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BI-LO Updates Store Through Redesign Program

This past month, BI-LO revealed its newest updated store in Columbia, S.C., providing an enriched, new grocery shopping experience for customers in the state’s … Continue reading

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Pet Products Industry Poised for Continued Growth, Reports Mintel

Pets come in all shapes and sizes, but the one constant is the bond between pets and their owners. In fact, 76% of dog … Continue reading

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Nielsen Global Survey Reveals Nine Out of Ten U.S. Consumers Think the Country is Still in A Recession

Nielsen released a report showing that 92 percent of U.S. internet consumers believe the country is still in a recession. Another almost two thirds … Continue reading

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Surprising Shopping Study Results: Men Engage More Frequently Than Women in Five of Six Online Social Shopping Activities

Performics unveiled its 2011 Social Shopping Study which found men are more likely than women to conduct five of six social shopping activities. Contradicting … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $12.8 Billion in Retail Sales

Wakefern Food Corp. reported that it had reached a record sales level of $12.8 billion in retail sales for the fiscal year ending October … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Introduces Smartphone App to Help When Filling Prescriptions

Winn-Dixie Stores has launched a smartphone application that will help guests better manage their prescriptions and locate the nearest Winn-Dixie Pharmacy with their iPhone, … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Launches Annual Harvest Feast Food Drive and Donation Card Campaign

Harris Teeter and its food bank partners have been fighting hunger in our communities for decades. Harris Teeter, in its ninth year hosting Harvest … Continue reading

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More Than 1,200 Campbell Employees Volunteer for “Make a Difference Week”

Campbell Soup Company expects a record-breaking turnout of employees who will participate in the company’s annual week of service, “Make a Difference Week,” which … Continue reading

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Kroger Discontinues Use of Needle-Free Flu Vaccinations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued new guidance that advises health care professionals not to use needle-free clinical devices to administer influenza … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Expands Availability of SCAN IT! Mobile App

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced the expanded availability of SCAN IT! Mobile – a first of its kind grocery app that allows … Continue reading

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Have you tried this yet, again?

For the second year running, Proctor & Gamble is highlighting its innovative products for self, family and home with the Have You Tried This … Continue reading

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Giant Eagle offers a lesson in fruit

When it comes to specialty produce, education is key, say produce experts at Giant Eagle. The retailer teamed up with Frieda’s to share their … Continue reading

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The J. M. Smucker Company to Acquire a Majority of Sara Lee Corporation’s North American Foodservice Coffee Business

The J. M. Smucker Company announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a majority of the North American foodservice coffee and hot … Continue reading

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PMA Applauds Complete Suspension of Export Tariffs to Mexico

The government of Mexico formally suspended 100 percent of retaliatory tariffs on exports from the U.S.  The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) applauds the settlement … Continue reading

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Walmart Donates $5 Million to Help Build the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Walmart has donated $5 million to the Smithsonian Institution to support the construction of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Named “Food Donor of the Year”

Stop & Shop received the “Food Donor of the Year” award from the Greater Boston Food Bank. Stop & Shop was the first food … Continue reading

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US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Wegmans Food Market

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Wegmans Food Markets Inc. for alleged repeat and serious violations of workplace … Continue reading

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Straight from Spain

This Spring manufacturers and retailers from around the world will be flocking to Barcelona, Spain, for the Alimentaria 2012 trade fair. With an estimated … Continue reading

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Traced back to Mexico

HarvestMark de México, subsidiary of YottaMark, Inc., is partnering with GS1 México to provide fresh produce traceability expertise and best practice training to Mexican … Continue reading

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GMA: Every Day is Food Day for America’s Food and Beverage Industry

Food Day is a day to celebrate the hard work and innovative spirit of more than 15 million Americans who work to provide billions … Continue reading

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A taste of heaven

New to the North American market, Heavenly Villagio Marzano, the latest variety of tomato from Village Farms, was debuted at the PMA Fresh Summit … Continue reading

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GMA Responds to the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Examination of Front-of-Package Nutrition Rating Systems and Symbols Report

America’s food and beverage companies have a strong commitment to providing consumers with the innovative products, tools and information they need to achieve and … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Announces New Look

  Dos Equis is announcing a refreshed look for its primary (bottles and cans) and secondary (outer pack) packaging designs. Beginning this November, both … Continue reading

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Energy, Excitement, Connections and Growth on Display at Fresh Summit

The Produce Marketing Association delivered continued growth, value and greater connections at the 2011 Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition on October 14-17 in … Continue reading

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MyWebGrocer to Power Online Grocery Services for Price Chopper

MyWebGrocer announced they will power online grocery services for Price Chopper’s Niskayuna location in Schenectady, New York. Services will include their ecommerce platform and … Continue reading

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