Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Saucy tomatoes

New varieties and the shift to more greenhouse production are giving a boost to the category. By Nora Caley It has been a tough … Continue reading

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All aboard!

Commodity boards come in a range of shapes, sizes and purposes, but they share a focus on helping retailers build sales. By Carol Radice … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Nielsen: Nine Out of Ten U.S. Consumers to Watch Super Bowl at Home

  SCHAUMBURG, IL, February 1, 2010 – The great majority of U.S. households — 9 out of 10 – say they will be watching … Continue reading

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Walmart Leverages Global Scale to Lower Costs of Goods, Accelerate Speed to Market, Improve Quality of Products

BENTONVILLE, Ark., PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced today a number of related events that position the company to leverage its global scale to … Continue reading

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Target Launches Giada De Laurentiis for Target Kitchen Gear and Specialty Food Collection

MINNEAPOLIS (January 2010) – This winter, Target launches Giada De Laurentiis for Target, an exclusive line of affordable cookware products and specialty food items … Continue reading

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IRI Analyzes 15 Years of New Product Pacesetter Products

CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2010 – A special edition of IRI Times & Trends, “15 Years of New Product Pacesetters: Excellence in Innovation Drives CPG … Continue reading

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Target Eliminates Farmed Salmon From All Target Stores

MINNEAPOLIS – Target today announces that it has eliminated all farmed salmon from its fresh, frozen, and smoked seafood offerings in Target stores nationwide. … Continue reading

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Southwind Farms

Tops Friendly Markets Acquisition of Penn Traffic Assets Approved By Court

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. -Tops Friendly Markets, the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania, today announced … Continue reading

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Expert Panel Reviews Scientific Information On Saturated Fats

CHICAGO, IL, [January 25, 2010] – A multidisciplinary panel of nutrition and clinical experts convened in late 2008 to review the science around possible … Continue reading

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Health Starts Here Launches At Whole Foods Market

AUSTIN, Texas. – To help shoppers and Team Members who want to improve their health easily and naturally, Whole Foods Market, a leader in … Continue reading

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Food & drink product launches decline during 2009 recession

Chicago (January 26, 2010)—The economic slump paid its toll on US food and drink manufacturers in 2009, according to a recent review of Mintel’s … Continue reading

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GMA Urges Senate to Vote on Food Safety Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a joint letter to Senate Leadership, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and 17 other organizations today urged the Senate to … Continue reading

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Catalina Marketing’s Weight-Management Study Profiles Shopping Habits of Health-Conscious Consumers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Catalina Marketing, which powers the Pointer Media Network, one of the world’s largest print media and consumer-driven marketing vehicles, released … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions To Offer Specialty Pharmacy Services

WEST DES MOINES, IA – A leading retail pharmacy chain has teamed with one of the nation’s largest privately-owned specialty pharmacies to form a … Continue reading

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Schnucks Pharmacies to Offer Free Prescription Prenatal Vitamins

ST. LOUIS – Approximately 3,000 babies in the U.S. are born with brain/spinal cord defects each year.  According to the March of Dimes, 70 … Continue reading

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Delhaize Group Announces New U.S. Structure to Streamline Support Functions for U.S. Banners

SCARBOROUGH, Maine; SALISBURY, N.C.; and TAMPA, Fla., — Delhaize Group today announced a new organizational structure for its U.S. operations focused on creating a … Continue reading

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Food Lion Banners and Bottom Dollar Food Donate to Haiti Earthquake Relief

SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion, Bloom, Harveys, Reid’s and Bottom Dollar Food announced today a $50,000 American Red Cross donation to assist victims of … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets Bid To Acquire Penn Traffic

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. -Tops Friendly Markets, the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania, today announced … Continue reading

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Albertsons Launches Albertsons Wellbeing Online Community

FULLERTON, Calif., Jan 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Albertsons, a SUPERVALU (NYSE: SVU) company, today launched a new online community, AlbertsonsWellbeing.com, that will provide … Continue reading

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7-Eleven, Inc. Climbs to No. 3 Spot In Entrepreneur Magazine’s 31st Annual Franchise 500

Dallas (Vocus/PRWEB ) January 12, 2010 — 7-Eleven, Inc. has earned the No. 3 spot on Entrepreneur magazine annual Franchise 500®, which ranks top … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Launches Premium Vodka

Bentonville, AR – Sam’s Club introduces a first this month in 241 locations with the addition of a private label Member’s Mark ultra premium … Continue reading

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FDA Ends Maryland Seafood Processor’s Pattern of Sanitary Violations

The FDA today announced that a Maryland seafood processor delivering fresh, frozen, and ready-to-eat seafood in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, and Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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Marsh Partners with Spire

Indianapolis, Ind.—In an effort to become a consumer centric retailer in everything they do, Marsh Supermarkets has partnered with analytic services firm Spire to … Continue reading

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The Organic Trade Association opens its first D.C. office

Washington, D.C. -  The Organic Trade Association (OTA), headquartered in Greenfield, Massachusetts, has opened its first Washington, D.C., office in the Hall of the States … Continue reading

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