Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Dos Equis Reveals ‘Game Within The Game’ Winter Consumer Program

WHITE PLAINS, NY – Dos Equis, is revealing the brand’s most interesting Game within the Game January through March consumer program designed to capture … Continue reading

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General Mills to Reduce Sugar in Cereals

Minneapolis (Dec. 9, 2009) – General Mills announced today a public commitment to reduce sugar in cereals advertised to children to single-digit grams of … Continue reading

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Survey: Fewer than 10% of U.S. Consumers Dislike Grocery Shopping

In today’s economy, U.S. consumers continue to feed on a back-to-basics and a “more meals at home” mentality. With consumers across all incomes looking … Continue reading

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Kroger and Murray’s Cheese Expand Partnership

Murray’s Cheese, and The Kroger Co. expand their existing partnership and announce that they will open 50 Murray’s Cheese cut-and-wrap specialty cheese departments in … Continue reading

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Industry survey to provide feedback on Produce Traceability Initiative

Newark, Del. – One year after the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) Steering Committee unveiled its action plan to enhance the produce industry’s traceability capability, … Continue reading

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Delhaize Group Launches New Strategic Plan

BRUSSELS, Belgium, December 3, 2009 – Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB – NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, today at the occasion of … Continue reading

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Grocery Manufacturers Step Up Investment in Sustainability

New research from food and grocery expert IGD reveals that 85% of manufacturers have either stepped up their investment in sustainability or kept it … Continue reading

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IRI Report Reveals Better-for-You CPG Products Spawn Growth in Recessionary Times

CHICAGO  – Americans continue to have a love-hate relationship with building and maintaining healthy eating and living habits. The Centers for Disease Control reports … Continue reading

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NPD Reports on the Future of Eating

December 2, 2009 — Each generation will make a distinctive mark on how and what Americans will be eating in 10 years, according to … Continue reading

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Connecting with customers

With technology budgets remaining slim for the foreseeable future, supermarket chains don’t have the luxury of adding technology simply for the sake of being … Continue reading

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One on One with… Carlo M. Govia

Grocery Headquarters: What are some of the things driving consumers, retailers and consumer goods companies to digital promotions?Carlo M. Govia: For consumers, the transaction … Continue reading

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DOLE NAMES AMERICA’S TOP SALAD CITIES

An internal study, conducted by Dole Fresh Vegetables of Monterey, Calif., named 21 markets as “Top Salad Cities” in the United States.  This means … Continue reading

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Fresh & Easy Set New Benchmark for Energy Efficiency

Minneapolis, November 30, 2009 – Verisae, Inc. announced today that Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, the U.S. arm of Tesco, is reporting energy consumption … Continue reading

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Talking shop with… STEVE WARD

Grocery Headquarters: What are Heineken USA’s primary objectives with the category?Steve Ward: We are very focused on helping retailers maximize the opportunity with the … Continue reading

Seeking remedies

Pharmacies—including those in supermarkets, mass merchants and traditional drug stores—are situated on average within about five miles of all Americans. This proximity places pharmacies … Continue reading

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United Fresh Produce Inspection Training Course Returns for 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Fresh Research & Education Foundation’s popular Produce Inspection Training Program is back for three more courses in 2010. These … Continue reading

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Mintel Predicts 2010 CPG Trends

Chicago (November 17, 2009)–What will the breakthrough new products of next year be? Most likely something recognizable…with a twist. The trend experts at Mintel … Continue reading

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Safeway to Offer iPura from Global Food Technologies

SAN RAMON, CA — Global Food Technologies (“GFT”), a California-based life science company specializing in food safety, today announced the commencement of deliveries of … Continue reading

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FDA To Look Into Safety of Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages

The Food and Drug Administration notified nearly 30 manufacturers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages that it intends to look into the safety and legality of … Continue reading

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ShopRite & MyWebGrocer Launch iPhone App

Colchester, VT –MyWebGrocer and ShopRite supermarkets have teamed up to launch a pioneering new Apple iPhone and iTouch Application called ShopRite Weekly Specials. The … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Annual Holiday Giving Campaign to Feed Over One Million People in Need in Southern California

SAN BERNARDINO, /PRNewswire/ — Stater Bros., in conjunction with its charitable arm Stater Bros. Charities, is launching an urgently needed campaign to help local … Continue reading

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FDA Issues 2009 FDA Food Code

The Food and Drug Administration today announced the publication of the new FDA Food Code, a model code and reference document that provides a … Continue reading

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Target Introduces Archer Farms Simply Balanced

Target introduces Archer Farms Simply Balanced, a new food collection built around better-for-you nutrition that’s budget friendly. Archer Farms Simply Balanced includes more than … Continue reading

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