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Kansas City’s Largest Grocer Participated in Metro’s First-Ever Perishable Food Drive

Price Chopper, Kansas City’s largest grocer, hosted Kansas City’s first-ever perishable food drive. In partnership with Harvesters-The Community Food network and Channel 41 Action … Continue reading

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Survey Finds that Supply Chain Excellence Drives Revenue Growth

A new survey finds that more companies now view improving their supply chain management systems as not only a way to improve business operations, … Continue reading

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Most U.S. Consumers Are Only Somewhat or Slightly Concerned About the Safety of U.S. Food Supply, Reports NPD

Even with frequent food safety outbreaks and recalls, concern levels about the safety of the U.S. food supply remain relatively constant with temporary spikes … Continue reading

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Updated State Fruit and Vegetable Profiles Now Available

The fresh fruit and vegetable industry has a profound effect on all 50 states, according to updated state profiles released by United Fresh today … Continue reading

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Wonderful Pomegranate Harvest is Underway

Early season Pomegranate varieties have moved smoothly into the distribution channels and now the Wonderful, the principal pomegranate variety is starting to ship. “Continued … Continue reading

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Shoprite Supermarket Raises $300,000 To Benefit Five New York State Veterans Groups

ShopRite Supermarkets, which operates 32 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, including its recently opened location in Slingerlands NY, will make a … Continue reading

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Nielsen Holiday Forecast: Uptick in Key Food/Household Categories

According to Nielsen analyses, higher consumer confidence levels, increased impulse buying and consumer intent to spend more could all lead to an upside surprise … Continue reading

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Kroger Ratifies Agreement with Central Ohio Union

The Kroger Co. associates working at Kroger stores in Central Ohio have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 1059. “We are pleased … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Debuts Enhanced North Hoboken Store

Kings Food Markets announced the grand reopening of its North Hoboken location, the brand’s Fresh Ideas concept store. An upscale chain with 25 stores … Continue reading

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International Meat Expo to Feature Comprehensive Education Program

Meat and poultry professionals seeking practical solutions, real world insights and proven best practices will benefit from the diverse education opportunities offered January 28 … Continue reading

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NGA Continues Fight for Credit Card Reform

NGA and eight other national associations vowed to continue the fight for credit card reform and oppose the proposed settlement in the case of … Continue reading

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Ruan Earns U.S. EPA 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award

Ruan was honored with a SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a true industry leader in freight supply chain … Continue reading

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Giant Eagle Keeps Grocery Bills Down By Locking Up Low Prices

Multi-format food and fuel retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. announced it will help families better manage their grocery budgets by locking low prices through the … Continue reading

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Study Shows Even Small Increase in Fruit and Veggie Consumption can Improve Health

An estimated 20,000 cancers could be prevented if half of all Americans simply increased their consumption of fruits and vegetables by a single serving … Continue reading

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Food Lion Lifts up Holiday Caravan Parade

The Holiday Caravan Inc. announced that Food Lion has agreed to be the presenting sponsor of the Holiday Caravan Parade through 2014. The Holiday … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI’s EconoLink Shopper Segmentation Report Points to Cautious Optimism, Continued Prudent Practices

Just over one quarter of shoppers (27 percent) anticipate they will be financially better off a year from now, up from a dismal 22 … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Details Plans for New Concept Store

Price Chopper Supermarkets unveiled plans to build a multi-faceted new concept store in Latham (NY) that will combine a variety of fresh, made-to-order food … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Sustainable Seafood Program

Kings Food Markets announced a partnership to develop and implement a sustainable, responsible seafood program with FishWise, a non-profit organization focused on the health … Continue reading

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New Tools to Help Grocers Recycle More Plastic Containers

The Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers (APR) announced the availability of new online resources created to help grocery chains recycle more of the plastic … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Receives 2012 LEADER Award of Excellence

United Supermarkets was presented with a LEADER Award for Excellence by the Shopper Technology Institute (STI) at the 2012 LEAD Marketing Conference in Rosemont, Ill. … Continue reading

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Center for Produce Safety Awards $1.8M to Ten Projects

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) at the University of California, Davis, today announced 10 new grant awards for research directed at answering critical … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Donates 100,000 Pounds of Food to Hurricane Victims

Goya Foods,will donate 100,000 pounds of Goya products to victims of hurricane Isaac in Louisiana.  The donation will be administered and distributed by the … Continue reading

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SHOP ‘n SAVE Rewards Loyal Shoppers with a Free Turkey for Thanksgiving

SHOP ‘n SAVE announced that customers who use their Perks Card to purchase $350 or more in groceries between October 4 and November 7 … Continue reading

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CPS Research Grants and PMA Food Safety Forums Serve Global Audience

The newly announced $1.8 million Center for Produce Safety (CPS) research grant awards combined with two other Produce Marketing Association (PMA) events offer significant … Continue reading

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ShopRite Opens its New Supermarket in Slingerlands, NY

ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., which operates 31 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, recently held the grand opening of its new 65,000 sq. … Continue reading

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