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American Shoppers Willing to Spend 31% More Per Week On Responsibly Produced Food

On average, Americans are willing to spend 31% more per week on grocery food produced in ways that uphold the principles of corporate social … Continue reading

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California Olive And Vine Recalls Pumpkin Seed Pesto

California Olive and Vine of Sutter, Calif. is taking precautionary measures and voluntarily recalling Pumpkin Seed Pesto because of irregular lab results. The company … Continue reading

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Mrs. Green’s Offers English as a Second Language Classes

Mrs. Green’s Natural Market announced it is offering English as a Second Language classes for associates across Westchester County as part of a larger … Continue reading

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Dieters Striking Balance Between Snacking and Effective Weight Management

Nearly 100 million Americans are watching their diet to lose weight or to maintain their current weight. The eating habits of these calorically-conscientious consumers … Continue reading

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California Firm Expands Recall of Beef Products

Galant Food Co, a San Leandro, Calif. establishment, has announced a recall of an additional 130 pounds of beef products because the meat filling … Continue reading

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Ventura County Sustainability Exchange Hosts Exclusive Event

In conjunction with this year’s PMA Fresh Summit, the growers and distributors of Ventura County are inviting fresh produce industry members into their backyards for the … Continue reading

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Giant Eagle Brings Market District to Cleveland’s West Side

Giant Eagle celebrates the grand opening of its newest Market District in Strongsville, Ohio. Serving the west side of Cleveland, the 107,000-square-foot Market District is … Continue reading

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NGA and PBH Partner to Educate Supermarket Dietitians

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) are announcing a partnership focused on the continuing education of supermarket dietitians … Continue reading

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Dole, Caito Foods and Martin’s Supermarkets Donate Salad Bars to School

Committed to increasing healthier options for students, Dole Food Company, grocery retailer Martin’s Supermarkets and wholesale foods supplier Caito Foods have partnered to donate … Continue reading

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Honeybear Brands Brings a Little Pazazz to PMA

Honeybear Brands returns to PMA 2014 with big news for retailers and their customers alike. They will be introducing Pazazz, their latest apple creation … Continue reading

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Fresh Summit Sensory Experience Contest puts spotlight on healthy eating for kids

Students from the Walker Junior High School in LA Palma, California will tackle healthy eating when they put 10 produce-centric recipes to the test … Continue reading

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Pan-Oston Completes National Rollout at Dollar Retailer

Pan-Oston has recently completed another successful national rollout with a leading dollar retailer. With over 45 years of experience providing merchandising solutions to retailers, … Continue reading

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Brookshire Grocery Co. Recognized for Wellness Initiatives

The American Heart Association recently recognized Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) as a gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksite for promoting a culture of health and wellness at the … Continue reading

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United Fresh Launches Floral Membership Category

The United Fresh Board of Directors voted at its meeting last month to create a new floral membership category in 2015 to enhance services … Continue reading

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Seafood Nutrition Partnership Launches Public Health Education Efforts

In conjunction with National Seafood Month, the Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP), launched two pilot public health education campaigns this week in Memphis, Tenn. and Indianapolis, Ind. … Continue reading

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Pink Ribbon Produce for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Through the month of October, Pink Ribbon Produce will continue its partnership with big names in the grocery industry to support the fight against … Continue reading

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HAB Will Take Health Professionals on an Educational Journey

Hass Avocado Board (HAB) will be sharing the latest from its nutrition research and marketing program with the thousands of attendees at the Academy of … Continue reading

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Walmart to Commitment to a Sustainable Food System

In front of hundreds of associates, suppliers and nonprofit organizations at its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting, Walmart announced its commitment to create a more … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports: Consumers Unwittingly Equate “Natural” with No GMOs

Consumer Reports tested a wide variety of packaged-food items containing corn or soy – and found that genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are present … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Markets Receives EPA’s GreenChill Partnership Award

Stater Bros. Markets received the “Best Emissions Rate” Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) GreenChill Partnership for having the lowest corporate-wide refrigerant … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Donates To Orphaned Children In Latin America

Goya Foods will donate $150,000 to the Maestro Cares Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Marc Anthony and Henry Cardenas to support the housing … Continue reading

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Canada Loses Preferred access to the U.S. Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act

On October 1st, 2014 Canada lost preferred access to the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA). At this point in time the Canadian … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart Keynotes PLMA’s Store Brands Reality Trade Show

The Private Label Manufacturers Association announced its slate of speakers and seminars for its 2014 “Store Brands Reality Trade Show,” to be held November … Continue reading

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Chore No More: Study Reveals Consumers Actually Enjoy Grocery Shopping

While American consumers have traditionally viewed grocery shopping as a mundane chore, new research from Acosta Sales & Marketing, a leading full-service sales and marketing … Continue reading

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Nominations Sought for Specialty Food Leadership Awards

The Specialty Food Association is seeking nominations for its 2015 Leadership Awards. The awards honor members of the Association who are leaders in the … Continue reading

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