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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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A Lost Key

There has been much written – including in the pages of this very magazine – about new supermarkets blossoming in inner-city food deserts. Whole … Continue reading

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Beating the Little Town Blues

I was in Atlanta years ago on a business and upon my hotel arrival the lovely lady at reception asked where I was from … Continue reading

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The change of the culinary season

Despite today’s cold, overcast weather, I’m quite certain that spring has finally arrived in Manhattan. Seasonal allergies tend to keep me indoors until late-May, … Continue reading

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A sunny and sweet lunch spot

A new market opened around the corner from Grocery Headquarters’ NYC offices. Our team has pretty much exhausted all our food options in the … Continue reading

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Fields Foods

Fields Foods, the newest supermarket on the St. Louis supermarket scene, is setting itself apart from the competition by stocking thousands of local products … Continue reading

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2014 Seafood Expo N.A.

Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America – formerly known as the International Boston Seafood Show – hauled in a record number … Continue reading

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Re-examinging self-checkout

It seems that once again we’re about to be embroiled in one of those age-old arguments about how far we can push customers into … Continue reading

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Feeling inspired in Anaheim

If you love all things natural and great food, I highly recommend that you attend Expo West at least once in your life. Not … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Receives Kitchen Innovation Award

Alto-Shaam has gained a Kitchen Innovations Award from the National Restaurant Association. The award, to be presented at the upcoming NRA show later this … Continue reading

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A Taste of What’s to Come

Last weekend I had the pleasure of dining at Le Bernardin. In case you are not familiar with the restaurant, Le Bernardin is a Michelin Guide … Continue reading

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Como Se Dice, Disneyland of Food?

Just when I thought Eataly’s New York City location was the greatest place on earth I hear that the Italian food-emporium chain is planning … Continue reading

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Market Street

United Supermarkets’ upscale Market Street banner has become a welcome addition to the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex food shopping scene. The Lubbock, Texas-based chain’s latest … Continue reading

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How Too Much Sugar Can A-Salt Your System

We’re always being told what’s bad for us (looking at you red meat, excess calories, carbs and trans fats), but two of the usual … Continue reading

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Got Milk Life?

After two decades of everyone from athletes to models to moguls donning that silly white ‘stache, someone has finally decided that it’s time to … Continue reading

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Can We Finally Say Goodbye to Paper Coupons?

I have had my share of issues with redeeming manufacturer coupons in the past and simply find the traditional system of clipping coupons both … Continue reading

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