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This really takes the cake

I went to church this weekend and left really ticked off—and for once it did not have anything to do with a second collection, … Continue reading

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One-on-one with PMA’s Cathy Burns

With another PMA Fresh Summit behind the industry, PMA President Cathy Burns reflects on the Anaheim, Calif. event, and discusses some of the key innovations … Continue reading

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Is retail ruining Thanksgiving?

It is hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. It seems like just yesterday that we were pledging to stick to … Continue reading

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Product Pet Peeves: It’s the little things

As the project editor for our Nonfoods Handbook I recently had the occasion to talk to Ron Boger, president and chief operating officer for … Continue reading

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A Fresh Summit Summary

It is that time of year. The leaves are changing; and there is a chill in the air…. it is time for PMA’s Fresh Summit show. … Continue reading

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Simply the Best… Commercial

Capitalizing on the internet’s obsession with the personification of animals is a very clever marketing tactic. The only thing internet viewers may like better … Continue reading

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Cheese From Spain + Murray’s Cheese = Pure Joy

Last week Cheese From Spain hosted a media cheese tasting at Murray’s Cheese Bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Unable to attend, my colleague forwarded … Continue reading

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Western Market

Western Market did a lot more when it changed its name from Western Supermarkets as part of a total remodel of its Vestavia, Ala. … Continue reading

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A Real Glass Act

One often hears of manufacturers switching packaging from glass to plastic because of environmental benefits.” Plastic is unbreakable and because it is lighter it reduces … Continue reading

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Noshing on Natural

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend my first trade show as an editor at Grocery Headquarters magazine. Armed with a new notebook … Continue reading

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Snack attack

Like many people, fighting the urge to snack is a daily battle for me. If I were being honest I would admit that while … Continue reading

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A Beachy Grocery Store Tour

One of my favorite things to do when I visit a new city is to check out the local grocery stores. So this weekend when … Continue reading

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Tops Markets

This May, Tops Markets opened a new prototype in the Rochester, N.Y. suburb of Irondequoit. The store marks a renewed emphasis by Tops in … Continue reading

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Garry Green Discusses How Sulfur Dioxide Additives Affect Dried Fruit

Garry Green, the president and chief executive officer of Seawind Foods, reveals the effects of utilizing sulfur dioxide when producing dehydrated fruits. Continue reading

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Showing Local Some Love

For the past week I’ve been engulfed in the center store. Not literally, of course. But along with the monthly issue, Grocery Headquarters will … Continue reading

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Summer Fancy Food 2014

The 2014 Summer Fancy Food Show ran from June 29 – July 1 at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center in New York, and broke … Continue reading

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Disruptive Innovation

It’s time to decide—Are you disruptive influence or just being disrupted?  Hopefully the former since these seem to be the true innovators—the gamechangers in … Continue reading

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Organic sales on the rise

Think what you will about GMOs (genetically modified organisms), but after seeing the latest survey results from the Organic Trade Association it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Best in Show

One thing I noticed at this year’s FMI convention was that austerity is in. For the most part, gone were the big pavilion-style booths … Continue reading

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FMI Connect 2014

Thousands of supermarket executives, retail buyers, consultants and other industry officials descended upon Chicago for the FMI/United Fresh/Inter-Bev convention. Continue reading

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What the Shuck??

I was in Wegman’s this weekend buying food for a barbecue. The barbecue was a last minutes idea so naturally I was in a … Continue reading

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Sense on the Dollar

If you listen closely, you can hear the sounds of lawyers and government watchdogs salivating. It’s about a potential merger between the two big … Continue reading

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IDDBA 2014

Grocery Headquarters attended the 2014 IDDBA Dairy-Deli-Bake Conference that took place in Denver, Colo., from June 1-3. Here are some of the highlights…

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ShopRite of Fox Street

ShopRite of Fox Street opened last August in Allegheny West/Nicetown-Tioga section of Philadelphia – one of the city’s poorest and toughest neighborhoods. The 72,000 … Continue reading

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Large Pie, Hold the Toppings

Looking back on my fondest childhood memories in NJ, pizza is woven into so many remembrances I have of being a kid. For instance, … Continue reading

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