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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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Campbell Soup Company Acquires Garden Fresh Gourmet

Campbell Soup Company has completed the acquisition of the assets and business of Garden Fresh Gourmet for $231 million. Garden Fresh Gourmet is the … Continue reading

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Consumers Increase Amount Of Online Grocery Shopping

Online grocery shoppers are upping the amount of grocery shopping they complete online, according to a new survey of 1,100 U.S. online grocery shoppers … Continue reading

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Kraft Heinz Company Names Senior Leadership Team Members

The Kraft Heinz Company has named its senior leadership team, which marks another major milestone in the soon-to-be-completed merger. “Our new leadership team represents … Continue reading

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Peapod Announces CSA Program

Peapod.com is making it even easier to enjoy fresh and local seasonal produce by offering a new Peapod Local Farm Box. Throughout the summer, … Continue reading

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Millennials Most Open to Joining Fee-Based Loyalty Programs

A LoyaltyOne nationwide survey of 1,005 consumers in May 2015 reveals that millennials ages 18-35 scored significantly higher than any other population segment for … Continue reading

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A&P to Complete Multi-Year Technology Innovation

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) announced today it will complete the implementation of its computer-generated ordering (CGO) system in all … Continue reading

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Opal Apple Ends Successful Season with Increased Sales and Volume

Opal apple is closing out its fifth season, which has been a success, company officials say, with sales and volume increases in the double digits. Opal … Continue reading

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One Banana Donates Over Two Thousand Bananas to Participants of Asociacion Lirios’ Third Annual Race To Fight Epilepsy

One Banana donated 2,000 bananas to more than 700 competitors in the Third Lilies Run Against Epilepsy which took place in Guatemala City. Supporting … Continue reading

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Oliver Products Announces New President of Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company

Oliver Products has announced the appointment of Kenneth B. Goodwin as the new president of Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company. Ken will have overall … Continue reading

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PMA Urges Senate to Act Quickly, Consider Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act

Cathy Burns, president of Produce Marketing Association, issued the following statement in reaction to the Senate Agriculture Committee’s hearing on the potential impacts of … Continue reading

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Wegmans to Support New Early Childhood Learning Space at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will open “Wegmans Wonderplace” Dec. 9 as the first exhibition on the National Mall designed for the … Continue reading

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IGA Launches IGA Better Choices Health-and-Wellness Program

IGA announced the launch of IGA Better Choices, a new health-and-wellness program designed to provide IGA shoppers with information to make informed and balanced … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Group Foundation Donates Emergency Response Vehicles to American Red Cross

The American Red Cross recognized Kraft Foods Group Foundation for its support of disaster response work through the Annual Disaster Giving Program and a … Continue reading

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McCormick to Acquire Stubb’s

McCormick & Company announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of One World Foods, Inc., seller of Stubb’s … Continue reading

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Snyder’s-Lance to Support Celiac Disease Foundation

Snyder’s of Hanover is raising awareness and funds to support Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF). For the second year, Snyder’s-Lance and its Snyder’s of Hanover … Continue reading

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First CPMA Chair’s Town Halls a Tremendous Success

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has been hosting town halls for the produce industry across Canada for the past two weeks. There has been … Continue reading

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United Fresh Q1 2015 Fresh Facts on Retail Report

Organic sales approaching the $1 billion mark and double digit growth in the value-added produce sector are two of the highlights of United Fresh … Continue reading

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McEntire Continues to Partner with SmartWash to Overcome Food Safety Challenges

Fresh produce repacker McEntire Produce, based in Columbia, S.C., has expanded its use of SmartWash Solutions products to improve their wash line performance. The … Continue reading

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Deloitte Survey: Shoppers Continue to Leave National Brands Behind

America’s national food, beverage and household brands struggle to regain favor in the hearts and minds of U.S. consumers for the fifth year in … Continue reading

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H-E-B, Publix and Trader Joe’s Earn Top Emotion Scores In Temkin Group Research

Based on a study of 10,000 U.S consumers, H-E-B, Publix, Chick-fil-A, and Trader Joe’s took the top four spots in the 2015 Temkin Emotion … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch To Invest More Than $1.5 Billion In U.S. Operations By 2018

Anheuser-Busch announced it will invest more than $1.5 billion in its U.S. brewing, agriculture, packaging and distributing operations by 2018. These investments will support … Continue reading

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Mondelēz International Partners with Facebook on Creative Video Content and E-Commerce Collaboration

Mondelēz International announces that it has renewed its global strategic partnership with Facebook, with a focus on creating and delivering creative video content and … Continue reading

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Farm Star Living Teams up with Well•Pict Berries for a Summer of Strawberries

Farm Star Living, a national lifestyle brand highlighting farms, farm-fresh foods, and the farm-to-everything movement, has teamed up with Well•Pict Berries to showcase their … Continue reading

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