Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Avocados from Mexico is “Hungry for Football”

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) announced it will partner with Ro*Tel, a ConAgra Foods brand, for its “Hungry for Football” promotion. The promotion is designed … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Introduces Salted Caramel Brownie Bliss

Weight Watchers Sweet Baked Goods is introducing the Brownie Bliss flavor, Salted Caramel. The chocolate brownie layered with caramel is only 90 calories and a PointsPlus value … Continue reading

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Jennie-O Expands Deli Products

Jennie-O brand will expand its line of reduced sodium deli items, which offer consumers oven roasted deli turkey options with 50% less sodium, according … Continue reading

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Wholly Guacamole Encourages Fans to “Guac it Forward”

This September 16, the makers of Wholly Guacamole brand, America’s No. 1 selling branded pre-made guacamole, will celebrate National Guacamole Day by giving back … Continue reading

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Whole Foods, Instacart Partner to Offer One-hour Delivery in 15 Major Cities

Whole Foods Market and one-hour grocery delivery service Instacart announced a new partnership that enables customers to have Whole Foods Market products delivered in … Continue reading

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Driscoll’s Awards Grant to Whole Kids Foundation

Driscoll’s has awarded a $10,000.00 grant to Whole Kids Foundation as part of its school garden grant program. This grant will support five new … Continue reading

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Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus When it Comes to Grocery Shopping

Men and women think differently as author John Gray famously points out in his best-seller, “Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus,” and … Continue reading

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GROW Bananas Come to the East Coast

Organics Unlimited is launching GROW organic bananas on the east coast. All distribution will be handled by Four Season Produce in Lancaster County, Pa. … Continue reading

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NFRA’s Golden Penguin Awards

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) recently held its 12th annual Golden Penguin Awards Competition to recognize the best merchandising efforts in … Continue reading

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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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