Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

PBH Meets with Let’s Move Initiative

  Hockessin, Del. – Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) was among several members of the National Fruit & Vegetable Alliance who met with … Continue reading

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General Mills Announces LEED Gold Certified Industrial Building

MINNEAPOLIS – (May 2010) – General Mills’ new, 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center in Social Circle, Ga., promotes efficiency inside and out. The company announced … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets Receives Award From International Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

  WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.  - Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, has been honored by the … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp. Receives Exceptional Employer Award

  Keasbey, NJ (May 19, 2010) – Wakefern Food Corp. has been chosen as the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Harold R. Hawkey Exceptional … Continue reading

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Food and Beverage Manufacturers Pledging to Reduce 1.5 Trillion Calories By 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America in announcing … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Unveils “Diabetes Advantedge” Program to Help Customers Manage Diabetes with Medication, Diet and Lifestyle

  (SCHENECTADY) – Price Chopper has launched a comprehensive integrated diabetes management program — Diabetes AdvantEdge – which will give diabetes patients more access … Continue reading

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Walmart Commits $2 Billion to Help End Hunger in the U.S.

  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced a $2 billion cash and in-kind commitment today, stepping up efforts to help end hunger … Continue reading

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FMI Statement on U.S. Senate’s Approval of Durbin’s Interchange Fee Amendment

ARLINGTON, VA – The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement from Leslie G. Sarasin, president and chief executive officer, on the Senate’s … Continue reading

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Shoppers Surf for Food Deals Online: Deloitte Consumer Food Safety Survey

NEW YORK – Consumers, hungry for deals and discounts on food purchases, are increasingly turning to online tools to fill their grocery bags for … Continue reading

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American Meat Institute, Food Marketing Institute and United Fresh Produce Association to Co-Locate Shows in 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Meat Institute (AMI), the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), and the United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) announced the co-location … Continue reading

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Food Workers Union Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

WASHINGTON, DC - The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) joined in a lawsuit filed in federal court challenging the constitutionality of Arizona’s recently … Continue reading

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FMI Announces Grand Prize Winners of Store Manager Awards Competition

LAS VEGAS, NV —  The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the Grand Prize winners of the 11th Annual Store Manager Awards at FMI 2010, … Continue reading

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BI-LO Supermarkets Selects KSS Retail to Optimize Regular and Promotional Pricing

Florham Park, N.J. — BI-LO Supermarkets of Greenville, S.C. has selected KSS Retail as the grocer’s new provider of price modeling, forecasting and price … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Retailers Selected for Top Industry Award

The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc. announced the Outstanding Specialty Food Retailers of 2010. They are: Bi-Rite Market, San Francisco; Hubbell … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Helps Wounded Warriors

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. is partnering with two of its vendors, Niagara Bottling and Silver Springs Bottled Water, to raise funds to help veterans injured … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Helps Schools

Quincy, Mass.-based Stop & Shop will distribute $1 million to local schools on behalf of Stop & Shop and its A+ Bonus Bucks shoppers. … Continue reading

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Biofuels Policy Has Damaged Turkey Industry

Washington, D.C. – National Turkey Federation (NTF) President Joel Brandenberger told a committee from The National Academies that the current U.S. biofuels policy has … Continue reading

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Post-Recession Marketplace on Upswing

New York, — Consumer confidence and economic optimism are on the upswing in the first half of 2010,accompanied by new opportunities for marketers and … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee, Casey’s To Sponsor Another Honor Flight

DES MOINES, IA – Officials with Hy-Vee, Inc. and Casey’s General Stores today announced plans to jointly sponsor another Honor Flight trip for military veterans. The announcement came at … Continue reading

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FDA Takes Steps to Increase Safety of Foods During Transport

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is asking commercial food transporters to follow new guidance the agency is issuing to reduce the chances of … Continue reading

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PCC Natural Markets is first gluten-free endorsed retailer in the nation

(Seattle, Wash.) The commitment of PCC Natural Markets (PCC), the nation’s largest natural foods retail cooperative, to responding to the needs of consumers unable … Continue reading

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NFRA Ice Cream & Novelties Promotion Features Retail Display Contest, Mr. Food Partnership, and Coupon Giveaway

Harrisburg, PA – The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) is heating up the annual Summer Favorites Ice Cream & Novelties Promotion with … Continue reading

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Fresh Food Forum: A matter of trust

Canada is the only country in North America with a mandatory national cattle identification program. By Marty Carpenter A survey among U.S. beef buyers … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: Open communication

A simple coupon may have changed the way one consumer shops for HBC items. Retailers take note. I certainly did. By Seth Mendelson I … Continue reading

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