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Haggen Announces Steps to Streamline and Improve Operations

Haggen, the West Coast regional grocer, announces that in order to continue to improve its business and strengthen its competitive position, it has decided … Continue reading

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FPSA and IDFA unite to Defeat Hunger

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) are joining forces to highlight and strengthen two philanthropic endeavors, Defeat … Continue reading

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Free Mango Quality Webinar Set

The National Mango Board (NMB) will host a free Mango Quality Webinar on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar will … Continue reading

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The Coca-Cola Company Names James Quincey President and COO

The Coca-Cola Company named James Quincey president and chief operating officer (COO). As president and COO, Quincey will have responsibility for all of the … Continue reading

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U.S. Apple Association’s “Buy an Apple, Help a Student” Seasonal Campaign will Fund Classroom Causes Nationwide

This fall, supporting school causes will be as easy as taking a bite out of your favorite apple – thanks to a seasonal consumer … Continue reading

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Makin’ Bacon for the Local Food Bank

The art of a good negotiation comes about when all parties experience a win. This was exactly the case when Art Overgaag, founder of … Continue reading

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Bunzl Moves and Expands Twin Cities Operation

After 17 years at 5301 N.W. Industrial Blvd. in Fridley, Minn., Bunzl Minneapolis has moved to a 155,000-square foot distribution center located at 10250 … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Creek Sets Up to Serve at the US Open

Jacob’s Creek announces a partnership as Official Wine and Promotional Partner of the US Open Tennis Championships. The multi-year partnership will commence at this … Continue reading

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Planting Trends Point To Continuation Of Pink Lady Brand Market Growth

Pink Lady brand tree plantings are picking up momentum due to success with consumers, high prices at retail, and strong returns to growers. “For … Continue reading

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Raley’s Food For Families Summer Fresh Drive Raises Over $600,000

Raley’s Food For Families Summer Fresh Drive raised an unprecedented $601,950, a full 30 percent increase over last year’s total, company officials say. The … Continue reading

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Giant Food Joins The Great American Milk Drive To Bring Milk To Local Food Banks

Giant Food of Landover, Md. supported The Great American Milk Drive through an in-store campaign during the month of June to help deliver critically-needed gallons … Continue reading

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The United Family and Guests to Help Fight Muscular Dystrophy through Annual “Aisles of Smiles” Campaign

The United Family is joining Acosta Marketing and manufacturers to again collaborate in the fight against neuromuscular disease through Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) 17th annual … Continue reading

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Publix Expands Online Easy Ordering to Include Bakery Cakes

Publix has expanded its Online Easy Ordering (OEO) offerings at all stores to include bakery cakes. To place an online cake order, customers can … Continue reading

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Single-Person Households Influence Snacking Behavior

There are 38 million—and growing—single-person households in the U.S., which stands to reason why this group has an impact on snacking in terms of … Continue reading

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Impulsive Millennials Put Grocers to the Test

Revamped grocery store environments and new food shopping formats prove that Millennials are having a profound impact on the food shopping landscape. According to … Continue reading

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One Banana Continues CSR Efforts and Announces Further Goodwill Plans

ONE Banana, The Better Banana Company, through parent company AgroAmerica, has donated nearly $5 million dollars over the past three years to corporate social … Continue reading

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ALDI to Hire More than 2,500 People at Events Nationwide

ALDI will host hiring events throughout the United States during the month of August for more than 2,500 positions, a significant step toward achieving … Continue reading

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Daymon Worldwide Announces Leadership Transition For Continued Growth

The Board of Directors of Daymon Worldwide announced the appointment of Jim Holbrook as CEO of Daymon Worldwide, effective September 1, 2015. Holbrook also … Continue reading

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Blount Fine Foods Celebrates Headquarters Production Facility Expansion

Blount Fine Foods, a manufacturer of premium soups, sauces, entrees, side dishes for retail and foodservice, celebrated a “Topping Off” ceremony for its nearly … Continue reading

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Electrolux Professional Inc. Expands its Team

Electrolux Professional Inc. has added 10 new employees in 2015. The increasing demand from its customers led the company to look for additions to … Continue reading

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Newport Avenue Market Golf Tournament Raises Funds

In its third year honoring the legacy of the Rude Rudy’s Golf Tournament, and its commitment to feeding the hungry in Central Oregon, Newport … Continue reading

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Refreshed Focus on Education and Networking Drives 2015 PMA Foodservice Conference Numbers to a Record Breaking High

Fresh produce and foodservice industry professionals drove another consecutive year of record-breaking numbers in attendance and engagement at the 34th annual PMA Foodservice Conference in … Continue reading

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Smucker’s Supports National Parks Conservation Association with Donation

Smucker’s Natural Peanut Butter is supporting National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) to make a natural difference. In the brand’s fourth consecutive year of sponsorship, … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Names Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Whole Foods Market has promoted Jason Buechel from global vice president and chief information officer to executive vice president and chief information officer, becoming … Continue reading

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Sunrain Varieties Announces 2015 Facility Tour

Sunrain Varieties is extending an invitation to members of the press, the trade, and the fresh potato growing community to be their guests at … Continue reading

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