Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

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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Food Forum: A meaty issue

Organic and natural offerings are becoming must-haves in the meat department. By Brian Diffenderfer As consumers become increasingly concerned about healthier living and “better … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Packaged salads

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Tops Markets

This May, Tops Markets opened a new prototype in the Rochester, N.Y. suburb of Irondequoit. The store marks a renewed emphasis by Tops in … Continue reading

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AgroAmerica Launches One Banana Brand in the N.A. Market

AgroAmerica is introducing it latest venture to the North American and European markets: ONE. The Better Banana Company. One Banana will be available for … Continue reading

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September is Fruits & Veggies Month

September is Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Month and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is celebrating with a ‘Fuel Up with Every Form’ toolkit … Continue reading

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Randy Houser, Eckrich and John Morrell Food Group Give Back to Community

Platinum-selling country music artist Randy Houser joined Eckrich and John Morrell Food Group at its Sioux Falls, S.D., facility to donate 12,350 pounds of … Continue reading

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Tribe Offers Single-Serve Hummus and Pita Chips

Tribe is feeding the growing consumer desire for healthier grab-and-go snack options with a new, single-serving To Go pack. Each pack contains a pre-portioned … Continue reading

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Ruan Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Steve Chapman, Ruan Transportation Management Systems’ chief executive officer, has named Ben McLean president and chief operating officer of Ruan Transportation Management Systems. Since … Continue reading

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