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Del Monte Fresh Produce Expands Global Environmental Sustainability Programs

Del Monte Fresh Produce announces that the Del Monte banana operations in Costa Rica (33 farms and 41 packing houses, totaling 10.653 hectares/26,324 acres) … Continue reading

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SkinnyPop Popcorn Acquires Paqui Brand of Tortilla Chips and Tortillas

SkinnyPop Popcorn LLC has acquired the Paqui brand of “better-for-you” tortilla chips and tortillas. Paqui will immediately become a sibling brand to SkinnyPop in … Continue reading

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Local Foods Trend Naturally Close To Consumers’ Purchase Preferences

Will local foods overtake organic foods in popularity? Some members of the food industry think so based in part on consumer demand now at … Continue reading

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Meijer Jumps with Jill

The world’s only rock & roll nutrition show Jump with Jill is currently rocking schoolsacross the Midwest thanks to the fall 2014 Produce for Kids campaign that … Continue reading

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National Restaurant Association Names 2015 FABI Award Winners

The National Restaurant Association has named the recipients of the Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards, which recognize progressive food and beverage products that will … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Foundation Announces Second Annual Formula 5 Marketing Competition

As seen in supermarkets, hospitals and schools across the nation, the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters brand logo helps Americans make healthy choices in every … Continue reading

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CLARK Expands Apex Material Handling Into Bartonville Market

CLARK Material Handling Company announced it has expanded Apex Material Handling an authorized distributor of CLARK products into the Bartonville, Ill. APR. Apex, a full … Continue reading

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Setton Farms Announces Official Sponsorship of Philabundance

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella–pistachio processor and maker of Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites, based in California’s Central Valley–is an official sponsor of the … Continue reading

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Five Ways Giant/Martin’s Goes Green Earth Day and Every Day

As a company, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets has a strong focus on greener efforts from reducing impact of its own operations … Continue reading

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Fifteen Grocery Store Chefs Named Finalists in 2015 Supermarket Chef Showdown

Fifteen top grocery store chefs from around the country have been named finalists in the 2015 Supermarket Chef Showdown. Next, they compete for the … Continue reading

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Military Family Honored by Eckrich, Dollar General and NASCAR Stars Richard Petty and Aric Almirola

Eckrich, makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, honored military veteran Marine Corps Sgt. Robert Bogus and his family with help … Continue reading

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CLARK Announces Endowment Fund for the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business

CLARK Material Handling Company and the University of Kentucky announce the reestablishment of a $250,000 endowment fund to be called the “Clark Material Handling … Continue reading

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TV host Ted Allen to host sofi Awards

Ted Allen, Emmy Award winner and host of three shows on Food Network, including the long-running hit series Chopped, will host the 43rd sofi … Continue reading

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Voting Opens for Opal Apple’s Youth Make a Difference Initiative

Public voting is open for Opal Apple’s Youth Make a Difference Initiative, a campaign designed to provide financial support to causes led by youth … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Partners with Grow it Green Morristown to Make Fresh, Local Food Accessible to All

Kings Food Markets announces its partnership with Grow It Green Morristown, a community building nonprofit organization focused on growing food, to create and maintain … Continue reading

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Gold medal mustards

Beaverton Foods has hit a Grand Slam earning three Gold medals – nine total – at the 20th annual World-Wide Mustard Competition.  The event … Continue reading

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Mariani Packing Partners with Ganeden Biotech for Dried Fruit Snacks with Probiotics

Mariani Packing Company, an independent producer of dried fruit, has partnered with Ganeden Biotech, a leader in the manufacturing and marketing of probiotics. The … Continue reading

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“Day in Washington” Supermarket Industry Fly-in Kicks Off

The annual “Day in Washington” Supermarket Industry fly-in kicked off on April 15. More than 200 supermarket retailers, wholesalers and food industry state association … Continue reading

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FMI’s Donald H. MacManus Award Given to California Executives for Public Affairs Excellence

In an historic recognition of achievement for the food retail industry, two association executives received the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Donald H. MacManus Award … Continue reading

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United Fresh and the International Floriculture Expo Collaborate on the 8th Annual Iron Designer Competition

The United Fresh Produce Association and the International Floriculture Expo will collaborate for the Iron Designer Competition: Fusion of Produce & Floral. The event … Continue reading

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Food Show and Conference to Launch in New Jersey

Diversified Communications, producers of more than 100 trade shows and conferences throughout the world, has announced the launch of the Trade & Trends Food … Continue reading

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Coborn’s Expands to Western Wisconsin

Coborn’s announced its acquisition of Marketplace Foods, which owns four grocery/liquor stores in Western Wisconsin. “By expanding into Wisconsin and adding these four stores … Continue reading

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Target Appoints Veteran Grocery Leader

Target Corporation announced the appointment of Anne Dament to the role of Senior Vice President, Merchandising. In this role, she will be responsible for … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Kicks Off Dos De Mayo Program

Dos Equis is once again inviting consumers to showcase their individuality and make one of the most anticipated party occasions of the year even … Continue reading

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Kroger Honored by EPA as a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The Kroger Co. announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the company with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – … Continue reading

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