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Online Grocery Shopping is Driven by Two Factors, Reports The Hartman Group

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

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Virginia Firm Recalls Pork Sausage Product That May Contain Foreign Materials

Smithfield Packing Company is recalling approximately 38,000 pounds of pork sausage that may contain small pieces of plastic, likely from gloves, says the U.S. … Continue reading

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NGA Recommends Opting Out and Objecting to Proposed Settlement

Seven and a half years ago, NGA, at the direction of its board, elected to become a plaintiff in a class action payment card … Continue reading

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National Retail Conference Will Feature Six Retail Marketing Panelists

The theme for the 2013 Retail Merchandising & Marketing Conference to be held in Scottsdale in April is “Learn. Change. Grow.” The selection of … Continue reading

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Sea Best Offers Fish Finder Online Consumer Tool

Sea Best, the flagship brand of Beaver Street Fisheries, has launched an online tool to help consumers choose the fish type that best suits … Continue reading

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WeiserMazars Shares First Annual U.S. Food and Beverage Industry Study Results

According to the first annual U.S. Food & Beverage Industry Study, released today by WeiserMazars LLP, a leading accounting, tax and advisory services firm, … Continue reading

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Knowlan’s Super Markets Earns Silver Plate Award from Minnesota Grocers Association

Knowlan’s Super Markets is one of four companies in Minnesota to be recognized for its exceptional efforts to end hunger in its community. Knowlan’s … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Opening Two New Stores

Weis Markets will open two new stores in Baltimore County on Sunday, March 3. The 55,476-square-foot Towson store is located at 1238 Putty Hill … Continue reading

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The Pork Board and the Beef Checkoff Team Up to Demystify the Meat Case

Extensive research conducted by the National Pork Board and the Beef Checkoff Program indicates that today’s consumers are as confused as ever when it … Continue reading

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Costco Teamsters Ratify Three-year Contract

Teamster members at Costco have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new three-year contract that includes a 9 percent wage increase over the term … Continue reading

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AFFI Launches Safety Program

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) launched the “FSMA Readiness Self-Assessment Program,” a unique online service designed to help frozen food facilities comply with … Continue reading

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Ahold USA and its divisions donate $67 million to local charities in 2012

Ahold USA today announced that nearly $67 million was donated in 2012 through the company’s Our Family Foundation, its retail banners of Stop & … Continue reading

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Star Ranch Angus Beef Launches Ground Beef

A new product from a familiar beef brand is bringing something fresh to the retail meat case: branded ground beef. Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., … Continue reading

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WP Rawl Announces First Ever Katie’s Camp

This summer, WP Rawl will host a three-day camp for twelve Katie’s Krops grant recipients from all across the country at WP Rawl’s headquarters … Continue reading

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Something for Everyone at Blue Bunny

Chocolate lovers have something to smile about. Wells Blue Bunny has launched two new ice cream bars in partnership with Cadbury. Royal Dark made … Continue reading

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Organic Industry Honors Businesses with Responsible Packaging Awards

The Responsible Packaging Project announced the winners of the 2012 Responsible Packaging Awards at the Organicology Conference on Friday, February 8th. The annual awards … Continue reading

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Faribault Foods Wins the “Minnesota’s Own” Silver Plate Award

The Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) has completed its 2012 “Minnesota’s Own” annual campaign to fight hunger in Minnesota. Faribault Foods has been recognized for … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch InBev and Constellation Brands Announce Revised Agreement for Complete Divestiture of U.S. Business of Grupo Modelo

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Constellation Brands announced a revised agreement that establishes Crown Imports as the #3 producer and marketer of beer in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Hispanic Men Present Opportunities for Marketers—Mintel

While the Hispanic population is growing at a fast pace in the US – and with them their purchasing power – it seems in … Continue reading

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2013 NGA Show Closes with Record Attendance Numbers

The National Grocers Association’s  2013 NGA Show has come to a close, having once again expanded its offerings to further its reputation as the … Continue reading

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Velvet Ice Cream Unveils a Brand New Look

Velvet Ice Cream lovers will soon see a brand new look on their favorite ice cream.  Velvet has redesigned its ice cream packaging, which … Continue reading

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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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