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Smart Phones, Smarter Shopping

It’s becoming more and more commonplace to see people searching for deals on grocery items via their smartphone or tablet than the traditional printed … Continue reading

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Giant Food Stores Introduces Di Bruno Bros. Cheese Shop

GIANT Food Stores, in partnership with Philadelphia food icon Di Bruno Bros., is opening a brand new cheese and specialty food shop for Central … Continue reading

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United Fresh Forms Agriculture Workforce Coalition

United Fresh has joined with organizations representing a broad cross-section of agricultural employers today in the newly-formed Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC). As the unified … Continue reading

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Symphony EYC survey concludes shoppers want mobiles to improve grocery shopping

Aldata, now Symphony EYC, announced that its second U.S. holiday shopping survey has determined that in the United States shoppers want to use their … Continue reading

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Midan Marketing Gets to the Meat of it

In response to all the media attention the meat case received in 2012, Midan Marketing conducted consumer research into consumers’ perceptions of the “most-talked-about” … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Announces 5-year Agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Weis Markets has entered into a five-year agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture as a top sponsor of its Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex … Continue reading

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Chilean Fruit Exporters Association Affirms Compliance with USDA

The Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) affirmed today that it is in full compliance with United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements for the … Continue reading

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ITW Dymon and Atlantic Mills Combine Product Portfolios to Form ITW Professional Brands

ITW Dymon and Atlantic Mills have combined product portfolios and will operate under the new name, ITW Professional Brands. The newly-formed ITW Professional Brands … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Sell Five Retail Grocery Banners

SUPERVALU announced a definitive agreement under which it will sell its Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market stores and related Osco and Sav-on … Continue reading

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Nonni’s Foods Acquires Villa Veneto, Bakers of La Dolce Vita

Nonni’s Foods LLC has announced the acquisition of Villa Veneto Corporation, baker of La Dolce Vita brand of products. Made from traditional Italian recipes … Continue reading

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Fresh Fruit is Top and Fastest Growing Snack — NPD Group

Fresh fruit is not only the top snack food consumed in America, it is also one of the fastest growing, according to new snacking … Continue reading

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Networking & Education Opportunities at NGA Show

The National Grocers Association (NGA) and the Food Industry University Coalition (FIUC) together announce a collaboration to further the professional development of students from … Continue reading

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PMA Comments on Proposed Food Safety Rules

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the release of the U.S. Food and … Continue reading

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United Fresh Begins Review of Proposed Food Safety Rules for Produce

With the FDA’s release of its proposed Produce Safety rule and Preventive Controls for Human Food rule under the Food Safety and Modernization Act … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Starts New Price Freeze Program

Weis Markets announced the launch of its 10th round of price freezes, effective in all 163 store locations. More than 2,000 products have been … Continue reading

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A&P Launches the Great Atlantic Seafood Market

The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, Inc. today announced that it has launched a new line of seafood as part of its rebranded … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Donates to Schools Through Together in Education

Harris Teeter Together in Education (TIE) donated $259,809.16 to participating TIE schools during the first of three payouts of the 2012/2013 school year, raising … Continue reading

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NCA Opens 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo Registration

Registration has opened for the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo, to be held May 21-23, 2013, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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Hormel Foods to Acquire Skippy Peanut Butter Line

Hormel Foods Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Skippy peanut butter business from Unilever United States Inc., of … Continue reading

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Coborn’s Continues North Dakota Expansion

Coborn’s announced that it has acquired Mike’s Super Valu in Watford City, ND. The store has served the community under the leadership of local … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Offers Plant-based Product Line

To meet growing consumer demand for healthier choices, Whole Foods Market is introducing Engine 2 Plant-Strong products, a new line of plant-based, minimally processed … Continue reading

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ShopRite Kicks-Off Can Can Sale

ShopRite’s famous annual Can Can Sale, begins Thursday, January 3rd and will run through Saturday, January 19th. This year marks the legendary sale’s forty-second … Continue reading

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USDA Issues Final Rule for Animal Disease Traceability

USDA has announced a final rule establishing general regulations for improving the traceability of U.S. livestock moving interstate. The rule calls for livestock moved … Continue reading

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CPG Manufacturers and Retailers Discover Key Trends and Strategies to Activate Growth at 2013 SymphonyIRI Group Summit

Understanding the current and future trends shaping the CPG and retail space and translating those insights into new and innovative growth strategies is the … Continue reading

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Natural Products Association MarketPlace Tradeshow Suspended in 2013

New Hope Natural Media will suspend the Natural Products Association MarketPlace tradeshow scheduled to be held in Las Vegas in June 2013. The decision … Continue reading

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