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Avitae Brings Caffeinated Water to Michigan

Avitae USA announced that its caffeine water is now available in 70 Spartan Stores across Michigan. Spartan Stores operates four store banners, including D&W … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Pride Proposes to Acquire Hillshire Brands

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has made a proposal to acquire The Hillshire Brands Company for $45.00 per share in cash, in a transaction valued at … Continue reading

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Nestea Splashes Back with Revival of the “Nestea Plunge”

Nestea officially announces the revival of the brand’s iconic “Nestea Plunge” with the new 2014 advertising campaign. This updated communication strategy is designed to … Continue reading

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PMA Launches Redesigned Website

In response to member feedback and as part of its new strategic plan implementation, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) unveiled its redesigned website, www.pma.com. With … Continue reading

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York Minis Win First Ever Sweets & Snacks Expo Best In Show

York Minis from The Hershey Co. won the inaugural Best In Show Award, part of the Sweets & Snacks Expo’s Most Innovative New Product … Continue reading

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Sweet Drops SteviaClear is Now USDA Certified Organic

SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener announced that its Liquid Stevia Sweet Drops SteviaClear has been certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It joins the company’s 10 and … Continue reading

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UNFI Announces Agreement to Acquire Tony’s Fine Foods

United Natural Foods (UNFI) has announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the stock of Tony’s Fine Foods, … Continue reading

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Mary’s Gone Crackers Introduces Everything Pretzels

Mary’s Gone Crackers, maker of organic, vegan and gluten free foods, has announced the introduction of Everything  Pretzels.  This new Everything flavor joins the brand’s … Continue reading

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Mango Mania Display Contest Kicks Off in July

The National Mango Board (NMB) will host the Mango Mania Display Contest throughout the month of July where more than $12,000 in cash prizes … Continue reading

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Birchwood Foods Selects Midan Marketing as Marketing Partner

Midan Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing firm dedicated to the meat industry, announced that it has been selected to be the marketing partner for … Continue reading

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Vidalia Onions Claim Spot on Applebee’s Farm-to-Table Inspired Menu

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) and Applebee’s have partnered to bring consumers a summer dish boasting Georgia pride and farm fresh flavor. For a … Continue reading

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Certified Greenhouse Farmers’ Membership in Mexico Grows

Certified Greenhouse Farmers (CGF) presence in Mexico is growing again as the association welcomes Querétaro producers who have achieved certification though NSF International. CGF … Continue reading

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Albertson’s Secures Naming Rights to Boise State’s Stadium

Albertson’s has committed $12.5 million over 15 years to Boise State University for the naming rights to the school’s famous stadium. The agreement secures … Continue reading

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CAC Partners With Houweling’s Tomatoes

This season the California Avocado Commission (CAC) has launched a variety of co-marketing promotional activities designed to encourage demand of California avocados and partner … Continue reading

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Dole Food Co. Announces Succession Planning/Organization Change

Dole Food Co. announced succession planning in two of its operating divisions, with successful internal candidates moving up into greater leadership roles. There are … Continue reading

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Bake Like a Boss

Buddy Valastro is inviting fans to enter to win a chance to bake with the boss himself. The Cake Boss Sweet Ticket promotion offers … Continue reading

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Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy Announces Sustainability Award Winners

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy announces the winners of the third annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards on May 14, 2014, at a ceremony … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2014 New Product Award Finalists Announced

United Fresh announced a record 40 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2014 New Product Awards. This … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Reserve Tells Consumers to “Never Settle”

This summer, Tyson Fresh Meats is helping consumers aim for greatness at the grill with a new Chairman’s Reserve Premium Meats “Never Settle” promotion. … Continue reading

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Jolly Time Pop Corn Celebrates 100 Years

JOLLY TIME Pop Corn turns 100 this October and is celebrating its birthday with fun initiatives, including a grassroots community awards program called Kernels of Kindness. JOLLY … Continue reading

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Bulk is Green Council Seeks Food Retailers

The Bulk is Green Council (BIG) has kicked off retailer recruitment for its fourth annual National Bulk Foods Week, scheduled this year to occur … Continue reading

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NFRA Refreshes Its Ice Cream & Novelties Promotion

We all scream for ice cream! At least 83% of American households love their ice cream, purchasing it at least once a year according … Continue reading

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McKay TransCold Launches Refrigerated Boxcar Rail Service

Ridge Development announces the official launch of TransCold Express, a hub-to-hub refrigerated boxcar service operated by McKay TransCold that runs bi-directionally between Wilmington, Illinois … Continue reading

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Clear Lam Packaging Wins DuPont Packaging Award

The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation has awarded Clear Lam Packaging a Silver Award for packaging excellence for its Fisher Roasted Party Peanuts PrimaPak … Continue reading

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SuperSeedz to Exhibit at Chicago’s Sweets & Snacks Expo

SuperSeedz, the healthy snack brand, will be showcasing their products at the 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago this May.  … Continue reading

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