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Boston Food Show to Address Business Challenges

The New England Food Show has partnered with the Massachusetts Restaurant Association to produce a comprehensive educational program that will take place March 15-17, … Continue reading

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Wegmans Unseats Amazon To Claim Top Corporate Reputation Ranking

Wegmans Food Markets, the Rochester, NY-based grocer with just 85 stores and one-tenth of Amazon’s revenues, edged past the online retailer to reach the … Continue reading

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Breyers Now Only Sourcing Milk, Cream From Cows Not Treated With Artificial Growth Hormones

Breyers announced its next step toward meeting the quality preferences of today’s moms. The company revealed it’s now the largest packaged U.S. ice cream … Continue reading

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NGA Collaborates with Industry Leaders to Deliver Online Retail Intelligence Platform

National Grocers Association (NGA) announced today an alliance with The Coca-Cola Company and RetailNet Group (RNG) to provide a customized retail marketplace intelligence platform … Continue reading

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PMA Board Meets to Position it for Growth

Produce and floral industry members from across the globe gathered in Southern California last week for the first PMA Board of Directors meeting of … Continue reading

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The National Mango Board is Accepting Board Nominees

The National Mango Board (NMB) is inviting mango industry leaders to step forward and participate in the nominations process to become a board member. … Continue reading

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REWE Extends Cooperation with IFCO in Germany

IFCO SYSTEMS, a global provider of reusable packaging solutions, has extended its cooperation agreement with the REWE Group ahead of schedule. Within the scope of the … Continue reading

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Valerie Oswalt Appointed President, US Sales for Mondelēz International

Valerie Oswalt has been named President, U.S. Sales at Mondelēz International, effective April 1, 2015. In this role, she will lead all direct-store-delivery retail … Continue reading

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Buy Alabama’s Best luncheon held

The 2014 Buy Alabama’s Best Retail Campaign Launch Awards luncheon was recently held at The Club restaurant overlooking Birmingham. The group is made up … Continue reading

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Amerlux Upgrades Hornet High Power A-14 LED Light Engine

Amerlux never stops in researching and delivering continuous improvements in all of its products.  The latest improvement is the upgrade in performance of the … Continue reading

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Park City Group’s Helps National Retailer Achieve 22% Reduction

Park City Group, a cloud-based software company that uses big data management to help retailers and their suppliers sell more, stock less and see everything … Continue reading

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derma e Wins Industry Influencer Award

derma e, the pioneer of vitamin-rich, high-performance antioxidant skincare products, announced that Delicious Living magazine honored the company with the Industry Influencer Award in … Continue reading

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Target Announces Store Growth Plans for 2015

Target Corp. will open 15 stores in 2015, including three distinct store formats: eight TargetExpress locations, one CityTarget and six general merchandise stores. Target’s … Continue reading

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Associated Food Stores Launches Online Shopping Platform

Associated Food Stores (AFS) is bringing grocery shopping into the 21st century through a partnership with integrated software company Rosie to provide online/mobile shopping … Continue reading

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Sprouted grains the big “naturally functional” trend for 2015

Entrepreneurs have reinvented an ancient food for the 21st century, tapping into consumers’ desire for “good carbs” and healthier snacks and creating a small … Continue reading

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Nominations Open for the Retail Produce Manager Awards

Do you know an outstanding Retail Produce Manager who has gone above and beyond in developing their store’s produce department? Nominate them today for … Continue reading

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Wegmans Goes Wild with Gulf Coast Shrimp

Wegmans Food Markets is partnering with the Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition to offer its shoppers wild-caught shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico. Wegmans is inviting … Continue reading

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Giant Food Celebrates Black History Month

Giant Food celebrates Black History Month this February with the release of its annual Profiles in Excellence brochure. Profiles in Excellence celebrates the significant … Continue reading

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Kroger Recognized by EPA for Food Recovery Leadership

The Kroger Co. this week was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its leadership, innovation and education efforts to feed hungry people, … Continue reading

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The Hershey Company to Acquire KRAVE Jerky

The Hershey Company has entered into an agreement to acquire KRAVE Pure Foods, Inc., manufacturer of KRAVE jerky, a leading all-natural snack brand of … Continue reading

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Food and Drink Trends for 2015

Mintel, a leading market research agency, released the five key trends set to impact the US food and drink market in 2015. Utilizing research, data … Continue reading

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Key Trends Shaping the U.S. Pet Industry

With sales reaching $73 billion in 2014, the U.S. pet products and services market is continuing its upward trajectory on the strength of several … Continue reading

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Nominations are Open for the Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program, sponsored by PRO*ACT. This program is an opportunity … Continue reading

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Sales of Local Foods Reaches $12 Billion—Packaged Facts

Like organic products before them, locally produced foods are stepping out of the shadow of their once “quirky niche” designation to claim a much … Continue reading

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