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Bulk is Green Council Seeks Food Retailers

The Bulk is Green Council (BIG) has kicked off retailer recruitment for its fourth annual National Bulk Foods Week, scheduled this year to occur … Continue reading

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NFRA Refreshes Its Ice Cream & Novelties Promotion

We all scream for ice cream! At least 83% of American households love their ice cream, purchasing it at least once a year according … Continue reading

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McKay TransCold Launches Refrigerated Boxcar Rail Service

Ridge Development announces the official launch of TransCold Express, a hub-to-hub refrigerated boxcar service operated by McKay TransCold that runs bi-directionally between Wilmington, Illinois … Continue reading

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Clear Lam Packaging Wins DuPont Packaging Award

The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation has awarded Clear Lam Packaging a Silver Award for packaging excellence for its Fisher Roasted Party Peanuts PrimaPak … Continue reading

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SuperSeedz to Exhibit at Chicago’s Sweets & Snacks Expo

SuperSeedz, the healthy snack brand, will be showcasing their products at the 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago this May.  … Continue reading

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Slim Lizzy’s Cocktails in 8oz Cans

Social Blends malt free and low-calorie cocktail Slim Lizzy, designed for women is 80-calories and its two most popular flavors; Margarita and Cosmopolitan, are … Continue reading

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Heineken Unveils “Open Your Summer” Promotion

Heineken is unveiling the details of its Open Your Summer program, designed to reward and build on the excitement of summer’s celebrations through a … Continue reading

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Hormel Foods Releases 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report

Hormel Foods Corporation announced the release of its 2013 Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report, available online at www.hormelfoods.com/csr. This is the eighth corporate responsibility … Continue reading

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Good2grow Puts a New Face on Nutrition Nationwide

Good2grow, a line of nutritious children’s beverages featuring popular character SippaTop bottle toppers, is making its national debut. The introduction of good2grow marks a … Continue reading

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Nathan’s Famous and KaBOOM! Tell Kids and Community: Ready. Set. PLAY.

Nathan’s Famous and KaBOOM! brought a little piece of Coney Island to the students of Keysor Elementary School and the surrounding Kirkwood community, a … Continue reading

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popchips Launches Line of Popped Veggie Chips

popchips, the popped snack company, has launched the newest member of its snack brand, popped veggie chips. The new popchips veggie chips are now popping up … Continue reading

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Smart Balance Removes the GMOs

Consumers in search of non-GMO alternatives can now find Smart Balance non-GMO buttery spreads in grocery stores nationwide. The brand announced the planned transition … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Expands Beyond Single-Serve Salads

Ready Pac Foods is taking the fresh single-serve segment to the next level with even more produce-based complete meal solutions. The company continues to … Continue reading

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ASMI Study Reveals $300 Million Opportunity For Seafood Retailers

A recent study by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) discovered several opportunities for retailers to improve sales, totaling up to more than $300 … Continue reading

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Crown Equipment Introduces a 4,000-Pound Capacity Walkie Straddle Stacker

Crown Equipment Corporation, a material handling company, has expanded the capacity range of its Crown SX 3000 Series stacker. Available in North America and … Continue reading

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E-cigarette Market Continues to Grow

With each passing day, the national pool of smokers seems to be going up in smoke, as Americans feel mounting pressure to quit for … Continue reading

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Whole Foods and Safeway Top Greenpeace Seafood Sustainability Ranking

Greenpeace released the 8th edition of its annual report, Carting Away the Oceans, which evaluates 26 major retailers on their seafood sourcing and sustainability. … Continue reading

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Nielsen Announces 2014 U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Award Winners

Nielsen, a provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, has announced its U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Winners for 2014: Angry Orchard … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association’s Finalists for Best New Product 2014 Announced

Crunchy capers from Sicily, lentil rice crispbread from East Hampton, New York, and grapefruit lilac water from Westfield, Mass., have made the finalist list … Continue reading

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Food Lion Unveils New Chain-wide Strategy

Food Lion unveiled its new chain-wide strategy:  “Easy, Fresh and Affordable…You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day!”  The announcement launches a multi-year initiative … Continue reading

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A Fresh Look at Frozen Foods

America’s leading frozen food makers launched a national effort to encourage consumers to take a fresh look at frozen foods through the “Frozen. How … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce Donates Salad Bars to Conejeo Valley Schools

As supporters of the United Fresh Foundation’s “Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools” campaign, Hollandia Produce formally presented its donation of two new … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Launches a Fresh Brand

In an effort to raise its visibility and provide a clear identity within the fresh product categories, C.H. Robinson has launched the global business … Continue reading

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Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show to Partner with FMI Connect 2015

Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show is participating with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) on a 2015 initiative to bring together their signature events … Continue reading

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Planters Gives Peanut Lovers Four New Flavors

Planters and the iconic Mr. Peanut have introduced four peanut flavors including Salted Caramel, Cocoa, Chipotle and Smoked. Planters, known for its more than … Continue reading

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