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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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SUPERVALU to Transition Independent Grocers to Essential Everyday Private Label Products

SUPERVALU has announced that its new Essential Everyday private brand line is now available in select independent retail locations. Once the full rollout is complete … Continue reading

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2012 Consumer Panel Survey Outlines Opportunities for Independent Grocers to Gain New Customers

The 2012 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Consumer Panel Report has been released, containing more than 75 shopping attributes to help independent grocers grow their … Continue reading

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Stephanie Teteak of Larry’s Piggly Wiggly Wins $10,000 Grand Prize at N.G.A.

Stephanie Teteak of Larry’s Piggly Wiggly in Kaukauna, Wis., has won the 2012 The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Best Bagger Championship, sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Weis Markets to Purchase Genuardi’s Locations

Weis Markets, a Pennsylvania-based supermarket company, announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase three Genuardi’s locations from Safeway. The stores are located … Continue reading

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PBH Names Supermarket Role Models and Champion Honorees

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) has named 20 supermarket retailers as Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Role Models and Champions for 2011 in recognition … Continue reading

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N.G.A. Honors Independent Grocer Archie McGregor for Lifetime of Service and Leadership in the Industry

Idaho independent grocer Archie McGregor, President of Archie’s IGA in St. Marie’s Idaho and Dissmore’s IGA in Pullman, Washington, has been awarded the 2012 … Continue reading

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Independent Grocers To Focus on Real Issues at the 2012 N.G.A. Show

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) is gearing up for the 2012 N.G.A Show, which begins this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual four-day … Continue reading

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