Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Green Giant Expands Snacking Offerings with Hummus

Green Giant is a mission to inspire consumers to choose fresh, healthy snacking alternatives. The brand has added eight all-natural hummus flavors to its … Continue reading

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Oster and Associates Launches Children’s Produce Marketing Program

Oster and Associates, a San Diego-based public relations and marketing firm, is launching a new campaign in partnership with Organics Unlimited. The campaign focuses … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, Promotions, What's New

Sealed Air Shrink Film Offers Thinner Anti-fog Alternative

The latest addition to Sealed Air’s line of Cryovac Technology (CT) shrink films, CT-311 is a micro-layered, anti-fog shrink film. Primarily used to package … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment, Perishables, What's New

Study Reveals Importance of Vidalia Onions

Recent sales data research by the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) indicates that sweet onions lead the onion category with the largest dollar sales (35%) … Continue reading

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GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets Support the Troops

Customers and associates at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets recently showed their support for local men and women serving in the Armed … Continue reading

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Seafood Industry Provides Support to Region’s Most Needy

The fishing community in Gloucester, Mass., is helping needy residents get the support they need. Local and international seafood companies and their service suppliers … Continue reading

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Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Will Launch at Target

Jessica Alba is about to be an everyday fixture in the aisles of Target and pages of Target.com. Starting June 15, an assortment of The Honest Company, … Continue reading

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Mi Pueblo Emerges From Chapter 11

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based family-grown Hispanic grocery chain, announced today its formal emergence from Chapter 11 reorganization after having completed a necessary … Continue reading

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Loblaw Extra Helping Food Drive Campaign Nearing Goal

With more than $1 million and 323,000  pounds of food donated across Canada during the Extra Helping Food Drive, Loblaw Companies is more than … Continue reading

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Wegmans Announces Employee Scholarship Program Recipients

Wegmans Food Markets has announced that the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program will award college tuition assistance to 1,766 new recipients for the upcoming academic … Continue reading

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Ruiz Foods Acquires Manufacturing Facility

Ruiz Foods announces an expansion through the acquisition of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Florence, South Carolina.  Renovation of the facility is scheduled … Continue reading

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ShopRite Unveils Caroline’s Carts in More than 250 Stores

ShopRite and Procter & Gamble have partnered to bring Caroline’s Carts, specialized shopping carts created for special needs children, to more than 250 ShopRite … Continue reading

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Martire Honored with 2014 GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award

Energizer Household Products’ Lou Martire, VP Trade Development, was honored at the 2014 Health Beauty Wellness Marketing Conference with the GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award … Continue reading

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Litehouse Expands Award-Winning OPA Line

Litehouse Foods is adding three new flavors to its OPA by Litehouse line of Greek yogurt salad dressing line. Pulled from global flavor inspirations, … Continue reading

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Purely Elizabeth Debuts Ancient Grain Granola at Target Stores Nationwide

Purely Elizabeth has announced that their line of Ancient Grain Granola will be available at Target stores nationwide beginning June 8. Purely Elizabeth’s granola – in … Continue reading

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Mars Chocolate N.A. Expands Bites Portfolio with TWIX Bites

Offering the same caramel, crunchy cookie and milk chocolate as a full-size TWIX Bar, TWIX Bites come unwrapped and are now available nationwide at … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Mike Stotts

Mike Stotts executive vice president, sales and marketing for Navajo, says supermarkets can bring innovative products typically found in the specialty market to their … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Sales Review: Mushrooms

The end of year holiday season is peak time for mushroom sales. By Jordyn Bailey Mushrooms made up 4.1% of all vegetable sales for … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Talking Shop with… Francis Delpech

Francis Delpech, president of 1515 Design & Manufacturing, says using versatile equipment is essential to retailers. Tell us about 1515 Design & Manufacturing. Francis … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Food Forum: Capitalizing on corporate responsibility

Retailers can turn what customers care about into bottom line returns. By Matthew Prescott   Many people say that animal treatment will become the next … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Columns

Sippin’ up sales

Grocery Headquarters’ Beverage Almanac examines the RTD tea and coffee, bottled water and beer categories.  By Andrew Kaplan How important is the beverage category? … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Center Store

International Floriculture Expo to Co-locate with United Fresh in 2015 in Chicago

Organizers of the International Floriculture Expo have announced plans to co-locate the 2015 and 2016 editions of the floral industry’s leading education program and … Continue reading

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Kretschmar’s Super-Premium ‘Master’s Cut’ Deli Meat Line

Kretschmar Premium Deli Meats & Cheeses announced the launch of Master’s Cut, a line of super-premium bulk deli items. The line features flavors of … Continue reading

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J.P. Dulcich & Sons Introduces Proprietary Green Seedless Grape

J.P. Dulcich & Sons, a grower of California table grapes, has announced its newest variety. The Green Emerald is a proprietary green seedless grape … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, Uncategorized, What's New

Crispy Green Receives Official Non-GMO Designation

Crispy Green, the maker of Crispy Fruit, single-ingredient freeze-dried fruit snacks, has announced that its product lineup has been has been Non-GMO Project Verified. … Continue reading

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