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Produce for Kids and Feeding America Team Up

Produce for Kids announced its primary children’s charity for 2015 and beyond as Feeding America, the nation’s leading hunger-relief organization. In addition, Produce for … Continue reading

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PHA Launches FNV Fruit and Vegetable Brand

The Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) launched FNV — a brand focused on increasing consumption and sales of fruits and vegetables among teens and moms … Continue reading

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Annual Meat Conference Exhibitors Donate More Than 5,000 Pounds of Meat and Poultry Products to Nashville Food Project

Exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference (AMC), hosted by the North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) this week in Nashville, … Continue reading

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Attune Foods Commits to USDA Organic Certification and/or Non-GMO Project Verification On All Brands by 2017

Attune Foods, makers of granola, cereal and snacks, announces that all of the products sold under its umbrella of brands will be Non-GMO Project Verified … Continue reading

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Mi Pueblo Announces Launch of Scholarship Program

The San Jose-based Hispanic grocery chain in Northern California demonstrates its commitment to education and helping the community prepare for a brighter future with … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces 2015 Fresh Impact Tours

United Fresh President & CEO Tom Stenzel and members of the association’s executive team will host a series of town hall meetings and visit … Continue reading

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Let’s Move 4,000 Salad Bars

Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools (LMSB2S) has granted its 4,000th school salad bar. This represents an investment of over $10 million by the … Continue reading

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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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