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Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Will Launch at Target

Jessica Alba is about to be an everyday fixture in the aisles of Target and pages of Target.com. Starting June 15, an assortment of The Honest Company, … Continue reading

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Mi Pueblo Emerges From Chapter 11

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based family-grown Hispanic grocery chain, announced today its formal emergence from Chapter 11 reorganization after having completed a necessary … Continue reading

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Loblaw Extra Helping Food Drive Campaign Nearing Goal

With more than $1 million and 323,000  pounds of food donated across Canada during the Extra Helping Food Drive, Loblaw Companies is more than … Continue reading

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Wegmans Announces Employee Scholarship Program Recipients

Wegmans Food Markets has announced that the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program will award college tuition assistance to 1,766 new recipients for the upcoming academic … Continue reading

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Ruiz Foods Acquires Manufacturing Facility

Ruiz Foods announces an expansion through the acquisition of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Florence, South Carolina.  Renovation of the facility is scheduled … Continue reading

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ShopRite Unveils Caroline’s Carts in More than 250 Stores

ShopRite and Procter & Gamble have partnered to bring Caroline’s Carts, specialized shopping carts created for special needs children, to more than 250 ShopRite … Continue reading

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Martire Honored with 2014 GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award

Energizer Household Products’ Lou Martire, VP Trade Development, was honored at the 2014 Health Beauty Wellness Marketing Conference with the GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award … Continue reading

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International Floriculture Expo to Co-locate with United Fresh in 2015 in Chicago

Organizers of the International Floriculture Expo have announced plans to co-locate the 2015 and 2016 editions of the floral industry’s leading education program and … Continue reading

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Macfrut Expects a Record-breaking Event

After the positive results of last year’s event – 24,800 certified visitors from 35 countries – Macfrut, an international exhibition of the fruit and … Continue reading

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Discover “Next Generation” Packaging Ideas at FMI Connect

Attendees at FMI Connect will have the opportunity to experience what is in store for packaging at retail, as product packaging and displays continue … Continue reading

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Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Set Grand Opening Date

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a specialty grocer featuring healthy and organic value-priced offerings, is excited to announce the grand opening for Illinois’s second store … Continue reading

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PBH Foundation Continues Support for Supermarkets with Grants

To continue the support of supermarkets and supermarket dietitians, PBH is offering $25,000 in total grant funding to support grocery store dietetics as a … Continue reading

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Grocery Study Reveals Consumer Favorites

 Trader Joe’s continues to deliver a grocery experience that leaves shoppers wanting more. A study of more than 6,200 consumers by Market Force Information, … Continue reading

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FMI to Launch Senior Merchandising Executive Forum at FMI Connect

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the inception of new and original resource for senior merchandising executives throughout food retailing, the Senior Merchandising Executive … Continue reading

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Full Tilt Marketing Recognized for Excellence in Web Design

Full Tilt Marketing, a full service marketing agency specializing in fresh produce, was recently recognized for excellence in web design. The recognition comes for … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Pride Proposes to Acquire Hillshire Brands

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has made a proposal to acquire The Hillshire Brands Company for $45.00 per share in cash, in a transaction valued at … Continue reading

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Nestea Splashes Back with Revival of the “Nestea Plunge”

Nestea officially announces the revival of the brand’s iconic “Nestea Plunge” with the new 2014 advertising campaign. This updated communication strategy is designed to … Continue reading

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PMA Launches Redesigned Website

In response to member feedback and as part of its new strategic plan implementation, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) unveiled its redesigned website, www.pma.com. With … Continue reading

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York Minis Win First Ever Sweets & Snacks Expo Best In Show

York Minis from The Hershey Co. won the inaugural Best In Show Award, part of the Sweets & Snacks Expo’s Most Innovative New Product … Continue reading

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UNFI Announces Agreement to Acquire Tony’s Fine Foods

United Natural Foods (UNFI) has announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the stock of Tony’s Fine Foods, … Continue reading

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Birchwood Foods Selects Midan Marketing as Marketing Partner

Midan Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing firm dedicated to the meat industry, announced that it has been selected to be the marketing partner for … Continue reading

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Certified Greenhouse Farmers’ Membership in Mexico Grows

Certified Greenhouse Farmers (CGF) presence in Mexico is growing again as the association welcomes Querétaro producers who have achieved certification though NSF International. CGF … Continue reading

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Albertson’s Secures Naming Rights to Boise State’s Stadium

Albertson’s has committed $12.5 million over 15 years to Boise State University for the naming rights to the school’s famous stadium. The agreement secures … Continue reading

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Dole Food Co. Announces Succession Planning/Organization Change

Dole Food Co. announced succession planning in two of its operating divisions, with successful internal candidates moving up into greater leadership roles. There are … Continue reading

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Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy Announces Sustainability Award Winners

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy announces the winners of the third annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards on May 14, 2014, at a ceremony … Continue reading

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