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Food Flavor Trends Emphasize Fresh, Fast and Healthy

Key trends and opportunities within the U.S. market for flavors center on ever-changing consumer preferences and recent ongoing and anticipated advances in food flavor … Continue reading

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Big Lots Expands Food Line-up

Big Lots announced that it has rolled out a new look for its food department with expanded food selections in all of its 1,491 … Continue reading

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The National Mango Board to Host Mango Ripening Webinar

The National Mango Board (NMB) will be hosting a free Mango Ripening Webinar on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 4 p.m. EDT for a … Continue reading

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The Quaker Oats Company Supporting Teachers and Classrooms in Need

Teachers spend more than $1 billion a year stocking their own classrooms, and they are buying more than just school supplies. In fact, three in … Continue reading

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GMA Report Highlights Industry Leadership on Environmental Sustainability

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) released a report that spotlights progress and achievements by food, beverage and consumer products companies as they work to … Continue reading

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Working Women Making Grocery Purchasing Decisions at Work

One trip to the grocery store is never enough. WorkPlace Impact found in a recent survey that working women are making frequent trips to grocery stores … Continue reading

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J. M. Smucker Company to Acquire Sahale Snacks

The J. M. Smucker Company announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Sahale Snacks headquartered in Seattle, Washington.  Sahale is a leading … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fruits & Veggies with PBH this September

September and Fruits & Veggies—More Matters month is just around the corner and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is celebrating with a ‘Fuel … Continue reading

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Millennials Primed to Influence Breakfast Segment

The latest Incredible Breakfast Trends from the American Egg Board chronicle Millennials, Daypart blurring and Creativity, exploring their effects on morning fare. Here’s what’s … Continue reading

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More Than Half of Consumers Are Alone When Eating

Consumption behaviors in the U.S. have become less household-oriented and more individualized than previous generations, and now over 50 percent of eating and beverage … Continue reading

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Americas Food and Beverage Show Launches Social Media Campaign

World Trade Center Miami launches its 2014 social media campaign for the Americas Food and Beverage Show with a special free registration code to … Continue reading

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LoBue Citrus Turns 80

LoBue Citrus, a full-service grower, packer and shipper of California and import citrus, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. LoBue Citrus started with … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Launches PowerYourLunchbox.com

The new Power Your Lunchbox Pledge by Produce for Kids, launching August 11 and running through September 15, encourages parents to pack healthier lunchboxes … Continue reading

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Sunrain Varieties Announces Land Investment

Sunrain Varieties, known for their innovation, expertise and dedication to fresh potato seed development, has purchased a 1,600-acre farm located in the Victor-Driggs, Idaho … Continue reading

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GMDC Explores the New Face of the Hispanic Consumer

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has released a new whitepaper based on a GMDC*Connect Videocast, “The New Face of the Hispanic Consumer,” presented … Continue reading

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Educating the Next Generation of Frozen and Refrigerated Food Consumers

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) and leading brands are reaching out to a new target audience this October for their annual … Continue reading

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Price Chopper “Tools For Schools” Campaign Kicks Off

Price Chopper kicked off its signature “Tools for Schools” campaign in all 134 stores throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont. … Continue reading

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Chilean Fresh Fruit Association Wins Sensory Experience Contest

A recipe entered by the Chilean Fresh Fruit Association won top honors at the Produce Marketing Association’s Sensory Experience Contest at this year’s PMA … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Charities Fight Against Blood Cancers

Stater Bros. Charities and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) concluded another successful “Light The Night” fundraising campaign in support of LLS’ mission to … Continue reading

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Procacci Brothers Hosts Cameroonian Students for Produce Market Tour

Procacci Brothers Sales Corporation hosted a class of 24 university students from the central African nation of Cameroon on July 18 for a tour … Continue reading

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Craft Beer Sales Surge

New research from Mintel suggests that while craft beer drinkers may indeed love the big, bold flavors of their favorite artisanal brew, they also … Continue reading

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Income Does Not Determine Shoppers’ Private Label Preference

An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research shows that while income groups differ a bit on their perception … Continue reading

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Consumers Clearly Prefer Shopping in Stores

A key finding from the A.T. Kearney Omnichannel Shopping Preferences Study is that although digital retailing is capturing headlines and inspiring spirited debate as retailers … Continue reading

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PMA Annual Foodservice Conference Sets Five New Records

It was a record-breaking year at Produce Marketing Association’s 33rd annual Foodservice Conference. The event kicked off this past weekend with networking, educational programming, … Continue reading

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Deadliest Catch Captain Becomes Ambassador for Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Captain Keith Colburn, one of the stars of the hit television series Deadliest Catch on Discovery Channel, has become an Ambassador for the nonprofit … Continue reading

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