Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Save Mart CARES Donates Salad Bars in California

The United Fresh Foundation is pleased to announce a generous grant from the Save Mart CARES charitable organization to support Let’s Move Salad Bars … Continue reading

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Stemilt Launches The Stem

Stemilt Growers has launched a new blog, The Stem. Visitors can find fresh recipes, tips, information and farming knowledge about Stemilt fruits, including apples, … Continue reading

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Hannaford and TOMRA to Support Type 1 Diabetes Research

Hannaford Supermarkets and TOMRA of North America announced a fundraising program designed to allow customers to give back to the community when recycling. Beginning … Continue reading

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Voting is Open for DuPont’s Packaging Innovation

In honor of the 25th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, DuPont is asking the industry to vote on the past packaging breakthroughs that most … Continue reading

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Blueberry Council Launches New Foodservice Blog

The Blueberry Council launched Dynamo Digest, a blog component to their website. The new blog, found at www.blueberrycouncil.org/foodservice/dynamo-digest, aims to offer an extensive range … Continue reading

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Eight in Ten U.S. Parents Report They Purchase Organic Products

U.S. families are increasingly embracing organic products in a wide range of categories, with 81 percent now reporting they purchase organic at least sometimes. … Continue reading

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PMA Applauds USDA Proposal Promoting Students’ Development of Healthful Eating Habits

Commending US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) steps to encourage students’ greater consumption of fruits, vegetables and other nutrient-dense foods, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) submitted … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company’s Grower Awarded Washington Person of the Year

Gourmet Trading Company,  a supplier of fresh asparagus in North America, announced that their Washington Grower Field Representative, Phil Clouse, was awarded Washington Asparagus … Continue reading

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The Great Big Idaho Potato Truck Embarks on Second Cross-Country Tour

Back by popular demand, the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck officially set off on its seven-month cross-country journey with support and good wishes from … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Industry Reaches New High

Unprecedented demand for top-quality foods has pushed the specialty food industry to record highs for the third year in a row. U.S. sales of … Continue reading

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Kroger Ratifies Agreement with UFCW Local 75

The Kroger Co. associates working at Kroger stores in Toledo have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 75. “We are pleased to … Continue reading

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Protection without the Wipe

Health Touch Solutions is offering a solution to wet wipes for shopping cart handles. Our product is a safe, dry, recyclable, antimicrobial, plastic sheet … Continue reading

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CF Fresh is Now Viva Tierra Organic

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, CF Fresh announced its new name. The company is formally changing its name to Viva Tierra Organic to … Continue reading

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Rich Products Corporation Announces a Voluntary Recall

Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, New York, is announcing a voluntary recall of Farm Rich Mini Quesadillas (PC 35635), Farm Rich Mini Pizza Slices (PC 35643 and PC … Continue reading

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More than 65 Products Make Up Wegmans’ Summer Price Freeze List

Wegmans has once again announced a list of more than 65 products with prices frozen through August 24. Even if costs go up for … Continue reading

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Fresh Direct Partners With Daymon Worldwide To Refresh Private Brand Portfolio

FreshDirect has engaged Daymon Worldwide to support FreshDirect’s premium private brand portfolio and compliment the company’s current fresh-inspired online product offerings and chef-made options. … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop New England Announces Carbon Reduction Advancements in Massachusetts

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. announced sustainability advancements today in Massachusetts, in particular, its progress in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the … Continue reading

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Kate Farms functional whole foods Debuts at Expo West 2013

Kate Farms, makers of a dairy-free, gluten-free and soy-free ready to drink meal replacement shake introduced their flagship line of certified made with organic … Continue reading

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Return of the Pound Cake

Last September, the Sara Lee brand introduced a more moist butter pound cake formula to address strong consumer insights that suggested the Sara Lee … Continue reading

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Food Lion Launches “Hunger Has a Cure” Campaign

Food Lion launches its “Hunger Has a Cure” campaign today to support Feeding America and its network of local food banks. The two-week campaign, … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Lisa McNeece at 2013 Reception

Lisa McNeece, vice president, Foodservice and Industrial Sales, of Grimmway Enterprises, will be the guest speaker at the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual Reception … Continue reading

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GMA Science Forum Focuses on Product Safety

Experts from the consumer packaged goods industry gathered today in Washington, D.C. to advance the industry’s product safety and health and wellbeing mission through … Continue reading

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Publix Supports March of Dimes

Publix Super Markets is working alongside the March of Dimes for stronger, healthier babies, and the grocery giant will ask its customers to join … Continue reading

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Top Chefs Earn Top Honors at United Fresh 2013

Six of the country’s most exciting chefs and foodservice professionals representing an array of culinary styles and backgrounds will be honored this May as … Continue reading

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Simplified Beef and Pork Cut Names Approved for Retail

The National Pork Board and Beef Checkoff Program received unanimous approval from the Industry-Wide Cooperative Meat Identification Standards Committee (ICMISC) to introduce updated Uniform … Continue reading

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