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adidas Group’s Mark King to Speak at PMA Symposium

adidas Group North America President Mark King will share insights on leadership during his upcoming session at the 2015 PMA Foundation Executive Leadership Symposium … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Launches Complete Salad Kits for Holidays

This holiday season Ready Pac Foods has launched a series of solutions for the dinner table to share with the people who matter most, … Continue reading

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Opal Apples Takes Manhattan for Giving Tuesday

In keeping with the spirit of giving, Opal hit the Big Apple on December 2, 2014 for Giving Tuesday – a global day dedicated … Continue reading

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C.H. Robinson to Acquire Freightquote

C.H. Robinson has reached an agreement to acquire Freightquote.com for $365 million in cash. The agreement is subject to certain customary closing conditions, including … Continue reading

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U.S. Imports of Chilean Cherries to Nearly Double

The Chilean Cherry Committee, an entity associated with the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX), expects total exports of fresh cherries from Chile to reach … Continue reading

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Beaver Street Fisheries Launches Grillman’s Franks

Beaver Street Fisheries, a Florida-based wholesale and retail seafood and meat supplier with more than 60 years in the food-service industry, is launching a … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola Honors POW Group this Veterans Day

Every year Coca-Cola pauses to honor the veterans and members of the U.S. military who sacrifice to serve their country and protect our freedoms. … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola Launches Coca-Cola Life Nationwide

Following initial summer roll out, Coca-Cola Life is now available nationwide. Sweetened with cane sugar and stevia leaf extract, Life is The Coca-Cola Company’s … Continue reading

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GO Veggie! Campaign Addresses Lactose Intolerance

GO Veggie! is launching a new campaign: Lactose Intolerants Anonymous. A “fun way to talk about a very real, very gassy, very uncomfortable problem,” … Continue reading

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Blount Fine Foods Adds Beef Chili to Retail Line

Blount Fine Foods announced the release of its Blount brand 10-ounce grab-and-go Beef Chili with Beans. The seventh SKU in the lineup, it will … Continue reading

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ZONE 8 Beverages Verified Non-GMO Project

Zone 8 Beverages announces Non-GMO Project Verification for its Agua de Jamaica Hibiscus Tea, Black Tea and Red Rooibos-Pomegranate Tea. After passing the independent … Continue reading

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Tasteful Selections Partners with Katie’s Krops

Tasteful Selections from RPE is sponsoring Katie’s Krops for a second consecutive year.A portion of the profits from specially marked bags of Tasteful Selections’ Ruby Sensation … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Names Publix Pear Retailer of the Year

Pear Bureau Northwest has named Publix as the 2014 Pear Retailer of the Year for its outstanding pear merchandising activities. Publix is being recognized with this award due … Continue reading

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Brookshire Grocery Co. Recognized for Wellness Initiatives

The American Heart Association recently recognized Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) as a gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksite for promoting a culture of health and wellness at the … Continue reading

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United Fresh Launches Floral Membership Category

The United Fresh Board of Directors voted at its meeting last month to create a new floral membership category in 2015 to enhance services … Continue reading

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VOC Uses Digital Marketing to Reach Millennials

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) successfully reached a younger audience, including Millennials, with this past season with its “V is for Vidalia” campaign. The campaign … Continue reading

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Avocados from Mexico is “Hungry for Football”

Avocados from Mexico (AFM) announced it will partner with Ro*Tel, a ConAgra Foods brand, for its “Hungry for Football” promotion. The promotion is designed … Continue reading

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Jennie-O Expands Deli Products

Jennie-O brand will expand its line of reduced sodium deli items, which offer consumers oven roasted deli turkey options with 50% less sodium, according … Continue reading

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NMB’s Consumer Research Provides Insights on Shopper Behavior

The National Mango Board (NMB) conducts ongoing consumer research to explore consumer awareness, knowledge about mangos, buying habits, barriers to purchase and many other … Continue reading

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AgroAmerica Launches One Banana Brand in the N.A. Market

AgroAmerica is introducing it latest venture to the North American and European markets: ONE. The Better Banana Company. One Banana will be available for … Continue reading

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National Kale Day Grows from Grassroots Effort

Kale continues to make starring appearances on menus, farmers markets and retail shelves, and now a grassroots effort has put the spotlight on kale for … Continue reading

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Blount Fine Foods Launches Namesake Organic Soups

Blount Fine Foods has debuted a namesake line of soups. Sold under the Blount brand, the line of 16-ounce organic soups represents not only … Continue reading

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Protein2o Splashes into New Markets

Following its entrance into Hy-Vee locations, Protein2o is expanding into Mariano’s Fresh Markets. The line of low-calorie waters enhanced with 15g of protein and … Continue reading

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Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition is Preparing for Shrimp Season

Gulf shrimp season has officially arrived, and the Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition predicts that Gulf shrimp fans can expect a plentiful supply this year … Continue reading

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Cargill Turkey Says No to Growth-Promoting Antibiotics

Cargill’s Honeysuckle White and Shady Brook Farms are removing growth-promoting antibiotics from their turkeys across the independent farms they work with, without charging a … Continue reading

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