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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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Annual Meat Conference Exhibitors Donate 7,335 Pounds of Meat to Orlando Food Bank

This week 7,335 pounds of meat were donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida by exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference, … Continue reading

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PMA in favor of USDA’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Kathy Means, vice president of government relations and public affairs for Produce Marketing Association (PMA), has issued the following statement in response to the … Continue reading

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Kellogg Introduces New Products

Kellogg Company is continuing to build momentum with new product innovations by introducing nearly two dozen new U.S. products in early 2012. “Throughout Kellogg … Continue reading

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Kroger Launches 2012 Honoring Our Heroes Partnership with USO at Daytona 500

The Kroger Co. and the USO are strengthening their partnership with a fresh campaign to support men and women in the armed forces and … Continue reading

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FMI Supermarket Chef Showdown

FMI announces the all-new Supermarket Chef Showdown, taking place at FMI2012, April 30 – May 3 in Dallas, Texas. For the first time ever, … Continue reading

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Village Farms Harvests First Fruit from New Greenhouse

Village Farms International, Inc. has harvested the first fruit from its new state-of-the-art greenhouse located in Monahans, Texas, yesterday. The initial pick is being … Continue reading

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Price Takes on Greater Role in Meat & Poultry Purchasing Decisions

The impact of the economy and higher prices for meat and poultry products are making a significant difference for consumers at the meat case. Price … Continue reading

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Kraft Adds U.S. Heads of Sales for GroceryCo and SnackCo

Tom Corley, currently SVP US Sales, has been appointed President of Sales for the new Kraft Foods grocery company. He will report to Mike … Continue reading

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Snyder’s-Lance Announces New Research and Development Center

Snyder’s-Lance announced the construction of a state-of-the-art Research and Development Center in Hanover, Pennsylvania.  The center, located near one of the Company’s largest bakeries, … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Opens “Blue Ribbon” Supermarket

Stater Bros. opens its newest and most modern Supermarket in Lake Elsinore, California. Located at 32281 Mission Trail in the Lake Elsinore Town Center, … Continue reading

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Malt-O-Meal Changes Corporate Name to MOM Brands

Malt-O-Meal Company announced the introduction of its new MOM Brands corporate name and identity today in a move to better showcase its growing house … Continue reading

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AMI Foundation Offering New Workshop On Safe Ground Meat & Poultry Production

The AMI Foundation is offering a new workshop that will address the production of ground products within a preventative food safety system. The Ground … Continue reading

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Oasis Brands Invites US Grocery Industry to Partner on Auditing Sustainability of Tissue Products

Oasis Brands has issued an open invitation to leading US grocery chains to participate in an independent sustainability audit of the key tissue products … Continue reading

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The 2012 N.G.A. Show Concludes as the Largest in the Association’s History

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) 2012 N.G.A. Show in Las Vegas met important milestones and fulfilling its promise as the place to be “Where … Continue reading

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