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United Supermarkets and Cargill Partner to Introduce Genuine Texas Beef

  It is said that “everything’s bigger in Texas,” and nothing is bigger than Texans’ love for their state and things that originate from … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market Launches New Interactive Website

Boulder, CO (05/02/11) – Sunflower Farmers Market, the rapidly expanding, value-priced natural and organic grocer known for “serious food at silly prices,” announced the … Continue reading

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Procter and Gamble Partners with Kroger to Support USO to Help American Troops and Their Families

ARLINGTON, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Kroger and its family of stores have joined together to support the … Continue reading

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FDA Updates Seafood Guidance to Enhance Seafood Safety

FDA is announcing the availability of the 4th edition of the “Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance.”  This updated guidance contains FDA’s … Continue reading

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Target Joins EPA’s GreenChill Program

Target Corp. announced it is joining the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) GreenChill program. This partnership will further Target’s efforts to reduce refrigeration emissions … Continue reading

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USDA Issues Proposal to Create National Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is requesting comment on the creation of a voluntary National Leafy Green … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop and Shell Team up to Provide Customers Deals at the Pump

QUINCY, Mass., April 28 — Just in time to combat the pinch at the pump, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC and Shell, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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