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Winn-Dixie Unveils A Fresh, New Shopping Experience

Winn-Dixie Stores celebrated the completion of its newly remodeled Aventura store located at 20417 Biscayne Blvd. Guests can now look forward to a dramatically … Continue reading

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Top Consumer Sweets and Snacks Trends for 2011: Value, Flavor Combos and Nutrition

From unique flavor blends like chili and mint to more cost conscious bites, new sweets and snacks hitting the store shelves in 2011 aim … Continue reading

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Miss America Teams with Produce for Kids to Launch Publix Get Healthy, Give Hope Spring Campaign

To help kick off the Produce for Kids 2011 Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign in all Publix stores on June 2, Miss America 2011, … Continue reading

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USA Rice Federation Presents Retailer of the Year Award to BI-LO

USA Rice Federation presented BI-LO with its Retailer of the Year award last week at the company’s headquarters. This honor is given to the … Continue reading

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Popovers, Improved Convenience and Gluten-free Options Among Trends Fueling Growth in baked Goods market

Baked goods have always provided nostalgic comfort, but today’s new offerings also deliver premium twists, global flavor adventure and never-before-seen convenience, according to the … Continue reading

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Giant Food Awards Nearly $2m To Local Schools

Giant Food of Landover, Md. is presenting nearly $2 million to local schools in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Delaware as a result of … Continue reading

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A&P Launches New and Exclusive Woodson & James Choice Angus Beef Line in all A&P, Pathmark, Superfresh, Waldbaum’s and The Food Emporium Stores

MONTVALE, N.J. – The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. announced the launch of a brand new line of premium-quality Angus beef featuring … Continue reading

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Male Shoppers Adopting Wide Range of Money-Saving Rituals

Most studies into shopper behavior dissect shoppers by income, ethnicity and/or geographic location, but very few focus on shopping habits of men versus women, … Continue reading

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Americans like Sweet Snacks, Canadians like Salty Snacks, Both Like Convenience

Cross-border differences and similarities between Canadians and Americans have been revealed via two studies by leading market research company The NPD Group. According to … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Is Creating A More Delicious World

Kraft Foods issued its 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report.  Called Creating a More Delicious World, the report focuses on the products, policies and partnerships Kraft … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market Launches In-store Coffee Video

Sunflower Farmers Market has launched an in-store and online coffee video that walks customers through the process – and the quality difference – behind … Continue reading

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Stew Leonards Now Selling Lottery Tickets

Farm fresh food grocer Stew Leonard’s is now selling CT Lottery tickets in Norwalk, Danbury and Newington, Conn. Mega Millions, Powerball, and Classic Lotto … Continue reading

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CHEP Enters New Partnership With Dole, ConAgra Foods

 Dole Fresh Fruit Company, a subsidiary of Dole Food Company the world’s largest producer and marketer of fresh produce, announced the signing of a … Continue reading

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The J. M. Smucker Company Acquires Leading Hispanic Brands From Rowland Coffee Roasters

ORRVILLE, Ohio, May 16, 2011 — The J. M. Smucker Company announced that it has completed an acquisition of the coffee brands and business … Continue reading

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ECRS Releases CATAPULT Loyalty Points Loyalty Solution for SMB Retailers

BOONE, N.C. — As part of its expanding Customer Relationship Management suite, ECR Software Corporation (ECRS) announced the release of CATAPULT Loyalty Points.  This … Continue reading

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Cosmetic and Skincare Market Showing Slow Improvements, Reports Mintel

While popular perception would have us believe that when times are tough, consumers use cosmetics to ‘put their best face forward,’ the cosmetic and … Continue reading

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U.S. EPA honors Sprouts Farmers Market in Westlake Village as Platinum – Level GreenChill Partner for Environmental Achievements

SAN FRANCISCO – At a community welcoming event held by Sprouts Farmer’s Market’s new store in Westlake, Calif., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill … Continue reading

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Retailers Navigate the Challenges of Unsure Economic Recovery

Food retailers are rising to the opportunities and challenges presented by America’s uneven economic recovery, according to data released today in the Food Marketing … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Expands Sustainability Goals to Build On Success

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 12, 2011– Kraft Foods announced expanded sustainability goals and highlighted progress against its focus areas.  The company’s new goals – now … Continue reading

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A Legacy With Layers: The Vidalia Onion Museum is Officially Open

Tourists from around the globe can now learn about one of the most famous globes around: Georgia’s Vidalia onion.  The Vidalia Onion Committee recently … Continue reading

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Wakefern One of Top Ten Places to Work in New Jersey

Wakefern Food Corp. announced that it has been ranked in the top ten of NJBIZ magazine’s 2011 Best Places to Work in New Jersey.  … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market to Improve the Lives of Farm Animals

AUSTIN, Texas (May 10, 2011) – Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today announced all fresh beef, pork and chicken sold in its U.S. stores … Continue reading

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Recession Continues to Impact Shopper Attitudes at the Supermarket

DALLAS, TX – May 10, 2011 – Consumer confidence in food safety is at its highest point in seven years, with 88 percent of … Continue reading

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Beech-Nut Pledges $750,000 in Product to Aid U.S. Storm Victims

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM, NY – To aid the tiniest survivors of April’s deadly tornado outbreak, Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation and its long time charitable partner, … Continue reading

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USDA Commodity Procurement Division Launches New Website

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Procurement Division has launched a website providing vendors and other interested parties streamlined … Continue reading

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