Author Archives: Molly Zimnoch

Keeping an eye on potatoes

A more favorable yield has potato growers and shippers, along with retailers, optimistic about sales for the coming year. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

‘Tis the season of pumpkin

Labor Day has come and gone, and its absence has opened the gates to all things pumpkin. As soon as the white clothes were … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Web-Exclusive Content

Eastern exposure

Advocates of conscious capitalism, social change and sustainability venture to Baltimore this month as the natural industry gears up for Natural Products Expo East. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

NACDS totally exposed

The 2013 NACDS Total Store Expo offers showgoers the latest in products, marketing campaigns and innovations. Grocery retailers continue to expand their pharmacy departments … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

The natural meat market

Retailers that highlight the attributes of their meat case offerings can boost sales of these premium products. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

The Holy Grail of Food Retail

This past weekend I had my first Wegmans experience and let me just say, it was everything I imagined and more. The retail chain … Continue reading

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Blazing ahead with HBC

Grocery Headquarters salutes companies in the health and beauty care categories that continue to make an impact at retail and beyond with its HBC … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 07 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Functional beverages rounding into form

Manufacturers are flooding retailers with a wide array of healthy beverage options.  Juicers, blenders and at-home soda makers are some the hottest housewares of … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 07 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Feasting Around the World with Bob’s Red Mill Grains of Discovery

Last night, I had the great pleasure of attending Bob’s Red Mill Grains of Discovery launch party. Held at the Astor Center in the … Continue reading

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The tobacco transformation

Manufacturers weigh in on what has changed, the changes to come and what retailers need to do in order to find success within the tobacco category. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

More than just desserts

The better-for-you desserts category is in the midst of a flavorful transformation. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Appreciating Local Labors

I grew up in the Hudson Valley region of New York, and I make it a point to enjoy all the area has to … Continue reading

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An easy pill to swallow

Consumers are incorporating various vitamins and supplements into their daily routine. Now is the time for retailers to capitalize on this lucrative industry. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Dairy-Deli-Bakery 2013 is set to deliver

Innovation and presentation will be front and center at IDDBA. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Dannon Reveals Reformulated Danimals Smoothies Resulting in 25% Less Sugar

True to their commitment to bring health through food to as many people as possible, The Dannon Company has improved the nutrition profile of … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, Perishables, Wellness, What's New

Hip hip hooray for homeopathy

No longer restricted to natural food stores, homeopathic remedies have gone mainstream. It is time for retailers to take note. Consumers are becoming more … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Wellness out West

Expo West proved once again to be an explosive showcase for the wellness category. This year’s Natural Products Expo West show in Anaheim, Calif. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

No Sugar, No Problem

Several weeks ago, while getting my morning coffee, I was handed an informational flyer along with my cup of joe. When I sadly realized … Continue reading

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Get ‘em while they’re young

Natural and organic food manufacturers are offering an array of products geared toward babies and young children. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Smokeless sensations

The cigarette industry is experiencing its first major technological advancement in decades. Now is the time for retailers to take advantage. Virginia Slims’ infamous … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Chobani SoHo Inspires Versatility

Just before Nemo took Manhattan, I was able to make good on an invitation to visit Chobani SoHo. The rain had yet to turn … Continue reading

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All grown up

The Southeast Produce Council prepares for the Tenth anniversary of its Southern Exposure show. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh