Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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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A Dynamic Duo: The Quaker Oats Man and the Milk Mustache

For the first time since 1877, the Quaker Oats Man, affectionately known as Larry, is donning a new accessory – the iconic Milk Mustache. … Continue reading

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A&P Partners with Wells Fargo to Refinance Its Credit Facilities

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) announced that it completed the refinancing of its existing senior debt on terms favorable to … Continue reading

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ConTech Lighting’s Mini 02 Recessed Multiple

ConTech Lighting now offers the Mini 02 Recessed Multiple. It is available in single to four head units and its new construction housing design … Continue reading

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Organic Consumers Kicks Off ‘Factory Farm Free Friday’ Campaign

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) has launched a “Factory Farm Free Friday” pledge, calling on consumers to boycott meat, eggs and dairy from factory … Continue reading

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Food Lion to Feed Families in Need

Food Lion is partnering with its customers to help solve hunger by launching specially marked Food Lion Feeds bagged apples for sale in its … Continue reading

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Four Flavors of Uncle Si’s Available in Retail

Four refreshing flavors of Uncle Si’s Iced Tea are now available at retail in more than 18 states across the country. Now available are the … Continue reading

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StarKist to Support the Wounded Warrior Project

StarKist is joining forces with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) by pledging $100,000 in support of the non-profit organization’s mission to honor and empower our … Continue reading

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Absolut Launches Limited Edition Andy Warhol Bottle

Absolut Vodka announced the Limited Edition Andy Warhol bottle, a design celebrating the brand’s collaboration with Andy Warhol. The offering embodies the brand’s commitment … Continue reading

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Armour Announces Partnership with STOMP Out Bullying

Just in time for the new school year, Armour, the maker of LunchMakers and BreakfastMakers, is joining forces with STOMP Out Bullying, the leading … Continue reading

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CMI Rolls Out Pouch Bag of Sweet Gourmet Pears

CMI’s Sweet Gourmet Pears program drove almost $900,000 in incremental dollars in a test with a major U.S. retailer, according to the company. With … Continue reading

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Hidden Villa Ranch Expands Specialty Production

Hidden Villa Ranch is addressing a major problem in the specialty egg industry by committing to add 600,000 birds over the next year for … Continue reading

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Domex Superfresh Growers Launches #EatApples Sweepstakes

Domex Superfresh Growers continues to provide retailers with innovative tools to connect with consumers with the launch of a social media promotion called “Your … Continue reading

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PMA Fresh Summit Welcomes University Students

More than 40 students from 13 universities will join 20,000+ fresh produce and floral industry members in Anaheim, California this October for the PMA … Continue reading

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The Jolly Llama Company Announces Line of Dairy-Free Coconut Cream Pops

The Jolly Llama Company announced a line of dairy-free Coconut Cream Pops in Dark Chocolate and Mint Chocolate Chip flavors, both made with fair … Continue reading

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Online Marketplace Launched to Advance Retail Industry Innovation

The Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) announced an online platform for the supermarket industry. The CART … Continue reading

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Toolkit Helps Grocery Retailers Promote Beef

The Beef Checkoff is offering a new toolkit to help supermarket retailers and their on-staff registered dietitians make their store a health and wellness … Continue reading

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Mariano’s Opens Latest Location

This month, Roundy’s opened a branch of its Mariano’s Fresh Market banner in Oak Lawn. Located at 11000 S. Cicero Avenue, near the corner … Continue reading

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State Garden Launches Simple Beginnings Celery Hearts Line

State Garden is expanding its Simple Beginnings conventional produce line with the addition of 10-ounce celery heart bags and 20-ounce celery heart trays. The new products … Continue reading

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Earthbound Farm Celebrates 30 Years in 30 Days

Earthbound Farm is celebrating its 30th birthday throughout the month of September. Officially launched on September 1, “Eat What You Are” celebrates the personality pillars … Continue reading

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Beef Checkoff Offers “Go Tasty, Go Lean” Retail Toolkit

The Beef Checkoff is now offering a toolkit to help supermarket retailers and their on-staff registered dietitians make their store a health and wellness … Continue reading

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Kellogg Returns Kashi Brands to Stand-Alone Business

The Kellogg Company is returning Kashi and its family of brands – Kashi, Bear Naked and Stretch Island Fruit Co. – to its roots, delivering … Continue reading

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Star Ranch Angus Beef Promotion is About “100% Dedication”

This fall Tyson Fresh Meats is promoting Star Ranch Angus beef and its 100% dedication to delivering juicy, tender and flavorful All. American. Beef. … Continue reading

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Paramount Citrus Honored by United Fresh

The United Fresh Produce Association honored Paramount Citrus as the Produce Industry Advocate of the Year earlier this week at The Washington Conference. Paramount … Continue reading

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Starbucks Single Origin Debuts in US Supermarkets

Starting this September, Starbucks is expanding its CPG coffee portfolio with three single origin coffees – Guatemala Laguna de Ayarza, Rwanda Rift Valley, and Timor Mount … Continue reading

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