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Nutrition-Focused Social Platform Provides Healthy Food Guidance

In partnership with Guiding Stars and Wellness Layers, Premera Blue Cross has launched Serve it Up!, a free, nutrition focused social platform that helps … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods Acquires Bosco’s Pizza Co.

Tyson Foods acquired the assets of Bosco’s Pizza Co. Bosco’s Pizza produces a variety of stuffed bread sticks and frozen pizzas for food service … Continue reading

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Wakefern Launches Sustainable Seafood Program

Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative whose members own and operate ShopRite and Fresh Grocer branded supermarkets, announced, in its ongoing effort to achieve … Continue reading

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Alaska Flatfish Fishery is RFM Certified

The multi-species Alaska flatfish fishery (soles, flounders) has received certification for Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM). The Alaska Flatfish fishery is one of the most … Continue reading

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Winter Fancy Food Show Opens in San Francisco with New Look, Sold-Out Exhibit Halls

Opening Sunday, January 19 in San Francisco, the Winter Fancy Food Show is the largest to date. Now in its 39th year, the show features … Continue reading

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Education Workshops and Sessions at 2014 NGA Show to Focus on Digital

The National Grocers Association (NGA) has posted its 2014 NGA Show agenda and featured speakers online. The 2014 NGA Show will be held February 9 … Continue reading

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Park City Group Delivers Sales Increase in Bakery

Park City Group, a leader in consumer goods software-as-a service supply chain technology designed to increase sales and reduce out-of-stocks, announced through analysis of … Continue reading

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Starfish Announces New Non-GMO Project Verification

Starfish received official verification from the Non-GMO Project for three of its products: Gluten Free Crispy Battered Cod, Gluten Free Crispy Battered Haddock, and … Continue reading

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HFAC Introduces Official Definitions for Certified Humane Label

Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) announced new standards for products that are labeled Certified Humane and either “Free Range” or “Pasture Raised.”  There is currently no … Continue reading

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Europe’s Spar Stores Commit to LED Retrofit Program

In the first phase of a landmark project for LED lighting, over 130 Spar stores in Northern Ireland and Scotland are converting their fluorescent … Continue reading

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North Dakotans Win Three Major Awards at POTATO EXPO 2014

The POTATO EXPO in San Antonio, Texas is one of the nation’s largest annual gathering of potato growers and industry professionals, show officials say. … Continue reading

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Take a Peek into the Beef Consumer Mindset at the NCBA Trade Show

What will be the biggest drivers of beef purchases in 2014? How are consumers deciding what to pick at the meat case and on … Continue reading

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Wegmans Earns 12th Spot on FORTUNE’s 2014 ’100 Best Companies to Work For’ List

FORTUNE has announced that Wegmans Food Markets is once again on the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, this year ranking #12.  For … Continue reading

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Alaska Sees Record-Breaking Salmon Harvest in 2013 with Historic Number of Pink Salmon

2013 was a year for the record books, with Alaska seeing the largest salmon harvest ever with more than 272 million fish caught in … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market celebrates 17 years on FORTUNE’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list

Thanks to responses by Whole Foods Market team members, FORTUNE magazine ranked the grocer on its “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for … Continue reading

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Mars, Inc. Named to 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For List

Mars, Incorporated has been named as one of the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the US.  Ranked 76 this year, Mars’ … Continue reading

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Rational Reflects on Its 40th Anniversary

In 2013, Rational celebrated its 40th anniversary. Since it was established, the objective of the company has always been to offer customers maximum benefits, … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Rolls Out New Wholesome Goodness Banner

Stater Bros. Markets announced that it is introducing Wholesome Goodness at all 167 Stater Bros. Supermarket locations. Wholesome Goodness presents a broad product line … Continue reading

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Winter Fancy Food Show Will Feature New Brands with Exclusive Pavilion

The latest hot products are waiting to be discovered at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco in a special pavilion devoted exclusively … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation Raises $800,000 and Bolsters Family Meals Campaign Commitment

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation recently hosted its third annual gala event, which celebrated the accomplishments and investments of the food retail industry … Continue reading

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Lucky’s Market Holds ‘Bacon Cutting’ to Open Columbia Store

Lucky’s Market will open its first natural and specialty grocery in Missouri on Jan. 15, at 111 S. Providence Road, just south of Broadway … Continue reading

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ALDI Teams Up with Registered Dietitians to Simplify Healthy Living for Shoppers

ALDI is aiming to empower shoppers to maintain their New Year resolutions with the new ALDI Advisory Council of registered dietitians. ALDI hopes to … Continue reading

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United Fresh Offers In-plant HACCP Program

This month, United Fresh is partnering with The University of Georgia on the GAPs/HACCP/HARPC workshop designed to establish an in-plant HACCP program for the … Continue reading

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SpartanNash Selects Symphony EYC G.O.L.D. Data Management

Symphony EYC, a global leader in delivering ROI for retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers using customer insights to drive execution, announced that Grand Rapid, Mich.-based … Continue reading

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