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Kraft Foods Takes Steps To Position Company For Successful Spinoff

Kraft Foods announced several moves to help ensure its North America-based snacks and grocery businesses are well-positioned to become two independent public companies before … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Donates Over $7.4 Million to Non-Profit

Harris Teeter believes in giving back to the communities in which it is located, and during its 2011 fiscal year, the company donated $7,430,505 … Continue reading

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Weis Announces Price Freeze Program

Weis Markets, announced it has lowered the prices on 1,700 staple items and that it will freeze the prices of these products through April … Continue reading

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Wegmans Takes Another Step Towards Seafood Sustainability

Wegmans Food Markets has united with the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership to help understand Wegmans’ impact on the future of seafood sustainability. “The seafood industry … Continue reading

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FDA Cracks Down on Carbendazim in OJ

The FDA announced that it is implementing a “test and hold” policy for all imported shipments of orange juice to determine if they contain … Continue reading

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Contributing to Public Safety

Food safety in the produce industry continues to be top of mind for consumers and industry leaders. That is why the Newark, Del.-based Produce … Continue reading

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Delhaize America Announces Key Strategic Actions for U.S. Portfolio

Delhaize America has announced key strategic actions to strengthen its U.S. portfolio. The company plans to take the following actions with respect to its … Continue reading

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Village Farms Member of Clean Technology Index

Village Farms is pleased to announce that it is a part of the Standard & Poors and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) ‘Clean Technology … Continue reading

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Greencore USA Facility Acheives Prestigious BRC “Grade A” Accreditation

Greencore USA announces that its chilled prepared foods facility in Newburyport, Mass., has been awarded the BRC ‘Grade A’ Global Technical Standard in recognition … Continue reading

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Nielsen Acquires The Perishables Group

Nielsen Holdings has acquired the Perishables Group, the industry expert in fresh food consulting and category development. Nielsen acquired all company assets including data, … Continue reading

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company to Close 14 Stores as Part of Turnaround Strategy

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company announced that it has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of … Continue reading

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Former First Lady Laura Bush, FMI Chairman and Harris Teeter President Fred Morganthall to Headline United Fresh 2012

United Fresh Produce Association has announced the line-up of headline speakers for United Fresh 2012 to be held in Dallas, May 1-3.  Former First … Continue reading

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Canada’s leading international food trade show recaptures “the flavor of Montreal” in 2012

Canada’s leading international food and beverage exhibition, SIAL Canada will return to Montreal for its ninth edition scheduled to take place May 9-11, 2012 … Continue reading

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Giant Food Stores to Acquire Sixteen Genuardi’s Stores

GIANT Food Stores of Carlisle, Pennsylvania has entered into an agreement with Genuardi’s Family Markets, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., to acquire sixteen Genuardi’s … Continue reading

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Wegmans Announces No Price Increases on Winter List of Products Families Buy Most

Against a backdrop of persistent concern about the economy, Wegmans has once again announced a freeze on prices effective Sunday, January 8, through April … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Receives 2011 Waste Reduction Award From State of California for “Green Business Practices”

For the second year in a row, Stater Bros. has received a Waste Reduction Award for its many environmentally friendly programs from California Department … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Establishes Seafood Milestone

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced today that United Supermarkets has become the first all-Texas grocery chain to obtain MSC Chain of Custody certification. … Continue reading

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IEOOC Announces Sixth Annual Onion Lovers’ Month Retail Display Contest

Kicking off the new year, the Idaho-E. Oregon Onion Committee (IEOOC) is sponsoring its annual onion display contest to assist retailers in boosting onion … Continue reading

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Tyson Partners with 7UP Beverages for a Big Game Promotion

Tyson Foods will launch a new promotion featuring savings on wings, boneless wings and 7UPbrand beverages for the football season leading up to the playoff game … Continue reading

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ShopRite Kicks-Off Can Can Sale with Donation to Local Food Banks

ShopRite’s annual Can Can Sale, begins Thursday, January 5th and will run through Saturday, January 21st. This year, to bring awareness to the ever-growing … Continue reading

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Historic Napa Valley Landmark Oakville Grocery to Undergo Structural Renovation

Oakville Grocery Company’s flagship store—the oldest continually operating grocery store in California (open since 1881) and one of Napa Valley’s most beloved “must stop” … Continue reading

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New York Apple Growers Unveil QR Codes for Produce Aisle

The New York Apple Association (NYAA) is promoting a new retail program that allows consumers using smart phones to scan QR codes on point-of-sale … Continue reading

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Associated Wholesale Grocers Agrees to Sell Grocery Stores to Employees

The management and employees of Homeland Acquisition Corporation (HAC), consisting of Homeland, United of Oklahoma, Country Mart stores in Oklahoma and Super Save stores … Continue reading

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Tanimura & Antle Donates to School Lunch Programs

Tanimura & Antle, Inc. announced donations to two North American organizations whose work is to offer healthy school lunch programs. Let’s Move Salad Bars … Continue reading

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Recipients for Tip Murphy Scholarship for Leadership Excellence announced

Kellen Stailey and Patrick Morris have been selected to receive the fourth annual Tip Murphy Scholarship for Leadership Excellence awarded by the Produce Marketing … Continue reading

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