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TV host Ted Allen to host sofi Awards

Ted Allen, Emmy Award winner and host of three shows on Food Network, including the long-running hit series Chopped, will host the 43rd sofi … Continue reading

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Voting Opens for Opal Apple’s Youth Make a Difference Initiative

Public voting is open for Opal Apple’s Youth Make a Difference Initiative, a campaign designed to provide financial support to causes led by youth … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Partners with Grow it Green Morristown to Make Fresh, Local Food Accessible to All

Kings Food Markets (Kings) is announces its partnership with Grow It Green Morristown, a community building nonprofit organization focused on growing food, to create … Continue reading

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Gold medal mustards

Beaverton Foods has hit a Grand Slam earning three Gold medals – nine total – at the 20th annual World-Wide Mustard Competition.  The event … Continue reading

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Mariani Packing Partners with Ganeden Biotech for Dried Fruit Snacks with Probiotics

Mariani Packing Company, an independent producer of dried fruit, has partnered with Ganeden Biotech, a leader in the manufacturing and marketing of probiotics. The … Continue reading

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“Day in Washington” Supermarket Industry Fly-in Kicks Off

The annual “Day in Washington” Supermarket Industry fly-in kicked off on April 15. More than 200 supermarket retailers, wholesalers and food industry state association … Continue reading

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FMI’s Donald H. MacManus Award Given to California Executives for Public Affairs Excellence

In an historic recognition of achievement for the food retail industry, two association executives received the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Donald H. MacManus Award … Continue reading

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United Fresh and the International Floriculture Expo Collaborate on the 8th Annual Iron Designer Competition

The United Fresh Produce Association and the International Floriculture Expo will collaborate for the Iron Designer Competition: Fusion of Produce & Floral. The event … Continue reading

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Food Show and Conference to Launch in New Jersey

Diversified Communications, producers of more than 100 trade shows and conferences throughout the world, has announced the launch of the Trade & Trends Food … Continue reading

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Coborn’s Expands to Western Wisconsin

Coborn’s announced its acquisition of Marketplace Foods, which owns four grocery/liquor stores in Western Wisconsin. “By expanding into Wisconsin and adding these four stores … Continue reading

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Target Appoints Veteran Grocery Leader

Target Corporation announced the appointment of Anne Dament to the role of Senior Vice President, Merchandising. In this role, she will be responsible for … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Kicks Off Dos De Mayo Program

Dos Equis is once again inviting consumers to showcase their individuality and make one of the most anticipated party occasions of the year even … Continue reading

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Kroger Honored by EPA as a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The Kroger Co. announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the company with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – … Continue reading

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13th Annual Produce For Kids Healthy Eating Campaign Kicks Off in Grocery Stores Nationwide

The 13th annual Produce for Kids campaign will kick off on April 24 and will be featured in the produce departments of select nationwide … Continue reading

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Avocados from Mexico Announce Brand Spokesperson with Hispanic “Echale” Promotion Launch

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) announces Maggie Jiménez as brand spokesperson in its first ever Hispanic campaign, “Echale.” Jiménez is a professional host, celebrity chef, … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Sales Top $100 Billion

The specialty food industry is a bright spot in the U.S. economy. In 2014, sales of specialty food topped $100 billion for the first … Continue reading

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Product of the Year USA Now Open For 2016 Entries

Product of the Year has announced that entries are now open for the 2016 awards. “2016 is setting up to be an extremely competitive … Continue reading

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Meijer Investing Nearly $50 Million in Dayton Supercenters

In an effort to further enhance its customer shopping experience, Meijer will invest nearly $50 million in extensive remodel projects for four supercenters located … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Foundation Announces Embrace Hunger Relief Week

The Specialty Food Foundation is staging its second nationwide volunteer event, Embrace Hunger Relief Week. From April 27 to May 3, specialty food professionals … Continue reading

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ShopRite Celebrates Earth Month

This Earth Month, ShopRite remains passionate about keeping its communities beautiful for generations to come. With this passion comes a commitment to sustainable business … Continue reading

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Walmart Launches Spring Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign

Walmart has launched the spring Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign, a nationwide initiative inviting the public to take action in the fight against hunger. … Continue reading

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U.S. Organic Foods Market Poised to Surpass $45 Billion

According to recently published report by TechSci Research, “United States Organic Foods Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020“, the US organic food market is estimated to … Continue reading

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Wegmans, Publix, & Trader Joe’s Top Consumer Reports’ Supermarket Ratings

In Consumer Reports’ new supermarket survey, Wegmans, Publix, and Trader Joe’s remain at the top of the Ratings of 68 of stores nationwide.  Also … Continue reading

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Top Retail and Foodservice to Speak at CPMA 2015’s Panel

Growing the market through execution and delivery takes more than a buyer, distributor, merchandiser, chef and consumer. On Thursday, April 16th, the CPMA will … Continue reading

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Nestlé Announces Partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Nestlé in the United States reaffirms its commitment to creating a healthier generation by announcing a three-year partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of … Continue reading

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