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Alliance for Food and Farming Emphasizes New USDA Report

The release of the United States Department of Food and Agriculture’s (USDA) Pesticide Data Program results should reinforce to consumers that both conventional and … Continue reading

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Consumers Turning to Smartphone Apps and Social Media For Grocery Shopping

With the growing penetration of smartphones, mobile phone applications are quickly becoming the go-to source for countless daily tasks, including finding grocery deals, according … Continue reading

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GMDC Introduces the GM12 Mobile App

The GMDC 2012 General Merchandise Conference (GM12) mobile app is now available for any Web-enabled phone. With the GM12 Conference approximately one week away, … Continue reading

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myIDDBA Show Planner Available

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) has released myIDDBA Show Planner, a valuable new tool designed to enhance the Dairy-Deli-Bake experience. myIDDBA Show Planner provides … Continue reading

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Bulk is Green Council Invites Retail Partners to Take Part in National Bulk Foods Week 2012

The Bulk is Green Council (BIG), a national organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the environmental and economic benefits of buying organic and natural … Continue reading

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Egg Farmers Launch New Website in Support of Legislation

The United Egg Producers announced today the launch of www.EggBill.com, an informational website promoting the passage of H.R. 3798, federal legislation that is needed … Continue reading

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PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo to Focus on Consumer-Driven Solutions

Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Foodservice Conference & Exposition, July 20-22 in Monterey, Calif., USA, combines the essential ingredients to help the foodservice industry understand … Continue reading

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Growers Supply Offers Hydroponics Introductory Workshop

On Wednesday, July 11, 2012, Growers Supply will be holding a day-long hydroponics workshop at their state-of-the-art Technology Center in Dyersville, Iowa. The workshop … Continue reading

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CCOF and Oregon Tilth Announce Planned Merger

CCOF and Oregon Tilth, two of the nation’s leaders in the organic movement and certification, have announced plans to merge. Together, the two organizations, … Continue reading

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Shop ‘n Save to Open New Location in Delmont

SHOP ‘n SAVE, the independently owned and operated grocery chain with more than 70 stores in Western Pa., Ohio and West Virginia, are opening … Continue reading

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GMDC to Debut First-to-Market Research

The 2012 GMDC General Merchandise Conference in Orlando, FL at the Orlando World Center Marriott will be held June 1st through June 5th. GMDC, … Continue reading

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Study Finds Giant Food and ShopRite are Consumers’ Favorite Grocers

Giant Food is consumers’ favorite grocer, followed closely by ShopRite and then Walmart, according to a new consumer study by Market Force Information. The … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Rebrands In-store Signage

Bacompt, a leader in shelf-edge marketing programs for supermarkets, drug stores, and other retail chains, has just completed the first-store implementation of rebranded shelf … Continue reading

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First Private Brand App Launched by Daymon

Daymon Worldwide has launched the world’s first Private Brand mobile app, available for iPhone, iPad and Android platforms. The app was unveiled in Amsterdam … Continue reading

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Dole Discusses Sustainable Agricultural Practices at Forum

Dole Food Company, Inc. participated in the second annual Forum on Sustainability and Happiness in Costa Rica. Dole’s Sylvain Cuperlier, Vice President of Corporate … Continue reading

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SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO Deemed a Success

Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the 2012 SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO, hosted a global audience of close to 15,000 qualified industry professionals from … Continue reading

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Safeway Launches Just for U Digital Savings

To make grocery shopping easier and provide great savings, Safeway launched the Just for U program in the company’s Oregon and Washington divisions. Just … Continue reading

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UFCW International Union Releases Smartphones App

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), the nation’s largest grocery workers union, today announced the release of its first ever-smartphone app, … Continue reading

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U.S. Ice Cream Market Tops $25 Billion

Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” just sold for a record $120 million at auction in New York, but that’s peanuts compared to the very … Continue reading

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PMA Donates Salad Bar in Support of Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools and the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative

Produce Marketing Association (PMA), as a member of the National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance, donated a salad bar to John R. Downes Elementary School … Continue reading

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Crunch Pak a Hits at Billboard Music Awards

Crunch Pak will once again be providing fresh apple sliced products to a nationally televised award show—this time it’s the Billboard Music Awards 2012 … Continue reading

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GNP Company Unveils Third Farm To Fork Report for 2011

GNP Company, the Midwest’s leading chicken producer, unveiled its third Farm To Fork Report, outlining its newly launched mission of healthy food, families and farms … Continue reading

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Schnucks, St. Johns Hospital partner to open pharmacy in Springfield, Ill.

Leaders of Schnuck Markets, Inc. have announced a partnership with St. John’s Hospital to open full-service stand alone pharmacy with emphasis on specialty pharmacy … Continue reading

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Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. Announces Sale of Thermoforming Division to D&W Fine Pack

Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. announces the sale of its Thermoforming Division to D&W Fine Pack, a leader in the foodservice packaging industry and a … Continue reading

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A&P Announces Comprehensive Store Investment Strategy

The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company announced that it will unveil its newly remodeled The Food Emporium store located on 1066 Third Avenue … Continue reading

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