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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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Food Lion, Harveys and Reid’s Honored with EPA ENERGY STAR Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Food Lion, Harveys and Reid’s with its twelfth consecutive ENERGY STAR award for their continued leadership … Continue reading

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Cashing in on Carne

In preparation for the Cinco de Mayo holiday, the Beef Checkoff Program and La Tortilla Factory are introducing its first-ever “Cinco de Savings” promotion … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Top Cheesemakers Reap Rewards

Wisconsin not only dominated the competition at the recent U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, but claimed the U.S. Champion award. Marieke Penterman … Continue reading

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Agri Beef Co. Adds Ground Beef Processing Facility

Agri Beef Co., producer of premium Northwest beef brands Snake River Farms, Double R Ranch and St. Helens, has expanded its Washington Beef processing … Continue reading

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Boulder Canyon Natural Foods Receives Non-GMO Project Verified Seal

Boulder Canyon Natural Foods, a natural snack food manufacturer and member of the Inventure Foods, Inc. family of specialty food brands, is proud to … Continue reading

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Dutch Masters Sweet Cigarillo

The Dutch Masters cigar brand is adding Sweet Cigarillo to its line-up of Natural Leaf wrapped cigarillos. Distributed by Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Commonwealth–Altadis, an … Continue reading

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Winners Take All at the VOC’s Award Ceremony

The glitz and glamour of Las Vegas were on full display at last month’s annual awards banquet honoring the Vidalia Onion Committee’s (VOC) most … Continue reading

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Chia Mint from VitaCare

VitaCare, a natural oral care system of vitamin-infused whitening toothpaste, alcohol-free mouthwash, whitening chewing gum and eco-friendly toothbrushes, introduces Chia Mint whitening toothpaste, whitening … Continue reading

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Jolie Ravioli Continues to Expand its All Natural Line of Children’s Ravioli

Jolie Ravioli announced today they have reached agreements with Stop & Shop, Giant Carlisle, Stew Leonard’s, Earth Fare and Central Market to sell their … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Introduces New Bags for Meyer and Seedless Lemons

Frieda’s Meyer and Seedless Lemons are now available in distinctive new packaging for easy and attractive display. Designed with input from Frieda’s retail partners, … Continue reading

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Crown Equipment Enhances its Forklifts

As businesses seek to increase productivity and profitability in their warehouses, Crown Equipment Corporation has enhanced its multipurpose workhorse forklift to help its customers … Continue reading

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La Terra Fina Dips into Natural

Adding to the line of quiche and dips that the company began with, La Terra Fina introduces the next phase of its refrigerated dips … Continue reading

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Shamrock Farms to Establish $50m Dairy Facility in US

Family-owned dairy company Shamrock Farms has broken ground on a $50m dairy manufacturing plant in Augusta County, Virginia. The 130,000-square-foot facility is being established … Continue reading

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Emmi Roth USA to Sponsor Taste of the Nation

Emmi Roth USA will be a national partner and the official specialty cheese sponsor at four Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation events, … Continue reading

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Natural Products Association Calls for National Standard on GMO Labeling

The Natural Products Association (NPA) Board of Directors calls for all foods containing genetically-modified organisms to be accurately labeled under a national uniform standard … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Jessica Kerstein from Lipman talks Tomatoes

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

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