Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Frankly Fresh Discusses the Benefits of HPP

Dr. Ash Husain talks about how the company is using High Pressure Processing (HPP), to preserve product freshness, flavor, safety and increased shelf life, without artificial preservatives. Continue reading

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A Heavy-Duty Solution

Mart Cart, a manufacturer of electric-powered shopping carts is pleased to announce a new cart – the Ultima by Mart Cart. The Ultima addresses … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Introduces Weis eCoupons

Weis Preferred Shoppers Club Card members now have the ability to load paperless coupons to their club card through any internet-enabled device including iPhones … Continue reading

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Mamma Chia Announces Chia Squeeze Vitality Snack

Mamma Chia, the organic food and beverage company that helped originate the chia beverage category, pioneers a new food category with the Chia Squeeze™ vitality … Continue reading

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Heineken-UEFA Champions League Sponsorship Program App to Drive Retail Traffic

Heineken is once again leveraging the excitement of its partnership with the UEFA Champions League to bring the most prestigious soccer club competition to … Continue reading

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NPA Natural Seal Hits 1,200th Certification

The Natural Seal program led by the Natural Products Association (NPA) has hit a new milestone with the 1,200th certification of natural products and … Continue reading

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PTI Comments on Food and Drug Administration’s Product Tracing Pilot

The Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), designed to help the produce industry maximize the effectiveness of current trac back procedures, is currently developing a response … Continue reading

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United Fresh Voices Concern for Small Farm Exemptions

United Fresh members and staff are participating in the first public hearings organized by FDA to hear feedback on the draft Produce Rule and … Continue reading

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SFTA Releases First Annual Sustainability Report

According to a new report by the Sustainable Food Trade Association (SFTA), organic food companies are increasingly adopting a wide range of sustainability initiatives. The … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Adds New Stores

Weis Markets today opened the doors of two new grocery stores in Baltimore County. The company invested $14 million in the Towson and Woodlawn … Continue reading

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Conference Exhibitors Donate 6,259 Pounds of Meat & Poultry

Last week 6,259 pounds of meat and poultry were donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and the Isaiah 58 Outreach … Continue reading

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Happy Family Goes Greek with New Pouches for Babies and Toddlers

Happy Family, an organic food brand privately owned and operated by moms, has introduced a line of organic Greek yogurt, fruit and veggie combination … Continue reading

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Acosta Sales & Marketing Expands Foodservice Division

Acosta Sales & Marketing, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today announced the acquisition of two … Continue reading

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Brookshire’s Showcases Remodel

The Brookshire Grocery Company recently celebrated the remodel of a Shreveport, La., Brookshire’s store that combines the unique elements of an upscale health food … Continue reading

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National Association for the Specialty Food Trade Changes Name

The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade has a new name: the Specialty Food Association. The name is effective as of today. The … Continue reading

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Record Breaking Global Participation Expected at the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo

The 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo continues to expand its status as a global resource for products, innovations and insights. Companies from 23 countries … Continue reading

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Prepared Foods Top Strategic Imperative for Supermarkets

Rotisserie chicken may have started the trend, and Whole Foods may get credit for raising prepared foods to a new level, but these days … Continue reading

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Online Grocery Shopping to Be Driven by Two Key Factors

Consumers are spending more time and money online, but companies considering expanding into grocery e-tailing should pull up a chair and settle in. It’s … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Paul Huckins, Huhtamaki

Paul Huckins, vice president, Huhtamaki retail division, says the company is uniquely positioned to respond to consumer and retailer disposable tableware needs. Tell us … Continue reading

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Food Forum: A Guide to winning with upscale

For retailers, the key to successfully navigating the beer category and growing their bottom line lies in optimizing shelves and merchandising. By Nick Lake, … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Preparing for the next phase of the obesity debate

Healthy food options at retail are not enough for some activist groups looking to increase regulations even more. By Richard Berman, executive director, Center … Continue reading

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Association Perspective: Addressing the independents

National Grocers Association’s 2013 NGA Show introduced several innovations developed to help small- to mid-sized grocers. By Peter J. Larkin, president & CEO, National … Continue reading

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Heineken Launches “Star Bottle” In the U.S.

Heineken announces the U.S. debut of its premium Star Bottle packaging for Heineken and Heineken Light. The new Star Bottle design, Heineken’s first package … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Offer Networking Reception for Wholesalers and Distributors

Produce wholesalers and distributors will find extra value at this year’s United Fresh Convention in San Diego with a new reception designed exclusively for … Continue reading

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New “Ou Kitniyot” Certification Symbol for Passover

OU Kosher,  a leader in Passover preparation and kosher certification, today announced a new symbol of authorization for Passover products: OU Kitniyot. The new … Continue reading

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