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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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PMA and Western Growers Collaborate on Food Safety

Long-time allies Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Western Growers are now creating a collaboration that will initially focus the two organizations’ resources on fresh … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Asks “Who Are You Pink For?”

United Supermarkets, LLC, and its grocery partners are once again joining the fight against breast cancer. United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos stores are … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Group Marks First Day As Independently Traded Company

Tony Vernon, CEO of Kraft Foods Group, joined employees in the company’s Northfield, Ill. headquarters to ring the Opening Bell of the NASDAQ Stock … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Research

United Supermarkets, and its grocery partners are once again joining the fight against breast cancer. United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos stores are asking … Continue reading

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Bashas’, Food City Partner with MyWebGrocer to Power Digital Services

MyWebGrocer will power new digital services for 63 Bashas’ stores and 48 Food City locations in the Southwest. With MyWebGrocer’s services, customers can opt … Continue reading

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Kroger, General Mills, Yoplait Announce Text–to–Donate Campaign

Throughout the month of October, the Cincinnati skyline will be rosier, thanks to a powerful statement Kroger is making in support of breast cancer … Continue reading

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Independent Grocers Improve Net Profits in 2011

The National Grocers Association (NGA) and FMS today released the results of their joint 2012 Independent Grocers Financial Survey. Despite the challenging economic environment, … Continue reading

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Yorkville Common Pantry and FreshDirect announce new online program

The Yorkville Common Pantry (YCP) is launching a new online program with leading online grocer FreshDirect that will allow people to donate gift cards … Continue reading

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Peapod expands virtual grocery stores

Peapod.com announced the launch of more than 100 virtual grocery stores at commuter rail stations in Boston, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington, … Continue reading

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Publix Issues Voluntary Recall on Hearts of Romaine

Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for 10-ounce plastic bags of Publix Hearts of Romaine (Chopped Hearts of Romaine) due to the … Continue reading

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Produce Suppliers and Retailers Expand Partnership during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Ribbon Produce, a unique retail program committed to the fight against breast cancer, will return this October to more than 500 Harris Teeter, … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods On Track To Meet Sodium Reduction Goals

Kraft Foods announced that it is on track to complete a three-year initiative to reduce sodium by an average of 10 percent across its … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Receives National Awards for Sustainability Achievements

SUPERVALU recently received multiple national honors for its cutting-edge sustainability efforts. First, the company is featured in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) 2012 “Carbon … Continue reading

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Fresh Express Announces Limited-in-Scope Recall

Fresh Express Incorporated is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 9-oz. Leafy Green Romaine Salad with the expired use-by date of September 16 as … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Announces New Headquarters in Jersey City

Goya Foods announced the groundbreaking of Goya’s new sustainable 615,000-square-foot headquarters and regional distribution center in Jersey City. “This marks Goya’s largest expansion in … Continue reading

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Kroger Introduces Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic Brands

The Kroger Co. Family of Stores announced nationwide availability of its new Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic products are free … Continue reading

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Sunlight International is Ready for Halloween

Sunlight International has Halloween all wrapped up with its new box packaging, which holds the company’s stand-up colander bags filled with fresh Harvest Hobgoblin … Continue reading

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