Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Breakfast Blitz Contest Displays Sparked Milk Sales

MilkPEP (Milk Processor Education Program) has announced the winners of its Breakfast Blitz Retail Display Contest, which was part of MilkPEP’s first-ever integrated campaign … Continue reading

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NGA Releases Impact of Independent Grocers at Capitol Hill Press Conference

The National Grocers Association released the results of a new study announcing the influence of independent grocers on America’s economy. The results of that … Continue reading

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“Dirty Dozen” List Coverage Declines to Negligible Levels

Science-based information and the clear and concise food safety statements from the Obama Administration resulted in a significant decrease in media coverage of this … Continue reading

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V2 Cigs and National Tobacco Company Announce Strategic Partnership

V2 Cigs, one of America’s largest volume online retailer of electronic cigarettes, announced today a strategic partnership with National Tobacco Company (NTC), distributor of … Continue reading

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Wakefern Donates $1 Million to Academy of Food Marketing at St. Joseph’s University

Wakefern donated a record $1 million to The Academy of Food Marketing at St. Joseph’s University – the largest ever gift to the food … Continue reading

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Beef Ads Ask, “What’s Your Dinner Made Of?”

The new “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” consumer advertising campaign is premiering this month, bringing the recognizable tagline to older millennials and Gen-Xers. The … Continue reading

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Pop Rocks Encourages School Pride with “My School Rocks” Promotion

For the third year, Pop Rocks is holding its My School Rocks promotion. For retailers, the promotion offers a back-to-school themed, 144 count shipper … Continue reading

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New Web Resource Keeps Industry Informed about FSMA

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has launched a special section of its website to update industry on the Food Safety Modernization Act … Continue reading

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More Flavor from Hormel Natural Choice

Hormel Natural Choice has expanded its all-natural, no preservative deli meat line with two new flavors: sun-dried tomato turkey and cherrywood smoked ham. Made with 100% … Continue reading

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“Little Texans Tour” Two-Steps into South Texas to Promote Healthy Families

H-E-B Baby, Pampers and Interactions have teamed up to launch a 60-stop H-E-B Baby “Little Texans Tour” sponsored by Pampers. The tour is designed … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Selected as Partner in Nutrition Education Endeavor

United Supermarkets has joined CEV Multimedia on an educational video series aimed at teaching young people about nutrition and healthy food choices. The CEV … Continue reading

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FirstFruits Marketing and Retail Partners Fill Local Food Shelves

Together with retail partners FirstFruits Marketing donated over 250,000 pounds of fresh apples to food shelves across the U.S. through the 2013 Take a … Continue reading

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NGA Releases Results of Independent Grocers Economic Impact Study

The National Grocers Association (NGA) today released the results of a study on the impact of independent grocers on America’s economy. This groundbreaking research … Continue reading

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Placon’s Tamper-Evident Containers Has Consumer Food Packaging Safety Top of Mind

Placon’s new Crystal Seal Tamper-Evident plastic thermoformed food containers are designed to incorporate safety and sustainability in one package. One-hundred percent recyclable with a … Continue reading

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Majority of Alaska Salmon will be RFM Certified for the 2013 Season

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has confirmed with the majority of Alaska salmon processors that the bulk of the 2013 harvest will be … Continue reading

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Apples Top EWG’s Dirty Dozen

Apples top the Environmental Working Group’s annual Dirty Dozen list of most pesticide-contaminated produce, followed by strawberries, grapes and celery. Other fresh fruits and … Continue reading

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Oldways Celebrates 20 Years of the Med Diet

This May is International Mediterranean Diet month, and this year is the 20th anniversary of Oldways’ Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. Continue reading

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Grocery Manufacturers Association Announces Findings of CPG Industry ‘Big Data’ Research

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the release of the 2013 report “Formula for Growth – (Innovation),”  completed in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting.  The report … Continue reading

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Crown Equipment Opens Forklift Technology and Training Center

Crown Equipment has announced the opening of the Crown’s Technology and Training Center at the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH). The center, which is … Continue reading

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Significant Reduction Expected in 2013 Vidalia Sweet Onion Crop

The Vidalia region has already seen an unexpectedly slow start to harvest which resulted from above average rainfall and unseasonably cold weather as late … Continue reading

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Study Shows Mango Buyers Purchase More

The National Mango Board (NMB) has published the Mango FreshFacts Shopper Insights report, which shows that mango buyers spend 40% more per grocery basket than … Continue reading

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Carl Buddig Awards $50,000 Grand Prize in Dream Big Giveaway

Carl Buddig & Co., the maker of Buddig lunchmeats and Old Wisconsin sausage and meat snack products, has announced the winner of its $50,000 … Continue reading

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San-J Announces Tamari Lite

A Gourmet, All-Natural Gluten-Free Tamari Soy Sauce with 50% Less Sodium More savory flavor with less sodium – is it even possible? San-J is … Continue reading

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IRI Announces Most Successful Consumer Packaged Goods Brands of 2012

In 2011-2012, nearly 1,900 new CPG brands hit retail shelves across the U.S. multi-outlet geography, which includes traditional grocery, drug and mass market retailers, … Continue reading

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Eco Lips Receives ‘B Corporation’ Certification

Eco Lips, “America’s premier organic lip balm company”, is now a certified ‘B Corporation.’ This certification recognizes businesses internationally for their ability to meet … Continue reading

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