Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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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Heineken USA Brings Back “Beers of Mexico” Winter Fiesta

Heineken USA announces the return of its popular Beers of Mexico variety pack, with the addition of limited edition Dos Equis Invierno. Invierno joins … Continue reading

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WP Rawl Expands Line of Nature’s Green Kale Chips

WP Rawl has introduced two flavors to its line of Nature’s Greens kale chip kits, Cajun Spice and BBQ. With the new flavors available … Continue reading

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Canadian Produce Industry Could Lose Preferential Status U.S. Markets

Canadian fresh fruit and vegetables suppliers will soon lose preferential status when exporting to the United States, if the Canadian government fails to follow … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Supports Nationwide Hunger Relief Efforts

C.H. Robinson and recently rebranded produce division, Robinson Fresh, utilized their strengths to support two important nationwide hunger-relief efforts. In recognition of a unique … Continue reading

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Kroger Headquarters Partners with Yoplait and Goes Pink

Kroger and Yoplait celebrate partnering together for the fifth year with the annual Sharing Courage campaign. Kroger representatives will illuminate its headquarters pink to … Continue reading

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Jamba Juice Launches Cold Pressed Juice Line

Jamba is expanding is offerings with a line of cold-pressed juices. Made from wholesome fruit and vegetables, the juices are available in 12-ounce bottles … Continue reading

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Baltimore Businesses Encourage Kids to ‘eat brighter!’

Baltimore-area businesses are taking the lead in a national ‘eat brighter!’ movement to inspire young children and their families to eat more fresh produce. … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Reserve Launches “Never Settle” Fall Promotion

This fall, Tyson Fresh Meats is helping consumers celebrate fall with beef and pork roasts through a new Chairman’s Reserve Premium Meats “Never Settle” … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Foundation Announces Embrace Hunger Relief Day

The Specialty Food Foundation is staging its first-ever volunteer event, Embrace Hunger Relief Day. On October 10, 2014, specialty food professionals across the U.S. … Continue reading

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Domex Superfresh Raises Money for Youth Center

Domex Superfresh Growers hosted the Journey of Hope Golf Classic to benefit the Madison House Community Youth Center operated by the Union Gospel Mission … Continue reading

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Garden Cut Updates Branding and Label Design

Garden Cut, a brand of Indianapolis Fruit Company, has updated its branding and label design for its pre-cut and ready-to-use products in retail stores, … Continue reading

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Pure Flavor Sends its Peppers into Outer Space

Pure Flavor is excited to announce that the company is providing greenhouse grown bell peppers for the crew members of the International Space Station … Continue reading

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Fresh and Value-Added Produce Show Dollar Sales Growth

Fresh and value-added produce experienced dollar gains in the second quarter of 2014, resulting in produce department average weekly dollar sales increases by 4.5 … Continue reading

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Angie’s Boomchickapop Brings Organic Popcorn to Hungry Snackers

Angie’s Boomchickapop, makers of one of the nation’s fastest growing brands of natural popcorn, introduces its Organic Sea Salt & Vinegar and Organic Maple … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association Adds New Retailer Network Committee Members

The Specialty Food Association announces the election of four members to its Retailer Network Committee. Those serving on the committee are members of the … Continue reading

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Albertsons, Safeway Name Senior Leadership Team

Albertsons and Safeway announced the new senior leadership team and division leaders  for the combined company that will take effect upon the closing of … Continue reading

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NGA Looking to Restore Traditional Work Week

The National Grocers Association (NGA) joined with several organizations representing hundreds of thousands of employers and tens of millions of employees to launch the … Continue reading

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