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Weis Markets To Invest $125 Million In Its Growth

Weis Markets announced it will invest $125 million in its 2012 growth program. At the Company’s annual shareholder meeting, Weis Markets Vice Chairman Jonathan … Continue reading

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LGMA Focuses on Global Food Safety Initiative

As part of its strategic plan for 2012 and beyond, the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has identified as a top priority to … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Launches Health & Wellness Initiatives

Stop & Shop is launching two new health and wellness initiatives this month to address health concerns for all customers and their families. In … Continue reading

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Giant Food Makes Gluten-free Eating Easy

Giant Food of Landover, Md. is making it easier for shoppers who follow gluten-free diets to choose the right foods. There are now easy-to-spot … Continue reading

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NPD Group: 85% of Consumers Say the Price Needs to Be Right Before They Shop

Price trumps sales and special deals, customer service, and convenience as a factor in deciding where to shop for the majority of U.S. consumers, … Continue reading

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Target Expands Fresh Food Selection

Target has initiated remodels at 90 general merchandise stores across the U.S., which are expected to be completed on June 24, 2012. Upon completion … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Marks Earth Day With New Environmental Initiatives

Hy-Vee celebrated Earth Day with the launch of two initiatives that underscore its commitment to sustainability as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Hy-Vee … Continue reading

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John Dumais Receives N.G.A. Association Leadership Award

John Dumais, President & CEO of the New Hampshire Grocers Association (NHGA) was presented the National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Association Leadership Award for his … Continue reading

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N.G.A., Sterilox Fresh Form Partnership

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) has formed a partnership with Malvern, PA.-based Sterilox Fresh to provide its members with a special promotion for their … Continue reading

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Meijer Receives Community Award

Meijer has been honored with the community award for best commercial business partnership in support of the AbilityOne Program, as part of the 2011 … Continue reading

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ShopRite and its Customers Raise Money for Check-out Hunger

According to Feed America, more forty-nine million Americans experienced food insecurity in 2010.  More than sixteen million of them were children. In a tireless … Continue reading

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PMA Calls for Industry Leaders to Volunteer

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is now seeking members from across the global fresh produce supply chain for a variety of volunteer opportunities that will … Continue reading

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Organic Market Surpasses $31 Billion

Driven by consumer choice, the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.5 billion in sales. Of this, the … Continue reading

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Superior Farms Expands and Adds New Regional Distribution in Florida and Southern United States

Superior Farms announced today an expanded partnership with Colorado Box Beef Company Co. (CBBC), a Florida-based distributor of protein and food products for the … Continue reading

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Food Marketing Institute Announces Supermarket Chef Showdown Finalists

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is pleased to announce 20 culinary contenders from grocery retail that will compete in Dallas at the FMI Supermarket Chef … Continue reading

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Two Weis Markets’ Stores Achieve Environmental Milestone

Two Weis Markets’ stores containing a new, environmentally efficient design have earned environmental certifications awards from the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary Environmental … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Add 250 Stores to Zero Waste Program

As part of its effort to celebrate Earth Day 2012, SUPERVALU announced a major expansion of its environmental sustainability program. The company is committing … Continue reading

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Study Shows Nine Out of Ten Shoppers Make Impulse Purchases

Despite a shopping list being a tool to stay on budget and eliminate unnecessary purchases, research shows that nine out of ten shoppers still … Continue reading

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Report Reveals That Higher Costs of Eco-Friendly Products Turn Off Consumers from “Being Green”

It’s gotten a lot harder to be “green.” RetailMeNot.com revealed in this Earth Day–inspired edition of the Shoppers Trend Report that while 46% of … Continue reading

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FMI Narrows its Store Manager Award Candidates

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) selected nine finalists for the 12th annual Store Manager Awards competition, which identifies exceptional store managers who generate sales growth, … Continue reading

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The Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board Launches Chefs Council

The Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board announces the formation of its Chefs Council. The Council will join together world-renowned culinary experts from restaurants … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer

Through July 12, 2012 Stop & Shop customers will have the opportunity to help support pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) … Continue reading

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Lightweighting to Become the New Trend in Food & Drinks Packaging

Brand owners, retailers and packaging suppliers are responding to consumer pressure to improve environmental credentials. Lightweighting will become much more sophisticated, forming part of … Continue reading

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