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Non-GMO Trumps Organic in 2014 Market LOHAS MamboTrack Survey

Non-GMO topped organic as a driving factor in brand choice in the 2014 Market LOHAS (Lifestyle Of Health And Sustainability) Mambo Sprouts Marketing Annual … Continue reading

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National Restaurant Association Announces 2014 FABI Award Recipients

The National Restaurant Association announced the recipients of the Food and Beverage Innovations (FABI) Awards, which recognize progressive food and beverage innovations that will make … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson Earns John Deere Recognition

C.H. Robinson has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2013 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. This is the second year in … Continue reading

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Michigan Grocers Association Elects Officers

Michigan Grocers Association (MGA) announces that the Board of Directors elected the following officers. “These leaders bring to MGA great experience, energy, and the … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce Expands its Tomato and Vegetable Program

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. announced that one of its North America subsidiaries acquired approximately 2,620 acres of agricultural production land located Northwest of … Continue reading

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FreshDirect Welcomes Jodi Kahn as Chief Consumer Officer

FreshDirect announced that it has named Jodi Kahn Chief Consumer Officer. In this role, Kahn will be charged with transforming all consumer-facing marketing, including … Continue reading

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Bumble Bee Foods to Deliver Sashimi-quality Frozen Tuna

North America seafood company Bumble Bee Foods has announced a partnership with tuna catcher and processor, Sapmer. The partnership will result in Bumble Bee … Continue reading

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Facts Up Front Launches Consumer Education Campaign to Drive Awareness and Increase Nutrition Knowledge

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) unveiled its national consumer education campaign to bolster awareness and understanding of Facts … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company Working with FoodLink

FoodLink announced that Gourmet Trading Company, the largest distributor of fresh asparagus in North America, will implement the company’s produce traceability (PTI) solution on … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Welcomes Chief Operating Officer

Weis Markets today announced the promotion of Kurt Schertle to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to his promotion, Mr. Schertle was the company’s executive … Continue reading

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Market Street Treats Guests With Signature Specialty Cakes

To accommodate guests with a sweet tooth, Market Street has announced a line of signature specialty cakes topped with fresh fruit and a line … Continue reading

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The Fresh Market Introduces Verlasso Salmon

At The Fresh Market stores across the United States, sustainability-minded seafood lovers can now choose harmoniously raised Verlasso salmon in the seafood case. “Verlasso … Continue reading

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Dole Partners with Meijer to Donate Salad Bars to Midwest Schools

Dole Food Company and Meijer have partnered to donate salad bars to five public schools in Detroit, Cincinnati and South Bend, Ind. These self-serve … Continue reading

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Pork Rind Leader Assumes Prominent Snack Food Position

The Snack Food Association welcomes Mark Singleton, vice president of sales and marketing for Rudolph Foods, to the role of Chairman, replacing Chip Mann who … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Opens Fifth New Jersey Store

Weis Markets opened the doors to its fifth store in New Jersey in the town of Flanders. The 58,500-square-foot supermarket will employ 200 full- … Continue reading

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Kontos Foods and Wegmans Team Up to Donate Portion of Sales to United Way

Kontos Foods, a manufacturer and distributor of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, announced that it is partnering with Wegmans Food Markets in an Easter … Continue reading

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GMDC Announces Top 10 Showcase Products at the 2014 NGA Show

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced the Top 10 Showcase Products of the GMDC Pavilion Showcase featured at the National Grocers Association’s … Continue reading

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Consumers Lose Interest in Nutrition Facts Labels, NPD Reports

Nutrition Facts labeled appeared on the back of nearly every food and beverage in stores 20 years ago. But interest in reading those labels … Continue reading

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IPC Surveys Consumers to Celebrate Potato Lover’s Month

In a survey by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), 97% of Americans said they eat potatoes and more than 81% enjoy them as a … Continue reading

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FDA Proposes Updates to Nutrition Facts Label

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed to update the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect the latest scientific information, including the … Continue reading

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The Beef Checkoff Launches Online Community for Training Program

The Beef Checkoff Program unveiled a new web-based platform for its training program, Beef University. Beef University educates retailers and foodservice operators on all … Continue reading

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PBH Honors 2013 Supermarket Dieticians and PBH Ambassadors

To honor the hard work of industry members who have gone ‘above and beyond’ in their support of the foundation’s mission, Produce for Better … Continue reading

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Bi-Lo Holdings and Delhaize Group Receive U.S. FTC Clearance for Proposed Merger

Bi-Lo Holdings  and Delhaize Group announced they have received approval from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to proceed with the transaction in which Bi-Lo … Continue reading

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Park City Group Announces Updates to ReposiTrak

Park City Group announced the latest enhancements to its food safety solution, also known as ReposiTrak. To enhance interaction between product suppliers and their … Continue reading

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American Frozen Food Institute Elects New Board Members

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) announced the election of three officers and nine members to the AFFI Board of Directors. The elections took … Continue reading

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