Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Frieda Caplan To Be Honored with United Fresh Lifetime Achievement Award

The United Fresh Produce Association will honor Frieda Rapoport Caplan with its Lifetime Achievement Award during its 2013 Winter Leadership Meetings this January in … Continue reading

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University of Connecticut and ShopRite Team Up to Fight Hunger

The University of Connecticut and ShopRite have teamed up to help the hungry this holiday season with a canned food drive before the UConn … Continue reading

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Navitas Naturals Offers Retailers Free Point of Purchae Displays

Navitas Naturals is pleased to introduce the Navitas Cardboard POP Display, an attractive new presentation tool for superfoods that is being provided free to … Continue reading

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Baloian Farms Adds Mexican Hothouse Program

Baloian Farms added a Mexican hot house program in November of 2012 with availability through May of 2013. A new partnership with Cueto Produce … Continue reading

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CMI’s New Apple Packing Line Keeps Prices Down

CMI and McDougall and Sons (CMI’s largest growing entity and one of their founding owners) has improved their packing operation — amidst a hail … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Cool Cuts Social Media Campaign Helps Fight Hunger

Ready Pac Foods, Inc. has announced a partnership with Feeding America, the Nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, for a Facebook campaign focused on their … Continue reading

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Leadership Symposium Scheduled For January

Senior executives from all segments of the global supply chain who want to recharge their batteries for the new year, strengthen leadership capabilities and … Continue reading

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Limoneira Pairs With Experts to Unleash the Power of Lemons

After launching its new marketing campaign, Unleash the Power of Lemons, earlier this year, Limoneira Company, a leading agribusiness, today announced its pairing with five Los … Continue reading

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Sartori’s Offering Limited Edition Extra-Aged Goat Cheese

Sartori Cheese has announced its second ever release of Limited Edition Extra-Aged Goat cheese.  This hand-crafted cheese, which met rave reviews during its first release in … Continue reading

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Kroger Receives American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award

The Kroger Co. was awarded a 2012 Excellence in Philanthropy Award from the American Cancer Society. The honor is given to corporations that have … Continue reading

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WBDC ‘Women with Impact’ Breakfast A Huge Success

Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) historically honors one of their members each year at the Breakfast. The award is named in memory of Deb … Continue reading

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ShopRite of Selden, NY Achieves EPA GreenChill Silver Certification

ShopRite announced that its Selden, NY store has been awarded the GreenChill Silver Certification. This prestigious award, distributed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), … Continue reading

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Private Label Opportunity in Developing Urban Areas

With a sagging economy, Americans are opting for smaller, more affordable housing than in the past. Some retailers are adjusting to this trend by … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Goes Pink In Support Of Local Breast Cancer Awareness Organizations

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company turned green into pink this past Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with more than $250,000 in donations to the … Continue reading

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PMA 2012 Fresh Summit

The 2012 PMA Fresh Summit show was packed with new innovations and ideas — and it had record attendance. Continue reading

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Idaho Resident Wins IPC’s 
First Pinterest Contest

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) awarded a $250 cash prize to Zoe Lowinfell Cauvel of Twin Falls, Idaho for her delectable photo of Idaho … Continue reading

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Chile Blueberry Season Begins

It is the beginning of the Gourmet Trading Company’s , announced the beginning of its Chile blueberry season today. As the company’s Argentina blueberry … Continue reading

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Retailers Awarded for Avocado Ads

CAC announced the winners of its 2012 retail ad contest, which ran during the peak of California avocado season from the week of May … Continue reading

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An Ayurvedic Beverage Premiers at Whole Foods

MissionRoot, an organic beverage formulated with fruits and herbs used by the ancient Indian healing practice Ayurveda, are now available at 20 Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Hostess Brands to Wind Down Company

Hostess Brands announced that it is winding down operations and has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to close its … Continue reading

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Kroger Announces Merger with Axium Pharmacy

The Kroger Co. announced it will acquire the outstanding shares of Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc., a leading specialty pharmacy, to create a merger of … Continue reading

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Sickles Market Establishes Employee Disaster Fund

Sickles Market, a one-unit upscale independent along the Jersey Shore in Little Silver, N.J., has established an Employee Disaster Fund to assist its employees … Continue reading

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Ever-Growing Competition Rated Top Concern Among Independent Grocers

Competition, the cost of providing healthcare insurance and the economy are the three major worries among independent food retailers, according to the 2012 Independent … Continue reading

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Swanson Flavor Boost

Campbell Soup Company is offering Swanson Flavor Boost in a new 4-pack and adding a seafood variety to its line of concentrated broths. SwansonFlavor … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI Reveals National Brands Gaining on Private Label

It’s no secret that the struggling economy has been a boon for marketers of private label products. Not content to coast on increased consumer … Continue reading

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