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Heineken USA Launches Noche Buena Winter Seasonal Beer to Key U.S. Markets

Heineken USA announced the launch of Noche Buena, a Bock-styled Lager brewed by Cerveceria Moctezuma, S.A., specifically made for the Fall/Winter season. The limited … Continue reading

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N.G.A. Opposes NLRB Proposed Changes to Union Organizing Campaigns

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.), in comments filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), opposed the proposed changes to shorten the time for … Continue reading

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GMA Honors General Mills and Batter Blaster with CPG Awards for Innovation and Creativity

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its Associate Member Council (AMC) today awarded General Mills and Batter Blaster with the 2011 CPG Award for … Continue reading

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Loblaw Implements KMI EHS Software

Loblaw Companies Limited has selected the Audit & Inspection, Corrective Action and Dashboards & Reporting modules of the KMI EHS Software Suite to help … Continue reading

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A closer look at IDDBA

Hy-Vee to Offer Paperless Grocery Coupon Service

Hy-Vee grocery stores now offers their shoppers the ability to redeem SavingStar eCoupons through a new cobranded Hy-Vee SavingStar keytag available at Hy-Vee customer … Continue reading

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Walgreens Launches Nice! Store Brand Chainwide

Walgreens unveiled its new store brand Nice! in stores across the country. The new brand will include more than 400 high quality grocery and … Continue reading

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H-E-B Acquires Three Albertsons Locations in Texas

  H-E-B announced the acquisition of three Albertsons stores in the Texas communities of College Station, Kerrville and New Braunfels. Albertsons will close all … Continue reading

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U.S. EPA Honors Two Food Lion Stores with 2011 Gold-Level GreenChill Store Certification Award

Two Food Lion stores have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Gold Level GreenChill Store Certification Award, one of the agency’s highest honors … Continue reading

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Omega-3 Awareness on the Rise

Awareness of omega-3 fatty acids as among the most important nutrients for physical and mental health has reached critical mass, according to a new … Continue reading

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Meijer Supercenter to Offer MyAllergyTest

MyAllergyTest, the latest innovation in allergy testing, will be available by October 1st in retail markets in the Midwest through a partnership between ImmuneTech, … Continue reading

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Chep Extends Strategic Relationship With P&G

CHEP, an industry leader in pallet and container pooling solutions, announced that it has renewed its contract with consumer products leader Procter & Gamble. … Continue reading

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Kroger Unveils Solar Energy Systems

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores, a division of the Kroger Co., announced that it has completed the installation of photovoltaic energy panels at two … Continue reading

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Survey Shows North American Consumers Value Self-Checkouts Above All Other Grocery Store Technologies

Empathica Inc., a leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to some of the world’s most respected brands, announced the results of their … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Increases Its Promotion of Local Albacore

Whole Foods Market is expanding its promotion and distribution of local albacore tuna this summer. The natural foods retailer has partnered with the Western … Continue reading

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Price is Important, But Shoppers Want More Than Low Prices From Grocers

For retailers, price and promotion have been the name of the game as the U.S. economic recovery continues at its sluggish and uneven pace.  … Continue reading

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United Fresh Launches Fresh Impact Tour

The United Fresh Produce Association will host five Town Hall meetings and visit dozens of member farms and facilities during a two-week Fresh Impact … Continue reading

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Cardtronics’ Retail ATM Network Growing Along With Kroger Relationship

Cardtronics announced that it has expanded its ATM management services agreement with The Kroger Co. Building on a 2010 agreement with Kroger, Cardtronics has … Continue reading

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Price Comparison Shows summer Shopping Savings of 35% When Buying Store Brands

A new pricing study compares a summer shopping basket of store brands vs. national brands and finds that consumers can save more than 35% … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Announces Intent to Create Two Independent, Publically Traded Companies

Kraft Foods announced that its Board of Directors intends to create two independent public companies: A high-growth global snacks business with estimated revenue (1) … Continue reading

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Cargill Initiates Voluntary Ground Turkey Recall

Cargill Value Added Meats Retail, a business unit of Wichita-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of approximately 36 … Continue reading

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MyWebGrocer to Provide Digital Services for Marsh Supermarkets

MyWebGrocer will power digital services for Marsh Supermarkets, a homegrown Midwest food retailer with 97 locations. Marsh will now offer their customers a completely … Continue reading

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Unified Grocers’ Sixteenth Annual Summer Youth Employment Program Teaches Students About Supermarket Industry

Unified Grocers, the largest wholesale grocery distributor in the western United States, is providing 57 high school students an opportunity to learn how the … Continue reading

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New On-line Tool Provides Ultimate Transparency in California Tomato Farmers Food Safety Audits

In 2010, the California Tomato Farmers launched an online database to allow tomato buyers immediate access to food safety audit results.  In 2011, they … Continue reading

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Newcastle Brown Ale “Your Beer. Your Gear.” Retail Program Combines Great Taste and Individuality

New York, NY (August 2, 2011) – With Autumn’s cooler weather, adult consumers tastes shift to richer more full-flavored beers. This fall, Newcastle Brown … Continue reading

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