Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

ConAgra Foods Acquires Brand Trademarks for Marie Callender’s

ConAgra Foods announced the purchase, effective June 9, 2011, of the Marie Callender’s brand trademarks from Marie Callender Pie Shops, for a price of … Continue reading

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Dole Food Company Hosts Summit Showcasing Latest Innovations in Sustainability

This past week, Dole Food Company hosted more than 30 academics, researchers, members of NGOs, opinion leaders and Costa Rican officials during a three-day … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Fights Hunger … Literally in Its Own Backyard

The fruits and vegetables now growing on the campus of Kraft Foods global headquarters near Chicago will soon be breakfasts, lunches and dinners for … Continue reading

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Rising Health Consciousness Fuels $64 Billion U.S. Market for Snack Foods

Despite the lingering effects of global recession, American consumers are snacking more than ever, thanks to less frequent restaurant dining, frenzied lifestyles that encourage … Continue reading

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Acme Introducing Dietz & Watson Dedicated Gluten-Free Deli

Dietz & Watson Premium Deli Meats & Artisan Cheeses and ACME Markets, part of the nationwide SUPERVALU family of grocery stores, will debut the … Continue reading

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Increase in Dollar Sales, Growth of Premium Items Highlight Latest FreshFacts on Retail

Weekly dollar sales rose and per store volume of fresh produce stayed fairly consistent in the first quarter of 2011 compared with the same … Continue reading

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PBH Updates Foundation Website

  Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) has just updated its foundation website, www.PBHFoundation.org, with a fresh design, streamlined the content for better navigation, … Continue reading

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Schnucks to Host Frieda’s Produce University on Specialty Summer Melons

Schnuck Markets Inc. invites shoppers toparticipate in a Frieda’s Produce University promotion on June 18th to taste and learn about three new specialty melons: … Continue reading

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NPD/SymphonyIRI Beauty Cross Channel Monitor Reports a Total View of U.S. Beauty Market

  Leading market research providers SymphonyIRI Group, Inc. and The NPD Group, Inc. announced the first quarter 2011 (January through March) results of their … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Reintroduces Bottled Water to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

Winn-Dixie has reintroduced a commemorative bottled water to raise funds for Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a non-profit organization that helps veterans injured in the … Continue reading

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Loblaw to Introduce Fresh Certified Sustainable Seafood

Seafood lovers can now purchase Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified Pacific sockeye salmon, Pacific cod, Pacific halibut and Atlantic haddock at the fresh seafood … Continue reading

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A&P Forges New Agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company announced it will enter into a new supply and logistics agreement with its principal wholesale supplier, C&S … Continue reading

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National Turkey Federation Launches Turkey Meatballs Recipe Video

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is celebrating “June is Turkey Lovers’ Month” with its newest recipe video that features a popular outdoor pastime complete … Continue reading

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Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets Introduce New Look for Private Label Products

Customers at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets will soon notice their favorite GIANT and MARTIN’S own brand of products are getting a … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Opens New Store

Weis Markets held a Grand Opening for a 63,000-square-foot replacement superstore in West Lawn, PA (Berks County) on Sunday June 5. The new store, … Continue reading

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Packaged Facts: “Omega-3 Ingredient Market to Grow 40% by 2015″

New York, June 1, 2011 – Novel production technologies are allowing for the addition of omega-3 fatty oils to an expanding number of foods … Continue reading

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USDA Launches MyPlate to Encourage Healthy Eating

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 – First Lady Michelle Obama, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin today unveiled the federal government’s new … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Unveils A Fresh, New Shopping Experience

Winn-Dixie Stores celebrated the completion of its newly remodeled Aventura store located at 20417 Biscayne Blvd. Guests can now look forward to a dramatically … Continue reading

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Smooth checkout

As grocers start to make targeted investments in front-end systems, they are looking for equipment that can be easily integrated. By Deena M. Amato-McCoy … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Tech Solutions

Greener pastures

Innovation has helped consumers realize that dairy products can be more than just a commodity. By Carol Radice Products such as cheese, milk, yogurt … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

A perfect match

Consumers continue to flock to the pasta and pasta sauce aisle, looking for nutritious ways to feed their families while sticking to their budgets. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Center Store

Food Forum: Getting smaller

After years of building big boxes, supermarkets are investing in smaller-format stores in response to evolving consumer preferences. By Mark Lang The supermarket is … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Columns

An attack from within

Many top supermarket executives are turning against the nonfoods category in favor of other segments. Nonfoods buyers need to defend their turf. By Seth … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Point of no return?

As A&P navigates Chapter 11, the industry waits to see what is next for this iconic retailer. By Richard Turcsik Bottom line: Is A&P … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Cover Stories

At your service

As in-store bakeries and delis focus on scratch baking, artisan breads and restaurant-quality meals, equipment manufacturers are keeping pace. By Kim Ann Zimmermann Some … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations