Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Younger Americans and Households with Children Key for the Ethnic Food Market—Mintel

Young Americans and those with children like to spice things up in the kitchen, according to new research from Mintel on the ethnic foods … Continue reading

Posted in News

Produce for Better Health Foundation Delivers at Annual Conference

Produce for Better Health Foundation’s annual conference, The Consumer Connection, held March 13-15, 2013 in San Francisco delivered a strong informational program, notable speakers, … Continue reading

Posted in News

Weight Management Market Expected to Top $40 Billion by 2016

U.S. retail sales of the weight management products and services—including foods and beverages, meal replacements and diet aids, and commercial weight management programs—will reach … Continue reading

Posted in News

The Evolving Landscape of the U.S. Fresh Foods Market

Even as inflationary pressures nag at consumers wallets, fresh foods remain a healthy part of the American diet. In fact, consumers in the U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in News

Crystal Farms Sponsors Minnesota Twins Kids Day

Crystal Farms is excited to announce that all Sunday home games during the 2013 Minnesota Twins season will once again be Crystal Farms Kids Day at … Continue reading

Posted in News

Three Extra Lean Beef Cuts Get AHA Check of Approval

Three additional fresh beef cuts are now certified to display the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark. Retailers have the opportunity to market six different … Continue reading

Posted in News

Jessica Kerstein from Lipman talks Tomatoes

Jessica Kerstein from Lipman talks about the importance of tomato flavor and year-round availability. Continue reading

Posted in Q & As, Web-Exclusive Content

Dean Foods Extends its Offerings with Extended-shelf-life Milk

Dean Foods now offers its West Coast retail customers extended-shelf-life (ESL) products. Our regional white milk brands and national TruMoo brand (chocolate and strawberry … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Food Marketing Institute Announces Support for SHIELD Act

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced its support for H.R. 845, the SHIELD Act. The bill, currently before the House Judiciary Committee, would establish … Continue reading

Posted in News

Sweets & Snacks Expo Offers Early-Bird Registrants Chance to Win Free Hotel Stay

The National Confectioners Association (NCA) announced a promotion to encourage retailer attendance at its 16th annual Sweets & Snacks Expo May 21-23, 2013, at … Continue reading

Posted in News

Hippity Hop Kandy Kakes are Back

The snack cake company, Tastykake, is announcing the release of its seasonal product, Coconut Hippity Hop Kandy Kakes. A spin-off from one of the bakery’s … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Ben & Jerry’s Joins Advocates Arguing for GMO Labeling

“Right to Know GMO” Campaign Highlights CT Effort to Label Genetically Modified Foods More than 200 residents from Connecticut gathered at the State Capital … Continue reading

Posted in News

Burble and Friends Kids Club Coming to Roundy’s

Mighty Kids Media and Roundy’s Supermarkets have partnered to bring the Burble and Friends kids club to its stores. Burble the polar bear is … Continue reading

Posted in News

PMA honors Kathleen Merrigan’s Work with the Fresh Produce Industry

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, issued the following statement in response to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement … Continue reading

Posted in News

KIND Spices Up Award Winning Line of Snack Bars with the Addition of Two New Flavors

KIND Healthy Snacks (KIND) is kicking it up a notch (make that two notches, to be exact) with the unveil of its two newest flavors: … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, Wellness, What's New

Alef Sausage Adds Four All-natural Salami Products

Alef Sausage Co., producers of gourmet, European-style sausage and meat delicacies, is adding a new line of all-natural sausages to its assortment of products. … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Dole Bananas Wants Americans to Peel the Love

After years of encouraging Americans to grill, bake, mash, blend, spread and split bananas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert, Dole is delivering a … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Freshway Foods Celebrates 25 Years

Freshway Foods celebrates their 25th anniversary with tremendous growth, positive change and a long-standing commitment to creating a clear value proposition. Started by co-owners … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

A&P Under Contract for Sale of Select Real Estate Interests

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company announced that it is under contract for the sale of its real estate interests in a few … Continue reading

Posted in News

FMI Argues USDA COOL Rule Increases Burdens on Food Retailers and Consumers

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Regulatory Counsel Erik Lieberman made the following statement today on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed rule that further … Continue reading

Posted in News

Consumers and the Growing Quest for Fresh

U.S. consumers are on the hunt to put more greens on their tables at meal time—even if it means spending a little more cabbage. … Continue reading

Posted in News

USDA Proposes to Amend Country of Origin Labeling

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a proposed rule to modify the labeling provisions for muscle cut commodities covered under the Country … Continue reading

Posted in News

Skuna Bay Implements Carbon Offsets for All Freight Emissions

Effective immediately, Skuna Bay Salmon will neutralize carbon emissions from all freight shipments with carbon offsets purchased through Terra Pass. Adopting this policy further  advances  Skuna  Bay’s commitment … Continue reading

Posted in News

Merchandising Ideas to Watch for at IDDBA

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) presents the Show & Sell Center (a 10,000 sq. ft. retail merchandising and idea center) at the association’s 49th … Continue reading

Posted in News

Tops Markets To Carry Ground Beef Rich With Omega-3 Fatty Acids

TOPS Friendly Markets now offers shoppers a new option when it comes to supplementing their diets with omega-3 fatty acids. After 10 years of … Continue reading

Posted in News