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BTA Redesigns its Trade Fair

Bta, Barcelona Food Technologies, is redesigning its trade fair strategy by incorporating the latest machinery and technology for bakery products and cakes and pastries … Continue reading

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More Parents Choosing Organic For Their Kids, Says New Study From The OTA

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill may be fighting over the standards of the lunches being served to American children in schools, but in households across … Continue reading

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United Fresh Announces New Product Award Winners

Attendees to the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual convention and expo in Chicago cast their votes throughout the show for fresh produce innovation and … Continue reading

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Kroger Named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities

The Kroger Co. was named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities at the organization’s annual Bridges Gala in … Continue reading

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Food Associations File Lawsuit to Overturn Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), along with the Snack Food Association, International Dairy Foods Association and the National Association of Manufacturers, filed a complaint … Continue reading

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RBDA Names Retail Dietitian of the Year

Stephanie Schultz, MSM, RDN, CD, the director of Health and Wellness at Skogen’s Festival Foods in De Pere, Wisconsin was named the Retail Dietitian … Continue reading

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FMI And Voluntary Benefit Solutions Launch Insurance Program

Voluntary Benefit Solutions Corporation (VBS), an insurance brokerage focused on the retail and wholesale industries, is joining with Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to offer … Continue reading

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Private Label Groceries Growing in Popularity

More shoppers are purchasing private label products this year compared to last year, according to a recent study of more than 6,200 consumers by … Continue reading

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The Retail Dietician of the Year is…

Stephanie Schultz, MSM, RDN, CD, the director of Health and Wellness at Skogen’s Festival Foods in De Pere, Wisconsin was named the Retail Dietitian … Continue reading

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Partnership for Food Safety Education Launches ProducePro Campaign

The nonprofit Partnership for Food Safety Education is introducing ProducePro, a new campaign intended to support consumers with important home practices for the safe … Continue reading

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FMI Supermarket Chef Showdown Champion is…

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced five category winners and one grand champion in the Supermarket Chef Showdown, the food retail industry’s unique competition for … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2014 Store Manager Awards Announced

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Store Manager Awards, which recognize exceptional supermarket store managers who … Continue reading

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Prairie Farms “Pouring It On” Campaign to Donate Milk to Local Food Banks

It’s June Dairy Month, and Prairie Farms is Pouring It On in a big way by giving back to the communities where their farm … Continue reading

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FMI Annual Trends Analysis Reveals Change in both Primary Store and Shopper

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has released its annual analysis of U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, presented by FMI president and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin … Continue reading

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Mrs. Green’s Natural Market Donates to Community Groups Across U.S. and Canada

Mrs. Green’s Natural Market has announced a series of donations totaling nearly $25,000 to community organizations that promote healthy, sustainable lifestyles. Several Mrs. Green’s … Continue reading

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Consumers Call for Personalized Experiences—PwC

As consumers continue to demand more from retailers, the grocery industry should adapt and provide targeted shopping experiences tailored to specific consumer needs and … Continue reading

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Artisanal Online Grocery Service to Expand

Artizone, an online grocery shopping service offering a curated collection of artisanal foods from local artisans and purveyors, plans to expand into five new … Continue reading

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Food Lion Providing Meals to Families in Need

Food Lion pledged to donate 500 million meals to families in need by the end of 2020 through its new community relations platform, Food … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods to Acquire Hillshire Brands

Tyson Foods has submitted a unilaterally binding offer to acquire all outstanding shares of The Hillshire Brands Company for a price of $63 per … Continue reading

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Cargill Moves to Group Housing for Company’s Sows

Cargill, one of the largest pork producers in the U.S., is continuing its commitment of moving to group housing for its sows that produce … Continue reading

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The United Family Announces New Store Brand Offerings

The United Family announced all United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos and United Express locations will now offer Essential Everyday store brands, providing guests an … Continue reading

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Topco Members Honored

Topco Associates has announced its group of Corporate Brand Marketing Award winners. Eight Topco members were recently recognized for their outstanding marketing to support … Continue reading

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FMI Names New Vice President of Fresh Foods

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has appointed Richard (Rick) Stein as vice president of fresh foods. In this newly created position, Stein will be … Continue reading

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GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets Support the Troops

Customers and associates at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets recently showed their support for local men and women serving in the Armed … Continue reading

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Seafood Industry Provides Support to Region’s Most Needy

The fishing community in Gloucester, Mass., is helping needy residents get the support they need. Local and international seafood companies and their service suppliers … Continue reading

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