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Fresh Blueberries from Chile Projected to Set New Record

Export of fresh Blueberries from Chile is projected to continue the upward momentum this 2012-13 season, forecasted to rise by 21% over the prior … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods Holiday Ham Promotion

A deli promotion from Tyson Foods, is streamlining the hectic holiday season for consumers and driving traffic to the deli for a triple savings … Continue reading

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Nine out of Ten Women Compare Private Label to Brand Name Products When Shopping

Although 77 percent of general shoppers compare store brands to brand names, 90 percent of women compare both regularly. This was revealed in The … Continue reading

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Wegmans Collaborates to Help Improve Fisheries

Less than one year ago, Wegmans Food Markets announced it had united with the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) to help understand Wegmans’ impact on … Continue reading

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Meijer Moves to Traditional Butcher Shop Experience

Meijer is moving its meat department to a more traditional butcher shop environment, complete with certified meat cutters, full-service meat counters and the highest … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $13.6 Billion in Retail Sales

Wakefern Food Corp.’s chairman and CEO, Joseph S. Colalillo, and president and COO Joe Sheridan, addressed Wakefern’s membership, store management and staff at the … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Kicks Off its Annual Turkey Express Program

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced its annual Turkey Express program that supplies turkeys to hunger relief organizations in time for Thanksgiving. Kicking … Continue reading

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Tyson Deli Management Aims High

Tyson Foods, Inc. is pleased to report that the senior members of the Tyson Deli team have earned the highest category management certification. These … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform Ranks First in Independent Grocers’ Political Concerns Index

Independent grocers express a great level of concern over the financial impact of the changes to healthcare insurance mandated by the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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Safeway and Chevron Announce Joint Fuel Rewards Program

The Vons division of Safeway Inc. has announced a new program with Chevron to offer a joint Reward Points loyalty program. Customers who earn … Continue reading

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Green Giant Fresh Upgrades Packaging

Green Giant Fresh announces today the launch of their new consumer-friendly smart packaging design. Products that were previously sold in clamshells have been transitioned … Continue reading

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PBH To Host Supermarket Dietitians at Fresh Summit

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) will host 20 supermarket dietitians for a 3-day educational session to be held during PMA’s Fresh Summit in … Continue reading

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Grimmway Farms is Helping People Lose

Grimmway Farms announced a partnership with Giraffe Interactive as the exclusive carrot supplier of The Biggest Loser consumer brand and plans an early November … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Names Meijer “Pear Retailer of the Year”

Pear Bureau Northwest has named Meijer as the 2012 Pear Retailer of the Year for its outstanding pear merchandising program. Meijer’s successful implementation of … Continue reading

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Market Street Introduces All-Natural Cakes and Frosting

United Supermarkets, LLC, parent company of Market Street, has introduced all-natural cake and frosting options for guests searching for healthier alternatives in the bakery. … Continue reading

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InBalance Health’s New INBar is in Stores

InBalance Health announced that the company has secured its first retail store orders for INBar, a gluten-free snack bar for people with Prediabetes and … Continue reading

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Study Finds Moms Make And Trust In-Person Recommendations More Than Social Media

Cracking the word-of-mom code is the Holy Grail for brands marketing to moms today.  But who’s more influential – the Facebook mom or the … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI Quarterly MarketPulse Survey Finds Gen-Xers Practicing Frugal Ways

Generation X, those born after the post World War II baby boomers, generally has a positive outlook on the economy, but that doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Making the Holidays Sweeter

In time for Valentine’s Day, Kane Candy is introducing new Chocolate Heart Cups. The chocolate cups are a quick and easy solution for at-home … Continue reading

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Pacific Natural Foods Simplifies Holiday Meal Prep

Pacific Natural Foods is launching a new line of classic holiday accompaniments, made from simple recipes and organic ingredients. Designed to make holiday meal … Continue reading

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FMI and United Fresh to Co-Locate 2014 Tradeshows

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association are proud to announce the co-location of their 2014 conventions, June 10-13 in Chicago. … Continue reading

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Idaho Potato Commission’s Popular 
Recipe Photo Contest Now on Pinterest

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is now hosting their “Recipe of the Month Photo Contest” on Pinterest, taking full advantage of the site’s ability … Continue reading

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HEINEKEN USA’s Dolf van den Brink Named to Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40″ List

HEINEKEN USA announces that President and CEO Dolf van den Brink has been named one of Fortune Magazine’s prestigious “40 Under 40!” The annual … Continue reading

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Acosta Sales & Marketing Continues Expansion

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

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Produce for Kids Hits New Milestone

The 10th annual Produce for Kids’ Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign raised more than $356,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other children’s hospitals … Continue reading

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