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The Food Lion Family of Banners and Bottom Dollar Food Honored with Ninth Consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR Award

SALISBURY, N.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the Food Lion Family of Banners and Bottom Dollar Food with a ninth … Continue reading

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Are Americans willing to pay more green to get more green?

Chicago -According to Mintel’s latest report on green living, the environment remains a concern for the majority of Americans. More than one-third (35%) of … Continue reading

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Wakeferns Expands Wholesale Agreement with Gristedes Markets

KEASBEY, N.J. – Wakefern Food Corp. announced that it will now include grocery products and consumer-packaged goods in its wholesale agreement with New York … Continue reading

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Associations Recognized for Long Commitment to Consumer Food Safety Education

Seven associations were recognized for more than 10 years of participation and $2.5 million in cumulative contributions to the nonprofit US Partnership for Food … Continue reading

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United Fresh Sees Increase in Total Produce Volume

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The volume of fresh fruits and vegetables purchased by American grocery shoppers increased over the past year, according to the United … Continue reading

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United Way recognizes General Mills, with national award

ALEXANDRIA, VA United Way recognized General Mills, Inc. with three Summit Awards-one of United Way’s highest national honors-for its unwavering commitment to communities as … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie announces food recovery program

 JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(Business Wire)– Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:WINN) announced the complete roll out of its Food Recovery Program, which provides perishable items to local Feeding … Continue reading

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Target Selects DemandTec for Assortment Optimization

SAN MATEO, Calif. – DemandTec, Inc. a leading provider of on-demand optimization solutions for retailers and consumer products manufacturers, announced that Target Corporation, the … Continue reading

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FDA Seeks Permanent Injunction Against Louisiana Sprout Grower

SILVER SPRING, Md.,/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Justice, in an action initiated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is seeking a permanent injunction … Continue reading

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P&G Future Friendly Unveiled

More and more Americans want to “go green,” and Procter & Gamble is going to help them. The Cincinnati-based company announced the U.S. expansion … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces New Product Award Finalists

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Twenty-nine of the top new products in the produce industry will compete in six categories for the title of Best New … Continue reading

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Star Market Wins Sustainable Design Awards

Star Market at Chestnut Hill, a new supermarket in Newton, MA designed by SUPERVALU Store Design Services, recently received two A.R.E. Sustainability Awards for … Continue reading

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Publix Pharmacies Launches Diabetes Program

LAKELAND, Fla., — Publix Pharmacies launched the first phase of a new diabetes management system. The program is a multi-faceted program established to assist … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Unveils New Joint Business Planning Approach for Suppliers

Bentonville, AR — Sam’s Club announced today a new Joint Business Planning approach to foster collaboration with its suppliers across all categories to increase … Continue reading

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Martin’s Announces Plans to Upgrade 25 Stores

RICHMOND, VA – MARTIN’S announced a significant investment plan to remodel and refurbish 25 former Ukrop’s stores located in the Greater Richmond and Williamsburg … Continue reading

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Loblaw Companies pilots solar energy projects

BRAMPTON, ON, – As part of its ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, Loblaw Companies Limited … Continue reading

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FMI Inaugural Health & Wellness Conference Set

ARLINGTON, VA - The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces the first Supermarket Health & Wellness Conference, May 11-13, 2010, at the Mandalay Bay in Las … Continue reading

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Target Launches Scannable Mobile Coupon Program

MINNEAPOLIS – Target is the first national retailer to offer a scannable mobile coupon program that allows guests to receive exclusive offers directly on … Continue reading

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Weis Scores Environmental First in PA

(Sunbury, PA) – A Weis Markets’ store in Hanover, Pa., has achieved an environmental milestone worthy of federal recognition. Weis Markets’ Carlisle Street store … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Supermarkets to Acquire 6 Supermarkets

Schenectady, NY.  — Price Chopper Supermarkets announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase six P&C stores from Tops Friendly Markets. This … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Announces Partnership With Chase

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. , March 8 /PRNewswire/ — As an added convenience for customers, thirteen (13) Stater Bros. Supermarkets will soon include new full-service … Continue reading

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First ALDI Texas stores to open

Denton, Texas (March 8, 2010) – ALDI will open its first 11 Texas stores throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex area on March 18, offering … Continue reading

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FDA Calls on Food Companies to Correct Labeling Violations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has notified 17 food manufacturers that the labeling for 22 of their food products violates the Federal Food, … Continue reading

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Leading Retailers Report Continued Growth In Retail Crime

According to a survey released by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), America’s largest retailers report that retail crime continues to rise amidst an … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Launches WholeCare Pet Brand of National-Brand-Equivalent Pet Foods, Supplies

The WholeCare Pet line, which will replace SUPERVALU’s two former private-label pet product brands, Happy Tails and NutriPlan, will be available nationwide at the … Continue reading

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