Category Archives: Blogs

Instant gratification

Anyone with Internet access can plainly see that online grocery services have become increasingly prevalent in the past couple of years. As, according to … Continue reading

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Read ALL about it!

I am sure by now most people have heard that Consumer Reports annual ranking of the supermarket industry is on the newsstands. After all, tidbits of … Continue reading

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Tire shopping at Wegmans

A few weeks ago my wife caught a nasty cold. She had a sore throat, aches and pains all over and laryngitis (it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Munchies makeover

The biggest event in natural (seriously, huge) took place in Anaheim, Calif. earlier this month. I walked Natural Products Expo West with one mission … Continue reading

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Avoiding Self-service checkout

Are self-service checkouts floundering? I’ll be the first to admit I typically shy away from self-service checkouts. Every time I have tried one, inevitably … Continue reading

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“Beef Prices Explained” by the Beef Checkoff

According to the Beef Checkoff, recent research has shown that food costs – and beef prices in particular – continue to be top-of-mind for … Continue reading

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Nothing like a Side of Kevin Bacon

One of the GHQ’s team favorite things to do is flip The Happy Egg Co.’s “Nice Pecs” chicken calendar. Each month features a posing rooster in a … Continue reading

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Prepared for FNV

It would be an understatement to say my world revolves around food. Ignoring my obvious absorption in the industry as a GHQ editor, I am … Continue reading

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The ice(d) age

The next big thing in coffee is…iced coffee. I know, you’re probably (hopefully) already familiar with the concept, because it certainly is not anything … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Lost Sales

I’m no prude, but a couple of evenings before Valentine’s Day I saw a commercial that was so repulsive it should be banned from … Continue reading

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The price you pay

It has been quite the snowy winter here in NYC (clarification: Bostonians, this is NOT a complaint, xox). One particular storm, however, definitely stands … Continue reading

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Simplifying Food Safety

It’s not unusual for lame duck presidents, politicians and even some industry executives to tilt at a few windmills. President Obama may be doing … Continue reading

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Brain Food

Food for thought. Apparently that expression is pretty accurate. Let me explain. A colleague of mine recently introduced me to the world of podcasts. … Continue reading

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FLOTUS and Big Bird Dance to eat brighter!

Michelle Obama is no stranger to the produce industry – or to Sesame Street. FLOTUS has made children’s health and combating obesity  eating a priority, … Continue reading

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GHQ Addresses Food Insecurity

We are just finishing up the March 2015 issue over here in the Grocery Headquarters offices. I am especially excited about this issue. The cover … Continue reading

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Packaged Goods Up Against Eating Good

Last week the Wall Street Journal reported on the decline a number of the national brand packaged goods companies experienced in their 2014 year-end earnings. Reported by Sarah Halzack, … Continue reading

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Have we found a Ways and a Means to ending hunger?

With hunger and food waste at the center of the plate of concerns driving the consumer-demanded food movement, it is exciting – in a let-your-breath-out with relief kind … Continue reading

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Avocados’ “First Super Bowl Commercial Ever”

Everyone loves Super Bowl commercials… even those viewers who don’t like the Super Bowl. This year was no different as everyone gathered around to see … Continue reading

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Dog Treat Food Trucks?

It is no secret that food trucks are all the rage… especially in urban dwellings, like Grocery Headquarters’ hometown of New York City. But … Continue reading

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Super Bowl of a missed opportunity

One of the top news stories this week has been the scandal surrounding the alleged under inflating of footballs by the New England Patriots … Continue reading

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IBM and Mars to the [Food Safety] Rescue

Rarely do people consider the technology behind the food they eat. And nowadays, when they do it’s often in an argument against – or … Continue reading

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Budweiser Debuts “Lost Dog” Super Bowl Commercial

It is that time of year again. Time for guacamole, nachos, buffalo wings and beer… in other words SUPER BOWL time! Or if you are … Continue reading

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Playing it forward

In my spare time I am on the board of directors for a small non-profit that awards grants to other non-profits in the area. … Continue reading

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Way off Target

Target Corp. made front-page news earlier this month when it announced it was pulling the plug on its 133 stores in Canada after only … Continue reading

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Say cheese

I’ve never met a cheese I didn’t like. Except bleu cheese, but even that’s tolerable when paired correctly. Most of us don’t need an … Continue reading

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