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NRA Opposes Exemptions on Menu Labeling

The National Restaurant Association said it opposes legislation reintroduced March 19 into the 113th Congress that would exempt grocery chains, convenience stores and other … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Reduces Workforce

SUPERVALU announced plans to reduce its national workforce by an estimated 1,100 positions. The final working dates for impacted employees vary, based on the … Continue reading

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United Fresh Names Honorees in 2013 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

Exceptional produce managers representing 21 different supermarket chains, commissaries and independent retail stores in 16 states and Canada will be the honored guests at … Continue reading

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Pepsi Launches First New Bottle In 16 Years

Pepsi has unveiled a new single-serve bottle for its Pepsi trademark portfolio including Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Pepsi MAX and Pepsi NEXT, marking its first … Continue reading

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Newcastle Brown Ale Introduces ‘No Bollocks 2013’ Integrated Campaign

Newcastle Brown Ale announced ‘No Bollocks 2013,’ a new integrated national marketing campaign intended to sell more beer. As an extension of its original … Continue reading

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Choice Organic Teas and Bastyr University Team Up to Launch Wellness Teas

Choice Organic Teas, described by company officials as an exclusively organic tea crafter in the United States and first in the country to introduce Fair … Continue reading

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Powerful Yogurt Bounds into Marketplace with Official Expo West Launch

Powerful Yogurt, the first Greek yogurt in the U.S. designed for men, officially declared success entering the U.S. natural product’s marketplace with its launch … Continue reading

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United Fresh Tour in Action

United Fresh continues the California Fresh Impact Tour this week with town halls and member visits in Sacramento, San Francisco, Salinas and Santa Maria. … Continue reading

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Pulaski Meats Goes Retail

The family owned USDA inspected meat processing plant located in Linden, N.J.,  Pulaski Meat Products, will now offer its hand-crafted meats for retail distribution. … Continue reading

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SeabuckWonders Sports New Packaging for Supplements

SeabuckWonders recently launched their new line of skin care products, but there’s something new in their supplement line as well – the packaging design. … Continue reading

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New Report Helps Industry Apply Produce Safety Research

A new report released by Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Western Growers aims to help produce industry members understand the latest food safety research … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Completes Sale of Five Retail Grocery Banners

SUPERVALU announced it completed the sale of its Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market stores and related Osco and Sav-on in-store pharmacies to … Continue reading

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Hormel Foods Honored by Walmart for 2nd Year

Hormel Foods Corporation was recognized for outstanding partnership in two categories by Walmart at the retailer’s year-end award ceremony. Hormel Foods was honored for … Continue reading

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Daiya Unveils Frozen Pizza Free of Dairy, Gluten and Soy

Company’s First Foray Down the Frozen Food Aisle   Maker of dairy-free cheese alternatives, Daiya Foods Inc., is unveiling their first frozen food product: a … Continue reading

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House Foods America Teams up with DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods

Start Your Next Family Adventure with Tofu  House Foods America, a national tofu producer, has joined forces for its latest promotional campaign with The Croods, the … Continue reading

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2013 Boston Seafood Show

This year’s 2013 International Boston Seafood Show and Seafood Processing America drew record crowds to the Boston waterfront. The convention was held March 10–12 … Continue reading

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WhiteWave Foods Launches New TruMoo Single Serve Milk Boxes

WhiteWave Foods, the Broomfield, Colo.-based company that makes Silk,Horizon Organic, International Delight, and LAND O LAKES, is expanding its innovative food and beverage offerings with the launch of TruMoo single serve … Continue reading

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Tillamook Expands on Two Popular Cheeses

Tillamook has two line extensions available for retailers. Made from cow’s milk, Tillamook’s authentic Muenster is available in a 12-ounce Slice Stack. A smooth … Continue reading

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FPFC Members Choose School Districts for Salad Bar Donations

Late last year, the Fresh Produce & Floral Council (FPFC) Board of Directors made a decision to donate nine salad bars to California schools … Continue reading

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Sunsweet is Helping Consumers Snack

Sunsweet, a marketer of dried plums, specialty dried fruits and fruit juices, bolsters its snacks by offering consumers less sugar and fewer calories with … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce says Good-bye to its VP of Sales

Potandon Produce’s Kent Romrell, senior vice president of sales, will retire at the end of March after a career in produce spanning over 30 … Continue reading

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National Mango Board to Host Ripening Webinar

The National Mango Board (NMB), in conjunction with the University of California, Davis (Department of Plant Science) and the University of Florida (IFAS Center … Continue reading

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Freekeh Foods Debuts Organic Freekeh Line

Expanding its line of the roasted green wheat, Freekeh Foods has launched its certified organic freekeh line. Recently certified by Oregon Tilth, Freekeh Foods’ organic freekeh … Continue reading

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NGA Releases Tax Reform Principles to Congress

The National Grocers Association (NGA) released the results of a tax survey of its members in a report: Principles of Tax Reform for the … Continue reading

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Meijer Expands Made in Michigan Initiative Statewide

Meijer has expanded its program that supports Michigan small businesses to feature 55 new Michigan-made grocery products in all its stores statewide, Meijer Co-Chairman … Continue reading

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