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GMDC Explores the New Face of the Hispanic Consumer

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has released a new whitepaper based on a GMDC*Connect Videocast, “The New Face of the Hispanic Consumer,” presented … Continue reading

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Educating the Next Generation of Frozen and Refrigerated Food Consumers

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) and leading brands are reaching out to a new target audience this October for their annual … Continue reading

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Price Chopper “Tools For Schools” Campaign Kicks Off

Price Chopper kicked off its signature “Tools for Schools” campaign in all 134 stores throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont. … Continue reading

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Chilean Fruit Fresh Fruit Association Wins Sensory Experience Contest

A recipe entered by the Chilean Fresh Fruit Association won top honors at the Produce Marketing Association’s Sensory Experience Contest at this year’s PMA … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Charities Fight Against Blood Cancers

Stater Bros. Charities and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) concluded another successful “Light The Night” fundraising campaign in support of LLS’ mission to … Continue reading

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Procacci Brothers Hosts Cameroonian Students for Produce Market Tour

Procacci Brothers Sales Corporation hosted a class of 24 university students from the central African nation of Cameroon on July 18 for a tour … Continue reading

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Craft Beer Sales Surge

New research from Mintel suggests that while craft beer drinkers may indeed love the big, bold flavors of their favorite artisanal brew, they also … Continue reading

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Income Does Not Determine Shoppers’ Private Label Preference

An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research shows that while income groups differ a bit on their perception … Continue reading

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Consumers Clearly Prefer Shopping in Stores

A key finding from the A.T. Kearney Omnichannel Shopping Preferences Study is that although digital retailing is capturing headlines and inspiring spirited debate as retailers … Continue reading

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PMA Annual Foodservice Conference Sets Five New Records

It was a record-breaking year at Produce Marketing Association’s 33rd annual Foodservice Conference. The event kicked off this past weekend with networking, educational programming, … Continue reading

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Deadliest Catch Catptain Becomes Ambassador for Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Captain Keith Colburn, one of the stars of the hit television series Deadliest Catch on Discovery Channel, has become an Ambassador for the nonprofit … Continue reading

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National Mango Board Appeals to the Processed Mango Industry

The National Mango Board (NMB) will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 4 p.m. EDT for a closer look … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Offers Marketing Research Grants

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) announces the availability of up to $50,000 to fund market research grants. Eligible projects must address increasing fruit … Continue reading

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Chicken Consumption Up 17 Percent

More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers’ plates, according to new research presented today at the National Chicken Council’s Chicken Marketing … Continue reading

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The Happy Egg Co. Expands into Southern Cali

The happy egg co. continues to grow and expand its operations with the addition of a new Riverside County packing and distribution location in … Continue reading

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Sunrain Varieties Increases Capacity

Sunrain Varieties has completed a series of capital improvements in their Idaho Falls, Idaho-based facilities. Two additional greenhouses were added to the Idaho Falls … Continue reading

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Harris Poll Highlights Traditional Grocery Stores

The 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend (EQ) study, which measures brand equity for more than 1,500 brands across 170 categories, finds traditional grocery store brands … Continue reading

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Growing Grocery Shopper Concern Over Food Waste

Global demand for food has never been higher, as populations skyrocket and developing areas of the world strive to feed their citizens. But in … Continue reading

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PepsiCo Foundation Invests $1.25 Million In School Health And Wellness Programs

The PepsiCo Foundation announced two grants geared towards improving the health and wellness of America’s kids through the power of physical activity and good … Continue reading

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Cargill Turkey Says No to Growth-Promoting Antibiotics

Cargill’s Honeysuckle White and Shady Brook Farms are removing growth-promoting antibiotics from their turkeys across the independent farms they work with, without charging a … Continue reading

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Texas International Produce Association Promotes US/Mexico Border

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) has announced plans to host the inaugural VIVA Fresh Conference and Expo on March 26-28, 2015 at the … Continue reading

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Research Shows Fresh Avocado Enhances Absorption of Fat Soluble Nutrients

Recent research published in The Journal of Nutrition, says that consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots … Continue reading

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Brands, Retailers Sign on to Support Fifth Annual Wounded Warrior Project Believe in Heroes Campaign

Acosta Sales & Marketing announced that more than 30 national leading consumer brands and 100 grocery retail banners have pledged to support this generation … Continue reading

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Millennial Consumers Lead Growth in Green Purchasing

While green products and services continue to be top-of-mind for Americans, Millennials are emerging as some of the most committed purchasers of sustainable products … Continue reading

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National Dairy Council and General Mills Foodservice Kick Off Fuel Up Breakfast Grant Program

General Mills Foodservice and National Dairy Council are partnering once again to help K-12 schools expand their breakfast programs by offering Fuel Up Breakfast … Continue reading

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