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Wegmans is Top Supermarket, Costco is Favorite Mass Grocer

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 9, 2010 -Wegmans and Costco were selected as the No. 1 grocery retailers in a consumer survey conducted by Market Force … Continue reading

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Kings Super Markets Selects Guiding Stars In-store Nutrition Navigation System

SCARBOROUGH, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Guiding Stars, the world’s first store-wide nutrition navigation system, announces that Kings Super Markets, Inc. has decided to implement its good-better-best nutrition … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Emphasizes Importance of Health and Wellness During Heart Health Month

MINNEAPOLIS, (BUSINESS WIRE) — This February, in honor of Heart Health Month, SUPERVALU INC. and its nationwide family of stores, including Acme, Albertsons, bigg’s, … Continue reading

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Kroger Offers Floral Tips In Time For Valentine’s Day

CINCINNATI, Ohio, – The Kroger Co. the nation’s largest traditional grocery retailer and the world’s largest florist, reminds its customers they can find everything … Continue reading

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Schnucks and Monsanto Debut Onion With Fewer Tears and Sweeter Taste

ST. LOUIS – Schnucks and Monsanto Company are teaming up to bring St. Louis consumers EverMild onions, a new U.S.-grown sweet onion variety.  The … Continue reading

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Ahold’s Giant-Carlisle Division completes acquisition of Ukrop’s stores

Ahold today announced that Giant-Carlisle, a Division of Ahold USA, has successfully completed the acquisition of 25 stores from Ukrop’s Super Markets, Inc. The … Continue reading

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Premier Retail Networks and Associated Food Stores, Inc. Announce Agreement to Operate Checkout TV Network in Rebranded Fresh Market Stores

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. and SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, – Premier Retail Networks,Inc. (PRN), a global leader in providing innovative digital out-of-home media solutions, and … Continue reading

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Four Retailers Announced As Winners of Third National Retail Beef Backer Awards

The beef checkoff-funded Retail Beef Backer Award recognizes retailers for their commitment to outstanding beef marketing and merchandising programs. Winners presented with the 2009 … Continue reading

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International Food Information Council Foundation Research Offers Insights on Consumers’ Use and Understanding of Nutrition Food Labels

(Washington, D.C.) – As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and others consider various food labeling formats, recent research by the International Food Information … Continue reading

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Walmart Leverages Global Scale to Lower Costs of Goods, Accelerate Speed to Market, Improve Quality of Products

BENTONVILLE, Ark., PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced today a number of related events that position the company to leverage its global scale to … Continue reading

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Target Launches Giada De Laurentiis for Target Kitchen Gear and Specialty Food Collection

MINNEAPOLIS (January 2010) – This winter, Target launches Giada De Laurentiis for Target, an exclusive line of affordable cookware products and specialty food items … Continue reading

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IRI Analyzes 15 Years of New Product Pacesetter Products

CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2010 – A special edition of IRI Times & Trends, “15 Years of New Product Pacesetters: Excellence in Innovation Drives CPG … Continue reading

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Nielsen: Nine Out of Ten U.S. Consumers to Watch Super Bowl at Home

  SCHAUMBURG, IL, February 1, 2010 – The great majority of U.S. households — 9 out of 10 – say they will be watching … Continue reading

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Target Eliminates Farmed Salmon From All Target Stores

MINNEAPOLIS – Target today announces that it has eliminated all farmed salmon from its fresh, frozen, and smoked seafood offerings in Target stores nationwide. … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets Acquisition of Penn Traffic Assets Approved By Court

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. -Tops Friendly Markets, the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania, today announced … Continue reading

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Expert Panel Reviews Scientific Information On Saturated Fats

CHICAGO, IL, [January 25, 2010] – A multidisciplinary panel of nutrition and clinical experts convened in late 2008 to review the science around possible … Continue reading

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Health Starts Here Launches At Whole Foods Market

AUSTIN, Texas. – To help shoppers and Team Members who want to improve their health easily and naturally, Whole Foods Market, a leader in … Continue reading

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Food & drink product launches decline during 2009 recession

Chicago (January 26, 2010)—The economic slump paid its toll on US food and drink manufacturers in 2009, according to a recent review of Mintel’s … Continue reading

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GMA Urges Senate to Vote on Food Safety Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a joint letter to Senate Leadership, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and 17 other organizations today urged the Senate to … Continue reading

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Catalina Marketing’s Weight-Management Study Profiles Shopping Habits of Health-Conscious Consumers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Catalina Marketing, which powers the Pointer Media Network, one of the world’s largest print media and consumer-driven marketing vehicles, released … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions To Offer Specialty Pharmacy Services

WEST DES MOINES, IA – A leading retail pharmacy chain has teamed with one of the nation’s largest privately-owned specialty pharmacies to form a … Continue reading

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Schnucks Pharmacies to Offer Free Prescription Prenatal Vitamins

ST. LOUIS – Approximately 3,000 babies in the U.S. are born with brain/spinal cord defects each year.  According to the March of Dimes, 70 … Continue reading

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Delhaize Group Announces New U.S. Structure to Streamline Support Functions for U.S. Banners

SCARBOROUGH, Maine; SALISBURY, N.C.; and TAMPA, Fla., — Delhaize Group today announced a new organizational structure for its U.S. operations focused on creating a … Continue reading

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Food Lion Banners and Bottom Dollar Food Donate to Haiti Earthquake Relief

SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion, Bloom, Harveys, Reid’s and Bottom Dollar Food announced today a $50,000 American Red Cross donation to assist victims of … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets Bid To Acquire Penn Traffic

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. -Tops Friendly Markets, the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania, today announced … Continue reading

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