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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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Lean Finely Textured Beef Summit Announced for AMI Expo

In response to the recent intense media attention about lean finely textured beef (LFTB), American Meat Institute (AMI) will host a Lean Finely Textured … Continue reading

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Albertsons Stores in Las Vegas Reach Environmental Milestone

With Earth Day just around the corner, 30 Albertsons stores located in the greater Las Vegas area, Henderson, and Boulder announced a major environmental … Continue reading

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How Are Grocery Shoppers Advancing Their Use of Digital Media?

Connecting with Modern Grocery Shoppers, a new report developed by Brick Meets Click (BMC) in partnership with Grocery Shopping Network (GSN), will be released … Continue reading

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BI-LO and Coca-Cola Team Up With the USO

BI-LO and Coca-Cola have partnered with the USO to support its Operation Phone Home (OPH) program, which connects troops deployed overseas with their families … Continue reading

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CGA Launches New Website

The California Grocers Association’s new and improved website is now as fresh as its members produce. Launched April 9, CGA’s redesigned website includes exciting … Continue reading

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United Fresh Joins with FMI for Exclusive Independent Operator Opportunities

United Fresh Produce Association is joining forces with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Independent Operators Committee to deliver increased value to independent supermarkets at … Continue reading

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Walmart, Major Food Companies to Fight Hunger this Spring

The anti-hunger movement got some major backing when representatives from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation, The Band Perry, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and four of the … Continue reading

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Growers Supply Announces Hydroponic Workshop

Growers Supply, a division of FarmTek, will be holding a day-long hydroponics workshop on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at their state-of-the-art Technology Center. Featuring … Continue reading

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