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Acosta Sales & Marketing Continues Expansion

Acosta Sales & Marketing, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today announced the acquisition of three … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Hits New Milestone

The 10th annual Produce for Kids’ Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign raised more than $356,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other children’s hospitals … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Is Still Going Gangbusters

The market for gluten-free foods and beverages has continued to grow even faster than anticipated, according to Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages in the U.S., … Continue reading

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Green Giant Fresh Adds New Items to Retail Product Line

Green Giant Fresh announces today the addition of 15 new fruits and vegetables to their retail product line that will be unveiled at PMA … Continue reading

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ShopRite Supermarkets Partners with Senior Services of Albany to Launch Free Shuttle Service

ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., which operates 32 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, announced that it has partnered with Senior Services of Albany … Continue reading

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HarvestMark Team Unveils HarvestMark 2013

YottaMark Inc., provider of HarvestMark, has announced the next generation of its product line: The new line-up introduces two new solutions: HarvestMark Insights, which … Continue reading

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NACS Show Hits Record Numbers

A record number of buyers fueled a 7.2% surge in NACS Show attendance this year, as attendance hit 24,056, the second highest ever, and … Continue reading

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Six More Alaska Seafood Processors Attain RFM Chain of Custody

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is pleased to announce that six more Alaska seafood processors successfully met the requirements of the FAO-Based Responsible Fisheries … Continue reading

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Kroger Outlines Growth Strategy

The Kroger Co. unveiled its long-term strategy for enhanced growth at its investor conference in New York.  Building on strong momentum from its proven … Continue reading

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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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