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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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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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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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CSM Bakery Products North America launches line of cupcakes

CSM Bakery Products North America launched a line of cupcakes that consumers will not feel guilty about devouring. Sensibly Indulgent cupcakes contain zero grams … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Extends NuVal Nutritional Scoring System to All 50 Stores

United Supermarkets has made available the NuVal Nutritional Scoring System in all 50 of its stores. Last year, the company became the first supermarket … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Announces e-VIC Coupons

Harris Teeter gradually began rolling out its new e-VIC coupon program to e-VIC customers in winter 2010 and is announcing that e-Coupons are now … Continue reading

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FDA launches website to help regulated industries save time, resources

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today introduced a new Web resource called FDA Basics for Industry (www.fda.gov/FDABasicsforIndustry) to help companies and others save … Continue reading

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BI-LO Re-Launches Full Circle Line of All-Natural and Organic Products

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 2011) – BI-LO, is re-introducing Full Circle, its line of all-natural and organic products.  By more than doubling its offering of … Continue reading

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Kristi Yamaguchi & Safeway Partner for Kids’ Health

PLEASANTON, Calif. – Safeway is partnering with Olympic figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi to re-launch the highly successful “Lunchbox Winners” produce program on January … Continue reading

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ShopRite Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Its Famous Can Can Sale

January 6, 2011, (Keasbey, NJ) – For years, ShopRite’s annual Can Can sale has been heralded by a catchy jingle that gets stuck in … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Introduces Smartphone ‘App’ Saving Customers Time and Money With Their Grocery Shopping

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 2011) – Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: WINN) today announced it launched a smartphone application that will help customers find their closest … Continue reading

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Barilla Joins National Cage-Free Egg Movement

(Jan. 3, 2011)-Chicagoland-based Barilla has announced that it will switch 45 percent of the eggs in its supply chain to cage-free in 2011, becoming … Continue reading

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CVS Caremark to Purchase Universal American’s Medicare Part D Business

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Announces Sixth Round of Price Freeze Program

Weis Markets, Inc. today announced it has lowered the prices on 2,400 staple items, effective Sunday, January 2 and that it will freeze the … Continue reading

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Craft beers bubble over in popularity, reports Mintel

Chicago (December, 2010)-While spirits barely edged out beer as the most popular alcoholic beverage enjoyed by consumers between 2009-2010, the market has hardly fallen … Continue reading

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Nutrition Facts Panels to Appear on Labels of Popular Cuts of Meat and Poultry Products

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that it will be making important … Continue reading

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A&P Files for Chapter 11 Reorganization to Facilitate Financial and Operational Restructuring

MONTVALE, N.J. – December 12, 2010 – The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. announced today that it has filed a voluntary petition … Continue reading

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PLMA Releases Price Study

A new study of supermarket prices by PLMA indicates that shoppers on average could save almost a third off their grocery bill by filling … Continue reading

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Grocery Stores Named Top Source of Healthy Eating Information for Consumers

Hockessin, Del. – New research from the Dietary Guidelines Alliance, of which Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is a member, shows that most … Continue reading

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