Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

ADS Box Auto-positioning Display System

The ADS Box Auto-positioning Display System from Retail Handling Solutions is a movable cube that automatically maintains a display’s original appearance even as merchandise … Continue reading

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12ntM Sparkling Beverage Develops Small Bottle Size

12NtM (Noon to Midnight) Sparkling Beverages, producer of chef-crafted, sophisticated and all natural beverages is adding the much anticipated single-serve frosted bottle.  The development … Continue reading

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Retail Industry “Rock Star” Signed for Retail Conference

The first of several dynamic General Session speakers has been confirmed for the upcoming 2013 Retail Marketing and Merchandising Conference, sponsored by NARMS, to … Continue reading

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SCS Featured at 2013 Sustainable Foods Summit

SCS Global Services presented expert insights into the increased use of product Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for food, beverage and other consumer packaged goods … Continue reading

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Consumer Products Industry Expects Sales in Warehouse Club Stores to Outpace Other Retail Channels

Consumer products executives expect their highest growth to come from the warehouse club channel compared with any other retail sales channel over the next … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Raises Food and Money for Check Out Hunger

Price Chopper’s 2012 “Check Out Hunger” campaign raised $24,682.13 and 34,349 pounds of food for 14 local food banks and their affiliated kitchens and … Continue reading

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The Rise of Craft Beer in the U.S.

While the economic downturn has affected consumer spending across many sectors, craft and craft-style beers are defying recessionary trends with an impressive upward trajectory. … Continue reading

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National Pork Board Beats Winter Blah’s with New Promotion

When the winter doldrums set in after the new year, fresh pork can help consumers break their meal-planning boredom. A new retail promotion from … Continue reading

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Campbell Soup Company Named Top Sustainable Corporation

Campbell Soup Company has been named to the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World in a ranking by Corporate Knights, a media … Continue reading

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Hollandia pays tribute to California TV personality

Hollandia Produce makes a tribute to television personality who connected with California produce. Vincent E. Choate, director of marketing for Hollandia, announced the company’s … Continue reading

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Kroger Brightens Up Produce Department with Frieda’s Produce University

The produce experts at The Kroger Company geared up for the winter season by hosting a Frieda’s Produce University Festive Holiday Citrus event on … Continue reading

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Agri Beef Co. Reports Developing Trends for 2013

Agri Beef Co., producer of Northwest beef brands Snake River Farms, Double R Ranch and St. Helens, turned to retail and restaurant customers for … Continue reading

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Blueberry Blogger Recipe Contest Winners Announced

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) announces winners in the Winter Fresh Blueberry Blogger Recipe Contest, “Mama’s Plate Update.” Contestants were encouraged to rejuvenate … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation Annual Gala Reaches Financial and Food Retail Industry Commitment Goals

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) last night renewed its ongoing charitable, educational and scientific commitments under its Foundation in the areas of food safety, nutrition … Continue reading

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Performance Marketing Brands Expands into Grocery Retail Market

Performance Marketing Brands, the operator of the world’s most rewarding shopping programs, announced the acquisition of Pushpins. Pushpins is a free iOS application that offers … Continue reading

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NGA and First Data to Provide Online Training to Independent Grocers

The National Grocers Association (NGA) and First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, announce a partnership that makes online … Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry Announces Campaign Encouraging Family Mealtime

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released the following statement from FMI Vice President of Health and Wellness and Executive Director of the FMI Foundation, Catherine … Continue reading

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Study Findings Revealing New Eating Culture Implications for Food Retail at the FMI Midwinter Conference

Daymon Worldwide CEO Carla Cooper and Hartman Group founder Harvey Hartman presented the findings of a comprehensive food culture study revealing a new Eating … Continue reading

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Colorado spuds appeal to U.S. Potato Board’s ‘Linda’

Tapping into the U.S. Potato Board’s current Five Distinct Potato Seasons campaign, the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee is spotlighting Centennial State spuds in several … Continue reading

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Stefco Industries is Now Sofidel America

The Sofidel Group, the second largest European company in the tissue sector (tissue for domestic and hygiene use) has bought the US Company Cellynne … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola Refreshments’ Joe Burke Honored with FMI’s Albers Award

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today recognized an outstanding trading partner advocate in the food retail community, Joe Burke, vice president of retail industry affairs … Continue reading

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Unified Grocers CEO Al Plamann Receives Humanitarian Industry Award

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today announced the recipient of the Herbert Hoover Award, CEO of Unified Grocers, Inc., Alfred Plamann. At this year’s FMI … Continue reading

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WMMB Launches 4th Annual Macaroni & Cheese Blog

How many possible Macaroni & Cheese variations are there? The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) is determined to find out. For the fourth year … Continue reading

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Opal Apples Return for Another Season

FirstFruits Marketing, marketers of the Opal apple, has launched its 2013 campaign with a new website, in-store POS and the announcement of a new … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Partners with Wholesalers to Bring Specialty Produce to Schools

School kids across the United States are getting a chance to try unique fruits and vegetables, and Frieda’s Specialty Produce is playing a role, … Continue reading

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