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Hershey Names New Chief Marketing Officer

Peter Horst will join The Hershey Company as senior vice president, chief marketing officer, effective July 27. Horst joins Hershey from Capital One Financial … Continue reading

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PLMA Survey Shows Store Brands Offer Savings on Organic, Gluten-Free and Special Needs Products

Consumers trying to maintain or improve their health are increasingly seeking specialty food and non-food alternatives. Whether they are organic, gluten-free, dye-free or lactose-free, … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Achieves Energy Star Rating

Alto-Shaam has announced that several of its CT PROformance and CT Classic Combitherm ovens have earned an ENERGY STAR rating from the Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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Healthy Retail 2015 Conference Set

Informa Exhibitions has opened registration for the Healthy Retail Conference & Expo to be held October 29-30 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort. Attendees … Continue reading

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Packaged Facts: 57% of Consumers Regularly Buy Healthier Meat

Barbecue season is here, and the air most summer weekends is almost inevitably aromatic with all manner of charred meat. But the question is, … Continue reading

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Mars Chocolate Grows U.S. Footprint in Kansas

Mars Chocolate North America has made plans to invest an additional $100 million in its Topeka, Kan., site, breaking ground on a new state-of-the-art … Continue reading

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Younger Adults are Main Drivers of Fresh Food Consumption—NPD Group

Turns out that Americans are eating their fruits and vegetables as well as other fresh foods and beverages, reports The NPD Group, a leading … Continue reading

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Willard Bishop Delivers Comprehensive Study of Online Grocery Shopping

Willard Bishop released its 2015 eCommerce SuperStudy, highlighting opportunities in online grocery shopping.  Key insights include a list of top tier CPG manufacturers that … Continue reading

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Titan Farms: Enjoying Excellent Peach Season in South Carolina

Titan Farms gave an update on this year’s peach crop at the midway point of the season. As the company heads into August, which … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Agrees To Acquire 25 A&P Stores In Greater New York

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company to acquire 25 … Continue reading

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ACME Markets Announces Bid to Purchase 76 A&P Stores

ACME Markets announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire 76 A&P stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania under … Continue reading

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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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