Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Survey Reveals Consumers Underestimate Meat and Poultry Nutrition Benefits

Most consumers don’t fully recognize the unique nutrition benefits that meat and poultry offer, according to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Poll … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Recevies Product of the Year Award

Alto-Shaam has received the Product of the Year Award by Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI). The award is for the innovative technology in the … Continue reading

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ASMI Announces Responsible Fisheries Management Program Improvements

To continue to provide the highest assurance of responsible fisheries management of Alaska’s fisheries, the Board of Directors of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute … Continue reading

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Kroger Certifies 500th ENERGY STAR Store

The Kroger Co. announced that its Fry’s Marketplace located on West Bell Road and I-17 in Phoenix is the Kroger family of store’s 500th … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Meets Requirements of USDA Certified Very Tender Program

Harris Teeter now offers U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Very Tender beef. Harris Teeter began labeling its Reserve Angus beef brand with the … Continue reading

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BARO North America’s Alpha H2 LED Fixtures

BARO North America introduced its next generation Alpha H2 LED family of fixtures during this year’s National Grocers Association show in Las Vegas. According … Continue reading

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FDA Proposes to Extend Its Tobacco Authority

As part of its implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act signed by the President in 2009, the U.S. Food and … Continue reading

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Wish Farms Now Offers Organic Berries Year-round

Wish Farms is now offering a year-round supply of conventional and organic strawberries and blueberries. With the Florida strawberry season completed, the company’s focus … Continue reading

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Stoneridge Orchards Launches Value-Added Dried Whole Fruit Products

Stoneridge Orchards announces a variety of new products, ranging from dried fruits lightly dipped in dark chocolate or Greek yogurt, to the company’s signature … Continue reading

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Organics Unlimited Adds 370 Acres

Organics Unlimited has added 370 acres of certified organic banana production in Michoacan, Mexico, to increase its supply of bananas. This new acreage will … Continue reading

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National Pork Board Launches “Grill it like a Steak”

This summer grilling season, the National Pork Board is getting consumers to cook their favorite pork chops and ribs on the grill. The “Grill … Continue reading

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Cracker Barrel Wins at World Championship

A group of Kraft brands were acknowledged among the best at the recent biannual World Championship Cheese Contest. Kraft took home three medals, including … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Grows Sustainability Efforts

In honor of Earth Day, Weis Markets celebrates its sustainability achievements that have helped lessen its impact on the environment. Since 2008, Weis has … Continue reading

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FMI’s New Resource: Making the Business Case for Sustainability

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces the release of a new sustainability resource to assist food retailers in defining, communicating and engaging senior executives.  Making … Continue reading

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Ocean Mist Farms Adds Baby Broccoli

Ocean Mist Farms welcomes a new commodity to its family of more than 30 fresh vegetables: Baby Broccoli. The company is offering a year-round … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce Scores 100% on Primus GFS Certification Audit

Hollandia Produce, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, has earned a perfect score on … Continue reading

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Store Brand Growth Continues

The release of PLMA’s 2014 Annual Private Label Yearbook shows that store brands have extended their multiyear period of growth, setting new share records … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Charities Raise Money to Fight Heart Disease and Stroke

This year, Stater Bros. Charities exceeded its goal by raising an all-time record of $543,488 for the fight against heart disease and stroke, the … Continue reading

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Sustainable Food Trade Association Members are “Greening” the Supply Chain

According to the Sustainable Food Trade Association’s (SFTA) second annual Member Sustainability Progress Report, the organic food industry is taking strides to reduce its footprint in … Continue reading

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Macfrut 2014 will Focus on Internationalization

After the positive results achieved in 2013, Macfrut, an international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable supply chain to be held in Cesena … Continue reading

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Hillshire Brands Acquires Van’s Natural Foods for $165 Million

The Hillshire Brands Company and Catterton Partners, the consumer-focused private equity firm, announced that Hillshire Brands has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Catterton … Continue reading

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Chilean Honeycrisp Ready for Spring Sales

Key retailers have a first chance to get their hands on the Chilean Honeycrisp apple. Available the last week of April from Honeybear Marketing, … Continue reading

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NatureSweet Launches Ready-to-Eat Snack Tomatoes

NatureSweet has introduced a line of specially grown microproduce: NatureSweet Cherriots Tomatoes. The packaged, bite-sized tomatoes filled with flavor, meet the growing demand for … Continue reading

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Hidden Villa Ranch Expands Specialty Egg Production

Hidden Villa Ranch is committing to add 600,000 birds over the next year for production across the country to avoid shorting on specialty cage-free, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program Celebrates 20 Years & 2014 Graduates

With its 2014 graduating class, the Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker program celebrates 20 years of providing the nation’s only advanced training course of its kind … Continue reading

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