Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Armour Lunchkits with Apples

Armour has introduced Armour Active Packs, a new line of portable lunchkits with sliced apples and wholesome ingredients. All four varieties of Active Packs … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Fresh Meals Expand Product Line

Greencore USA announces the growth of the Weight Watchers Fresh Meals product line. “In November, we will add five new meals to the current … Continue reading

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Chobani announces first international distribution

Chobani, the popular-yogurt brand in the U.S., is now international. Beginning this month, they will bring their yogurt, along with their Nothing But Good … Continue reading

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Mamma Chia

A new beverage company, Mamma Chia, has launched an organic chia seed beverage to the market that, official say, “is bringing an entirely new … Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry Applauds WTO Ruling on COOL

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement today from Regulatory Counsel Erik Lieberman regarding the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Panel Report … Continue reading

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Innovation, Growth And Productivity to Highlight 20th PMA Foundation for Industry Talent Leadership Symposium

Business leaders across the produce industry are continually looking to enhance their business strategies, challenge themselves with innovative solutions for growth and productivity and … Continue reading

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Sweetbay Recognized with EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Sweetbay Supermarket with ENERGY STAR certification for continued energy consumption reductions, as well as a strong … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Partners With Local Food Banks in Year-Round Program that Helps to Feed over 8 Million People in Need

Year-round and especially during the holiday season Stater Bros. makes a major commitment to help its friends and neighbors who are faced with hunger. … Continue reading

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Duracell Launches The Holiday Insurance Program to Ensure A Magical Christmas Morning for Families

Parents know that it takes a lot of work to create a truly magical Christmas morning– the moment only lasts a few minutes but … Continue reading

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Demand for In-Store Deals has Diminished, Shoppers Expect Discounted Prices: Deloitte Survey

Excitement over unexpected in-store deals has diminished as discounted prices become an anticipated part of the consumer products shopping experience, according to the Deloitte/Harrison … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets and Texas Tech Team Up For Cancer Research

United Supermarkets, along with Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, announced a public-private partnership to fund cancer prevention research in … Continue reading

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Smithfield and Safeway Launch In-store Sweepstakes

Safeway has teamed up with Smithfield, the meat packing company, to offer an in-store sweepstakes. Nine grand prize winners will receive two tickets to … Continue reading

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Lil Snappers

Stemilt Growers is adding two new varieties to its kid-sized apple snacks. Lil Snappers now include Braeburn and Fuji apples in addition to its … Continue reading

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ADC Held Its 10th Annual ReFresh Conference

Representatives from fourteen grocery/supermarket chains across the U.S. gathered at the Applied Data Corporation’s (ADC) 10th annual ReFresh Conference this month in Clearwater Beach, … Continue reading

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United Fresh is Accepting Nominations for Produce Awards

The United Fresh Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2012 United Fresh Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. The program will honor 25 outstanding … Continue reading

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Puratos to Open State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility

Puratos Corporation will break ground this month for the construction of a new manufacturing facility in Pennsauken, N.J., where it will produce a variety … Continue reading

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PMA Research Shows that Packaging of Fresh Produce Influences Purchasing Behavior

The latest research from the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) shows that packaging of fresh produce plays a critical role in consumer preference and that … Continue reading

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USDA’S FSIS Delays Meat Labeling Requirements

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced it would delay the effective date for enforcement of the “Nutrition Labeling … Continue reading

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Nualight wins Judge’s Award

Nualight, the Cork, Ireland-based LED lighting company, has won the overall Judge’s Award at the Cleantech Connect Awards in London. According to the organizers, … Continue reading

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NCA Announces International Strategic Planning Process

The National Confectioners Association will conduct a planning initiative to implement an international strategic plan to examine how NCA can best serve its members’ … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI EconoLink Offers CPG and Retailer Decision Makers Insights

In an economy where CPG and retailer decision makers alike are continuously searching for new insights into the attitudes and behaviors of shoppers, SymphonyIRI … Continue reading

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GMA Plays Key Role in Announcing Partnership to Create the World’s First Global Food Safety Fund

Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), joined U.S. government and World Bank officials in announcing an innovative public … Continue reading

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ConAgra Foods to Acquire Private Label Pretzel Manufacturer

ConAgra Foods has agreed to acquire National Pretzel Company, based in Lancaster, Pa., from Brookstone Holdings. National Pretzel makes private label pretzels in a … Continue reading

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PLMA’s 2011 Trade Show

Grocery Headquarters attended the 2011 PLMA Private Label Trade Show in Chicago in November. Here are some of the people we met.

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Grocery Shoppers Maintain or Increase Spend, Looking For More Value and Service

A majority (81%) of consumers are spending the same amount or more money on groceries in the last three months (August – October) than … Continue reading

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