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Tozer Seeds to Exclusively Grow Kalettes

Tozer Seeds has entered into exclusive marketing agreements with six companies to grow and market Kalettes, the kale and brussels sprouts hybrid. The companies … Continue reading

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Garry Green Discusses How Sulfur Dioxide Additives Affect Dried Fruit

Garry Green, the president and chief executive officer of Seawind Foods, reveals the effects of utilizing sulfur dioxide when producing dehydrated fruits. Continue reading

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Balance Foods Launches Line of “Smart Snacks”

Balance Foods is launching a line of healthier, better-for-you snacks to serve millions of elementary and high school students across the country. The nine … Continue reading

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Strauss Free-Raised American Grass-Fed Beef Increases Distribution

Strauss Brands and Publix Supermarkets has partnered to offer customers Strauss Free Raised grass fed and finished beef exclusively at over 1,000 Publix stores … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce Takes the ALS Challenge

Potandon Produce is stepping up to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and make a donation to the ALS Association. Steve Ottum, COO at … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines Between Meal and Snack Foods Will Drive Growth of Better-For-You Snack Foods

U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive … Continue reading

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GMA Recognizes Retired Walmart CEO Mike Duke with Hall of Achievement Award

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) presented retired Walmart President and CEO Mike Duke with its 2014 Hall of Achievement Award before more than 400 … Continue reading

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GMA Honors Big Heart Pet Brands and PepsiCo with CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its Advisory Council awarded Big Heart Pet Brands and PepsiCo, Inc. with the 2014 CPG Awards for Innovation … Continue reading

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H-E-B Honored with Political Advocacy Award at NACDS Total Store Expo

Two industry retailers were honored for their political advocacy and grassroots support at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Political Involvement Reception during … Continue reading

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GMDC Whitepaper Focuses On Spring and Summer Seasonal Strategies

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) and its Educational Leadership Council have released the “Seasonal Best Practices, for the New World of Shopping: Part … Continue reading

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Kraft, McDonald’s Bringing McCafé to Retail

McDonald’s and Kraft will be giving coffee lovers across America another reason to enjoy the morning. The two companies announced a collaboration to expand … Continue reading

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Consumers View of Preservatives in Processed Meats

In a side-by-side comparison of ingredient legends for deli-style turkey breast, consumers preferred the shorter list of ingredients featuring propionic acid (57%) versus the … Continue reading

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One in Three Shoppers Will Not Shop This Back-to-School Season

An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research shows that retailers will continue to see the number of back-to-school … Continue reading

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Food Gifts for Personal Enjoyment

Food gifting was once almost exclusively the domain of major holidays, birthdays, and graduations, but modern food gifters are finding reasons to not only … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter, Colgate-Palmolive Donate Four Starlight Tablets to MUSC Children’s Hospital

Harris Teeter and Colgate-Palmolive donated four Starlight Children’s Foundation Tablets to MUSC Children’s Hospital, as well as various items, which appeared on MUSC’s Starlight … Continue reading

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NGA Requests Extension on FSIS Meat-Grinding Rule

The National Grocers Association (NGA), along with the American Meat Institute and the North American Meat Association, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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Cascades Announces Strategic Expansion

Cascades announces the installation of a new tissue converting facility in Wagram, North Carolina. This investment will reorganize and expand the Company’s converting activities in … Continue reading

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Oscar Mayer Ventures into Classic Italian Sandwich

The Oscar Mayer team is introducing  a line of deli meats, Old World Style,  just in time for back-to-school season. With the average American eating 25% … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Announces Fresh Fan Fuel Social Media Promotion

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. will host the “Fresh Fan Fuel” social media promotion to encourage healthy and fresh choices for fall games and … Continue reading

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USDA Raises Awareness for Citrus Health

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a Save Our Citrus, Move It AND Lose It campaign to raise awareness in citrus-producing states … Continue reading

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Saratoga Chips Achieves Triple-Digit Growth

Saratoga Chips has achieved announced significant growth since new owners purchased the company in the summer of 2013. Saratoga Chips sales have grown by … Continue reading

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TransFresh Announces Tectrol Storage Solution for Fresh Blueberries

TransFresh Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiquita Brands, announced that its flagship technology, Tectrol Modified Atmosphere Packaging Systems. Recognized worldwide for delivering an added level of … Continue reading

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Contest Winners Share Love of Georgia Peaches

Georgia Peach fans shared their love for Georgia Peaches by entering two social media contests. As part of a “Pin it to Win it” … Continue reading

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Stemilt Introduces Rushing Rivers as Its New Pear Label

Stemilt is answering consumers’ demands to know where their food comes from with a new label for its pears. The Rushing Rivers label highlights the company’s … Continue reading

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Boomchickapop is Hittin’ the Road

Angie’s Boomchickapop is sending its Boom Tour team on the road. They will travel in a tricked-out, popcorn loaded van that they have affectionately … Continue reading

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