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Acosta acquires United Sales Concepts

Acosta has acquired United Sales Concepts. The integration of United Sales Concepts with the rapidly growing Acosta Cornerstone non-foods platform of Acosta Foodservice will … Continue reading

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Meet the Modern Foodie

Sopexa, the global agency for food, beverage and lifestyle marketing, released its 2015 Foodie Study. They have profiled the preferences, behaviors and epicurean influence … Continue reading

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BJ’s Wholesale Club Appoints President and COO

BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. named Christopher J. Baldwin president and chief operating officer. Baldwin will be responsible for business operations including merchandising, logistics, membership, … Continue reading

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Kroger Encourages Shoppers to ‘Pour it Forward’

September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign from Feeding America – the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the country. In honor of Hunger … Continue reading

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Gigwalk and IRI Join Forces

Gigwalk, a leader in distributed workforce management, announced a new alliance with Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), a global leader in innovative solutions and services … Continue reading

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Organics Unlimited Celebrates 10th Anniversary of GROW

Organics Unlimited is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary of its nonprofit program, GROW. Throughout the month of September, Organics Unlimited will execute a … Continue reading

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Mondelēz International Collaborates with Startups and Retailers for Shopper Futures Program

Mondelēz International has selected eight startups to participate in the company’s Shopper Futures program. Shopper Futures, Mondelēz International’s breakthrough innovation initiative, brings together leading … Continue reading

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Beaver Street Fisheries Employs New Sanitation System

Beaver Street Fisheries, Inc. (BSF) has installed the Ozone International sanitation system. Ozone is now BSF’s primary sanitizer solution for food contact surfaces in … Continue reading

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Meijer Celebrates $400 Million in mPerks Savings

Meijer celebrated the five-year anniversary of its free digital savings program, mPerks, which has already set a company record with $100 million in savings … Continue reading

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Green Zebra Grocery Announces Second Store ­Opening Early 2016

Green Zebra Grocery has announced the details for their second store in Portland’s Lloyd District. This announcement comes on the heels of a $2.5 … Continue reading

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Hain Celestial Named on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., an organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe and India providing consumers with A Healthier … Continue reading

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Meijer Launches Double Match Days for its Fall Simply Give Campaign

In support of Hunger Action Month and in an effort to restock its food pantry partners’ shelves that were depleted over the summer months, … Continue reading

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California Giant Celebrates Back to School with Fresh Start

This back-to-school season, California Giant Berry Farms is giving fans the opportunity to vote for one school to receive a salad bar as part … Continue reading

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Wegmans Ranks Highest Among Supermarket Pharmacies in J.D. Power Pharmacy Study

J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Pharmacy Study was released yesterday, with Wegmans Pharmacy ranking highest among supermarket pharmacies with an overall satisfaction score of 887. … Continue reading

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Kroger Ratifies Agreement with UFCW Local 1059

The Kroger Co. announced that associates working at stores in Kroger’s Columbus division have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 1059. “We … Continue reading

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Kellogg Company Elects Two New Members to Board of Directors

Kellogg Company has elected Noel R. Wallace and Carolyn M. Tastad to its board of directors. Wallace is currently president, Colgate-Palmolive Latin America. He … Continue reading

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Blueberry Council Targets Families, Schools to Boost Blueberry Sales

With more parents including their children in the family decision-making process, appealing to the younger generation at school has become a powerful way to … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Makes Fortune Magazine’s Change the World List

In its new ranking of 50 companies that “Change the World,” Fortune magazine recognized Whole Foods Market for “doing well by doing good.” The … Continue reading

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Raymond Kelly Joins Hain Celestial Board of Directors

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. elected Raymond W. Kelly to its board of directors. Kelly, who served as the police commissioner of the City … Continue reading

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Instacart Launches One-Hour Grocery Delivery Service in Indianapolis

Instacart (www.Instacart.com), the grocery delivery service whose personal shoppers hand pick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced that it has expanded to Indianapolis, … Continue reading

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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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Butterball Joins American Heart Association in Movement to Radically Improve Cardiovascular Health in Local Community

Butterball announces a sponsorship of the Triangle American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. initiative. This sponsorship aligns the American Heart Association’s mission with … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces 2015 BrandStorm Marketing Event

The United Fresh Produce Association has announced the development of a new marketing event in addition to its annual education offerings. Titled BrandStorm, the … Continue reading

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National Co+op Grocers Signs Primary Distribution Agreement with UNFI

National Co+op Grocers (NCG) announces that it has reached agreement on a multi-year purchasing contract that names UNFI as its primary distributor for natural … Continue reading

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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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