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Tetra Pak Joins Conservation International’s Business & Sustainability Council

Tetra Pak announced the company is joining Conservation International’s Business and Sustainability Council (BSC), a forum of like-minded companies who are collaboratively seeking the … Continue reading

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Fresh produce, prices matter most to shoppers, survey shows

Despite glowing headlines about America’s economic recovery, millions of people struggle with stagnant wages and an increased cost of living. As a result, nearly … Continue reading

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Unified Grocers Takes Over Raley’s GM and HBW Operations

Unified Grocers has reached an agreement with Sacramento-based grocery chain Raley’s to take over its General Merchandise/Health, Beauty and Wellness (GM and HBW) operations. … Continue reading

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Half of Consumers Admit They Spend More When Retailers Personalize the Shopping Experience

A MyBuys study finds that 48 percent of consumers recognize that they purchase more from retailers that leverage shopper interests and buying behavior to … Continue reading

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Study Shows the Power of Meat Remains Strong

Meat and poultry products remain among the top choices for shoppers at retail. The tenth annual Power of Meat study, published by the Food Marketing … Continue reading

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Produce for Better Health Adds to its Annual Conference

The 2015 annual conference for Produce for Better Health Foundation, The Consumer Connection, is less than a month away. It offers attendees the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Supermarket Customer Satisfaction Erodes

Customer satisfaction with retail is down for the first time in four years, according to a report released today by the American Customer Satisfaction … Continue reading

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Hershey Begins Move to Simple, Easy-to-Understand Ingredients

The Hershey Company announced it is beginning a transition to simple and easy-to-understand ingredients. This builds and expands on Hershey’s ongoing commitment to responsibly … Continue reading

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Nestlé to Remove Artificial Flavors and FDA-Certified Colors from All Chocolate

Nestlé USA announced its commitment to removing artificial flavors and FDA-certified colors, like Red 40 and Yellow 5, from all of its chocolate candy … Continue reading

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General Mills Marks 10 Years Of Health Improvements

General Mills has improved the health profile of 76 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005, when it first established its “Health … Continue reading

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Nearly Half of Millennials Find Store Brand Food Products More Innovative Than Name Brands—Mintel

Private label food products are getting some much needed attention, especially from young shoppers, according to the Private Label Foods: What’s Driving Purchase? – … Continue reading

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Nutiva Gives 1% of Sales to Sustainable Agriculture with over $3M to Date

In the past two years Nutiva, a brand of hemp, coconut, chia, and red palm organic superfoods, has donated over $750,000 to support non … Continue reading

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2015 NGA Best Bagger Champion on David Letterman

The 2015 National Grocers Association (NGA) Best Bagger Champion, David Tochinskiy of Rosauers Supermarket in Spokane, Was., was featured on the Late Show with David Letterman Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Food From the Bar Supports Capital Area Food Bank

The nation’s largest legal community is once again stepping up to tackle hunger in the Greater Washington D.C. Region. Dozens of firms in the region are … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Supermarkets Selects Exception Reporting Solution Retail 20/20

Agilence, provider of cloud-based exception reporting solutions, announced that Price Chopper will deploy Retail 20/20 exception-based reporting to replace their legacy exception reporting application … Continue reading

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Announce 2015 Partnership and Availability of Recycling Grants

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has renewed its partnership with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) with a $300,000 commitment that continues efforts to provide recycling opportunities … Continue reading

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Love Your Heart This February

February is National Heart Health Month and the nutritionists at Giant Food are committed to helping you care for your heart. Good nutrition is … Continue reading

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Mondelez International Acquires Enjoy Life Foods

Mondelez International today announced the acquisition of Enjoy Life Foods, a private U.S. snacking company and the market-leading brand in the fast-growing “free from” … Continue reading

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Davidson’s Organics Expands Private Labeling Program

Davidson’s Organics is expanding its private labeling program due to popular demand. The program, which offers custom tea bags, bulk teas and iced teas, … Continue reading

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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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