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Food Retail Industry Announces Campaign Encouraging Family Mealtime

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released the following statement from FMI Vice President of Health and Wellness and Executive Director of the FMI Foundation, Catherine … Continue reading

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Study Findings Revealing New Eating Culture Implications for Food Retail at the FMI Midwinter Conference

Daymon Worldwide CEO Carla Cooper and Hartman Group founder Harvey Hartman presented the findings of a comprehensive food culture study revealing a new Eating … Continue reading

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Colorado spuds appeal to U.S. Potato Board’s ‘Linda’

Tapping into the U.S. Potato Board’s current Five Distinct Potato Seasons campaign, the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee is spotlighting Centennial State spuds in several … Continue reading

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Stefco Industries is Now Sofidel America

The Sofidel Group, the second largest European company in the tissue sector (tissue for domestic and hygiene use) has bought the US Company Cellynne … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola Refreshments’ Joe Burke Honored with FMI’s Albers Award

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today recognized an outstanding trading partner advocate in the food retail community, Joe Burke, vice president of retail industry affairs … Continue reading

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Unified Grocers CEO Al Plamann Receives Humanitarian Industry Award

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today announced the recipient of the Herbert Hoover Award, CEO of Unified Grocers, Inc., Alfred Plamann. At this year’s FMI … Continue reading

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WMMB Launches 4th Annual Macaroni & Cheese Blog

How many possible Macaroni & Cheese variations are there? The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) is determined to find out. For the fourth year … Continue reading

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Opal Apples Return for Another Season

FirstFruits Marketing, marketers of the Opal apple, has launched its 2013 campaign with a new website, in-store POS and the announcement of a new … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Partners with Wholesalers to Bring Specialty Produce to Schools

School kids across the United States are getting a chance to try unique fruits and vegetables, and Frieda’s Specialty Produce is playing a role, … Continue reading

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‘Better With M’ Makes its Debut

Mars Chocolate North America introduced M&M’S Brand’s new integrated marketing campaign called ‘Better With M,’ which includes a new 30-second television commercial that will … Continue reading

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Daymon Delivers an Alternative to Credit and Debit Processing Fees

Daymon Worldwide is announcing the launch of Be Heard, a loyalty and payments platform that offers retailer and supplier partners a competitive edge in … Continue reading

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Chelan Fresh Launches 2013 Marketing Strategy

In 2013 Chelan Fresh Marketing is launching a vigorous marketing campaign that includes co-marketing with The Laughing Cow cheese products, continued focus on the … Continue reading

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Got Milk? Campaign to Launch Superbowl TV Ad

Football stars from Michael Strahan to Hakeem Nicks have appeared in the National Milk Mustache ‘got milk?’ Campaign print ads for the past 17 … Continue reading

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United Fresh Seeks Rising Leaders for 19th Annual Produce Industry Leadership Program

The application period is now open for the 19th annual class of the United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program, presented by the United Fresh … Continue reading

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Pink Lady America Makes Apples a Family Affair

Pink Lady America (PLA) is starting the new year with a program designed to focus on those families at the orchard level doing the … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Reservation

Retailers can help their customers step up their Valentine’s Day dinner at home this year with a juicy cut of Chairman’s Reserve Certified Premium … Continue reading

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Market Street to Participate in Souper Bowl of Caring

Market Street locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are participating in the national Souper Bowl of Caring campaign to garner donations of cash and … Continue reading

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New England Natural Bakers founder hands over the reins after 35 years

New England Natural Bakers, a prominent granola manufacturer, is now 100% employee owned. On January 1st, 2013 NENB entered into an “ESOP” or Employee … Continue reading

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Jelly Belly Unveils New Disney-Themed Packages

Jelly Belly Candy Company has unveiled a new line of gifts for a variety of special occasions. Iconic Disney characters, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie … Continue reading

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The Alaska Pollock Sustainable Fishery Opens in Alaska

The harvest season for Alaska pollock opens January 20. The 2013 Alaska pollock Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands and Gulf … Continue reading

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CGA Educational Foundation Annoubnces 2013 Hall of Achievement Inductees

The California Grocers Association Educational Foundation is recognizing two grocery executives for their service to the industry. Jim Lee, president and COO of Stater … Continue reading

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Research shows US consumers have an appetite for high protein food

According to the latest research from Mintel, introductions of foods and drinks making a high protein claim are almost three times higher in the … Continue reading

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PMA Produce Pavilion Returns for Second Year at NGA

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is once again preparing to partner with the National Grocers Association with an expanded presence at their 2013 show. … Continue reading

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Tracey Altman gives GHQ the Wholly on Guacamole

Tracey Altman, the vice president of marketing for Fresherized Foods, the makers of Wholly Guacamole, talks about why  guacamole is so popular and what … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Delivers Against Business Plan

More does matter not only when it comes to eating more fruits and vegetables, but also when strong results are achieved. The year-end program … Continue reading

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