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Crunch Pak Encourage the Magic of Healthy Living

This fall Crunch Pak joined with Radio Disney Indianapolis to reach active and engaged families through “TRYit!” events hosted at local Kroger stores in … Continue reading

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Mangover Nominated for PR Campaign of the Year Award

The National Mango Board’s (NMB) Mangover campaign has been named one of the five finalists for PRWeek’s 2014 Product Brand Development Campaign of the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Tops U.S. Award Winners at World Cheese Awards

Wisconsin cheesemakers claimed 24 cheese honors at the recent World Cheese Awards in the United Kingdom, leading all U.S. states that entered the international … Continue reading

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Wahl Clipper Announces Program to Support ‘Hair-Raising’ Phenomenon

Wahl is rewarding those who use their head…for good.  The company announces Cuts for a Cause, a new program to support the growing number … Continue reading

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Retail Stars to be Honored at United Fresh 2014

The United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 United Fresh Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. The program will honor 25 … Continue reading

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WhiteWave Foods Acquires Earthbound Farm

The WhiteWave Foods Co. of Denver, Colo., has agreed to acquire Earthbound Farm, a major organic food brands. for approximately $600 million. Earthbound Farm … Continue reading

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Pharmacists Rank Second in Gallup Integrity Survey

Gallup’s annual Honesty and Integrity survey reveals that pharmacists are ranked in the top three for the 11th consecutive year.  Pharmacists ranked second – … Continue reading

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Crowded Stores Lead Consumers to Think and Behave Differently

Recent research in the American Marketing Association‘s Journal of Marketing Research finds that, as the environment becomes more socially crowded, consumers show an increased … Continue reading

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Safeway Enhances Website for Visually Impaired

Safeway announced a comprehensive initiative to make its online grocery shopping website more accessible and usable for Safeway shoppers with visual impairments.  The site … Continue reading

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Brookshire Grocery Co.’s Adds LED Lighting

Regional grocery chain Brookshire Grocery Co. has made huge sustainability improvements in its Tyler, Texas-based distribution warehouses with the recent introduction of LED lights … Continue reading

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Young Men Bring Strong Growth to the Skincare Category, Mintel Reports

Men might not like to admit that they have a skin care regime, but according to new research from Mintel, consumers can expect to see … Continue reading

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U.S. Apple Association’s New Leader for a New Year

James “Jim” Bair will join U.S. Apple Association (USApple) in January as the nonprofit organization’s president and CEO. Bair comes to the association from … Continue reading

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CPG Companies Have Opportunity to Transform IT Strategy

A large proportion of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are following a less than optimal approach in their information technology strategies, according to a … Continue reading

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Daymon Worldwide, Hartman Group Form Strategic Alliance

Daymon Worldwide, a global leader in retail private brand building, experiential consumer marketing and innovative retail-driven services, and The Hartman Group, Inc., a leading … Continue reading

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Lawrence Foods Recognized for 2013 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award

Lawrence Foods was presented with an Honorable Mention for the 2013 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award by John Mulrow, Business/Industrial Sustainability Specialist, ISTC, at the … Continue reading

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FDA Starts Process to Cut Back Antibiotic Overuse in Livestock

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is implementing plans to help phase out the use of antibiotics, medically important to fighting disease in humans, for … Continue reading

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USMC Toys for Tots Receives $53,624 from Stater Bros. Charities

For the ninth year in a row, Stater Bros. has donated to the Toys for Tots Program.  Stater Bros. Charities, the charitable arm of … Continue reading

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Sociologist Marianne Cooper to Keynote Women’s Leadership Breakfast Program

The American Wholesale Marketers Association (AWMA) announced that sociologist and women’s work expert Marianne Cooper will be the keynote speaker at the AWMA Women’s … Continue reading

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Winter Fancy Food Show Keynote Announced

Neil Grimmer, co-founder and president of Plum Organics, a fast-growing producer of organic foods for babies, toddlers and children, will be the keynote speaker … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Recognized by American Pharmacists Association

Price Chopper Supermarkets was one of 25 pharmacy operators – only two of which were supermarkets – to receive national recognition from the American … Continue reading

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Wakefern Supports Deborah Heart and Lung Center with $1 Million Donation

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting those served by the Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Wakefern Food Corp. presented a $1 million … Continue reading

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ShopRite of Morristown gets Customers Cooking

ShopRite of Greater Morristown unveiled its Village Food Garden Culinary Center this month, offering home cooks and culinarians of all skill levels a chance … Continue reading

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Safeway Earns Top Marks in 2014 Corporate Equality Index

Safeway received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies … Continue reading

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FMI and ReposiTrak Partner to Provide Food Safety Traceability Platform for Food Retailers

ReposiTrak, a food and drug safety solution backed by retail technology experts Park City Group and international food safety and health consultants Leavitt Partners, … Continue reading

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NGA Sells Out Increased EXPO Floor for 2014 NGA Show

The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced that the 2014 NGA Show EXPO floor, which was increased by 45 percent, has sold out.  The 2014 … Continue reading

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