Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Expanding health care options

The seventh annual Saint Joseph’s Food Industry Summit suggested retailers play a bigger part in the health care equation. Continue reading

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Produce’s fresh outlook

Marketing the health benefits of fruits and vegetables and convenient snack options have helped boost sales in the produce department. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Grocery Headquarters, Now on iPad

Check out the free Grocery Headquarters iPad app to read the latest in grocery retailing, on the go.

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Report Shows American Consumers are Confused About How to Best Reduce Sodium Intake

While almost six in 10 Americans (58%) say they watch their sodium intake, new research from Mintel on consumer attitudes toward sodium reveals that … Continue reading

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Nature’s Path Presents GMO OMG

It started with a father’s quest to learn more about GMOs and now Nature’s Path Organic Foods, a leading organic cereal manufacturer in North America, is … Continue reading

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Westside Market NYC

Richard Turcsik, Grocery Headquarters executive editor, visited Westside Market NYC, right in GHQ’s backyard. The chain’s newest store on Broadway in Upper Manhattan offers … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Photos, Web-Exclusive Content

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program: Increases Children’s Consumption

United Fresh welcomes the evaluation of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), which clearly demonstrates that it increases children’s consumption of fresh fruits … Continue reading

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YumEarth Says “You’ll Go Bananas” for New Fruit Snacks

YumEarth, the organic candy company, is launching YumEarth Organics Fruit Snacks, 100% vegan fruit snacks that contain no artificial colors or flavors, no high-fructose … Continue reading

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Budweiser Celebrates Opening Week with Team and MLB-Branded Cans

Budweiser, the Official Beer Sponsor of Major League Baseball, is helping baseball fans celebrate the most anticipated time of the year – MLB Opening … Continue reading

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Freschetta Introduces Three New Pizza Varieties

Schwan’s Consumer Brands is continuing its innovation in pizzeria-style pizzas with three new varieties: Freschetta Brick Oven Chicken Club Pizza, Freschetta Naturally Rising Margherita … Continue reading

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IDDBA’s 2013 Cake Challenge Contestants Announced

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) has announced the three contestants chosen to participate in the 18th annual IDDBA Cake Decorating Challenge to be held … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Wellness Program Wins Award

“Well@Work,”  Price Chopper Supermarkets’ wellness program managed in partnership with MVP Health Care, has won the Gold Level Worksite Wellness Award for 2012 from … Continue reading

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Roundy’s Dinner

In February, Grocery Headquarters announced its 2013 Independent Retailer of the Year: Roundy’s Supermarkets. In March, GHQ awarded the chain for its outstanding work … Continue reading

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Giant and Martin’s Customers Help Fight Hunger by Raising $587,000

Customers at Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets recently donated $587,545 at the checkout to support local hunger relief efforts through the grocers’ … Continue reading

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Associated Wholesale Grocers Launches Customer Connect Center

Associated Wholesale Grocers, a leading store-owned cooperative comprised of more than 2,400 retail stores in 21 states, announced Monday a social media monitoring and … Continue reading

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Natural Products Expo West and Engredea Hall of Legends Class of 2013 Announced

The second annual Hall of Legends induction ceremony recognized the class of 2013 at Natural Products Expo West / Engredea this month in Anaheim, CA. The Hall of … Continue reading

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Hershey Commits to 100% Sustainable Cocoa by 2020

The Hershey Company has announced its 21St Century Cocoa Plan, a roadmap for how the company will work to help cocoa communities around the … Continue reading

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Sara Lee Brings Angus Roast Beef to the Deli

Sara Lee Premium Meats recently updated its product offerings by introducing Sara Lee Angus Roast Beef. Available in Angus Rare and Medium Roast Beef, … Continue reading

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FMI Annouces Store Manager Award Finalists

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced today FMI’s 14th annual Store Manager Awards’ finalists. FMI will select four grand prize winners among the 10 … Continue reading

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Campbell Awards Winning “Hacker”

Campbell Soup Company has announced Pollinate Inc. as the winner of Hack the Kitchen, a hackathon designed to help home cooks everywhere answer the … Continue reading

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Pepperidge Farm Launches TV Ad Campaign for Milano Cookies

Pepperidge Farm has announced the launch of a new multi-million dollar television advertising campaign designed to drive sales of its iconic Milano cookie range. … Continue reading

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Fruit Center Marketplace Celebrates 40 Years of Growth

Fruit Center Marketplace is celebrating its 40-year anniversary. Incorporated in the spring of 1973 by entrepreneur Don Mignosa, this gourmet grocery with outposts in … Continue reading

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DuPont Qualicon is Now DuPont Nutrition & Health

DuPont has recently combined three of its food-related units (Danisco, Solae and Qualicon) into one robust business called DuPont Nutrition & Health. This newly … Continue reading

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U.S. Consumers Ditch Brand Loyalty for Personalized Service

inContact announced the findings of their February 2013 survey, that examined the current state of customer service and the changing preferences of consumers. The … Continue reading

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Bud Light Lime Introduces Straw-Ber-Rita

Last April, Bud Light Lime Lime-A-Rita hit shelves, and in less than eight months sold more than 500,000 barrels. Today, Lime-a-Rita will launch its … Continue reading

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