Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

CMI Targets C-Stores with “Go-Go Fresh” Cherry Package

CMI is conducting a limited test of Go-Go Fresh cherries thorough the month of July in select markets and stores. The “Go-Go Fresh” is … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Expands Breakfast Offerings with Launch of Two New Cereals

Barbara’s, known for making cereals and snacks from simple, wholesome ingredients, has expanded its portfolio of Non-GMO Project Verified breakfast options with the addition … Continue reading

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Understanding the Evolution of Customer Engagement

According to new research from ACCENT Marketing, the key to a successful customer engagement strategy on social media is to understand how Facebook, Twitter … Continue reading

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Consumers’ Favorite Gas Stations Are Grocery Stores, Wholesale Clubs

Consumers prefer to fill up their gas tanks at grocery stores and wholesale clubs rather than at traditional gas stations, according to a study … Continue reading

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Summer Cuties Ready for Vacation Months

For the first time, Cuties Clementines and Mandarins from Sun Pacific are now available to retailers during the summer months.  Summer Cuties are making … Continue reading

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Safeway Receives National Animal Welfare Award

Safeway received the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award from The Humane Society of the United States. The grocery chain earned the award for … Continue reading

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FMI Gold Plate Awards Highlights Food Retail Mealtime Programs

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is proud to recognize our retailer and wholesaler members who are helping their customers easily make family mealtime a … Continue reading

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Newcastle Brown Ale Celebrates “Independence Eve”

Every Independence Day, American beer companies festoon their cans with stars and stripes and exploit the nation’s strong sense of patriotism – not to … Continue reading

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Non-GMO Sweet Corn Returning for Limited Time

A variety of non-GMO sweet white corn is returning for a limited time. Introduced in 2011, Amaize Sweet Corn was developed using traditional non-GMO … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Donates to Together in Education Schools

Harris Teeter announced it is donating $675,153.97 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its … Continue reading

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CMI Declares July the Month of Jumbo Cherries

Columbia Marketing International (CMI) has declared July to be the month of jumbo cherries in response to the season’s larger than usual sizing and … Continue reading

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Zero Zone Introduces ColdLoop Subcritical Refrigeration System

The Zero Zone ColdLoop CO2 Subcritical System is now available for food retailers who want a reliable, efficient refrigeration system to cool their food … Continue reading

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Purple Stuff Adds Cherry-Cola Flavor

Funktional Beverages is expanding its line of Purple Stuff. The company’s latest beverage addition to the ‘relaxation category’ is a Cherry Cola that is … Continue reading

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FMI Connect 2014

Thousands of supermarket executives, retail buyers, consultants and other industry officials descended upon Chicago for the FMI/United Fresh/Inter-Bev convention. Continue reading

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IRI Report Finds “Golden Opportunity” with Boomers and Seniors

Accounting for more than 50 percent of CPG spending, the baby boomer/senior market spent more than $200 billion across shopping channels in the last … Continue reading

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Domex Superfresh Growers Sets Their Sights on Washington State Apple Crop

Summer has just begun and there is still more planning and preparation needed to ready the new crop of Washington apples for the fall … Continue reading

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Mann Packing Introduces Snap Pea Sensations Kits

Mann Packing is launching Snap Pea Sensations – a proprietary vegetable kit developed in response to the popularity of complete kits, and the expediential … Continue reading

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Kalettes to Sprout Up in the Produce Aisle this Fall

This fall will bring the arrival of produce’s newest innovation: adorable and versatile Kalettes ­— the green and purple offspring of brussels sprout and … Continue reading

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Hiland Dairy Announces New Products for Summer 2014

Hiland Dairy has announced that it is bringing several new products to store shelves this summer, including multiple varieties and sizes of Greek yogurt … Continue reading

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King & Prince Seafood Launch Sensations Products

King & Prince Seafood announces the addition of three products to the company’s Sensations product line: Jumbo Crab Sensations, Scallop Sensations, and Shrimp Sensations.  … Continue reading

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Pure Flavor’s Support for Healthier Living Earns Awards

In an effort to promote healthy living, Pure Flavor sponsored the Leamington Triathlon and Kids of Steel Triathlon this past weekend. This sponsorship is an … Continue reading

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National Mango Board Mango Bin Program: Back for Another Year

The National Mango Board (NMB) Mango Bin Program is back by popular demand.  In 2013, the NMB introduced high graphic, freestanding mango display bins … Continue reading

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Avocados from Peru Celebrates 4th of July with Monumental Marketing Blitz

The summer’s most celebrated holiday is getting a monumental salute from the Peruvian Avocado Commission (PAC), officials say. A line up of in-store demos, tagged radio … Continue reading

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New GS1 US Initiative Aims to Address Supply Chain and Regulatory Challenges

A new Retail Grocery Initiative facilitated by GS1 US aims to address industry challenges with broad adoption and implementation of GS1 Standards, the most widely used … Continue reading

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New Survey Finds Pet Parents Are Seeking Whole Pet Health Solutions at Grocery

Grocery aisles are filled with all sorts of premium options, from gluten-free products to natural and specialty foods. But pet parents who want those … Continue reading

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