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Viva Fresh Expo Will Debut with Triple-Digit Buyer Attendance

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) announces both a sold out exhibit hall and a wide range of retail and foodservice attendees from Wal-Mart … Continue reading

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Haggen to convert 146 stores in five months

Haggen has begun the process of acquiring 146 stores as part of the divestment process brought about by the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) review … Continue reading

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Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit set

The Global Summit is coming to New York, and will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown June 24-26. Billed by its organizer’s … Continue reading

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Giant and Peapod Launch Online Shopping and Delivery Service

Giant Food Stores has partnered with its sister company Peapod, the leading internet grocer, to offer online grocery shopping and delivery to consumers’ homes … Continue reading

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Natural Grocers and Instacart Partner for Grocery Delivery

Instacart, the grocery delivery service whose Personal Shoppers hand pick and deliver items from local stores, announced that it has partnered with Natural Grocers to provide … Continue reading

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PBH Hosts Supermarket Dietitians at the NGA Expo

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) continued its support of supermarket dietitians and supermarkets by hosting a small group of dietitians, from small chain … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Updates Wild Harvest Branding

The Wild Harvest brand is unveiling a refreshed brand positioning, logo and packaging graphics, supported by a fully integrated marketing campaign titled “Eat Free. Go … Continue reading

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Do Americans Prefer Name Brands or Store Brands?

Everyone has their favorite brands for at least some of the things purchased for daily consumption, including both food and other household items. Whether … Continue reading

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Product Of The Year USA Reveals Winners

Product of the Year, the consumer-voted award for product innovation, has announced its 2015 winners. Product of the Year winners are backed by the … Continue reading

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Newport Avenue Market Wins Ben Schwartz Retail Grocery Visionary Award

Newport Avenue Market, known to many as the food hub of Central Oregon offering shoppers both mainstream and specialty grocery options, was recently awarded … Continue reading

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The Growing Influence of the Male Shopper

How and where Americans shop for food is changing dramatically, according to a new study, Food Shopping in America 2014. The study unveils the … Continue reading

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Peapod by Giant Launches online Shopping in PA

Giant Food Stores has announced a partnership with its sister company Peapod internet grocer to offer the convenience of online grocery shopping and delivery … Continue reading

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SHOP ‘n SAVE Debuts Remodeled Store

The Cramer Family, who have been in the local grocery business for more than 30 years, have acquired the Lawrenceville SHOP ‘n SAVE and … Continue reading

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Companies May Be ‘Leaving Money on the Table’ in Health & Wellness—AlixPartners

The booming health & wellness trend in the food & beverage industry continues to surge and present new opportunities for companies in the sector. … Continue reading

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Infographic Details the Nutrition, Safety and Value of Processed Meat

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) released a new infographic detailing the nutrition, safety and value of processed meat and poultry products. According to … Continue reading

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NGA Partners with Farm 2 Store Network

The National Grocers Association (NGA) has announced a partnership with the Farm 2 Store Network to make available discounted fresh category merchandising and marketing … Continue reading

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Monopoly game at Albertsons and United

The seventh annual Monopoly Collect and Win game has launched in Albertsons stores and for the first time, guests at United Supermarkets, Market Street, … Continue reading

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Snyder’s-Lance Launches Clearview Foods

Snyder’s-Lance announces Clearview Foods, a new snack food division with a focus on developing innovative and better-for-you snacking options. Clearview Foods will concentrate its efforts on … Continue reading

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NGA, Balance Innovations Release Independent Grocer Payments Research

The National Grocers Association (NGA) and Balance Innovations released the results of their joint 2015 Grocery Retailing Payments Study – designed to understand industry payment … Continue reading

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Boston Food Show to Address Business Challenges

The New England Food Show has partnered with the Massachusetts Restaurant Association to produce a comprehensive educational program that will take place March 15-17, … Continue reading

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Wegmans Unseats Amazon To Claim Top Corporate Reputation Ranking

Wegmans Food Markets, the Rochester, NY-based grocer with just 85 stores and one-tenth of Amazon’s revenues, edged past the online retailer to reach the … Continue reading

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Breyers Now Only Sourcing Milk, Cream From Cows Not Treated With Artificial Growth Hormones

Breyers announced its next step toward meeting the quality preferences of today’s moms. The company revealed it’s now the largest packaged U.S. ice cream … Continue reading

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NGA Collaborates with Industry Leaders to Deliver Online Retail Intelligence Platform

National Grocers Association (NGA) announced today an alliance with The Coca-Cola Company and RetailNet Group (RNG) to provide a customized retail marketplace intelligence platform … Continue reading

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PMA Board Meets to Position it for Growth

Produce and floral industry members from across the globe gathered in Southern California last week for the first PMA Board of Directors meeting of … Continue reading

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