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BrightFarms Partners with Mariano’s

BrightFarms announced that it and Mariano’s, the growth banner of Midwest grocery leader Roundy’s Supermarkets have partnered to deliver year-round local produce to Mariano’s … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Host National Sales Expo

SUPERVALU announced it will host its first ever national sales expo, Sales 4 All Seasons, this summer. The three-day event, which will be held … Continue reading

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NGA Reveals Creative Choice Awards ‘Best of Show’ Winners

The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced its Creative Choice Awards “Best of Show” winners in the Marketing and Merchandising categories at a special reception, … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Farm Bill

President Barack Obama signed into law the bipartisan 2014 Farm Bill at a special signing ceremony on Michigan State University’s campus. The Farm Bill, … Continue reading

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Top Industry Leaders Honored with NGA Awards

 The National Grocers Association (NGA) recognized five top industry leaders with distinguished leadership awards during the 2014 NGA Show. The following individuals were honored … Continue reading

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2014 NGA Show Opens with Record-Breaking Attendance

The National Grocers Association (NGA) opened its 2014 show with a record-setting attendance level of over 3,000 attendees, alongside a sold-out expanded EXPO floor, which … Continue reading

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Central Market Limiting its Environmental Impact

Central Markets, a regional, locally owned and operated grocery chain,  is deploying  WISErg’s Harvester unit at its Mill Creek, WA store.  The Harvester is … Continue reading

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PMA Commends Passage of the Farm Bill

Bryan Silbermann, CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s and U.S. House of Representatives’ passage … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce Announces New Packing Location

Potandon Produce is becoming the exclusive marketing agent for the Highland Growers Cooperative and its associated packing facility Idaho Sunfresh located in Rigby, Idaho. … Continue reading

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Supermarket Industry Leaders Help Raise Money in Support of Sight Saving Research

The Foundation Fighting Blindness, a national nonprofit that drives sight-saving research, honored Allegiance Retail Services  President and Chief Operating Officer Michael Stolarz at the … Continue reading

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Can Manufacturers Institute to Highlight the Benefits of Canned Foods

Cans Get You Cooking, a multi-year program of the Can Manufacturers Institute highlighting the benefits of canned foods, is kicking off 2014 with a … Continue reading

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Fisher Nuts Earns American Heart Association Certification for Nine Products

Fisher Nuts announced that the American Heart Association has certified nine of its products as heart-healthy. After completing the certification process, the Heart-Check mark … Continue reading

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Three Year Apple Category Growth Run Continued During Holidays

Supermarket sales data released by Nielsen Perishables Group reveals continued strong apple category growth over the December holiday period. A three year analysis of … Continue reading

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AFFI Joins Coalition for Safe Affordable Food

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) announced that it will partner with the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food, a newly-launched, broad-based coalition led by … Continue reading

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ADC Announces 13th Annual ReFresh Conference

Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a provider of fresh item, recipe management and scales management software to the grocery retail and food service industries, announces … Continue reading

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CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco at all CVS/pharmacy Locations

CVS Caremark announced that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Raises More Than $2 Million For Hunger Relief

As part of the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company goal to share meals and give thanks this past holiday season, the grocery chain donated … Continue reading

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Believe in Heroes Campaign Raises $16 Million for Wounded Warrior Project

Acosta Sales & Marketing announced that the 2013 Believe in Heroes campaign raised $6,011,218 to support Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a non-profit organization whose … Continue reading

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Cargill Rolls Out Ground Beef Information Initiatives for Consumers

Cargill wants consumers to have access to more information about ground beef.  Consumer research conducted over the past year led to an initiative that … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Introduces Responsible Choice Seafood Program

Responsible Choice – two simple words that now bring a volume of information to Hy-Vee seafood customers. Hy-Vee shoppers will now see the blue … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Aims to Educate about Healthy Eating

Whole Foods Market announced that it has created Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting efforts to increase access to nutritious, fresh … Continue reading

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Ralphs Launches Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children’s Hospitals

Ralphs Grocery Company is raising funds to support children’s hospitals in Southern California. Ralphs customers and associates can support their local children’s hospital through … Continue reading

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Sweet Baked Snacks and Desserts Spurs Market

Consumers’ love of sweets has propelled dollar sales of packaged sweet baked snacks and desserts by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5% … Continue reading

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NGA Launches Digital Media Center

The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced a new partnership with Media Solutions Corp. (MSC) to launch the NGA Digital Media Center. This program will … Continue reading

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Lucky’s Market to Open 1st Montana Store

Lucky’s Market will open its first store in Billings, Mont., at 1603 Grand Ave. The opening is scheduled for mid-March and will be the … Continue reading

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