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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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Campain Encourages Americans to “Milk Life”

America’s milk companies launched a multi-million dollar, cross-platform campaign designed to reinforce how milk’s nutritional benefits can help power the potential of every day. … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Plans Twin Cities Expansion

Hy-Vee announced plans for a major expansion of its Minnesota operations into the Twin Cities market. Hy-Vee has been a fixture in Minnesota communities … Continue reading

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ShopRite Celebrates Registered Dietitian Day

In 2006 ShopRite implemented a health and wellness program to help its customers eat well and live a healthy lifestyle. ShopRite’s Retail Dietitian program … Continue reading

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Healthy Snackers, Niche Marketers Set Tone for Crackers Category

The U.S. market for crackers exceeded $7 billion in 2013 and growth drivers in crackers are fundamentally the same as those sparking growth in … Continue reading

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CIAA Awarding a Paid Trip to Paris SIAL Show

The Cheese Importers Association of America will build on the momentum of their very successful Retailer program and once again host Retailers at the … Continue reading

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Thinking Beyond Omnichannel to Achieve ‘Total Retail’—PwC US

While retailers have historically used the “multichannel” approach to reach consumers, the rapidly growing focus on the consumer and integrated, customer-focused technology has paved … Continue reading

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SpartanNash, Daymon Worldwide to Collaborate on Store Brand Products

SpartanNash and Daymon Worldwide announced that the two companies will collaborate to create and merchandise a variety of private brand products across multiple categories.  … Continue reading

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Jack Link’s to Aquire Unilever Meat Snack Business

Jack Link’s announced plans on Friday to purchase Unilever’s meat snacks business, primarily sold under the BiFi brand (Germany, Benelux, Austria and Switzerland) and … Continue reading

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National Mango Board Seeks Board Nominees

The National Mango Board (NMB) is calling for leaders in the mango industry to step forward and participate in the nominations process to become … Continue reading

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