Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

FSIS Announces Redesign of E. coli O157:H7 Verification Testing Program for Beef Manufacturing Trimmings

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted a notice in the Federal Register of its intention to redesign its E. coli O157:H7 … Continue reading

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Unjunking the world, one candy at a time

“To unjunk the world.” That is the mission of UNREAL, according to the company’s officials. The candy company has debuted in more than 18,000 … Continue reading

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V8 V-Fusion Offers Moms and Kids Juice Drink Boxes Packed with Fruits and Veggies

With the introduction of V8 V-Fusion juice drink boxes, Campbell Soup Company equips moms with another way to help their kids enjoy their vegetables. … Continue reading

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Campbell Ushers in a New Era of Soups

Global. Bold. Gourmet. This is how Campbell’s Certified Master Chef Thomas Griffiths describes the flavorful line-up of new soups from Campbell Soup Company. Griffiths … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce Recalls Limited Quantity of Fresh-Cut Mangoes

In cooperation with the FDA’s warning to not consume mangoes from Agricola Daniella in Mexico, Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc, is initiating a … Continue reading

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Clear Lam Packaging Expands Forming Films Division

Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. has completed an expansion of its Forming Films Division through a $2 million investment in new manufacturing equipment and technologies … Continue reading

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Heineken Launches New “Star Bottle” Design

HEINEKEN USA officially announced that for the first time since 1946, Heineken has redesigned their green bottle for U.S. consumers. The revamped “Star Bottle” … Continue reading

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Consumers Help Choose Three New Budweiser Beers for ‘Project 12’ Sampler Pack

And then there were three. “Project 12” started in the early spring when Budweiser’s 12 brewmasters across America were asked to write a unique … Continue reading

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NGA Announces New Study: Independent Grocers’ Economic Impact on U.S.

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to announce a first of its kind study commissioned by the NGA Board of Directors, announced at … Continue reading

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Store Brands Impacting Medium-Sized Retailers

The importance of store brands business to major retailers like Wal-Mart and Kroger is well-documented, yet store brands are also having significant penetration on … Continue reading

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Walmart Launches Fighting Hunger Together Fall Initiative

Walmart ignites another initiative in the fight against hunger with the start of its $2.5 million “Golden Spark” promotion, giving consumers a chance to … Continue reading

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Fleischmann’s and Karo to Support Share Our Strength and the No Kid Hungry Campaign

Fleischmann’s and Karo, are committed to helping end childhood hunger in America by supporting Share Our Strength as an official No Kid Hungrypartner. Share … Continue reading

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Cannon’s BevGlide gravity feed racks

Cannon Equipment is rolling out a line of BevGlide gravity feed racks. The self-facing gravity feed displays keep products in view of customers, which … Continue reading

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Klondike Brands Supports the National Breast Cancer Foundation for a Second Year

Produce Departments across the country will be a little rosier this fall when Klondike Brands rolls out its second year of support for the … Continue reading

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Ehrmann All Natural Bavarian Lowfat Yogurt Adds ShopRite Stores

Bavarian Goodness continues to build a stronghold along the East Coast as Ehrmann USA, LLC announced additional retail distribution of its All Natural Bavarian Lowfat … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Dairy Product Superiority Rewarded at WDPA Contest

America’s Dairyland claimed 40% of awards bestowed at the recent World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest in Madison. They included the Cheese and Butter Grand Champion Award which … Continue reading

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Idaho Potato Commission Gears Up for Football Season

For the third consecutive year, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) will sponsor the Boise State University (BSU) and University of Idaho (U of I) football teams. … Continue reading

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GloriAnn Farms Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

GloriAnn Farms, and its partner Five Crowns Marketing announces Corn for the Cause promotion for National Breast Cancer Awareness month. During the month of … Continue reading

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Produce Pro Software creates the PPro Sales App

Produce Pro Software plans to launch the PPro Sales App at PMA Fresh Summit on October 26th in Anaheim, California. The PPro Sales App … Continue reading

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New England Produce Council Donates Salad Bar

The New England Produce Council, Inc. donated a salad bar to the East Boston High School on Thursday at a dedication ceremony held at … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Launches Disney-themed Cool Cuts Salads and Mini-Meals

Back-to-school lunches and snacks just got more fun—and nutritious—with the help of Ready Pac Foods’ new line of Disney-themed Ready Pac Cool Cuts salads … Continue reading

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Hojiblanca’s Olive Oil Bottle Wins Worldstar Prize

The World Packaging Organization (WPO) awarded Hojiblanca extra virgin olive oil packaging with the Worldstar prize at the Worldstar packaging contest in 2011. The … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Invites Consumers to “Discover the Masquerade” this Halloween

This October, Dos Equis, is inviting adult consumers and retailers to take their celebrations to a more exotic and interesting level with Dos Equis … Continue reading

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CGA President Testifies in Opposition to Proposition 37

California Grocers Association President Ronald K. Fong testified before a California Legislature Joint Informational Hearing, telling legislators that a controversial initiative on the November … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI Uncovers Current and Emerging Trends of Diverse Baby Boomer Generation

At 80 million strong, baby boomers are one of the largest demographics in the United States. They spent more than $160 billion on packaged … Continue reading

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