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NGA Industry Service Award and WGA Women of the Year Award Recipients Announced

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to recognize Steve Holdiman with the NGA Industry Service Award and Barbara Wiest with the Woman Grocers of … Continue reading

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Safeway Achieves Perfect Score in 2015 Corporate Equality Index

Safeway announced today that for the second year in a row, it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index … Continue reading

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Foodtown Supermarkets and Kellogg’s Company Announce Winner of Kellogg’s Fuel for School Contest

A 2014 Back-to-School Award Ceremony was held on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at the Foodtown Supermarket located on Bell Boulevard in Bayside, Queens. Foodtown … Continue reading

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IFCO Receives Award for Support of Food Banks

IFCO SYSTEMS, a global provider of reusable packaging solutions, has been awarded the Tafel Teller 2014 by the Bundesverband Deutsche Tafel e.V. in Germany, as … Continue reading

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Consumers’ Relationships With Their Kitchens Will Continue to Evolve in 2015 — NPD Group

Ever since the invention of the TV dinner, consumers have expressed a desire to get out of their kitchens in less time, but there … Continue reading

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Albertsons and Safeway Confirm Agreements to Sell 168 Stores

AB Acquisition (Albertsons) and Safeway announced that they have entered into agreements, subject to approval by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to sell 168 … Continue reading

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Haggen to Expand from 18 Stores to 164 Stores

Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 146 stores as part of the divestment process brought … Continue reading

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adidas Group’s Mark King to Speak at PMA Symposium

adidas Group North America President Mark King will share insights on leadership during his upcoming session at the 2015 PMA Foundation Executive Leadership Symposium … Continue reading

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Gabriel Logan Displays Help Whole Foods Increase Sales

It can be tough to grab a customer’s attention for personal care products in a grocery store. The Whole Body department of Whole Foods … Continue reading

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The Great Food Report Identifies Most Sustainable Food Brands

HowGood, an independent research organization with the world’s largest database of food ratings based on sustainability, identified the nation’s 47 most sustainable food brands … Continue reading

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Kroger Named Elite Member of ENERGY STAR’s Certification Nation

The Kroger Co. announced that the company has been accepted as an Elite Member of ENERGY STAR Certification Nation by the U.S. Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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DelGrosso Foods Sponsors PBS Series, The Italian Americans

DelGrosso Foods, America’s oldest major family-owned producer of pasta sauce announced its sponsorship of the four-hour television documentary series, The Italian Americans.  The film, narrated by … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Supermarkets and Star Market Makes Holiday Donations

In an effort to combat hunger and food insecurity throughout New England, Shaw’s Supermarkets and Star Market are making monetary holiday donations to fifty-four … Continue reading

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Marc Perrone Elected President of UFCW

Marc Perrone, a labor leader who has committed four decades to fighting for hard working families, was elected International President of the 1.3 million … Continue reading

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Multicultural Consumers Lead Growth in U.S. Pet Ownership

More than 200 million pets of all types live in American households, and nowhere is pet ownership on the rise faster than in the … Continue reading

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Insignia Systems Announces Addition to Board of Directors

Insignia Systems announced that Jacob J. Berning has been appointed as an independent member of the Board of Directors of the company. With the … Continue reading

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Urban School Food Alliance Working to Procure Students Antibiotic-free Chicken

The Urban School Food Alliance (The Alliance), a coalition of the largest school districts in the United States that includes New York City, Los … Continue reading

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McCormick Reveals Flavor Trends for 2015

McCormick & Company released its McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015, highlighting eight enticing flavor trends. Now in its 15th year, the much-anticipated report drives flavor … Continue reading

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Younger Generations Driving Fresh Food Sales

The age-old parental advice to “eat your fruits and vegetables” has taken hold.. From 2003 and 2013, consumption of fresh foods — fruits, vegetables, … Continue reading

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SC Johnson to Receive Award for Sustainable Development Achievements

The World Environment Center (WEC) has announced that its 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to … Continue reading

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Lipman Acquires Legend Distributing

Lipman continues to grow with the acquisition of Legend Distributing in Phoenix, Ariz. “We are thrilled to welcome the Legend Distributing team to Lipman,” … Continue reading

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Associated Grocers of Florida Adopts ReposiTrak

ReposiTrak, a provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, announced that the seventh member of ROFDA (Retailer … Continue reading

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Industry Leaders Support 2015 Viva Fresh Expo

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) announced plans for the inaugural Viva Fresh Produce Expo on March 26-28, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Since then, … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Awarded 2014 Specialty Crop Block Grant

Pear Bureau Northwest was awarded $40,000 from the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and $20,000 from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) through … Continue reading

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Food Traceability Tops North American Summit Agenda

The North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit, www.sustainablefoodssummit.com, will hone in on food traceability. As the battle for labeling of Genetically Modified … Continue reading

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