Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Stew Leonard’s Introduces All-Natural Ketchup

NORWALK, Conn., February 22, 2011 – Stew Leonard’s now offers Stew Leonard’s tomato ketchup made with sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup. The … Continue reading

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New BI-LO Website Reinforces Commitment to Customers

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Healthy meal suggestions, personalized grocery lists and helpful shopping tools that provides customers information about select items found throughout the store … Continue reading

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Safeway Announces SimpleNutrition In-Store Shelf Tag System

Safeway Inc. announced its new SimpleNutrition program, an in-store shelf tag system that makes it easier for shoppers to find better nutrition choices among … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Offer Industry-Leading Recall Training Program Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to overwhelming demand, the United Fresh Produce Association Foundation has announced that it is offering its popular Training for … Continue reading

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Schnucks to host Frieda’s Produce University

Now is the height of the U.S. citrus season, and Schnucks stores are celebrating citrus with an educational twist by hosting Frieda’s Produce University. … Continue reading

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Weis Markets offers 100% recycled plastic water bottles

(Sunbury, PA) – The bottles for Weis Quality 24-pack 16.9-ounce Bottled water are now made with 100-percent recycled PET plastic; Weis Markets is the … Continue reading

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U.S. Consumers’ Interest in Reading Nutrition Facts Labels on Foods Waning, Reports NPD

(Vocus/PRWEB) — Sixteen years after the Nutrition Facts labels were put on the back of nearly every food and beverage in stores, and beginning … Continue reading

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MyWebGrocer adds Kroger

Colchester, VT – MyWebGrocer, a provider of digital solutions to the grocery and consumer packaged goods industries, recently added The Kroger Co., a retailer … Continue reading

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One in Four Consumers Have Recommended a Retailer Based on Their Use of New Technology

Toronto, Ontario (Vocus/PRWEB) — Empathica Inc., a leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to more than 200 of the world’s most respected … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual National Retail Beef Backer Award Winners Announced

DENVER (Feb. 4, 2011) – While the four winners of this year’s Retail Beef Backer Awards cover the span of the nation, there’s one … Continue reading

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Retail Bakers Of America Changes Operational Structure

  McLean, VA – The Retail Bakers of America (RBA) is excited to announce changes in its organizational structure designed to adjust to the … Continue reading

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U.S. Consumers Will Manage Their 2011 Food Budgets Differently, Reports NPD

Chicago, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) — As food companies and restaurant operators make gallant attempts to keep from raising prices as a result of rising commodity … Continue reading

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Whole Foods adopts animal welfare rating program

AUSTIN, Texas (Feb. 2, 2011) /PRNewswire/ - Whole Foods Market is providing shoppers with a new level of transparency about how farm animals are raised … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages Become Mainstream Sensations

  New York, February 2, 2011 – Once regarded as a niche product that was only of interest to people who couldn’t tolerate wheat, … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s University Hosts the Fifth Annual Food Industry Summit

PHILADELPHIA, PA.  The Department of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University will host the fifth annual Food Industry Summit on Thursday, March 10, 2011 … Continue reading

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Bright spot

Oral care companies are jockeying for prime shelf space as grocers seek to simplify the shopping experience By Seth Mendelson For the stodgy old … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Food and Beverage Industry Launches Nutrition Keys Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labeling Initiative to Inform Consumers and Combat Obesity

PHOENIX, AZ – America’s leading food and beverage manufacturers and retailers today announced the launch ofNutrition Keys, a new voluntary front of pack nutrition … Continue reading

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From produce stand to stand-out independent

Coborn’s Inc. commitment to its community as well as its progressive approaches to merchandising and marketing makes it an easy choice for the 2011 … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Cool to be Cold

While supermarkets continue to command a substantial portion of frozen food sales, experts say they have to protect their frozen territory as other outlets … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Center Store

Meat and greet

The 2011 Meat Conference is packed with new products and innovations ready to fly off retailers’ shelves. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt As 2011 gets … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Rising to the occasion

Convenience and healthy benefits provide a one-two punch for the better-for-you breakfast category. By Carol Radice Consumers are fast learning the benefits of eating … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Supplemental health

More consumers are turning to nutritional supplements to assist with their health care needs. By Craig Levitt How can Americans put a cap on … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

The to-do list

Analytics, loss prevention and promotion management tools are among grocers’ top IT priorities for 2011. By Deena M. Amato-McCoy After 24 months of calculated … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Tech Solutions

The heat is on

Heated merchandisers are becoming more flexible, energy efficient and stylish. By Kim Ann Zimmermann Not so long ago, the hot food offerings at supermarkets … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Food Forum: Producing for a cause

The upcoming Produce for Kids spring promotion will benefit local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. By Heidi McIntyre Produce for Kids, a cause marketing organization … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Columns