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Food Forum: The personalization of protein

Consumers are moving beyond meat and seeking alternative protein sources. By Colin Stewart From the 1990s Atkins diet to the South Beach diet, and … Continue reading

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New World Pasta offers busy cooks a helping hand

Two names in the New World Pasta family of brands have introduced new pasta products designed to help lovers of baked pasta create a … Continue reading

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MountainKing Potatoes Rolls Out New Display Units

MountainKing Potatoes has taken another step toward helping retailers boost impulse sales, reduce in-store labor and compliment ad features with new, high-graphic display units. … Continue reading

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Fireman’s Brew Now Distributed in Michigan and at Fresh & Easy

Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two firefighters, announced a partnership with Great Lakes Wines & Spirits to distribute its … Continue reading

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Atlantic Natural Foods Acquires Loma Linda Brand

Atlantic Natural Foods (ANF) announced the acquisition of the Loma Linda brand of canned shelf stable alternative meat analog products. ANF will also license … Continue reading

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Kraft Goes In Search of America’s Most Passionate Hockey Town

Kraft will celebrate the passion and unity of hockey communities like never before with the launch of Kraft Hockeyville 2015 on both sides of … Continue reading

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Avocados from Mexico Will Unveil “Made With Love” Campaign

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) will be sharing the love at the upcoming 2014 Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit Exposition in Anaheim, Calif., and … Continue reading

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Convenient, Healthy and Creative/New Are Watchwords in the Branded Refrigerated Meals and Meat Market

Major trends in the category of branded refrigerated meals and meats products are centered on making products more convenient, healthier, and more creative or … Continue reading

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Veggie Patch Teams Up with Celebrity Chef Cindi Avila

Veggie Patch, a brand of healthy vegetable-based snacks and entrees, has teamed up with  vegetarian chef Cindi Avila to serve as the brand spokesperson … Continue reading

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ZICO Introduces Chilled Premium Coconut Water & Juice Blends

Described as a first-of-its-kind coconut water-based product, ZICO Chilled Premium Coconut Water & Juice Blends (ZICO Chilled Juices) brings together chilled coconut water with … Continue reading

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NMB Announces Mango Mania Display Contest Winners

The National Mango Board (NMB) has announced the winners of the Mango Mania Display Contest and reports an increase of 138% mango volume amongst … Continue reading

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Schnucks Pharmacies to Offer Four Breast Cancer Medications for Only $9

As part of its new Women’s Wellness initiative, representatives of Schnucks Pharmacies announced that four different oral breast cancer medications (Letrozole, Megestrol, Anastrozole and … Continue reading

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Sprite Launches New Flavor to “Berry” Up the Holidays

With a chill in the air and the holidays around the corner, people across the country are working up a thirst for the tastes … Continue reading

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Carl Buddig and the Chicago Blackhawks Score Partnership

For a second year, Carl Buddig & Co. is sponsoring Chicago’s hometown favorite, the Chicago Blackhawks, with a multimedia marketing campaign throughout the 2014-15 … Continue reading

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The Industry Celebrates the Second National Kale Day

National Kale Day is upon us. Launched in 2013 by Dr. Drew Ramsey and Chef Jennifer Iserloh, National Kale Day is held on the … Continue reading

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J.D. Power Reports: Pharmacists and Staff Play Increasingly Important Roles in Customer Satisfaction

Pharmacist and staff interactions with customers are increasingly important drivers of satisfaction and share of wallet for both brick and mortar as well as … Continue reading

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Dollar Stores See Increase—NPD Group

Dollar store shopping visits were up 14 percent this past retail quarter (May 2014 – July 2014), in a brick-and-mortar market that was down … Continue reading

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Sugar Foods Partners with Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar

Sugar Foods Corp. has joined with Pu’unene, Hawaii-based Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co., Hawaii’s sole producer of raw and specialty sugar, to launch 100% … Continue reading

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POM Wonderful Launches Antioxidant Super Teas

POM Wonderful is powering up the produce aisle with new Antioxidant Super Teas in varieties Pomegranate Lemonade Tea, Pomegranate Sweet Tea and Pomegranate Honey … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Introduces Line of Ready-To-Use Soups for Cooking

Campbell Soup Company is introducing Campbell’s Soups for Easy Cooking, a line of pourable, ready-to-use soups. Inspired by Campbell’s iconic Cream of Mushroom and Cream of … Continue reading

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NGA Presents U.S. Senators with Champion of Independent Grocers Award

The National Grocers Association recently presented U. S. Senators Roy Blunt from Missouri, John Boozman from Arkansas, and Mitch McConnell from Kentucky its Champion … Continue reading

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7,000 Families Took PFK’s Power Your Lunchbox Pledge

The Power Your Lunchbox Pledge by Produce for Kids, which ran from Aug. 11 through Sept. 15, encouraged families to pack healthier lunchboxes this … Continue reading

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Lance Introduces Improved Line of Whole Grain Cracker Sandwiches

Lance announced its improved line of Whole Grain cracker sandwiches, now with 11 grams of whole grains in each package. The three Whole Grain … Continue reading

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