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NPD/SymphonyIRI Beauty Cross Channel Monitor Reports a Total View of U.S. Beauty Market

  Leading market research providers SymphonyIRI Group, Inc. and The NPD Group, Inc. announced the first quarter 2011 (January through March) results of their … Continue reading

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Rising Health Consciousness Fuels $64 Billion U.S. Market for Snack Foods

Despite the lingering effects of global recession, American consumers are snacking more than ever, thanks to less frequent restaurant dining, frenzied lifestyles that encourage … Continue reading

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Acme Introducing Dietz & Watson Dedicated Gluten-Free Deli

Dietz & Watson Premium Deli Meats & Artisan Cheeses and ACME Markets, part of the nationwide SUPERVALU family of grocery stores, will debut the … Continue reading

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Increase in Dollar Sales, Growth of Premium Items Highlight Latest FreshFacts on Retail

Weekly dollar sales rose and per store volume of fresh produce stayed fairly consistent in the first quarter of 2011 compared with the same … Continue reading

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PBH Updates Foundation Website

  Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) has just updated its foundation website, www.PBHFoundation.org, with a fresh design, streamlined the content for better navigation, … Continue reading

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Schnucks to Host Frieda’s Produce University on Specialty Summer Melons

Schnuck Markets Inc. invites shoppers toparticipate in a Frieda’s Produce University promotion on June 18th to taste and learn about three new specialty melons: … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Reintroduces Bottled Water to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

Winn-Dixie has reintroduced a commemorative bottled water to raise funds for Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a non-profit organization that helps veterans injured in the … Continue reading

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Loblaw to Introduce Fresh Certified Sustainable Seafood

Seafood lovers can now purchase Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified Pacific sockeye salmon, Pacific cod, Pacific halibut and Atlantic haddock at the fresh seafood … Continue reading

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A&P Forges New Agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company announced it will enter into a new supply and logistics agreement with its principal wholesale supplier, C&S … Continue reading

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National Turkey Federation Launches Turkey Meatballs Recipe Video

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is celebrating “June is Turkey Lovers’ Month” with its newest recipe video that features a popular outdoor pastime complete … Continue reading

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Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets Introduce New Look for Private Label Products

Customers at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets will soon notice their favorite GIANT and MARTIN’S own brand of products are getting a … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Opens New Store

Weis Markets held a Grand Opening for a 63,000-square-foot replacement superstore in West Lawn, PA (Berks County) on Sunday June 5. The new store, … Continue reading

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Packaged Facts: “Omega-3 Ingredient Market to Grow 40% by 2015″

New York, June 1, 2011 – Novel production technologies are allowing for the addition of omega-3 fatty oils to an expanding number of foods … Continue reading

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USDA Launches MyPlate to Encourage Healthy Eating

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 – First Lady Michelle Obama, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin today unveiled the federal government’s new … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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