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National Pork Board Creates Innovation Team

Consistent with the National Pork Board’s five-year strategic plan to build consumer trust and grow consumer demand, the organization is updating its food chain … Continue reading

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A&P Teams up with over 30 Local Farms to Bring Farmer’s Market to its Stores

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) announces it has teamed up with more than 30 local farms from Delaware, New Jersey, New York … Continue reading

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Gender and Shopping Behavior

Interactions, a leader in innovative retail services and experiential marketing for retailers and brands, discovered that despite differences in shopping patterns between men and … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Shoppers Donate to USO, WWP During Support Our Troops Campaign

Harris Teeter announced that it is donating over $759,000 to the USO and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), two organizations committed to supporting our troops … Continue reading

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Dollar Tree Completes Acquisition Of Family Dollar

Dollar Tree announced that it has completed the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores. “We are pleased to announce we have completed our acquisition of … Continue reading

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Ceremonial “First Pick” Marks the Start of the Michigan Blueberry Harvest Season

The Michigan blueberry harvest is once again about to launch into full swing and local growers are working long hours to ensure that the … Continue reading

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Engage Organics Adds UNFI as National Distributor

Engage Organics, known for its salt-free, sugar-free and organic seasoning mixes, has added UNFI, an independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods … Continue reading

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Mondelēz International and D.E Master Blenders 1753 Complete Coffee Transactions

Mondelēz International and D.E Master Blenders 1753 B.V. announce that they have completed the transactions to combine their respective coffee businesses, including Mondelēz International’s … Continue reading

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Blueberry Birthday Celebrations Crop Up Across the Nation

With July 1 marking the start of National Blueberry Month, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council kicks off a year-long effort commemorating the first commercial crop … Continue reading

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Meijer Makes Major Commitment to Locally-Grown Produce

As Meijer continues to expand across the Midwest, its commitment to purchasing local produce has also grown to represent an annual economic impact of … Continue reading

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Kings hosts 5th Annual Golf Classic supporting “Act Against Hunger” initiative

Kings Food Markets announces that its Fifth Annual Charity Golf Classic, which benefits its “Act Against Hunger” initiative, will be held Thursday, August 13, … Continue reading

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Campbell Soup Company Acquires Garden Fresh Gourmet

Campbell Soup Company has completed the acquisition of the assets and business of Garden Fresh Gourmet for $231 million. Garden Fresh Gourmet is the … Continue reading

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Consumers Increase Amount Of Online Grocery Shopping

Online grocery shoppers are upping the amount of grocery shopping they complete online, according to a new survey of 1,100 U.S. online grocery shoppers … Continue reading

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Kraft Heinz Company Names Senior Leadership Team Members

The Kraft Heinz Company has named its senior leadership team, which marks another major milestone in the soon-to-be-completed merger. “Our new leadership team represents … Continue reading

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Peapod Announces CSA Program

Peapod.com is making it even easier to enjoy fresh and local seasonal produce by offering a new Peapod Local Farm Box. Throughout the summer, … Continue reading

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Millennials Most Open to Joining Fee-Based Loyalty Programs

A LoyaltyOne nationwide survey of 1,005 consumers in May 2015 reveals that millennials ages 18-35 scored significantly higher than any other population segment for … Continue reading

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A&P to Complete Multi-Year Technology Innovation

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) announced today it will complete the implementation of its computer-generated ordering (CGO) system in all … Continue reading

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Opal Apple Ends Successful Season with Increased Sales and Volume

Opal apple is closing out its fifth season, which has been a success, company officials say, with sales and volume increases in the double digits. Opal … Continue reading

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One Banana Donates Over Two Thousand Bananas to Participants of Asociacion Lirios’ Third Annual Race To Fight Epilepsy

One Banana donated 2,000 bananas to more than 700 competitors in the Third Lilies Run Against Epilepsy which took place in Guatemala City. Supporting … Continue reading

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Oliver Products Announces New President of Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company

Oliver Products has announced the appointment of Kenneth B. Goodwin as the new president of Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company. Ken will have overall … Continue reading

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PMA Urges Senate to Act Quickly, Consider Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act

Cathy Burns, president of Produce Marketing Association, issued the following statement in reaction to the Senate Agriculture Committee’s hearing on the potential impacts of … Continue reading

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Wegmans to Support New Early Childhood Learning Space at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will open “Wegmans Wonderplace” Dec. 9 as the first exhibition on the National Mall designed for the … Continue reading

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IGA Launches IGA Better Choices Health-and-Wellness Program

IGA announced the launch of IGA Better Choices, a new health-and-wellness program designed to provide IGA shoppers with information to make informed and balanced … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Group Foundation Donates Emergency Response Vehicles to American Red Cross

The American Red Cross recognized Kraft Foods Group Foundation for its support of disaster response work through the Annual Disaster Giving Program and a … Continue reading

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McCormick to Acquire Stubb’s

McCormick & Company announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of One World Foods, Inc., seller of Stubb’s … Continue reading

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