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Industry Releases Analysis of U.S. Food Waste

Trade associations representing the nation’s food retailers, food manufacturers and restaurants launched a series of infographics that represent the key findings of a new … Continue reading

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The Golub Corp. Unveils Market 32 Banner

The Golub Corporation unveiled  a  new  banner  for  its  stores—Market  32—and promised the new brand would change food shopping for  its customers by modernizing … Continue reading

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More Men Are Grocery Shopping But They Do So Grudgingly, Reports NPD

More men are grocery shopping for themselves or their families now than in the past, but they’re not happy about it, reports The NPD … Continue reading

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Industry innovation spurs Organic Trade Association move to tighten organic standards

Acting on extensive feedback and input from its members, the Organic Trade Association (OTA)  filed two petitions with the National Organic Program to amend … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola Honors POW Group this Veterans Day

Every year Coca-Cola pauses to honor the veterans and members of the U.S. military who sacrifice to serve their country and protect our freedoms. … Continue reading

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FMI and Alchemy Release New SafeMark Food Safety Manager Course

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Alchemy Systems have collaborated with retail food safety directors to create an online, interactive training course, SafeMark Food Safety … Continue reading

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Delhaize Group to Sell Bottom Dollar Food Store Locations to Aldi

Delhaize Group has signed an agreement to sell its Bottom Dollar Food store locations. Delhaize Group announced that it has signed an agreement to … Continue reading

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Midpoint Launched True Dairy Flavors Division

Midpoint Enterprises has launched its latest division, True Dairy Flavors, which provides flavor concentrates to dairies and retailers involved in the production and distribution of flavored … Continue reading

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ReposiTrak Improves Compliance for Its Users

ReposiTrak reports new users reduce their level of non-compliance for maintaining records like Certificates of Liability, Hold Harmless Agreements, Letters of Continuing Guarantee and Third … Continue reading

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Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition Releases Findings

The Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition (GSMC) partnered with Big Communications and New South Research to measure consumer and industry perception of Gulf Seafood four … Continue reading

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Bacon Bash Texas Raised More Than $20,000

The third annual Bacon Bash Texas was held on October 18, 2014 down main street in Cranflls Gap, Texas. Bacon Bash Texas is a … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Launches 4th Believe In Heroes Campaign

Weis Markets announced the launch of its fourth annual Believe in Heroes campaign, joining forces with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), an organization that raises … Continue reading

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Overstock Farmers Market Joins the Marketplace

Overstock.com announces the launch of the Ocerstock Farmers Market, a section within the Overstock website. This market of hand-picked products offer customers throughout the U.S. access … Continue reading

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Canadian Co-ops Join Half Your Plate Program

Canadians will soon find Half Your Plate retail branding in their local co-op store. The 225 stores in the Co-operative Retailing System will be … Continue reading

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WP Rawl Expands Growing Capacity

WP Rawl announced this week that they have started expansion of their growing operations in Bunnell, Fla. The acreage of the Florida operation will … Continue reading

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Index Launches with New Seasons Market to Provide End-to-End Security and an Enhanced Customer Experience

Index, a retail software company that brings the personalization and measurement of online commerce to the offline world, announced that it is deploying across … Continue reading

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Mars Chocolate Site in Topeka Achieves Leed Gold Certification

Mars Chocolate North America announced that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED Gold certification—an internationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing and … Continue reading

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Patrick Spear Named President of GMDC

Patrick Spear has been named President of GMDC, the 44 year-old trade association, effective November 1, 2014. Commenting on the addition of Spear to … Continue reading

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SQF Quality Achievement Award Winners Announced

The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) announced the SQF Quality Achievement Awards at their 2014 International Conference in Orlando, Florida.  These seven awards recognize … Continue reading

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GMA Honors Michael Rosen with Excellence in Government Affairs Award

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced that Michael E. Rosen, president and CEO of the Food Industry Alliance of New York State (FIA), is … Continue reading

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SIAL Paris confirms that happiness is on the plate

Just one hour before the doors of the trade fair closed, SIAL Paris passed its stated objective of 150,000 visitors for a five-day show … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation Awards 10 College Scholarships

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation has awarded scholarships to 10 food and animal science majors for their academic pursuits to improve food safety … Continue reading

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Packaged Facts: Online Grocery Sales Will Near $100 Billion by 2019

Online grocery shopping is currently one of the smallest segments for food and beverage sales, but this rapidly changing business is poised for tremendous … Continue reading

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ADUSA Announces Integration with Mettler Toledo

Omni-channel solution provider ADUSA announced that it has developed integrative capabilities with Mettler Toledo retail scale product lines in a way that is designed … Continue reading

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PBH Research Looks at Shoppers’ Attitudes and Beliefs

As part of its dedication to promoting healthy eating habits, Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) conducts regular consumer surveys to identify psychosocial factors associated with … Continue reading

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