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Grocery Apps Can Build Customer Loyalty

Consumers download smartphone apps developed by grocery retailers for two basic reasons: savings and convenience. Yet, these motivators are quickly matched by consumer enjoyment … Continue reading

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CPMA Announces the Release of Canadian Nutrition Facts for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

CPMA announces the release of Canadian Nutrition Facts data, serving sizes and eligible nutrient content claims for the most commonly consumed fresh fruits and … Continue reading

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A&P Files Bankruptcy; Seeks to Sell Stores

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P) filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code with the U.S. Bankruptcy … Continue reading

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Mondelēz International Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake in Vietnam’s Leading Snacks Business

Mondelēz International announces it has completed the acquisition of an 80% stake in Kinh Do, a popular snack business in Vietnam. First announced in … Continue reading

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Murry’s Recalls Bell & Evans Gluten-free Chicken Nuggets

Murry’s, Inc., a Lebanon, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,232 pounds of Bell & Evans gluten-free breaded chicken nugget product that tested positive for … Continue reading

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Just BARE Chicken Supports Community Gardens

Just BARE, a brand of natural, antibiotic-free chicken, announced today its launch of the Goodness for Gardens donation program, an initiative that supports the … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Tees Off for Hunger Relief

Kings Food Markets announces that its Fifth Annual Charity Golf Classic, which benefits its “Act Against Hunger” initiative, will be held Thursday, August 13, … Continue reading

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Farm Rich to Support 2015 VeloSano ‘Bike to Cure’

On Saturday July 18, the Farm Rich green colors will be seen racing through the streets of Cleveland, Ohio to support VeloSano “Bike to … Continue reading

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Food Lion Lowers Prices

Food Lion has announced significant investments in prices throughout its stores by lowering prices on thousands of items that are most important to customers … Continue reading

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Peachy donation

This winter Chicago-based MillerCoors created the Blue Moon First Peach Ale, a Belgian-inspired brown ale crafted using peaches and coriander. The seasonal flavor was sold … Continue reading

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Cub Foods helps raise $210,000 for Boys & Girls Club

Cub Foods teamed up with the Minnesota Twins and Pepsi to raise more than $210,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin … Continue reading

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Good Food Awards Contest Opens

The Good Food Awards—the first national initiative to recognize craft food producers who excel in both taste and sustainability—kick-starts the sixth year of its … Continue reading

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Keller and Heckman to Host Extra Virgin Olive Oil Seminar

Keller and Heckman LLP will host Defending Your Supply Chain: The Case of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Seminar on Sept. 24 at the Cornell … Continue reading

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Industry Leaders Selected for Candy Hall of Fame Induction

Ten industry leaders will be inducted into the Candy Hall of Fame in Tampa, Fla., on Oct. 24, in front of more than 300 … Continue reading

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National Pork Board Creates Innovation Team

Consistent with the National Pork Board’s five-year strategic plan to build consumer trust and grow consumer demand, the organization is updating its food chain … Continue reading

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A&P Teams up with over 30 Local Farms to Bring Farmer’s Market to its Stores

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) announces it has teamed up with more than 30 local farms from Delaware, New Jersey, New York … Continue reading

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Gender and Shopping Behavior

Interactions, a leader in innovative retail services and experiential marketing for retailers and brands, discovered that despite differences in shopping patterns between men and … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Shoppers Donate to USO, WWP During Support Our Troops Campaign

Harris Teeter announced that it is donating over $759,000 to the USO and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), two organizations committed to supporting our troops … Continue reading

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Dollar Tree Completes Acquisition Of Family Dollar

Dollar Tree announced that it has completed the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores. “We are pleased to announce we have completed our acquisition of … Continue reading

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Ceremonial “First Pick” Marks the Start of the Michigan Blueberry Harvest Season

The Michigan blueberry harvest is once again about to launch into full swing and local growers are working long hours to ensure that the … Continue reading

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Engage Organics Adds UNFI as National Distributor

Engage Organics, known for its salt-free, sugar-free and organic seasoning mixes, has added UNFI, an independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods … Continue reading

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Mondelēz International and D.E Master Blenders 1753 Complete Coffee Transactions

Mondelēz International and D.E Master Blenders 1753 B.V. announce that they have completed the transactions to combine their respective coffee businesses, including Mondelēz International’s … Continue reading

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Blueberry Birthday Celebrations Crop Up Across the Nation

With July 1 marking the start of National Blueberry Month, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council kicks off a year-long effort commemorating the first commercial crop … Continue reading

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Meijer Makes Major Commitment to Locally-Grown Produce

As Meijer continues to expand across the Midwest, its commitment to purchasing local produce has also grown to represent an annual economic impact of … Continue reading

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Kings hosts 5th Annual Golf Classic supporting “Act Against Hunger” initiative

Kings Food Markets announces that its Fifth Annual Charity Golf Classic, which benefits its “Act Against Hunger” initiative, will be held Thursday, August 13, … Continue reading

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