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Meijer Introduces “Order To Store” Program Featuring Free Shipping For Online Orders

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (April 27, 2011) – Merging online and in-store shopping, Meijer is introducing a program where shoppers can place an order on … Continue reading

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Pasta Prima Powers Operations with 100 Percent Wind, Solar

BENICIA, Calif. – “Pasta Prima, America’s fastest growing refrigerated pasta company, today announced its products are not only 100 percent natural, they’re now made … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Selected as a National Partner in APhA Foundation’s Project IMPACT: Diabetes

Schenectady, NY – Price Chopper Supermarkets announced today that its pharmacy operation based in Schenectady, NY has been selected as one of 25 nationwide … Continue reading

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NCA’s SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO Largest Ever

The National Confectioners Association announces 13 percent growth in the number of exhibitors at this year’s EXPO. The 2011 exhibit floor is maxed out … Continue reading

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Wegmans, Walgreens Settle Law Suit

Rochester, NY – Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. and Walgreens have agreed to settle the lawsuit commenced by Walgreens in November of 2010, in which … Continue reading

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Fresh & Easy Introduces Green Things Eco-Friendly Cleaning and Paper Products

 EL SEGUNDO, CA – Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has introduced Green Things, a new range of eco-friendly household cleaning and paper products. Designed … Continue reading

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Bi-Lo Celebrates Earth Day With Company-Wide Recycling Program

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 21, 2011) – BI-LO always strives to act as a responsible business in the communities in which it operates by promoting … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Introduces Eco-Scale Rating System

AUSTIN, Texas (April 21, 2011) – Whole Foods Market today introduces its Eco-Scale Rating System – an industry-first set of tiered, green household cleaning … Continue reading

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Rising Prices Fuel Sales Growth Across All Fresh Departments

CHICAGO – April 21, 2011 – New research from the Perishables Group reveals rising food prices were a primary driver of increased sales in … Continue reading

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U.S. Organic Industry Valued at Nearly $29 Billion in 2010

BRATTLEBORO, Vt., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The organic industry grew at a rate of nearly eight percent in 2010, bucking the current trend … Continue reading

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General Mills Announces New Cage-Free Egg Commitment

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (April 20, 2011)- On the heels of the release of its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, food manufacturing giant General Mills announced … Continue reading

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Pet Products Market Expected to Increase, Thanks to Focus on Health-Oriented Products

New York, April 20, 2011 – Once considered resilient and even recession proof, the pet products market has seen its fortunes suffer at the … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market Continues Growth in California

Boulder, CO (04/20/11)- Sunflower Farmers Market, the full-service natural and organic grocer famous for “serious food at silly prices,” has announced it will open … Continue reading

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J&J Snack Foods Announces Planned Acquisition of Frozen Handheld Business from ConAgra Foods

Pennsauken, NJ, April 18, 2011 – – J & J Snack Foods announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the frozen … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market to Open in Oklahoma

Boulder, CO (04/18/11)- Sunflower Farmers Market, the full-service natural and organic grocer famous for “serious food at silly prices,” has announced it will open … Continue reading

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In the shadow of competition, the soy market slumps, reports Mintel

Chicago (April 15, 2011)-While it was once the must-have ‘super food,’ essential for any healthy diet, according to a new report from Mintel and … Continue reading

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A&P to Sell 25 Superfresh Stores as Part of Turnaround Strategy

MONTVALE, N.J. – April 13, 2011 – The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced that it is filing … Continue reading

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Consumers Can Save Up to 33% on Store Brands — Study

NEW YORK- A new study of comparative prices on a wide range of everyday supermarket purchases demonstrates why more shoppers than ever before are … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Most Top-Selling Imported Olive Oil Sold in U.S. is Mislabeled as “Extra Virgin”

DAVIS, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A new study finds that most olive oil imported into the U.S. fails to meet the international … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Expands Fuelperks! Discounts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., is expanding the discounts earned through its fuelperks! program, beginning April 13, by lifting previous one-item limit restrictions on … Continue reading

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LiDestri Food & Beverage Completes the Acquisition of M.H. Zeigler’s & Sons

LiDestri Food & Beverage headquartered in Fairport, NY, has acquired M.H. Zeigler’s & Sons, LLC, located in Lansdale, PA. Zeigler’s has been in existence … Continue reading

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Market Force Private-Label Study Finds Correlation Between Recognizable Brands and Consumer Satisfaction

BOULDER, Colo. – April 12, 2011 - Consumers prefer certain private-label products over others, and some do not even know they are purchasing private-label brands, … Continue reading

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Enhanced Technology Retailers and FBI Renew Efforts to Combat Retail Crime

Washington, D.C., (April 12, 2011) -  America’s Leading retail industry associations announced today a plan to launch an enhanced version of the Law Enforcement … Continue reading

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Newcastle Brown Ale’s “Your Beer. Your glass.” Program Returns

Discerning beer drinkers everywhere are ready for the camaraderie and revelry that summer brings. Newcastle Brown Ale, America’s #1 selling import ale, is once … Continue reading

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Walmart Reinforces Its Commitment to Deliver Low Prices

BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Walmart announces more steps to re-establish its one-stop shopping convenience and deliver low prices every day, on everything. … Continue reading

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