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Whole Foods Market Lends $4 Million to Local Farmers And Artisan Producers

AUSTIN, Texas (March, 15, 2011) - Whole Foods Market announced it has funded a total of $4 million dollars inlow-interest loans through its Local Producer Loan … Continue reading

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Walmart Expands Its Multichannel Offering with National Rollout of ‘Pick Up Today’

  BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced plans to further expand its U.S. multichannel platform by launching a full-scale, national rollout of “Pick Up Today” … Continue reading

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Grocers Can Go Green and Save Green with Support from NYSERDA

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced a new initiative to help New York grocers, supermarkets, food co-ops and … Continue reading

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C&K Market, SUPERVALU Relationship to Bring Lower Prices, Investment in Oregon

Brookings, Ore (March 14, 2011)-C&K Market, Inc. (C&K) today announced a new relationship with SUPERVALU, INC., that will lower prices over time for customers … Continue reading

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ECRS Introduces LogicSyncTM – A Transformative Retail Technology

  BOONE, NC – Appalachian State University (ASU) – March 8, 2011- After five years of extensive development, in-field testing, and collaborative research on … Continue reading

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Perishables Group Partners With Spire

The Perishables Group, the industry-leading consulting firm specializing in fresh food category management and marketing, formed a partnership with consumer-centric analytic services firm, Spire … Continue reading

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Customers Remain Loyal to Fresh Produce Despite Challenges in Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Weekly dollar sales and per store volume of fresh produce grew in the fourth quarter of 2010, when compared with the … Continue reading

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New National Pork Board Campaign Celebrates Proud Brand Identity

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 4, 2011 – With a new focus on reaching creative, flavor-seeking home cooks who already prepare, eat and love pork, the … Continue reading

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Safe Quality Food Institute Launches a New Website Provides Easier Navigation for Diverse Group of Users

  ARLINGTON, VA – March 3, 2011 – The Safe Quality Food Institute(SQFI) launched a new website organizing the content according to the needs … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Protects Customers’ Health With Exclusive Service Sanitizing Shopping Carts, Baskets & Trays

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 2, 2011) – Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: WINN) today announced it recently signed an exclusive agreement with Green Secure Solutions, Inc. … Continue reading

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BI-LO Launches Nutrition Tags to Offer Shoppers Easy-To-Find Healthy Food Options

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 2, 2011) – While most of us try our best to eat healthy and follow nutritional guidelines, it’s almost always easier … Continue reading

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Publix Announces 4th Quarter and Annual Results for 2010

LAKELAND, Fla., March 1, 2011 ­ Publix’s sales for the fourth quarter of 2010 were $6.4 billion, a 4.4 percent increase from last year’s $6.1 billion. … Continue reading

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Organic Trade Association and CCOF announce strategic alliance

WASHINGTON, D.C., and SANTA CRUZ, California (March 2)-The Organic Trade Association (OTA) and California Certified Organic Farmers Inc. (CCOF)  have formed a strategic alliance … Continue reading

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Wakefern Named One of 2011 Best Places to Work in New Jersey

Keasbey, NJ – February, 2011 – Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that it has been named one of NJBIZ magazine’s 2011 Best Places to … Continue reading

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Giant & Martin’s “Living Here, Giving Here” Programs Give Back More Than $19 Million In 2010

Carlisle, PA- Officials from GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets today announced that charitable donations made in 2010 as part of the companies’ … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Donates Thousands of Free Flu Shots Throughout Its Communities

Schenectady, N.Y. – In an effort to help members of communities within its corporate footprint who would like to get a flu shot but … Continue reading

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Hurst’s Berry Farm Announces New Marketing, Sales and Packing Company

Hurst’s Berry Farm, Inc. has reorganized its marketing, sales and packing operation into a brand new entity – HBF International, LLC. “HBF” is the … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market Unveils New Logo

Boulder, CO — Sunflower Farmers Market customers noticed an exciting change to their weekly sale flyers – a fresh, all-new Sunflower logo. The new … Continue reading

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Target to Open Small-Format Store in Chicago Landmark

Target announced it will open a Chicago store in a landmark at South State Street and Madison Street East in Chicago. The small-format store … Continue reading

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Food Lion To Add More Coupon Kiosks

Based on increased in-store coupon usage, Food Lion is planning to add more MVP Savings Center kiosks inside their stores to help customers save … Continue reading

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Planters Kicks Off 2011 “Naturally Remarkable” Campaign

LOS ANGELES – February 2011 – Planters kicks off its 2011 “Naturally Remarkable” campaign at a sustainability showcase hosted by Global Green, a leading … Continue reading

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MillerCoors Donates to River Network

CHICAGO (February 22, 2011) – MillerCoors today announced an $80,000 donation to River Network, a national non-profit organization with more than 650 local member … Continue reading

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CVS/pharmacy Simplifies Shopping for Value with Just the Basics

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — CVS/pharmacy announced the introduction of Just the Basics(TM), a new line of household essentials that brings smart … Continue reading

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Despite Rising Costs, Wegmans Vows No Price Increases Through 2011 on 40 Products Families Buy Most

ROCHESTER, NY - At a time when commodity and fuel costs are rising dramatically, Wegmans Food Markets announced that it will not increase prices through … Continue reading

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Save-A-Lot To Open Five New Stores In Chicago

St. Louis, Feb. 21, 2011 – Save-A-Lot, one of the nation’s leading hard-discount, limited-assortment grocery retailers and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU Inc. … Continue reading

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