Author Archives: Richard Turcsik

About Richard Turcsik

With more than 20 years of indus­try expe­ri­ence under his belt, includ­ing more than five with Gro­cery Head­quar­ters, Richard Turcsik is a walk­ing ency­clo­pe­dia of super­mar­ket knowl­edge. As exec­u­tive edi­tor he is respon­si­ble for much of the magazine’s con­tent, includ­ing the pop­u­lar Retail Spot­light fea­tures, cover sto­ries, news arti­cles, cen­ter store and per­ish­ables fea­tures, as well as the Trade Talk, In the Aisles and Pro­mo­tion Cor­ner sec­tions. If Richard didn’t write for GHQ he would be “work­ing undercover.”

Kings Food Markets Announces Promotions

Kings Food Markets is excited to announce several promotions within its merchant departments this month. “We are so proud to promote these key department … Continue reading

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General Mills Launches The Good Table Brand

General Mills has launched its newest dinner solutions brand, The Good Table. The new product line of gourmet-style sauce and crust mixes for chicken … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, Web-Exclusive Content, What's New

Kangaroo Brands Plant Expansion Hops Along

Kangaroo Brands, Inc., a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of specialty breads and frozen handheld sandwiches, recently finished an expansion that will create 50 new jobs over … Continue reading

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Ready Pac names Redfern new CFO

  Ready Pac Foods, Inc. has named Dan Redfern as Chief Financial Officer. Redfern will be based in the company’s Irwindale, Calif. headquarters and … Continue reading

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Taylor Farms Opens New Salinas Headquarters

Taylor Farms has opened its new 100,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in downtown Salinas, Calif. The new state-of-the-art facility is located on Main Street in the … Continue reading

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FPSA and IDFA unite to Defeat Hunger

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) are joining forces to highlight and strengthen two philanthropic endeavors, Defeat … Continue reading

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Free Mango Quality Webinar Set

The National Mango Board (NMB) will host a free Mango Quality Webinar on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar will … Continue reading

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G.H. Cretors Introduces Limited Edition Gourmet Popcorn

G.H. Cretors has introduced a Limited Edition collection of gourmet flavored popcorn. Perfect for snacking, entertaining, or gifting, the brand’s new artisanal varieties will … Continue reading

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Jack Link’s Introduces Korean BBQ Pork Jerky

Jack Link’s has a new, bold flavor – and a new technology – to help “feed your wild side.” Korean BBQ Pork Flame-Grilled Jerky … Continue reading

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Bunzl Moves and Expands Twin Cities Operation

After 17 years at 5301 N.W. Industrial Blvd. in Fridley, Minn., Bunzl Minneapolis has moved to a 155,000-square foot distribution center located at 10250 … Continue reading

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Newport Avenue Market Golf Tournament Raises Funds

In its third year honoring the legacy of the Rude Rudy’s Golf Tournament, and its commitment to feeding the hungry in Central Oregon, Newport … Continue reading

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Grounds for Excitement

Innovative products are bringing higher margins—and shoppers—to the coffee and tea aisle. Tired of the same old grind? Take a stroll down the coffee … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 08 Article Archives, Center Store

Epicurean Epicenter

During the Summer Fancy Food Show, New York’s Jacob Javits Convention Center was the focus of the foodies’ universe. When it comes to gourmet … Continue reading

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Boston UnCommon

Roche Bros. reincarnates a beloved Boston landmark with a vibrant store servicing a booming downtown. Continue reading

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Rich Products Launches Licensed Peanuts Line

To send adults down memory lane, while also capturing the attention of young cartoon-lovers, Rich Products Corporation has developed a line of Peanuts and … Continue reading

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Little Potato Company Targets Tots with Taters

The Little Potato Company has launched a program to provide tools and tips to make it easier for parents to cook with their kids, … Continue reading

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Kings Teams with Zaro’s in Bakery Department Expansion

Zaro’s Family Bakery, a fourth-generation family-owned and operated business located in the New York Metropolitan area, is expanding their sales to Kings Foods Markets, … Continue reading

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Rainbow Light President Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Linda Kahler, president of Rainbow Light, was presented with Nutrition Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award at Nutrition Business Journal’s (NBJ) 18th annual NBJ Summit … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Achieves Energy Star Rating

Alto-Shaam has announced that several of its CT PROformance and CT Classic Combitherm ovens have earned an ENERGY STAR rating from the Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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Healthy Retail 2015 Conference Set

Informa Exhibitions has opened registration for the Healthy Retail Conference & Expo to be held October 29-30 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort. Attendees … Continue reading

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Summer Fancy Foods Show 2015

The Summer Fancy Food Show, held in New York at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center in late June, attracted record numbers of both exhibitors and … Continue reading

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A&P Files Bankruptcy; Seeks to Sell Stores

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P) filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code with the U.S. Bankruptcy … Continue reading

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Fantastic Four Tastykakes

Snack cake brand Tastykake is capturing the power of four this summer via a fantastic partnership with Twentieth Century Fox and Marvel’s Fantastic Four, in … Continue reading

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Murry’s Recalls Bell & Evans Gluten-free Chicken Nuggets

Murry’s, Inc., a Lebanon, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,232 pounds of Bell & Evans gluten-free breaded chicken nugget product that tested positive for … Continue reading

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Just BARE Chicken Supports Community Gardens

Just BARE, a brand of natural, antibiotic-free chicken, announced today its launch of the Goodness for Gardens donation program, an initiative that supports the … Continue reading

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