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Fourth Annual National Retail Beef Backer Award Winners Announced

DENVER (Feb. 4, 2011) – While the four winners of this year’s Retail Beef Backer Awards cover the span of the nation, there’s one … Continue reading

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Retail Bakers Of America Changes Operational Structure

  McLean, VA – The Retail Bakers of America (RBA) is excited to announce changes in its organizational structure designed to adjust to the … Continue reading

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U.S. Consumers Will Manage Their 2011 Food Budgets Differently, Reports NPD

Chicago, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) — As food companies and restaurant operators make gallant attempts to keep from raising prices as a result of rising commodity … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages Become Mainstream Sensations

  New York, February 2, 2011 – Once regarded as a niche product that was only of interest to people who couldn’t tolerate wheat, … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s University Hosts the Fifth Annual Food Industry Summit

PHILADELPHIA, PA.  The Department of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University will host the fifth annual Food Industry Summit on Thursday, March 10, 2011 … Continue reading

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Innovative New Heineken Can Offers Distinct Tactile Feel and Contemporary Look

NEW YORK – (February 1, 2011) – Heineken, the number one selling European Lager in the U.S., announces the launch of their new can … Continue reading

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United Fresh Foundation Launches Industry Compensation Tool

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Fresh Foundation, through its Center for Leadership Excellence, has announced the introduction of a national produce industry compensation tool … Continue reading

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Value Identified as “Prime Motivator” Guiding Growth in U.S. Food Retailing

  New York, February 1, 2011 – Gone but not forgotten, the shadow of the Great Recession continues to loom large over the food … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Celebrates 75 Years

It’s been 75 years since founders Cleo and Leo Stater opened the first Stater Bros. grocery store in Yucaipa, California. “Celebrating 75 years is … Continue reading

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Meijer Launches Online Grocery Delivery Service

Meijer has announced a new online grocery service offering thousands of grocery and drugstore items to customers worldwide. The new site is the retailer’s … Continue reading

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Food and Beverage Industry Launches Nutrition Keys Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labeling Initiative to Inform Consumers and Combat Obesity

PHOENIX, AZ – America’s leading food and beverage manufacturers and retailers today announced the launch ofNutrition Keys, a new voluntary front of pack nutrition … Continue reading

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Consumers Plan to Spend Less at Restaurants

Chicago-based Mintel reports that consumers are still watching their discretionary spending. In fact, 60% of restaurant-goers report that the recession has changed the way … Continue reading

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Study shows lost opportunity in center store

PHOENIX – According to a newly released five-year Center Store study, co-sponsored by Grocery Headquarters, Center Store generates 73% of total store sales and 77% … Continue reading

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NCA Supports Senator Shaheen’s Efforts to Reform Antiquated U.S. Sugar Policy

The National Confectioners Association announced its support today for a bipartisan bill, SUGAR (Stop Unfair Giveaway and Restrictions) Act, introduced by Senator Jeanne Shaheen … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market to Bloom Again in Utah

Salt Lake City, UT (01/24/11)- Sunflower Farmers Market, the popular full-service natural and organic grocer, will bring its “serious food at silly prices” to … Continue reading

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Crystal clear

Purex Complete Crystals Softener from Henkel offers a purer way to get laundry that smells clean and fresh for weeks, according to company officials. … Continue reading

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Walmart Launches Major Initiative to Make Food Healthier and Healthier Food More Affordable

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 20, 2011 - At an event today in Washington, D.C., Walmart, the nation’s largest grocer, unveiled a comprehensive effort to provide its … Continue reading

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Creative, Shopper-Centric Merchandising Critical to CPG and Retail Success in 2011, according to SymphonyIRI Group

CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2011 - The new year creates an opportunity to review product and retail strategies with a view toward continuous improvement. Nowhere is … Continue reading

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BI-LO’s first campaign in two years highlights company’s commitment to providing “savings without sacrifice”

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 19, 2011) – After a two-year absence, BI-LO has developed a new TV advertising campaign featuring real moms from throughout its … Continue reading

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Tuna Turns Heads With Growth Campaign

January 17, 2011 Washington, DC – The three largest American tuna companies, Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist have joined forces in … Continue reading

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Coupons website: Atlanta Most Frugal City

For the second year in a row, Atlanta takes the top spot on the Most Frugal U.S. Cities list, according to the 2010 Savings … Continue reading

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Eating Pemmican Beef Jerky pays off for Safeway shopper

Jan. 17, 2011 / Taylor, Mich. – Marfood announced today that its Pemmican Brand Beef Jerky has awarded its second $1,000 Giveaway winner. Barbara … Continue reading

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For the First Time, a Larger Share of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Rented from Kiosks than from Retail Stores

Port Washington, New York (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 Recent research by The NPD Group, a leading market research company, reveals that for the first time the share … Continue reading

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Walmart Foundation Gives $2 Million to Help ‘Green’ Food Banks

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As hunger relief organizations continue to look for new ways to serve an increasing number of U.S. families who … Continue reading

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United Fresh White Paper Details Impact of Food Safety Law on Produce

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Fresh Produce Association has released a new white paper that explores the likely effects of the FDA Food Safety … Continue reading

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