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adidas Group’s Mark King to Speak at PMA Symposium

adidas Group North America President Mark King will share insights on leadership during his upcoming session at the 2015 PMA Foundation Executive Leadership Symposium … Continue reading

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Gabriel Logan Displays Help Whole Foods Increase Sales

It can be tough to grab a customer’s attention for personal care products in a grocery store. The Whole Body department of Whole Foods … Continue reading

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The Great Food Report Identifies Most Sustainable Food Brands

HowGood, an independent research organization with the world’s largest database of food ratings based on sustainability, identified the nation’s 47 most sustainable food brands … Continue reading

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Kroger Named Elite Member of ENERGY STAR’s Certification Nation

The Kroger Co. announced that the company has been accepted as an Elite Member of ENERGY STAR Certification Nation by the U.S. Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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DelGrosso Foods Sponsors PBS Series, The Italian Americans

DelGrosso Foods, America’s oldest major family-owned producer of pasta sauce announced its sponsorship of the four-hour television documentary series, The Italian Americans.  The film, narrated by … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Supermarkets and Star Market Makes Holiday Donations

In an effort to combat hunger and food insecurity throughout New England, Shaw’s Supermarkets and Star Market are making monetary holiday donations to fifty-four … Continue reading

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Marc Perrone Elected President of UFCW

Marc Perrone, a labor leader who has committed four decades to fighting for hard working families, was elected International President of the 1.3 million … Continue reading

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Multicultural Consumers Lead Growth in U.S. Pet Ownership

More than 200 million pets of all types live in American households, and nowhere is pet ownership on the rise faster than in the … Continue reading

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Insignia Systems Announces Addition to Board of Directors

Insignia Systems announced that Jacob J. Berning has been appointed as an independent member of the Board of Directors of the company. With the … Continue reading

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Urban School Food Alliance Working to Procure Students Antibiotic-free Chicken

The Urban School Food Alliance (The Alliance), a coalition of the largest school districts in the United States that includes New York City, Los … Continue reading

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McCormick Reveals Flavor Trends for 2015

McCormick & Company released its McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015, highlighting eight enticing flavor trends. Now in its 15th year, the much-anticipated report drives flavor … Continue reading

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Younger Generations Driving Fresh Food Sales

The age-old parental advice to “eat your fruits and vegetables” has taken hold.. From 2003 and 2013, consumption of fresh foods — fruits, vegetables, … Continue reading

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SC Johnson to Receive Award for Sustainable Development Achievements

The World Environment Center (WEC) has announced that its 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to … Continue reading

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Lipman Acquires Legend Distributing

Lipman continues to grow with the acquisition of Legend Distributing in Phoenix, Ariz. “We are thrilled to welcome the Legend Distributing team to Lipman,” … Continue reading

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Associated Grocers of Florida Adopts ReposiTrak

ReposiTrak, a provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, announced that the seventh member of ROFDA (Retailer … Continue reading

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Industry Leaders Support 2015 Viva Fresh Expo

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) announced plans for the inaugural Viva Fresh Produce Expo on March 26-28, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Since then, … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Awarded 2014 Specialty Crop Block Grant

Pear Bureau Northwest was awarded $40,000 from the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and $20,000 from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) through … Continue reading

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Food Traceability Tops North American Summit Agenda

The North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit, www.sustainablefoodssummit.com, will hone in on food traceability. As the battle for labeling of Genetically Modified … Continue reading

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Top 10 Specialty Food Trends Predicted for 2015

Consumers will seek more from their specialty food in 2015, whether stronger flavors, alternative sweeteners, or snacks made with everything from plant-based meat to … Continue reading

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Tops Markets Converts Distribution Fleet to Natural Gas

Tops Friendly Markets announced a partnership with Ryder to replace its existing 55 tractors with ones that are compatible with compressed natural gas (CNG). … Continue reading

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John Ruan III Announces Steve Chapman’s Retirement from Ruan

Ruan executive chairman John Ruan III announced that after more than five years as chief executive officer of Ruan Transportation Management Systems, Steve Chapman … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson to Acquire Freightquote

C.H. Robinson has reached an agreement to acquire Freightquote.com for $365 million in cash. The agreement is subject to certain customary closing conditions, including … Continue reading

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IDDBA Seeks Decorators for Cake Decorating Challenge

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association’s (IDDBA) 20th annual Cake Decorating Challenge will be a featured event at the annual Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar and Expo, to be … Continue reading

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Duff Goldman to Emcee NGA Best Bagger Championship

Food Network star, Duff Goldman will emcee the 2015 National Grocers Association (NGA) Best Bagger Championship, sponsored by PepsiCo, and held at The NGA … Continue reading

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Brookshire’s, Kellogg Donate Milk to Food Banks

Brookshire’s and Kellogg recently teamed up to donate $10,000 worth of milk to Feeding America member food banks that serve communities in Texas, Louisiana … Continue reading

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