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Harris Teeter Launches Support Our Troops Donation Card Campaign

Harris Teeter launches its fourth annual Support Our Troops donation card campaign. Support Our Troops benefits both the USO and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), … Continue reading

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Finalists for Best Specialty Foods of 2015 Announced

Vegan Hot Fudge from Seattle, Wagyu Beef Jerky from Golden, N.M., and Grilled Olives from Central Italy, are among 125 finalists for the Specialty … Continue reading

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Food 4 Less Launches Campaign to Benefit Special Olympics

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games are coming to Los Angeles this summer and Food 4 Less stores serving Southern California and the greater … Continue reading

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Kroger Buys Hiller’s Markets

The Kroger Co. announced today that it is buying the seven-unit Hiller’s Markets chain in suburban Detroit. The transaction includes Hiller’s stores in West … Continue reading

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Sausage Recall

Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk Co., a Fresno, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 159,291 pounds of sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods Strives to Eliminate Human Antibiotics From Broiler Chicken Flocks by 2017

Tyson Foods said it is striving to eliminate the use of human antibiotics from its U.S. broiler chicken flocks by the end of September … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Opens Largest Corporate Headquarters in Company History

Goya Foods opened a new state of the art and sustainable corporate headquarters in New Jersey as part of a $500 million global expansion … Continue reading

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PMA joins together with 21 organizations in a joint letter to Congress, express support for FDA’s $109.5 million FSMA funding request

In a joint letter sent to Congressional leaders, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has voiced their support for increasing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s … Continue reading

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Emerson Climate Technologies Introduces Online Calculator for Store Designers and Engineers

Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a company of Emerson, has released its Life Cycle Climate Performance (LCCP) Online Calculator for supermarket designers and engineers. The … Continue reading

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The Sunflower Group Identifies 10 Ways to Strengthen Retail Business

The Sunflower Group has identified 10 ways to strengthen retail business through in-store sampling and demos, company officials say. Marketers are reminded execution is … Continue reading

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Produce Importers Get Recall Ready

United Fresh Produce Association is offering a new Recall Ready Seminar designed specifically for U.S. importers of fresh fruits and vegetables. During this full-day … Continue reading

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Millennials Don’t Like Interacting With Cashiers During Checkout

Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting more than 3.5 million shoppers with their favorite major retailers locally, announced the results of a new commissioned … Continue reading

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Breakfast Cereal Fighting to Reclaim Place in America’s Morning Ritual

A perfect storm of cultural, culinary and demographic trends has led to a stubborn weakness in the breakfast cereal market.  As all-day snacking replaces … Continue reading

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dunnhumby and Kroger Announce New Relationship

dunnhumbyUSA joint venture partners dunnhumby Ltd and The Kroger Co. announced a new chapter in their alliance that will provide greater flexibility for both … Continue reading

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Lund Food Holdings Merging Lunds and Byerly’s Banners

Lund Food Holdings, Inc. is combining its separate Lunds and Byerly’s store brands under one unified name: Lunds & Byerlys. The rebranding will begin … Continue reading

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Inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo

The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) announce the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo, to be held in … Continue reading

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Big Y Donates to Wounded Warrior Believe in Heroes Campaign

Big Y Foods, Inc. announced their donation of $30,000 to the national Wounded Warrior Project 2014 Believe in Heroes campaign. Wounded Warriors of Jacksonville, … Continue reading

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Clear Springs Foods names VP of Marketing

    Clear Springs Foods, Inc. announces that Kurt Myers has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing effective April 20, 2015. President … Continue reading

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United Fresh Start Foundation to host golf tournament

For the 2nd consecutive year, the United Fresh Start Foundation will host the 2015 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament, Monday, August 17, 2015, at … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Celebrates 4th Annual Love Your Produce Manager Day With a Donation to ‘Let’s Move Salad Bars to School’

More than 40 produce organizations and registered dietitian nutritionists joined Frieda’s Specialty Produce on social media to celebrate the national Love Your Produce Manager Day on … Continue reading

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Rich’s Opens Innovation Center

Global food giant Rich Products Corporation has ramped up its mission to provide new, innovative, on-trend products and solutions to customers, with the opening … Continue reading

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Thomas’ English Muffins 135th Birthday

It was 135 years ago on April 23, 1880 that Mr. Thomas packed up his bake shop and moved to America. And to celebrate … Continue reading

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2015 Marked the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s Largest Trade Show to Date

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Trade Show in Montreal was a great success, with 3500 representatives from across the fresh … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce Expands Global Environmental Sustainability Programs

Del Monte Fresh Produce announces that the Del Monte banana operations in Costa Rica (33 farms and 41 packing houses, totaling 10.653 hectares/26,324 acres) … Continue reading

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SkinnyPop Popcorn Acquires Paqui Brand of Tortilla Chips and Tortillas

SkinnyPop Popcorn LLC has acquired the Paqui brand of “better-for-you” tortilla chips and tortillas. Paqui will immediately become a sibling brand to SkinnyPop in … Continue reading

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