Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Luvo Signs On to Sponsor the Bronx Bombers

Luvo, the lifestyle food brand, announced that they have signed a comprehensive sponsorship with the New York Yankees.  Derek Jeter, Luvo’s brand development officer/partner, … Continue reading

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GMA Calls VT GMO Labeling Law “Step in the Wrong Direction”

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has issued the following statement in response to the movement of HB 112, a bill that would require mandatory labeling … Continue reading

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Hormel Foods Introduces Hormel Compleats Breakfast

To address the needs of time-starved consumers, Hormel Foods has introduced Hormel Compleats breakfast, a line of convenient, hearty breakfast meals ready in just 60 seconds. … Continue reading

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Grocery Retailers Grow with Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware, the hardware cooperative, has plans to open 750 new independently owned stores domestically over the next five years, company officials announce. Ace’s … Continue reading

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Organic Consumers Association Issues Statement on Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

By a vote of 28 to two, the Vermont state senate passed H.112, a bill to require mandatory labeling of foods sold in Vermont that … Continue reading

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Post Holdings Set to Acquire Michael Foods

Michael Foods announced that Post Holdings  intends to acquire the company and its related entities for $2.45 billion. The acquisition is expected to be … Continue reading

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Hot and Cold Breakfast Cereals are Heating Up, Packaged Facts Reports

“Cold and Hot Breakfast Cereals in the U.S.,” a new report from Packaged Facts, assesses the obstacles facing U.S. marketers of cold, or ready-to-eat, … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Introduces Premium Heirloom Sweet Red Onion

Baloian Farms has expanded its line of high-quality produce with the launch of their premium heirloom onion, Sophia la Rosa. Grown exclusively in California’s … Continue reading

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F&S Produce Acheives SQF 2000 Level 3 for the 5th Year

F&S Produce Company once again achieved SQF 2000 Level 3, the highest level of SQF (Safe Quality Food) Certification, for its complete line of … Continue reading

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Mushroom Council Launches Swap It or Top It Display Contest

The Mushroom Council’s first ever Summer Retail Display Contest taking place in June 2014. To participate, retailers have to build a mushroom display in June utilizing … Continue reading

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Reichel Foods Expands Dippin’ Stix Line

Fresh‐cut produce snack producer Reichel Foods introduces four single-serve products to its line of Dippin’ Stix. Apples & Caramel with Greek Yogurt chips; Apples … Continue reading

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Giant and Martin’s Customers Donate $600,000 to Local Hunger Relief

Customers at Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets donated a record-breaking $607,035 at the checkout to support local hunger relief efforts through the … Continue reading

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Newcastle’s Bombshell Blonde Ale & Its Bombshell are Back for Summer

If you’re trying to get people to buy a great-tasting summer seasonal beer, it helps to have an attractive woman on the packaging, industry … Continue reading

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Food Industry Alliance Publishes Toolkit for Reducing Food Waste

An alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the … Continue reading

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United Fresh Focuses on Employer Responsibilities Under the Affordable Care Act

United Fresh is offering a webinar to help produce industry employers prepare for compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The … Continue reading

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Airius Wins Innovation Award for Environmental Technology

Airius Europe received the Innovation Award for Environmental Technology at the Environmental and Energy Awards 2014. The awards, one of the highest accolades for … Continue reading

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Supermarket Chef Showdown 25 Finalists to Compete Live at FMI Connect

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has announced the 25 finalists for the Supermarket Chef Showdown, the food retail industry’s competition for culinary talent. The finals, … Continue reading

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Mary’s Gone Crackers Unveils New Look and Package Design

Mary’s Gone Crackers, producer of organic, vegan and gluten free foods, has announced the introduction of a new brand identity. The new look will be launched … Continue reading

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Pink Lady Joins Everfresh Premier Varietals

Everfresh Premier Varietals line of all-natural apple juices welcomes a new flavor: Pink Lady. The Everfresh line is a 100% juice line that showcases … Continue reading

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Organic Alexander Lucas Pears Coming to Market

Organic Alexander Lucas pears are back this spring, brought to the North American market by Viva Tierra Organic. The heirloom variety has a dedicated … Continue reading

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Ahold USA Hosts Nutrition Education Days

As part of its ongoing commitment to help customers achieve healthier lifestyles, Ahold USA recently hosted two nutrition education days on April 8 & … Continue reading

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Vermont Soap Expands Organic Collection

Organic soap maker Vermont Soap has expanded its certified organic soap collection to include new scents for its Aromatherapy Air Fresheners, Castile Liquid Soaps, Foaming Hand Soaps and Bath … Continue reading

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Teton Waters Ranch Introduces 100% Grass-fed Beef

Teton Waters Ranch launches eight new 100% grass-fed links and ground beef products. Just in time for the grilling season, the line of products … Continue reading

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Safeway Receives Military Officers Association of America’s Distinguished Service Award

Safeway was selected to receive the 2014 Military Officers Association of America’s (MOAA) Distinguished Service Award, which honors individuals or organizations for their strong … Continue reading

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Wegmans Builds Cheese Caves

Wegmans Food Markets will begin full operations at its Cheese Caves, a high-tech building that mimics the environments of famed cheese caves in Europe … Continue reading

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