Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Mediterranean Snacks Introduces Two New Flavors

Mediterranean Snacks, maker of nutritious legume-based snacks like Baked Lentil Chips, Lentil Crackers and garbanzo-based HummuZ crispz, announced new flavors of both Baked Lentil … Continue reading

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NCA Opens 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo Registration

Registration has opened for the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo, to be held May 21-23, 2013, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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Hormel Foods to Acquire Skippy Peanut Butter Line

Hormel Foods Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Skippy peanut butter business from Unilever United States Inc., of … Continue reading

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Coborn’s Continues North Dakota Expansion

Coborn’s announced that it has acquired Mike’s Super Valu in Watford City, ND. The store has served the community under the leadership of local … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Offers Plant-based Product Line

To meet growing consumer demand for healthier choices, Whole Foods Market is introducing Engine 2 Plant-Strong products, a new line of plant-based, minimally processed … Continue reading

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Tools of the healthy cooking trade

As shoppers strive to eat healthier, they also need to stock up on all types of gadgets to help them make the most of … Continue reading

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Food Forum: An 8-step plan to refresh your store

From painting walls to introducing new décor and signage, here are some things that retailers can do right now to improve sales. By Norbert … Continue reading

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Food Forum: The true price of recalls

It can cost millions to pull a product off the shelves, not to mention the damage to the brand’s image and lost sales. Recall … Continue reading

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ShopRite Kicks-Off Can Can Sale

ShopRite’s famous annual Can Can Sale, begins Thursday, January 3rd and will run through Saturday, January 19th. This year marks the legendary sale’s forty-second … Continue reading

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MilkPEP Kicks Off 2013 with Milk’s Breakfast Blitz

The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) is kicking off 2013 with its first-ever Big Game national retail display contest. It will offer cash prizes to … Continue reading

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USDA Issues Final Rule for Animal Disease Traceability

USDA has announced a final rule establishing general regulations for improving the traceability of U.S. livestock moving interstate. The rule calls for livestock moved … Continue reading

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CPG Manufacturers and Retailers Discover Key Trends and Strategies to Activate Growth at 2013 SymphonyIRI Group Summit

Understanding the current and future trends shaping the CPG and retail space and translating those insights into new and innovative growth strategies is the … Continue reading

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Roth Cheese Debuts with New Products, Promotion, Ads and Packaging

Roth Cheese is kicking off 2013 with the introduction of a full line of American original and international style cheeses in distinctive new packaging. … Continue reading

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Retail Chefs Wow in ASMI Challenge

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Alaska Seafood Prepared Foods Challenge. Designed to celebrate both … Continue reading

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RPE Donates 40,000 Pounds of Potatoes

Milwaukee television station TODAY’S TMJ4 and Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin teamed up on Tuesday in an effort to provide one million meals to those … Continue reading

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Cargill Beef will Sponsor NASCAR’s 2013 Nationwide Series

When the 2013 NASCAR racing season begins in February at Daytona Beach, Fla., it will mark the fourth consecutive year Cargill Beef is supporting … Continue reading

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Utah State University Aggies Take Home The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Trophy

“The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl belongs to the Aggies” said Coach Gary Andersen as he accepted the trophy, a crystal bowl loaded with Idaho … Continue reading

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Natural Products Association MarketPlace Tradeshow Suspended in 2013

New Hope Natural Media will suspend the Natural Products Association MarketPlace tradeshow scheduled to be held in Las Vegas in June 2013. The decision … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Offers Clients Improved 2013 Promotional Planning Calendar

Frieda’s annual Promotional Planning Calendar has received an exciting redesign with a new poster format.  Included is a chart of best sellers by specialty … Continue reading

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Market Demand Drives Growth at Natural Products Expo West

The world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products tradeshow, Natural Products Expo West, produced by New Hope Natural Media, has unveiled a new exhibit … Continue reading

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Food Marketing Institute Reports on Retail Industry Food Bank Donations

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Feeding America released a report underscoring the critical contribution food retailers make to their respective communities through their support … Continue reading

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Understanding Grocery Shopper Values Sets Gold Standard for Customer Experience Across Industries

No experience happens as often, grabs share of wallet, and stimulates the senses more than grocery shopping, finds PwC US in a new report … Continue reading

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Chobani Celebrates Grand Opening of a New Manufacturing Plant

Chobani has outgrown its current facilities and is opening its second domestic manufacturing facility. Located in Twin Falls, Idaho, Chobani has invested $450 million … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods Joins Mountain Dew for a Slam Dunk Promo

Tyson Foods has created a winning combination with a deli promotion that combines Tyson Wings, Boneless Wings and Mountain Dew in an offer consumers … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Partners with Suppliers to Fill Holiday Demand for Fresh Seafood

In the landlocked Midwest, seafood may not be thought of as traditional holiday fare. But this holiday season, when families gather around the Christmas … Continue reading

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