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SUPERVALU and Its Family of Stores Commit $1 Million to Sponsor Local Youth Sports

SUPERVALU INC. has committed $1 million to sponsor 1,542 youth sports teams in markets where its ACME, ALBERTSONS, Cub Foods,FARM FRESH, JEWEL-OSCO and SHAWS/STAR … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Expands Fuelperks! Rewards Program

Winn-Dixie Stores is expanding the fuelperks! Rewards Program throughout Central Florida. This expansion will include 62 Winn-Dixie stores in Orlando and Daytona, Fla., areas, … Continue reading

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Kroger and Yoplait Team Up for the 11th Year to Fight Breast Cancer

Yoplait and Kroger have teamed up for the 11th year in a row to support the fight against breast cancer. As part of this … Continue reading

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FDA Sets Action Plan for Retail Food Safety Initiative

In its latest step to increase the safety of the American food supply, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Retail Food … Continue reading

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Retail Leaders Honored for Beef Expertise

From the meat case to the table, beef remains a top choice among grocery shoppers who consistently seek the best cuts and finest quality. … Continue reading

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Sobeys to Supply Target Canada with Food and Grocery Products

  Sobeys Inc. and Target Canada Co. announced they have entered into a long-term wholesale distribution arrangement that will see Sobeys supply Target stores … Continue reading

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Heart-Check Mark Standards Expanded to Cover More Kinds of Healthy Foods

The American Heart Association is expanding and improving its Heart-Check Food Certification Program to allow certification of more foods with the healthier fats, including … Continue reading

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The National Grocers Association and FMS Solutions Release Results of the 2011 Independent Grocers Financial Survey

The 2011 edition of the Independent Grocers Survey, a joint venture between FMS Solutions and the National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) has been released and … Continue reading

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Schnuck Markets to Acquire Seven Rockford, Ill. Hilander Stores

Schnuck Markets, Inc. Chairman and CEO Scott Schnuck announced that the family-owned company has agreed to acquire seven Hilander stores and one fuel center … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Announces “Birth” of New Simply Right Baby Care Line

Sam’s Club announces the availability of their new proprietary brand Simply Right line of quality and affordable baby care products, available exclusively to Sam’s … Continue reading

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MODEX 2012 Expo and Conference will Showcase Latest Equipment and Technology Innovations for Manufacturing, Distribution and the Supply Chain

When the industry’s newest expo for manufacturing, distribution and the supply chain, MODEX 2012, opens on February 6 in Atlanta it will include over … Continue reading

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Walmart to Generate Solar Energy at More Than 75 Percent of Its Stores in California

Walmart announced its plan to install solar panels on up to 60 additional stores in California, expanding the company’s solar portfolio to more than … Continue reading

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Consumer Grocery Store Survey Reveals Wide Range of Satisfaction and Brand Preferences by Geography

Empathica Inc., a provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to some of the world’s most respected brands, announced that its Consumer Insights Panel … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Unveils New Online Ordering And Home Delivery System

Price Chopper Shops4U, a service designed to provide customers with a way to shop online for thousands of products, have those products selected by … Continue reading

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Produce Industry Builds Business Connections One Fresh Summit Contact at a Time

As the produce industry continues to thrive in spite of challenging economic times, the opportunities to learn the latest for global success will be … Continue reading

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FDA Establishes Foodborne Illness Outbreak Response Network

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today a streamlined, integrated approach to effectively and rapidly respond to human and animal foodborne illness … Continue reading

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Store Brands Pack Sharp Savings for Back-to-School, New Market Basket Study Shows

With kids back in the classroom and summer fading, a new survey looked at supermarket prices of 40 common back-to-school items and found that … Continue reading

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Kroger Associates Ratify Agreement With UFCW Local 23

Associates of The Kroger Co., working at stores in the valley region of Kroger’s Columbus Division, have ratified a new labor agreement with United … Continue reading

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Ralphs Reaches Tentative Agreement with Southern California UFCW Locals

Ralphs Grocery Company, a division of The Kroger Co. operating in Southern California, announced today that a tentative agreement has been reached with United … Continue reading

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Wegmans Introduces Six Flavors of Greek Yogurt

Yogurt? A whole lot of people now “think Greek” for a whole lot of reasons. Wegmans Food Markets has embraced the trend by introducing … Continue reading

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GMDC Presents Results From Multi-Year Study On Health And Wellness

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) released primary research from their multi-year study, Consumer Shopping Habits for Wellness and Environmentally Conscious Lifestyles. The three-year … Continue reading

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Wegmans Introduces Six Flavors of Greek Yogurt

Yogurt? A whole lot of people now “think Greek” for a whole lot of reasons. Wegmans Food Markets has embraced the trend by introducing … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids and Stop & Shop Encourage Families to “Eat Smart for A Great Start”

From now until October 8, parents can help their families “Eat Smart for a Great Start” each time they visit the produce section of … Continue reading

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GMDC Presents Results From Multi-Year Study On Health And Wellness

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) released primary research from their multi-year study, Consumer Shopping Habits for Wellness and Environmentally Conscious Lifestyles. The three-year … Continue reading

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Retail Prices, Weekly Sales Up in Latest FreshFacts on Retail

Retail prices for both fruits and vegetables rose, driving an increase in weekly dollar sales in the second quarter of 2011 compared with the … Continue reading

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