Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Bi-Lo Celebrates Earth Day With Company-Wide Recycling Program

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 21, 2011) – BI-LO always strives to act as a responsible business in the communities in which it operates by promoting … Continue reading

Posted in News

Whole Foods Market Introduces Eco-Scale Rating System

AUSTIN, Texas (April 21, 2011) – Whole Foods Market today introduces its Eco-Scale Rating System – an industry-first set of tiered, green household cleaning … Continue reading

Posted in News

Rising Prices Fuel Sales Growth Across All Fresh Departments

CHICAGO – April 21, 2011 – New research from the Perishables Group reveals rising food prices were a primary driver of increased sales in … Continue reading

Posted in News

U.S. Organic Industry Valued at Nearly $29 Billion in 2010

BRATTLEBORO, Vt., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The organic industry grew at a rate of nearly eight percent in 2010, bucking the current trend … Continue reading

Posted in News

General Mills Announces New Cage-Free Egg Commitment

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (April 20, 2011)- On the heels of the release of its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, food manufacturing giant General Mills announced … Continue reading

Posted in News

Pet Products Market Expected to Increase, Thanks to Focus on Health-Oriented Products

New York, April 20, 2011 – Once considered resilient and even recession proof, the pet products market has seen its fortunes suffer at the … Continue reading

Posted in News

Sunflower Farmers Market Continues Growth in California

Boulder, CO (04/20/11)- Sunflower Farmers Market, the full-service natural and organic grocer famous for “serious food at silly prices,” has announced it will open … Continue reading

Posted in News

Straub’s part 2

Sunflower Farmers Market to Open in Oklahoma

Boulder, CO (04/18/11)- Sunflower Farmers Market, the full-service natural and organic grocer famous for “serious food at silly prices,” has announced it will open … Continue reading

Posted in News

J&J Snack Foods Announces Planned Acquisition of Frozen Handheld Business from ConAgra Foods

Pennsauken, NJ, April 18, 2011 – – J & J Snack Foods announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the frozen … Continue reading

Posted in News

In the shadow of competition, the soy market slumps, reports Mintel

Chicago (April 15, 2011)-While it was once the must-have ‘super food,’ essential for any healthy diet, according to a new report from Mintel and … Continue reading

Posted in News

A&P to Sell 25 Superfresh Stores as Part of Turnaround Strategy

MONTVALE, N.J. – April 13, 2011 – The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced that it is filing … Continue reading

Posted in News

Consumers Can Save Up to 33% on Store Brands — Study

NEW YORK- A new study of comparative prices on a wide range of everyday supermarket purchases demonstrates why more shoppers than ever before are … Continue reading

Posted in News

New Study Finds Most Top-Selling Imported Olive Oil Sold in U.S. is Mislabeled as “Extra Virgin”

DAVIS, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A new study finds that most olive oil imported into the U.S. fails to meet the international … Continue reading

Posted in News

Winn-Dixie Expands Fuelperks! Discounts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., is expanding the discounts earned through its fuelperks! program, beginning April 13, by lifting previous one-item limit restrictions on … Continue reading

Posted in News

LiDestri Food & Beverage Completes the Acquisition of M.H. Zeigler’s & Sons

LiDestri Food & Beverage headquartered in Fairport, NY, has acquired M.H. Zeigler’s & Sons, LLC, located in Lansdale, PA. Zeigler’s has been in existence … Continue reading

Posted in News

Market Force Private-Label Study Finds Correlation Between Recognizable Brands and Consumer Satisfaction

BOULDER, Colo. – April 12, 2011 - Consumers prefer certain private-label products over others, and some do not even know they are purchasing private-label brands, … Continue reading

Posted in News

Enhanced Technology Retailers and FBI Renew Efforts to Combat Retail Crime

Washington, D.C., (April 12, 2011) -  America’s Leading retail industry associations announced today a plan to launch an enhanced version of the Law Enforcement … Continue reading

Posted in News

Newcastle Brown Ale’s “Your Beer. Your glass.” Program Returns

Discerning beer drinkers everywhere are ready for the camaraderie and revelry that summer brings. Newcastle Brown Ale, America’s #1 selling import ale, is once … Continue reading

Posted in News

Walmart Reinforces Its Commitment to Deliver Low Prices

BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Walmart announces more steps to re-establish its one-stop shopping convenience and deliver low prices every day, on everything. … Continue reading

Posted in News

Kellogg Company Extends Consumer Engagement With Mobile Campaigns Across Products and Initiatives

NEW YORK, NY– April 11, 2011 - Augme Technologies, Inc., a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end … Continue reading

Posted in News

P&G First Year Supplier Sustainability Scorecard Results in Collaboration and Innovation

CINCINNATI — The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) shared in a public webcast the learning from the Year 1 results of its Environmental … Continue reading

Posted in News

PMA Fresh Connections: Minneapolis will showcase traceability and PTI milestones

Newark. Del. -Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Connections: Minneapolis event will provide Minneapolis, Minn.-area produce industry members the chance to learn from PMA experts about critical steps … Continue reading

Posted in News

Signature Brands Opens One of the World’s Largest Popcorn Popping Facilities

OCALA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Signature Brands, LLC hosted a grand opening ceremony at its new 207,000-square-foot popcorn popping production and distribution facility in Ocala, Fla. The … Continue reading

Posted in News

Safeway Makes the First Five Years of Life Count for Kids with Disabilities

Safeway just launched their annual People with Disabilities fundraising campaign to benefit Easter Seals, Special Olympics and Rebuilding Together. This April, shop any Safeway, Vons, … Continue reading

Posted in News