Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

USA Onions and IPC Showcase at First Idaho Culinary Celebration in Chicago

USA Onions/Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion Committee and the Idaho Potato Commission, along with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), hosted a series of culinary … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

The Fresh Market Introduces Verlasso Salmon

At The Fresh Market stores across the United States, sustainability-minded seafood lovers can now choose harmoniously raised Verlasso salmon in the seafood case. “Verlasso … Continue reading

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Bud Light Lime Expands Ritas Franchise

The Bud Light Lime Ritas franchise is doubling. The brand is introducing two permanent flavors – Mang-O-Rita and Raz-Ber-Rita – as the third and … Continue reading

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Dole Partners with Meijer to Donate Salad Bars to Midwest Schools

Dole Food Company and Meijer have partnered to donate salad bars to five public schools in Detroit, Cincinnati and South Bend, Ind. These self-serve … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Announces Digital Back-to-School Program

The Produce for Kids reception announced an innovative digital marketing program taking place this fall at Southeast Produce Council’s annual Southern Exposure event. The … Continue reading

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Pork Rind Leader Assumes Prominent Snack Food Position

The Snack Food Association welcomes Mark Singleton, vice president of sales and marketing for Rudolph Foods, to the role of Chairman, replacing Chip Mann who … Continue reading

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Fresh Solutions Network Launches Side Delights

Fresh Solutions Network announces the launch of Side Delights Gourmet Petite Potatoes. Side Delights Gourmet Petite Potatoes are available in 6 varieties – Real … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Opens Fifth New Jersey Store

Weis Markets opened the doors to its fifth store in New Jersey in the town of Flanders. The 58,500-square-foot supermarket will employ 200 full- … Continue reading

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Third Street Launches Sustainable Ice Teas and Lemonades

Third Street has announced the launch of nine new organic, fair-trade and non-GMO ice teas and lemonades that will be available exclusively in Whole Foods … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness, What's New

Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods Launches a Variety of Gluten-Free Products

Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods will formally unveil a number of new products to meet the needs of a wide variety of consumers at Natural Products … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Prime cuts

Pound for pound, in-store butchers have the ability to offer value to health-conscious consumers. By Brian Diffenderfer Like the extinction of so many other … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Columns

Talking Shop with… Andrew Darmohraj

Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of the American Pet Products Association, says the Global Pet Expo has evolved into the standard show … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Sales Review: Berries

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Talking Shop with… Keith Stauber

Keith Stauber, regional managing director, Chicago market for Jones Lang LaSalle, says transporting food products via rail can lower supply chain costs. What kinds … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Food Forum: Sales for all seasons

Retailers can take advantage of the seasonal food trend in the produce department. By P. Allen Smith I am not sure I would consider … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Columns

Food Forum: Prepping for BBQ season

Warmer months ahead have consumers ready to fire up the grill. By Shawn Harris With frigid temperatures giving way to the annual spring thaw, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Columns

Sweet home Chicago

Thousands of products will be on display at the International Home + Housewares Show. By Barrie Dawson Chicago’s McCormick Place will once again play … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Energizing the market

Energy drinks are growing up. While not the halcyon days of just two or three years ago, the energy drink segment of the beverage … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Center Store

Fair Trade USA Launches Fair Trade Certified Coconuts

Fair Trade USA, the third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, has announced the launch of Fair Trade Certified coconut products into … Continue reading

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Keebler and M&M’s Team Up in the Cookie Aisle

Keebler and Mars, Inc, makers of  M&M’S Brand chocolate candies, have teamed up to bring consumers three new M&M’s-filled cookies. The new line-up will … Continue reading

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Kontos Foods and Wegmans Team Up to Donate Portion of Sales to United Way

Kontos Foods, a manufacturer and distributor of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, announced that it is partnering with Wegmans Food Markets in an Easter … Continue reading

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GMDC Announces Top 10 Showcase Products at the 2014 NGA Show

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced the Top 10 Showcase Products of the GMDC Pavilion Showcase featured at the National Grocers Association’s … Continue reading

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Consumers Lose Interest in Nutrition Facts Labels, NPD Reports

Nutrition Facts labeled appeared on the back of nearly every food and beverage in stores 20 years ago. But interest in reading those labels … Continue reading

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IPC Surveys Consumers to Celebrate Potato Lover’s Month

In a survey by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), 97% of Americans said they eat potatoes and more than 81% enjoy them as a … Continue reading

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GloryBee to Unveil New Products and Look at Expo West

GloryBee, a family owned and operated provider of all-natural honey, sweeteners, spices, dried fruits, nuts and oils, will debut a variety of new products … Continue reading

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