, today announced the release of its fourth Limited Edition brew, Founders’ Ale. Available nationwide for a limited … Continue reading

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Q&A with Larry Andrews, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Larry Andrews, retail marketing director for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), tells GHQ what retailers can expect in the coming year in the seafood industry … Continue reading

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Scans from all angles

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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Tecate Kicks Off a National Retail Program to Celebrate Caracter of Football

Tecate, cerveza con carácter, announces the launch of a national retail program focused on helping U.S. Hispanics 21 and older celebrate their passion for … Continue reading

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Supervalu Commits $1 Million to Sponsor Local Youth Sports Teams

Supervalu Inc. has committed $1 million to sponsor 1,542 youth sports teams in markets where its ACME, Albertsons, Cub Foods,Farm Fresh, Jewel-Osco and Shaws/Star … Continue reading

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Contributing to Public Safety

Food safety in the produce industry continues to be top of mind for consumers and industry leaders. That is why the Newark, Del.-based Produce … Continue reading

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Delhaize America Announces Key Strategic Actions for U.S. Portfolio

Delhaize America has announced key strategic actions to strengthen its U.S. portfolio. The company plans to take the following actions with respect to its … Continue reading

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Gourmet Salt Grinders

Frontier Natural Products Co-op, introduces Gourmet Salt Grinders, a line of five natural gourmet salts from a vari­ety of coastal and moun­tain­ous areas. Hawai­ian Black … Continue reading

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Crunch Pak Teams Up with Disney for on-pack DVD Promotion

Crunch Pak is collaborating with Disney on a promotion supporting the release of a timeless Disney classic, Lady and the Tramp, being releasing from … Continue reading

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May the Brisk be with you

Brisk Iced Tea continues to invigorate its creative mojo by taking its 2012 national marketing campaign to a galaxy far, far away by joining … Continue reading

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Promotion on a stick

People are suckers for supermarket grand openings. So it makes perfect sense for The Original Gourmet Food Co. to give away free samples of … Continue reading

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Village Farms Member of Clean Technology Index

Village Farms is pleased to announce that it is a part of the Standard & Poors and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) ‘Clean Technology … Continue reading

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Greencore USA Facility Acheives Prestigious BRC “Grade A” Accreditation

Greencore USA announces that its chilled prepared foods facility in Newburyport, Mass., has been awarded the BRC ‘Grade A’ Global Technical Standard in recognition … Continue reading

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Nielsen Acquires The Perishables Group

Nielsen Holdings has acquired the Perishables Group, the industry expert in fresh food consulting and category development. Nielsen acquired all company assets including data, … Continue reading

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company to Close 14 Stores as Part of Turnaround Strategy

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company announced that it has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of … Continue reading

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Former First Lady Laura Bush, FMI Chairman and Harris Teeter President Fred Morganthall to Headline United Fresh 2012

United Fresh Produce Association has announced the line-up of headline speakers for United Fresh 2012 to be held in Dallas, May 1-3.  Former First … Continue reading

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