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Food Marketing Institute’s Annual Health & Wellness Conference Covers Entire Wellness Spectrum

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces a new approach to its Health & Wellness Conference, taking place March 18 -21 in Orlando, Fla., that responds … Continue reading

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ShopRite Partners with USDA for “What’s on MyPlate?” Day

ShopRite is teaming up with the nearly 6,000 USDA partners to make March 8, 2012 “What’s on MyPlate?” Day. To heighten public awareness of … Continue reading

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Nash Finch Buying Bag ‘N Save Supermarkets

Nash Finch Company, a Minneapolis-based food distributor, announced that U Save Foods, Inc., a Nash Finch wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into an agreement to … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop, Giant Food, GIANT and MARTIN’S Stores Donate to PBS KIDS

This past fall, Stop & Shop (New England and New York Metro), Giant Food, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’s Food Markets, divisions of Ahold … Continue reading

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NPA Celebrates 800th Natural Seal Certification

The Natural Products Association (NPA) has reached another new milestone, celebrating the 800th certification of products and ingredients under the popular Natural Seal program. The … Continue reading

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AMG Strategic Advisors Releases Findings from Comprehensive CPG Trade Promotion and Spending Study

AMG Strategic Advisors, a recently formed strategy and insights consulting unit of Acosta Marketing Group (AMG), which provides world-class integrated marketing solutions for consumer packaged … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Celebrates its 10th Birthday

Produce for Kids is excited to celebrate a milestone 10th birthday in 2012 and everyone is invited to the yearlong celebration full of healthy … Continue reading

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Value-Added and Organic Produce Show Growth in Q4 FreshFacts on Retail

According to the latest edition of FreshFacts on Retail, nearly all categories within value-added and organic produce groups saw positive dollar and volume growth, … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Gives Thanks – 22 Million Times

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced 2011 as a benchmark year of commitment to alleviating hunger, supporting health and wellness initiatives with emphasis … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Honor Women in the Produce Industry

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for an honoree to speak at the 15th annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce held Wednesday, … Continue reading

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USDA MyPlate Partner Produce for Better Health Foundation Announces “What’s on MyPlate?” Day

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) today announced that they are teaming up with the nearly 6,000 USDA partners to make March 8, 2012  … Continue reading

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New Labels to Provide Consumers With the Information They Need to Make Healthy Food Choices

Beginning today, consumers will have convenient access to important nutritional information about the raw meat and poultry products they most frequently purchase, the U.S. … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Invests More Than $1 Million to Expand Health and Wellness Programs

In recognition of National Nutrition Month, United Supermarkets will begin launching several new initiatives as part of its more than $1 million investment into … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Launches Integrated Mobile Apps

SUPERVALU  announced the launch of a custom-built mobile application that gives customers the tools they need to be efficient while shopping its stores. The … Continue reading

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Mintel: Authenticity is Key Ingredient in Ethnic Fare

Ethnic food preparation and consumption has been on the rise over the past several years and according to Mintel’s latest research, it will continue … Continue reading

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FMI Study Reveals the Economic Impact of Allowing Wine Sales

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released a study that demonstrates the positive, economic impact of permitting wine sales in the 8,489 food stores doing … Continue reading

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International Production & Processing Expo Selected As Name for New USPOULTRY, AFIA & AMI Co-Located Tradeshow

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will serve as the umbrella name for the new U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), American Feed … Continue reading

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GIANT Food Stores Launches New App

As part of its ongoing commitment to offering customers simple solutions to enhance their shopping experience, GIANT Food Stores announced the launch of its … Continue reading

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Bottom Dollar Food to Expand in New Jersey

Bottom Dollar Food, a discount grocer with expansion efforts under way in the greater Philadelphia market, announced today plans to open eight additional stores … Continue reading

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SPAM Celebrates 75 Years with Introduction of Sir Can-A-Lot Spokescharacter

The Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco. Comedian Bill Cosby was born. And in 1937, SPAM products were introduced into American cupboards. To … Continue reading

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Food Retailers Issue Report Demonstrating the Costs Associated with Shouldering Debit Card Fraud-Prevention

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued a report that examines the extent to which FMI’s food retailer members are paying a disproportionately higher amount … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Partners with American Cancer Society

Cancer is a disease affecting the lives of millions of Americans, and Harris Teeter is partnering with the American Cancer Society during the month … Continue reading

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Ahold to Acquire Online Retailer bol.com

Ahold and bol.com announced that Ahold is acquiring bol.com for €350 million. This is an important next step in Ahold’s growth strategy, which focuses … Continue reading

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Food Lion Announces 2012 CIAA Tournament Week Activities

Food Lion announced its continued support of the 100th Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Tournament by sponsoring several events, including the women’s tournament, a … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Promotes Healthy Meal Choices

In support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, Goya Foods is committing resources to promote the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate, or … Continue reading

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