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PMA issues call for 2013 Fresh Summit speakers

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit Committee is currently accepting applications for the 2013 Fresh Summit educational program. The committee is seeking future-focused … Continue reading

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Heineken USA ‘Beers of Mexico’ Offers a Taste of Mexico

Heineken USA is gearing up for this summer’s celebrations by expanding distribution of its popular Beers of Mexico variety packs. Now available in 12 … Continue reading

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Brookshire Grocery Co. Joins EPA’s GreenChill Partnership

Brookshire Grocery Co. recently became one of a select number of grocery retailers nationwide to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill partnership. By … Continue reading

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Harvard Hosts Conference on Food Labeling

The Harvard Law School Food Law Society is hosting its second food policy conference, and the first law school-hosted conference dedicated to examining the issue of … Continue reading

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Supermarket Delis Supply Value and Meals for Busy Shoppers

Service delis are saving the day – and often the evening – for time-strapped consumers searching for convenient meals and snacks, according to What’s … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Raises More than $1.5 Million for the Hungry

Throughout the months of November and December 2012, all 167 Stater Bros. Supermarkets, in conjunction with the company’s charitable arm Stater Bros. Charities, “harvested … Continue reading

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NGA Launches Technology Resources for Independent Grocers

The National Grocers Association (NGA) kicked off the 2013 NGA Show with an Opening General Session highlighting the organization’s achievements, as well as the … Continue reading

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IPC Launches Recipe Contest

In celebration of American Heart Month, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) launched the Heart Smart Recipe Contest with fitness guru Denise Austin and the … Continue reading

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Sixth Annual National Retail Beef Backer Award Winners Announced

Broulim’s Fresh Foods, Redner’s Warehouse Markets, Harris Teeter and Tops Friendly Markets were announced the National Retail Beef Backer Award winners today at the … Continue reading

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CPMA’s 2013 Trade Show may be largest one yet

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s (CPMA) Annual Convention & Trade Show will descend upon the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 17-19, … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Customers Raise $1.8 Million through Annual Food for Friends Program

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced the success of its 23rd annual Food for Friends program, which raised $1.8 million by the end … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Hosts New Jersey Healthy School Lunch Event

Last month Ready Pac hosted a Salad Day at Osage Elementary School in Voorhees County, New Jersey. The event helped raise awareness of New … Continue reading

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D’Agostino Supermarkets Help Feed Homebound Elderly This Winter

Throughout February 2013, shoppers at D’Agostino Supermarkets, the New York based supermarket chain, are being asked to donate their spare change to help feed … Continue reading

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National Mango Board to Host Mango Food Safety Conference

The National Mango Board (NMB) will be hosting their inaugural Mango Food Safety Conference on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 … Continue reading

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Tasteful Selections Announces Winners of the Simply Amazing Sweepstakes

Tasteful Selections baby specialty potatoes is pleased to announce Michael Cuchinelli of Cankton, La. as the winner of the $2,500 cash grand prize in … Continue reading

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U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Teams Up With Biggest Loser Host

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) today announced it has teamed up this year with Alison Sweeney, host of NBC’s The Biggest Loser, to … Continue reading

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Grimmway Farms Tweeting its Way to the Top

A number one trend on Twitter is just one of the many success stories that Grimmway Farms has to celebrate thanks to their partnership … Continue reading

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Green is on-the-go

Greenware On-The-Go Boxes are made from plants, not oil. Available in three styles with one flat lid that fits all, Greenware On-The-Go Boxes are … Continue reading

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FirstFruits Marketing to launch Take a Bite Out of Hunger 2013

FirstFruits Marketing is launching its third-annual Take a Bite Out of Hunger program at select retailers. FirstFruits Marketing created Take a Bite Out of … Continue reading

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe Duo to Speak at United Fresh 2013

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, will deliver their signature off-the-cuff commentary at the Thursday General Session of United Fresh … Continue reading

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Campbell and Chef Antonia Lofaso Inspire Women to Take Better Care of Their Hearts

Now in its seventh year as a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, Campbell Soup Company is partnering … Continue reading

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Newcastle Re-Releases Founders’ Ale

Newcastle Brown Ale has re-released its Limited Edition brew, Founders’ Ale. Available nationwide from February through April 2013, Newcastle Founders’ Ale is a classic … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Campaign to Benefit Health & Wellness Classroom Projects

Last fall, Produce for Kids teamed up with Ahold’s GIANT and Martin’s Food Stores, Giant Landover and Stop & Shop divisions; Meijer Stores; Publix … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Celebrates the Season Of Cinco De Mayo

This spring, Dos Equis is extending the season of Cinco de Mayo with a 5-week program that includes exclusive content and inspiration taken from … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the Beer Can

The Beer Institute, the trade association representing America’s brewers, importers and suppliers, recently celebrated the 78th anniversary of canned beer, first introduced by the … Continue reading

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