Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Brookshire Grocery Co. Earns GreenChill Achievement Award

For its commitment to environmental stewardship, Tyler, Texas-based regional retailer Brookshire Grocery Co. has been named a recipient of the 2013 Superior Goal Achievement … Continue reading

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Truly Good Foods Unveils Peanut Butter Melts

Truly Good Foods is launching a brand new addition to the popular Dip & Devour line, Peanut Butter Melts. Truly Good Foods has created … Continue reading

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NCA Opens Nomination Period for the 2015 Confectionery Leadership Awards

The National Confectioners Association has opened the nomination period for the 2015 Confectionery Leadership Awards which allow NCA manufacturers and brokers to recognize trade customers who … Continue reading

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Target to Open Smaller-Format Stores in San Francisco Area

Target Corp. announced plans to open two new TargetExpress stores in San Francisco’s Financial District and Berkeley, Calif., in March 2015. Target’s first TargetExpress … Continue reading

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NSF Says Elliott Report a “Significant Step Forward in Safeguarding Food Supply”

The final report of the Elliott Review into the Integrity and Assurance of Food Supply Networks was published September 4th, 2014. Food fraud is … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Launches Seventh Annual Fight Hunger Program

Weis Markets has launched its seventh annual Fight Hunger Program to run throughout Hunger Action Month in September. The program provides food and monetary … Continue reading

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Star Fine Foods Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Star Fine Foods will be donating $25,000, regardless of sales, to Susan G. Komen to support its mission to save lives and end breast … Continue reading

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United Launches Pharmacy Savings Program

The United Family of stores launched MyRxClub, a new membership pharmacy savings program that allows guests to save money on brand name medications, generic … Continue reading

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C&S Wholesale Grocers Appoints Joseph Schena to EVP, CFO

C&S Wholesale Grocers today announced it has appointed Joseph J. Schena as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer effective September 29, 2014. Schena’s appointment … Continue reading

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Whole Kids Foundation Kicks Off Growing Healthy Kids Campaign

Whole Kids Foundation is kicking off back-to-school season with a goal of raising $3 million to fund salad bars and gardens for schools and … Continue reading

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Getting Out the Organic Message

It’s party time at the Organic Trade Association. For 10. Straight. Days. And everyone’s invited. September is “Organic Month,” and OTA and its member … Continue reading

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Planning for a Digital Future

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies need to plan for a “1-5-10” market in the United States during the next five years, in which digital’s … Continue reading

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6th Annual Jerry Maahs Memorial Golf Outing Supports Lymphoma Research

The 6th Annual Jerry Maahs Memorial Golf Outing held on Aug. 9 at Ironwood Golf Course raised more than $100,000 for the Leukemia & … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Kicks Off Annual Hunger Action Month

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company is kicking off Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month by asking customers to join in its mission to share … Continue reading

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GMA’s Ingredients Initiative

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced a five-part initiative that will advance the procedures used to assess the safety of ingredients used in food … Continue reading

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Giant/Martin’s Takes Action Against Hunger

In recognition of Hunger Action Month this September, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets are asking customers to join them in the fight … Continue reading

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The John Morrell Food Group to Support No Kid Hungry

The John Morrell Food Group (JMFG), a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, and Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. are teaming up to support Share Our Strength’s … Continue reading

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Lindar Introduces Tamper-Obvious Cake Packaging

LINDAR Corporation released a selection of tamper obvious packaging, including two-piece pie and cake containers. They are the first of their kind in the food … Continue reading

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Avocados from Mexico Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) is kicking off its 2014-2105 retail promotional activity this Hispanic Heritage Month with “Échale al Asador” (Toss it on the … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for 2015 PBH Conference

Registration for PBH’s 2015 Annual Conference is now open. The conference is scheduled for March 16-18, 2015 at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, Arizona. The event unites … Continue reading

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NMB’s Consumer Research Provides Insights on Shopper Behavior

The National Mango Board (NMB) conducts ongoing consumer research to explore consumer awareness, knowledge about mangos, buying habits, barriers to purchase and many other … Continue reading

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Fresh Origins Products Receive Innovation Award

America’s grower of Microgreens and Edible Flowers, Fresh Origins was recently honored at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo receiving second place in the People’s … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Lee Rhoades

Lee Rhoades, COO of BÄRO North America, says making lighting decisions can be overwhelming for retailers.   Tell us about BÄRO and its mission as … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Julia Kadison

Julia Kadison, CEO at MilkPEP, says the Great American Milk Drive is designed to deliver milk to families that need it most. Tell us … Continue reading

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Food Forum: The next generation of “fast” food

The home delivery of prepared meals may be the way of the future for grocers. By Susan Lee The business of food is facing … Continue reading

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