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Consumers Like Their Snacks With a “Healthy” Twist

Whether salty, savory, or sweet; high, low, or no calories, consumers are looking for snacks that have a perceived health benefit, reports The NPD … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Donates to Together in Education Schools

Harris Teeter announced it is donating $767,913 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its … Continue reading

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FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

On June 4, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft guidance regarding its Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP), a voluntary … Continue reading

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FNV Launches in Fresno and Hampton Roads

This past week, Hampton Roads, Virginia, and Fresno, California, were center stage for the launch of FNV, a new, iconic brand that promotes fruit … Continue reading

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Consumers Want to Know What’s On Their Plates

To determine what’s important to consumers when ordering or selecting food, a recent survey of 1,000 men and women across the U.S. was conducted … Continue reading

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Parenthood Drives Millennial Demand For Antibiotic-Free, Organic Poultry, Meat

Following Foster Farms’ participation in the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship and the company’s introduction of two new lines of poultry raised without … Continue reading

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Kellogg Improves Family Rewards Program

Millions of Kellogg’s Family Rewards program members in the U.S. will now be able to collect their points automatically thanks to the use of … Continue reading

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Kroger Named CIO 100 Winner for Technology Innovation

The Kroger Co.’s  innovative electronic temperature monitoring project was named a winner of the 2015 CIO 100 Award by International Data Group’s CIO Magazine. … Continue reading

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Mondelez International Launches ‘Shopper Futures’

Mondelez International announced a breakthrough mobile marketing initiative, Shopper Futures, which brings together ambitious entrepreneurs and retailers to help transform the consumer retail experience. … Continue reading

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Five Ways Food Brands Get ‘FIT’ for the Future

The food industry will eclipse $2 trillion in annual sales by 2025, but restaurants, retailers and manufacturers will be locked into an intense competition … Continue reading

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United Family funds graduation parties

The United Family has donated more than $45,000 to Project Graduation celebrations at 65 high schools in West Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth, which will … Continue reading

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Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps Become Non-GMO Project Verified

Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps, the flat-baked pretzel cracker, has achieved Non-GMO Project Verification from The Non-GMO Project. Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps have long been … Continue reading

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Hershey Company President Humberto Alfonso to Retire

Humberto (Bert) P. Alfonso, 57, president, international, of The Hershey Company will retire from the company by the end of June. The company is … Continue reading

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Nestlé Plans to Remove Artificial Flavors and Cut Sodium in Pizza and Snacks

Frozen pizza and snack lovers will soon be able to enjoy their favorites with no artificial flavors and less sodium. Nestlé USA has pledged … Continue reading

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Foodservice Visits Flat as Consumers Eat More Meals at Home

Foodservice spending, which was up 3 percent in the year ending April 2015, did not equate to foodservice visits, which were flat in the … Continue reading

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The Sense and Nonsense of Farm Certification

GLOBALG.A.P., a farm certification standards organization, and United Fresh, a produce trade association, invite United Fresh Convention (June 8-10) attendees to stay in Chicago for a … Continue reading

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Big cheese alliance

Caves of Faribault, a subsidiary company of Swiss Valley Farms and the award-winning producer of Blue cheese, Gorgonzola and other specialty cheeses, together with … Continue reading

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McCormick & Company Appoints Two New Board of Directors Members

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor has appointed two new board of directors members. Michael Conway, president, global channel development for … Continue reading

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Gold Medal Products Co. Appoints Greg Miller to Role of President

Gold Medal Products Co. announces it has appointed Greg Miller to assume the role as company president, effective May 18, 2015. After serving 24 … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Donates Emergency Command Center

  Stater Bros. Markets recently donated a trailer that had been converted into a mobile emergency command center to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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Costco and PepsiCo Fight Hunger

Father John Adams, president of So Others Might Eat (SOME), announced Costco and PepsiCo have made one of the largest-ever donations of food to … Continue reading

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Dollar Tree to Sell 330 Family Dollar Stores

Dollar Tree, Inc. and Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm specializing in consumer and retail investments, announced that they have entered into a definitive … Continue reading

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PMA Foodservice Conference brings Bravo! Star Chef Hugh Acheson, hands-on training, full-supply chain networking to Monterey

More than 1,800 attendees are expected to convene in Monterey, California, July 24-26 to network and discuss emerging trends facing the fresh produce and … Continue reading

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FMI and Market6 Launch Initiative That Aims to Improve Grocer and Manufacturer Relationships

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) in partnership with Market6, a leading provider of collaboration solutions for grocers and their suppliers, has launched the FMI … Continue reading

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The National Pork Board Brings Healthy and Delicious Pork to BBQs Across America with Celebrity Chefs and Radio DJs

Summer signals the start of the grilling season, and the National Pork Board (NPB) wants to encourage Americans to spice up this year’s grilling … Continue reading

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