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Safeway and Chevron Announce Joint Fuel Rewards Program

The Vons division of Safeway Inc. has announced a new program with Chevron to offer a joint Reward Points loyalty program. Customers who earn … Continue reading

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IBM has developed Deep Thunder, a weather-modeling service that, according to officials with the Armonk, N.Y.-based company, can help farmers dramatically reduce the amount … Continue reading

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PBH To Host Supermarket Dietitians at Fresh Summit

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) will host 20 supermarket dietitians for a 3-day educational session to be held during PMA’s Fresh Summit in … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Names Meijer “Pear Retailer of the Year”

Pear Bureau Northwest has named Meijer as the 2012 Pear Retailer of the Year for its outstanding pear merchandising program. Meijer’s successful implementation of … Continue reading

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Market Street Introduces All-Natural Cakes and Frosting

United Supermarkets, LLC, parent company of Market Street, has introduced all-natural cake and frosting options for guests searching for healthier alternatives in the bakery. … Continue reading

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Study Finds Moms Make And Trust In-Person Recommendations More Than Social Media

Cracking the word-of-mom code is the Holy Grail for brands marketing to moms today.  But who’s more influential – the Facebook mom or the … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI Quarterly MarketPulse Survey Finds Gen-Xers Practicing Frugal Ways

Generation X, those born after the post World War II baby boomers, generally has a positive outlook on the economy, but that doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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FMI and United Fresh to Co-Locate 2014 Tradeshows

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association are proud to announce the co-location of their 2014 conventions, June 10-13 in Chicago. … Continue reading

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HEINEKEN USA’s Dolf van den Brink Named to Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40″ List

HEINEKEN USA announces that President and CEO Dolf van den Brink has been named one of Fortune Magazine’s prestigious “40 Under 40!” The annual … Continue reading

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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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