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Ocean Mist Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Ocean Mist Farms will celebrate a 90-year legacy of growing artichokes and fresh vegetables with activities planned throughout the year ahead. The fourth-generation grower-owned … Continue reading

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Stonyfield Becomes Official Organic Yogurt Sponsor of the Boston Marathon

Stonyfield, a leading organic yogurt maker, has taken its place at the starting line of the 118th Boston Marathon as an official sponsor of … Continue reading

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NCA 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo Registration Opens to Sold Out Exhibit Hall

Registration is open for the 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo, to be held May 20-22, 2014, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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Bear Naked Granola Hits the Slopes with U.S. Olympian

Bear Naked granola is inspiring snow-lovers to elevate their winter adventures for a chance to score new gear. Teaming up with two professional athletes … Continue reading

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Survey Shows Consumers Prefer Fresh to Local

“Local” and “seasonal” have become menu buzzwords, but a new study shows that consumers value freshness first. The quantitative study undertaken by research firm … Continue reading

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Consumers Drinking Less Domestic Beer—Mintel

As Americans stock their refrigerators in advance of the Super Bowl, it would appear that the contents in the cooler may not align with … Continue reading

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Heineken Slims Down

Heineken USA is introducing a slim can format in the premium price segment. Beginning March 1, 2014, Heineken will roll out 8.5-oz. Slim Can … Continue reading

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Deloitte Consumer Spending Index on the Rise

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) climbed in December.  The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending. “Economic fundamentals … Continue reading

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Shoppers to Expect More Mobile Content from Brands and Retailers

Most mobile shoppers redeemed a coupon directly from their mobile device last year, according to a recent study from Key Ring, part of G/O … Continue reading

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Walgreens to Keynote NFRA Executive Conference

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) will hold its 22nd Annual Executive Conference April 7-9, 2014, at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel … Continue reading

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All Hail Kale! Meijer Names Top Produce Trends for 2013

Each year a few rising stars in the produce department capture the public’s attention and are touted by consumers and industry experts alike. But … Continue reading

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Sunkist Growers Teams Up with “The Biggest Loser”

Sunkist is kicking off 2014 with a promotion to help consumers “peel away the pounds!” Teaming up with NBC’s hit series, “The Biggest Loser,” … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Increases Packing Efficiency and Speed

Baloian Farms has recently expanded its production possibilities with a new line of equipment designed to process mini peppers. The new equipment purchased in … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Farms Announces Duck Recipe Contest Winners

Maple Leaf Farms has announced the winners of its 2013 Duck Recipe Contest. To enter the contest, contestants had to submit a photo of … Continue reading

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According to Packaged Facts, In-Store Bakery Goods Market Exceeds $13 Billion

Despite comprising a relatively small percentage of perishable dollar sales at most retail stores, in-house bakeries are a thriving part of the U.S. food … Continue reading

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GIANT Food Stores Gifts $5 Million to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) hosted an event to announce a $5 million leadership gift from GIANT Food Stores to support construction of … Continue reading

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Nexgen Shelf Tags

Nexgen aims to make shelf tags simple, easy, quick and affordable. Grandville Printing Company (GPC), owner of the Nexgen trademark, created a niche in … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Shares its Love for Valentine’s Day and Potato Lover’s Month

Love is in the air this February as Frieda’s Specialty Produce highlights specialty items for Valentine’s Day and Potato Lover’s Month. Romantic ingredients available … Continue reading

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Survey Says American Palates Crave Flavor Intensity and Complexity

Americans are building up a resistance to long-standing, one-dimensional flavors in favor of complex pairings, global ingredients and interesting textures, according to a survey … Continue reading

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Nutrition-Focused Social Platform Provides Healthy Food

In partnership with Guiding Stars and Wellness Layers, Premera Blue Cross has launched Serve it Up!, a free, nutrition-focused social platform that helps people … Continue reading

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Reser’s Fine Foods Returns to Sponsor Matt Kenseth

Joe Gibbs Racing announces that Reser’s Fine Foods and GameStop will return in 2014 to sponsor Matt Kenseth in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs … Continue reading

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Wegmans Food Markets Joins the How2Recycle Label Program

Wegmans Food Markets is the newest participant, and the first grocer, to join the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s How2Recycle Label program. With the addition of … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Announces Three More Ways to Save Program

Weis Markets announced the launch of its Three More Ways to Save program, offering discounts on more than 2,000 products in every store department. … Continue reading

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“What America (Tw)eats” Study Sheds Light on Breakfast Habits

A study conducted by the National “got milk?” Milk Mustache Campaign, in conjunction with the social media analytics firm Crimson Hexagon, found that many … Continue reading

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McCormick For Chefs Expands Grill Mates Portfolio

McCormick For Chefs, the Food Away From Home division of McCormick & Co., is expanding its line of Grill Mates Seasoning Blends. With three … Continue reading

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