Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Stop & Shop Raises More Than $2 Million For Hunger Relief

As part of the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company goal to share meals and give thanks this past holiday season, the grocery chain donated … Continue reading

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Believe in Heroes Campaign Raises $16 Million for Wounded Warrior Project

Acosta Sales & Marketing announced that the 2013 Believe in Heroes campaign raised $6,011,218 to support Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a non-profit organization whose … Continue reading

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Heineken-UEFA Champions League Retail Program Leverages Excitement of World Class Soccer

Heineken is once again leveraging its partnership with the UEFA Champions League (UCL) to bring its competition to adult fans, 21 and older, throughout … Continue reading

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Cargill Rolls Out Ground Beef Information Initiatives for Consumers

Cargill wants consumers to have access to more information about ground beef.  Consumer research conducted over the past year led to an initiative that … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Introduces Responsible Choice Seafood Program

Responsible Choice – two simple words that now bring a volume of information to Hy-Vee seafood customers. Hy-Vee shoppers will now see the blue … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Aims to Educate about Healthy Eating

Whole Foods Market announced that it has created Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting efforts to increase access to nutritious, fresh … Continue reading

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INBar Receives Full Certification from Natural Food Certifiers

INBar, a  snack bar made by INBalance Health Corporation, has received full certification from Natural Food Certifiers as Non-GMO, Gluten-Free, Vegan and Kosher, company … Continue reading

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Ralphs Launches Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children’s Hospitals

Ralphs Grocery Company is raising funds to support children’s hospitals in Southern California. Ralphs customers and associates can support their local children’s hospital through … Continue reading

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Six New Entrees Added to the Atkins Frozen Meal Line

Atkins Nutritionals has introduced six new entrees to their line of Frozen Meals. Featuring whole food ingredients like premium meats, creams, freshly picked vegetables and … Continue reading

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Sweet Baked Snacks and Desserts Spurs Market

Consumers’ love of sweets has propelled dollar sales of packaged sweet baked snacks and desserts by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5% … Continue reading

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Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Introduces Five New Flavors

Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt has announced the addition of five new flavors to their line of bars: Peanut Butter Cup, Mint Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Fudge, Dark … Continue reading

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BrightFarms Upgrades Greenhouse to Better Grow Baby Greens

BrightFarms announced that it is upgrading its greenhouse in Bucks County, Pa. The 56,000-square-foot facility supplies fresh produce to BrightFarms’ retail partners: McCaffrey’s Market … Continue reading

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USApple Spotlights Heart Health with 28 Days of Apples

February is American Heart Health Month. USApple and its members are contributing to this important health moment by launching a digital campaign centered on apples’ … Continue reading

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NGA Launches Digital Media Center

The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced a new partnership with Media Solutions Corp. (MSC) to launch the NGA Digital Media Center. This program will … Continue reading

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Black Gold Farms Campaigns for Year-Round Red Use

This year Black Gold Farms is expanding its red potato promotional program, Better With Reds, to include season-specific campaigns. Each campaign will highlight the … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Expands Welch’s Grape Distribution Globally

C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest produce and logistics companies, continues to expand Welch’s Fresh Grapes globally. To mark the occasion, Welch’s Fresh … Continue reading

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Lucky’s Market to Open 1st Montana Store

Lucky’s Market will open its first store in Billings, Mont., at 1603 Grand Ave. The opening is scheduled for mid-March and will be the … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Surpasses 2013 Goals

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) reported performance results against their 2013 year-end goals. Overall, the year-end results of the annual business plan exceeded … Continue reading

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derma e Celebrates 30 Years of Effective Natural Skincare

derma e, creator of  antioxidant skincare products, announced that June 2014 marks the company’s 30th anniversary.  Staying true to its commitment to offer “skin-friendly, earth-friendly, … Continue reading

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Oakhurst Now Part of Dairy Farmers of America

Oakhurst was acquired by Dairy Farmers of America, a national dairy farmer-owned cooperative. Oakhurst will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Dairy Farmers of … Continue reading

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SweetLeaf to Showcase Organic Products & New Water Enhancers at Expo West

SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener, the natural stevia sweetener, will present its full line of organic stevia products and its new naturally flavored water enhancers at Natural … Continue reading

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FDA Proposes Rule to Prevent Food Safety Risks During Transportation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule that would require certain shippers, receivers, and carriers who transport food by motor or rail … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Jason Spafford

Jason Spafford, vice president, business development for McKay TransCold, says long-haul trucking cost will continue to increase.  What are the biggest challenges for retailers … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Capturing the “superuser”

Attracting and retaining health-conscious consumers can be extremely lucrative for grocers. By David Garfield, AlixPartners For a large portion of consumers, a new year … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

Larry Graham, president, National Confectioners Association, says consumers’ favorite treats can be worked into a healthy diet. How is the candy industry performing during … Continue reading

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