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Albertsons Launches Albertsons Wellbeing Online Community

FULLERTON, Calif., Jan 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Albertsons, a SUPERVALU (NYSE: SVU) company, today launched a new online community, AlbertsonsWellbeing.com, that will provide … Continue reading

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7-Eleven, Inc. Climbs to No. 3 Spot In Entrepreneur Magazine’s 31st Annual Franchise 500

Dallas (Vocus/PRWEB ) January 12, 2010 — 7-Eleven, Inc. has earned the No. 3 spot on Entrepreneur magazine annual Franchise 500®, which ranks top … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Launches Premium Vodka

Bentonville, AR – Sam’s Club introduces a first this month in 241 locations with the addition of a private label Member’s Mark ultra premium … Continue reading

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FDA Ends Maryland Seafood Processor’s Pattern of Sanitary Violations

The FDA today announced that a Maryland seafood processor delivering fresh, frozen, and ready-to-eat seafood in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, and Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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Marsh Partners with Spire

Indianapolis, Ind.—In an effort to become a consumer centric retailer in everything they do, Marsh Supermarkets has partnered with analytic services firm Spire to … Continue reading

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The Organic Trade Association opens its first D.C. office

Washington, D.C. -  The Organic Trade Association (OTA), headquartered in Greenfield, Massachusetts, has opened its first Washington, D.C., office in the Hall of the States … Continue reading

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Spartan Stores Continues Supply Chain Optimization Strategy

As part of its ongoing distribution network optimization efforts, Spartan Stores, Inc. announced that it plans to operate all supply chain activities from its … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Announces Agreement to Sell Pizza Business to Nestle

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Kraft Foods today announced that, after several months of discussions, it has agreed to sell the assets of … Continue reading

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FDA Takes Action Against New Jersey Cheese Manufacturer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced intentions to ask a federal court to shut down a New Jersey cheese manufacturer with an … Continue reading

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Dunnhumby Acquires KSS Retail

LONDON – International marketing consultancy dunnhumby announced today that it has acquired KSS Retail, a leading provider of price modeling and optimization solutions for … Continue reading

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Pricible.com Announces the Launch of the First Grocery Price Comparison Website in the U.S.

Raleigh, NC — Pricible.com will be the first grocery price comparison site launched in the U.S. to compare all products in a grocery store, … Continue reading

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FMI Report Says Hispanics Buying More Private Brands

ARLINGTON, VA -  Many Hispanic shoppers are buying more private brand products, a trend expected to continue in the future based on research by … Continue reading

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Children Seeing Fewer Food and Beverage Ads

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a presentation before a Federal Trade Commission forum, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Senior Vice President and Chief Government Affairs Officer … Continue reading

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Nestle Prepared Foods Company Announces Plan to Use More Paperboard

SOLON, Ohio, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Nestle Prepared Foods Company President and CEO, Angelo Iantosca, announced that the STOUFFER’S brand will adopt new paperboard … Continue reading

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Vend Natural, Inc. Introduces Del Monte Fresh Produce’s “Fresh Vending Line” to its Healthy Vending Line Initiative

Ventura, CA (PRWEB) December, 2009 — Vend Natural, America’s leading healthy vending company offering all natural and organic snacks and beverages, today announced the … Continue reading

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Registration Opens for United Fresh 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Focused on the theme ‘Winning Is Everything,’ United Fresh 2010 returns to the Palazzo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Reveals ‘Game Within The Game’ Winter Consumer Program

WHITE PLAINS, NY – Dos Equis, is revealing the brand’s most interesting Game within the Game January through March consumer program designed to capture … Continue reading

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General Mills to Reduce Sugar in Cereals

Minneapolis (Dec. 9, 2009) – General Mills announced today a public commitment to reduce sugar in cereals advertised to children to single-digit grams of … Continue reading

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Kroger and Murray’s Cheese Expand Partnership

Murray’s Cheese, and The Kroger Co. expand their existing partnership and announce that they will open 50 Murray’s Cheese cut-and-wrap specialty cheese departments in … Continue reading

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Survey: Fewer than 10% of U.S. Consumers Dislike Grocery Shopping

In today’s economy, U.S. consumers continue to feed on a back-to-basics and a “more meals at home” mentality. With consumers across all incomes looking … Continue reading

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Industry survey to provide feedback on Produce Traceability Initiative

Newark, Del. – One year after the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) Steering Committee unveiled its action plan to enhance the produce industry’s traceability capability, … Continue reading

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Delhaize Group Launches New Strategic Plan

BRUSSELS, Belgium, December 3, 2009 – Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB – NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, today at the occasion of … Continue reading

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Grocery Manufacturers Step Up Investment in Sustainability

New research from food and grocery expert IGD reveals that 85% of manufacturers have either stepped up their investment in sustainability or kept it … Continue reading

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IRI Report Reveals Better-for-You CPG Products Spawn Growth in Recessionary Times

CHICAGO  – Americans continue to have a love-hate relationship with building and maintaining healthy eating and living habits. The Centers for Disease Control reports … Continue reading

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NPD Reports on the Future of Eating

December 2, 2009 — Each generation will make a distinctive mark on how and what Americans will be eating in 10 years, according to … Continue reading

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