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SymphonyIRI Research Reveals Consumers’ Expectations of CPG Industry

CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2010 - Emerging from the economic whirlwind of the past few years is a new breed of astute shoppers who are seasoned … Continue reading

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MyWebGrocer Expands

MyWebGrocer, with the nation’s largest online grocery audience, has announced tremendous growth in the reach of its advertising platform. The company’s audience was already … Continue reading

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NOAA and FDA Announce Chemical Test for Dispersant in Gulf Seafood

Building upon the extensive testing and protocols already in use by federal, state and local officials for the fishing waters of the Gulf, NOAA … Continue reading

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Mintel: Consumers Perceive Superior Quality of Sustainable Food and Drink

Consumer demand for sustainable food and drink continues to grow, and companies are increasing the supply, as Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) has … Continue reading

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P&G Launches Have You Tried This Yet?” Initiative

In an effort to drive trial and make shopping for innovative products effortless and cost effective, Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble introduced its “Have You … Continue reading

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Village Farms responds to the Value Consumer Trend with full line of Products in Value-Added Packaging

In keeping with the consumer trend toward value and convenience in the face of the new economy, Village Farms has now added all new … Continue reading

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BPA Hazard Spurs Industry Innovation

October 21 2010 – Major brand name companies including Hain Celestial, H.J. Heinz, ConAgra, and General Mills are taking a leadership role in responding … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Celebrated As EPA Green Power Partner of the Year

AUSTIN, Texas – Whole Foods Market has received a Green Power Partner of the Year award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for … Continue reading

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A&P Provides Update on Turnaround Plan and Announces Second Quarter 2010 Results

MONTVALE, N.J. – October 21, 2010 – The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company provided an update on its comprehensive turnaround plan to strengthen … Continue reading

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Supermarket Websites Integrate Social Networking to Personalize Shopping Experience

MINNEAPOLIS- Grocery Shopping Network (GSN) announced today the initial launch of their Social Media Integration suite with 20 of their retail partners in the … Continue reading

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Heineken ‘The Holidays Start Here’ Retail Program Celebrates the Art of Planning the Perfect Party

WHITE PLAINS, NY  – Heineken, the number one selling European import beer in the U.S., today unveiled the details of its ‘The Holidays Start … Continue reading

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Weis Littles Ones Enables Customers to Donate Diapers and Infant Care Products to Families in Need

(Sunbury, PA) – Weis Markets today announced the launch of its new Weis Little Ones program, allowing customers to donate diapers, baby wipes and … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Awarded with Sidney Farber Medical Research Award

QUINCY, Mass., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Stop & Shop today announced it received the 2010 Sidney Farber Medical Research Award, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s highest accolade, for … Continue reading

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Shop ‘n Save Grows Pharmacy Division with Acquisition of Rinderer’s Drug Stores

KIRKWOOD, Mo., Oct 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — SHOP ‘N SAVE, a grocery and drug retailer serving the St. Louis metropolitan area and Springfield, … Continue reading

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Target Stores Redesigned

Target stores in Chicago, Dallas and the Washington DC area have been redesigned to further deliver one-stop shopping convenience for guests. The stores feature … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp Wins Garden State Green Award

Edison, NJ –Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite is this year’s winner of the Garden State Green Award in the Corporate Citizen category.  The corporate award is … Continue reading

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Lund Food Holdings and Hy-Vee Receive FMI’s 2010 Maximizing People Potential Award for Innovative Human Resource and Training Programs

ARLINGTON, VA — The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) presented the 2010 Maximizing People Potential Award (MAXX Award) to Lund Food Holdings Inc., Edina, MN … Continue reading

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Bottom Dollar Food Opens Store in Pennsylvania

Bottom Dollar Food, a soft-discount grocer, opened its first store in King of Prussia, Pa. The 19,000 square-foot store will offer more than 6,800 … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Supermarkets Named Food Donor of the Year

The Greater Boston Food Bank recognized Shaw’s Supermarkets as their 2010 Food Donor of the Year. Shaw’s will be honored at The Greater Boston … Continue reading

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Walmart Partners with Worldwise

Worldwise, Inc., an environmentally responsible consumer products company, has teamed up with Walmart to launch the Full Circle program. Under this partnership, Walmart will … Continue reading

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Tesco To Close Fresh & Easy Stores

U.K.-based Tesco PLC, in its Interim Results 2010/2011, indicated that although its Fresh & Easy stores in the U.S. have made good progress with … Continue reading

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Grocery Headquarters Looks to Connect with Industry

The GHQ Connections on Retail Insights and Consumer Engagement, sponsored by Grocery Headquarters, and LEAD Marketing Conference have agreed to co-locate their events at … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Super Rx Pharmacy Offers Free Breast Cancer Treatment Drug Tamoxifen During Month of October

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among U.S. women. During the month of … Continue reading

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Bi-Lo Partners With Liquid Highway For Gourmet Coffee Experience

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 30, 2010) – Today, BI-LO announced that Liquid Highway, one of the Upstate’s most popular hand-crafted and micro-brewed coffee companies, will … Continue reading

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GMA applauds Obesity Legislation

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) commended U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge and Rep. Joseph Cao for introducing comprehensive obesity legislation, the Fit … Continue reading

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