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In With the Old: Chia Seeds and Prickly Pears Find New Life as Ancient Superfoods

The rediscovery of ancient foods like quinoa has now opened the door for other forgotten plants to go global. The prickly pear cactus and … Continue reading

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NJ Peach Buyers Guide Now Available

The 2014 edition of the New Jersey Peach Buyers Guide is now available from the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council. This year’s guide is … Continue reading

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GMDC Introduces Its New Website

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has completely revamped its public facing website www.gmdc.org, to add more responsive features, modern designs and user-friendly aspects … Continue reading

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Report Reveals Health & Wellness Remains Top Marketplace Priority

Acosta Sales & Marketing, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, released Health & Wellness 360°, a comprehensive report dedicated … Continue reading

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“Do Some Good With Hood” and Support The Great American Milk Drive

HP Hood, the New England-based dairy brand has announced its “Do Some Good With Hood” program in support of The Great American Milk Drive, … Continue reading

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The Institute of Packaging Professionals Honors Clear Lam Packaging

Clear Lam Packaging has won a 2014 AmeriStar Award for its Fisher Roasted Party Peanuts PrimaPak package from the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP), … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2014 Donates More than 40,000 Pounds of Fresh Produce

United Fresh donated 40,109 lbs. of fresh produce and 1,183 lbs. of assorted dry food to the Greater Chicago Food Depository at the conclusion … Continue reading

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FMI Partners with Greater Chicago Food Depository During Trade Show

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) teamed up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to support local hunger relief during its annual show, FMI Connect … Continue reading

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ConAgra Foods and Kantar Retail Team Up to Boost Frozen Sales

ConAgra Foods has partnered with Kantar Retail to develop an innovative Web-based tool that helps retailers optimize their frozen food portfolio while predicting the … Continue reading

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International Seafood Expo Deemed a Success

Diversified Communications announced a strong performance for its 22nd edition of Seafood Expo Global and 16th edition of Seafood Processing Global. The exposition, which … Continue reading

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Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers Buy Protein-Enriched Foods

In their quest to get more protein in their diets, about half of U.S. consumers purchase protein-enriched foods, reports The NPD Group. Cereal and … Continue reading

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BTA Redesigns its Trade Fair

Bta, Barcelona Food Technologies, is redesigning its trade fair strategy by incorporating the latest machinery and technology for bakery products and cakes and pastries … Continue reading

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More Parents Choosing Organic For Their Kids, Says New Study From The OTA

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill may be fighting over the standards of the lunches being served to American children in schools, but in households across … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces New Product Award Winners

Attendees to the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual convention and expo in Chicago cast their votes throughout the show for fresh produce innovation and … Continue reading

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Kroger Named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities

The Kroger Co. was named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities at the organization’s annual Bridges Gala in … Continue reading

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Food Associations File Lawsuit to Overturn Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), along with the Snack Food Association, International Dairy Foods Association and the National Association of Manufacturers, filed a complaint … Continue reading

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RBDA Names Retail Dietitian of the Year

Stephanie Schultz, MSM, RDN, CD, the director of Health and Wellness at Skogen’s Festival Foods in De Pere, Wisconsin was named the Retail Dietitian … Continue reading

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FMI And Voluntary Benefit Solutions Launch Insurance Program

Voluntary Benefit Solutions Corporation (VBS), an insurance brokerage focused on the retail and wholesale industries, is joining with Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to offer … Continue reading

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Private Label Groceries Growing in Popularity

More shoppers are purchasing private label products this year compared to last year, according to a recent study of more than 6,200 consumers by … Continue reading

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The Retail Dietician of the Year is…

Stephanie Schultz, MSM, RDN, CD, the director of Health and Wellness at Skogen’s Festival Foods in De Pere, Wisconsin was named the Retail Dietitian … Continue reading

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Partnership for Food Safety Education Launches ProducePro Campaign

The nonprofit Partnership for Food Safety Education is introducing ProducePro, a new campaign intended to support consumers with important home practices for the safe … Continue reading

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FMI Supermarket Chef Showdown Champion is…

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced five category winners and one grand champion in the Supermarket Chef Showdown, the food retail industry’s unique competition for … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2014 Store Manager Awards Announced

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Store Manager Awards, which recognize exceptional supermarket store managers who … Continue reading

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Prairie Farms “Pouring It On” Campaign to Donate Milk to Local Food Banks

It’s June Dairy Month, and Prairie Farms is Pouring It On in a big way by giving back to the communities where their farm … Continue reading

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FMI Annual Trends Analysis Reveals Change in both Primary Store and Shopper

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has released its annual analysis of U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, presented by FMI president and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin … Continue reading

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